Wednesday , October 23 2019

How to Install Website Panel 2.1 Windows Server 2012

Get the Website Panel Setup from the below link – Note : you will need to sign up

http://www.websitepanel.net/downloads/

Website Panel is a Multi-Tenant, Enterprise Hosting Automation Tool

A good thing about it is  – It is Open Source

Install the Prerequisites before you can install .

Required Window Features & SQL Database

How to Install Website Panel 2.1 Prerequisites in Window Server 2012

https://www.azure365pro.com/how-to-install-website-panel-2-1-prerequisites-in-window-server-2012/

How to Install SQL 2012 Express on Windows Server 2012

https://www.azure365pro.com/how-to-install-sql-2012-express-on-windows-server-2012/

Once Windows Features and SQL Database is ready Run the Website Panel Installer

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Once the website Panel is Installer is installed – Start – Click on Website Panel Installer

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Now will quickly explain the Website Panel Architecture

Website Panel Portal – Its the Hosting Portal which will be hosted in IIS to Publish to internet

Website Panel Enterprise Server – Its the server which contains the SQL database which have all the information

Website Panel Server – Its the agent like we install to manage the servers from the Website Panel Portal

Please Install the Components one by one , So that you can have less confusion and less problems

In my case am going to install –

Website Panel Portal + Website Panel Enterprise Server  = In a Dedicated Server

Website Panel Server in my Exchange 2013 Server

Installing Website Panel Portal –

Choose Install

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Choose Next

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Choose next

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Choose Installation Location

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Choose the local IP and Host Name can be entered even after installing .

So Its absolutely your wish

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Choose

Create Active Directory Account

Enter the domain name

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As the Enterprise server is going to be the same server

leave as it is

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Choose Next and Complete the Setup of Website Panel Portal.

Installing Website Panel Enterprise Server :

Choose install

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Choose Next

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Choose Installation Location

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Choose the loopback address as its going to be the same server

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Choose Create Active Directory Account

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Choose Local host\Sqlexpress

Choose the database

As the sql Server is installed on the same Server,

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Choose Password –

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Installing Website Panel Server :  ( Am installing this on my Exchange Client Access Server )

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Choose installation location

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Choose the local IP of the Exchange server

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Choose the Active Directory Account

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Enter Credentials – Choose Next

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Now Make Sure “WPServer” account is a member of

Administrators

Domain Admins

Organization Management

IIS_IUSRS

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Also Make sure – WPServer account is a member of local administrators groups

Start – Run – Lusrmgr.msc

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Now Open Exchange management Shell

Enable “Windows Authentication” For PowerShell virtual directory

So that Website Panel Server will start service remote requests from Website panel Enterprise Server

Get-PowerShellVirtualDirectory | Set-PowerShellVirtualDirectory -WindowsAuthentication $True

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Now

Website Panel Portal + Website Panel Enterprise Server  = In a Dedicated Server is Successful

Website Panel Server in my Exchange 2013 Server = Installation is successful

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About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Office Server and Services MVP , Publisher of Azure365pro.com. Specialized in Office365 / Microsoft Exchange / Virtualization , Sathesh is an Messaging Expert supporting/Designing/Deploying many medium size businesses to large enterprises when it comes to Corporate messaging and Virtualization Infrastructure

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13 comments

  1. Good documentation, but after all steps i cannot connect to web Panel Portal. Where i get Support?

    Greetings

  2. I want to setup websitepanel with run php and asp. how to setup? help me?

  3. Hey man,
    first of all a big thx for your tutorial! This is BIG help!!
    Sadly I feel like some configuration in IIS is missing here.
    I cannot access the WP Portal from within the dedicated WP server.
    Do I have to add site-bindings in IIS or something?

    Greetz!
    Johannes

  4. we are install WebsitePannel but not login pls. help

  5. excellent tutorial, but I my main need to install website panel to link it to WHMCS to allow auto provisioning of VPS on Hyper-V and suspension etc…, and websitepanel is supported by WHMCS and got its own module, so may I ask is it a MUST to host my website (ie. the marketing portal WHMCS) on the same windows server am going to install websitepanel on ? Or is it possible to leave my website (WHMCS) hosted somewhere else and install websitepanel on the windows server I would like to manage ?…

    • Satheshwaran Manoharan

      You can leave both separate. It should should work. Website panel is URL based(Web service) . Plan it accordingly.

  6. Hello,

    I see that this is older post but I will try anyway. Do you maybe have installation files? I have asked MSPcontrol but they posted 22.1.0.923 version the last time I was able to download form websitepanel site I got 2.1.0.944.

    Thank you and kind regards,
    Aleš

  7. Hi…and tnx my comrade! my project done but what is default username and password of website panel?! i dont know how sign in…

    thank u

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