Getting Started with your 123-reg VPS running cPanel

This article applies to 123-reg VPS.

This article will explain the first steps you will take with your new 123-reg Virtual Private Server.

1

Open a Web browser (for example: Chrome or Safari) and type : https://[[ipaddress]]:2086/ into the address bar.

Please Note: You can find your IP address in your welcome email, you will need to replace the [[IPADDRESS]] part of the URL above.

Also, you may need to accept the security warning. For more information on the security notice please see I get a security warning when trying to login to my VPS, What now?

2

Enter the Username and Password supplied in your welcome email.


3

You will now be presented with a Setup Wizard. The wizard is broken into six steps, you must complete each step to proceed to the next one.

4

For the next step you will have to Setup Networking.


5

You will have the option of Setting up IP addresses.


6

The next step allows you to chose and set up Nameservers.



7

You can choose and set up various Services such as FTP Configuration and Mail configuration.



8

The Wizard also allows you to choose and set up Quotas. Then click the Finish Setup Wizard.



You will now be taken to the main cPanel WHM page. Your VPS is ready to use.
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