AAPanel, also known as “aaPanel” or “AAPanel Hosting Control Panel,” is an open-source web hosting control panel designed to simplify the process of managing web hosting services on Linux servers. It provides a user-friendly web-based interface that allows users, particularly those without extensive technical knowledge, to manage various aspects of their web hosting environment easily.

In this tutorial, we will walk through the process of installing aaPanel on Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1 – Download and Install aaPanel

aaPanel provides a convenient installation script that automates the installation process. Execute the following command to download the installation script:

wget http://www.aapanel.com/script/install-ubuntu_6.0_en.sh

Once the script is downloaded, make it executable using the following command.

chmod +x install-ubuntu_6.0_en.sh

Next, run the script to start the installation.

bash install-ubuntu_6.0_en.sh

Once the script is executed, the aaPanel installation wizard will start. Follow the on-screen prompts to configure various settings. The wizard will ask you for information such as the panel username, password, and whether you want to install additional components like Nginx, MySQL, and PHP.

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| The WebPanel URL will be http://SERVER_IP:7800 when installed.

Do you want to install aaPanel to the /www directory now?(y/n): y
install-ubuntu_6.0_en.sh: line 888: setenforce: command not found
Web service is alreday installed,installing aaPanel may affect existing sites.
Enter [yes] to force installation
Enter yes to force installation: yes

If you choose to enable SSL (self-signed certificate), you will use https access panel after installation.
After logging in, you can go to the panel settings and change to Let's Encrypt certificate.
SSL will be automatically enabled in 10 seconds.

Do you need to enable the panel SSl ? (yes/n): n
Selected download node...
Download node: https://node.aapanel.com

Congratulations! Installed successfully!
aaPanel Internet Address:
aaPanel Internal Address:
username: nnjc98kk
password: 230f2843
If you cannot access the panel, 
release the following port (7800|888|80|443|20|21) in the security group
Time consumed: 3 Minute!

After completing the installation wizard, aaPanel will be installed on your Ubuntu server. Note down the username and password from the above output.

Step 2 – Access aaPanel

Once the installation is complete, you can access aaPanel’s web interface using your server’s IP address and the configured port. Open your web browser and enter the URL http://your_server_ip:8888

Log in using the username and password you see after the installation process.


Terminal Shell

App Store



Step 3 – Update and Maintain aaPanel

Periodically check for updates to ensure that you are using the latest version of aaPanel. Use the following commands to update aaPanel:

apt update
apt upgrade aapanel -y


Congratulations! You have successfully installed aaPanel on your Ubuntu 22.04 server. aaPanel’s user-friendly interface simplifies the management of server resources, making it an excellent choice for users of all skill levels. Explore the various features offered by aaPanel to streamline server administration tasks and enhance your web hosting experience. If you encounter any issues, refer to the official documentation or community forums for assistance. Let’s deploy aaPanel on dedicated server hosting from Atlantic.Net!