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For installing dependencies we use Composer. As are currently not able to run it under hestia-php version. We install it via /usr/bin/php. Make sure proc_open is allowed in the main php version. In the future we look in methods to allow install via composer via hestia-php.

Where can I find more information about the config files

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Can I use HestiaCP behind Cloudflare CDN?

By default Cloudflare Proxy supports only a limited number of ports. This means Cloudflare will not forward port 8083, which is the default port which HestiaCP listens on.

To change the port to one that Cloudflare will forward, you can run this command

v-change-sys-port 2083

Or you can disable the proxy feature of Cloudflare

How to remove unused ethernet ports from RRD

nano /usr/local/hestia/conf/hestia.conf

Add the following line:


Add a other network port as comma separated list

rm /usr/local/hestia/web/rrd/net/*
systemctl restart hestia

What does the policy "Enforce subdomain ownership" mean

In Hestia 1.3.5 and Vesta it was possible for "User Bob" to create an subdomain ( of even the User Alice is a different user. This could cause "Security" issues and therefor we have decided to add a policy to disable / enable this behaviour. By default the policy is enabled.

To turn the the policy off for only one domain. For example that has been used for "testing"

# to enable
v-add-web-domain-allow-users user
# to disable
v-delete-web-domain-allow-users user

Can I restrict access to the "Admin" account

In 1.3 we have added the function in Hestia to give an other user Administrator access for 1.4 we have decided to give system administrators the options to limit access to the main "system administrator" account to improve security.