How to see, set, change or delete secret-URL of hosting panel

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Without passing through secret-URL, your browser will show only blank screen.

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In order to see current secret-URL, do in your SSH:

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sudo cat /usr/local/vesta/web/inc/login_url.php
If you already have secret-URL, yow will see a line that looks like this:

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<?php $login_url='SOMETHING';
The string between quotes is your secret URL (in this example it's SOMETHING string).

If you don't have secret-URL - you will get empty or not-existing file - if you want to create it - see next section.

To use this secret-URL, you can point your browser to:

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https://yourhostname:8083/?SOMETHING
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In order to change or set (create) secret-URL, do:

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sudo mcedit /usr/local/vesta/web/inc/login_url.php
Paste this into the file:

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<?php $login_url='SOMETHING';
Change the string between quotes (in this example it's SOMETHING string).

Save the file.
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In order to remove secret-URL, do:

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sudo rm /usr/local/vesta/web/inc/login_url.php

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kjernekrafttrikk
Posts: 9
Joined: Sat Apr 09, 2022 1:17 pm

What to do if I try to reach admin page without Secret URL and screen shows log-in page instead of expected blank page?
patapouf
Posts: 2
Joined: Sun Feb 04, 2024 2:03 am

Hi there,

Do you think it could be possible to get one secret url per user account? To make it more personalized for customers.

Thanks.
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