LAMP stack is a popular open source web platform commonly used to run dynamic websites and servers. It includes Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Python/Perl, hence the name LAMP or LAMP stack. This guide will show you how to set up LAMP stack on a SkySilk VPS.

How to set up a LAMP Stack Server with SkySilk VPS in 8 Steps

If you want to restart the install process on your VM you can use the following command; 'turnkey-init'.

1. Deploy a SkySilk LAMP Stack VPS Template.

2. Login to your VPS. SSH into your VPS using root@ipaddress and the password you set in the SkySilk dashboard. If you are connecting from a Unix-like machine (Mac OS or Linux), or by using PuTTY with Windows then the command to connect is simply:

ssh [user]@[ip address]

where [user] is your username, typically root, and [ip address] is the IP address of the virtual machine.

# for example:

ssh root@204.44.81.xx

(Read: How To Access Linux VPS via SSH)

3. Choose a MySQL password and confirm:

4. Press Enter or Skip on the Initialize Hub Services screen:

5. Enter your email if you would like system notifications. Otherwise, press Enter.

6. Press Enter to Install Security Updates screen:

- Take note of your LAMP Stack domain addresses:

7. Navigate to your LAMP Stack server on the web. Open your web browser and go to your SkySilk VPS IP Address (Web:, you should be brought to your LAMP Stack login page. You may have to bypass security settings (click Proceed to IP Address to continue to your login page):

8. Start using your hosted LAMP Stack server with SkySilk!

 For additional resources on specifics of using LAMP Stack, please consult LAMP Stack Support and Community reference material:

LAMP Stack Support