ISPmanager 5 Lite Documentation

User templates

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A Template is a set of predefined parameters that you may use when adding a new user. Templates help save your time to create users with similar permissions. For example, when creating users according to certain tariff plans. 

To create a new template:

  1. Go to Settings → Templates → Add.
  2. Enter a template Name.
  3. On the template edit form click on  Apply changes to change the parameters of all the users that have been created based on this template.
  4. To restrict user resources, set the following limits:  
    • Disk  (MiB);
    • Traffic;
    • Databases;
    • Database size;
    • Database users;
    • FTP-users;
    • WWW-domains;
    • Domain names;
    • Mail domains;
    • Mailboxes
      The Disk (MiB) filed is only available if the disk quota function is enabled. For more information please refer to the article Set disk quotas.
  5. Allow Access to the following functions that the user may need when creating WWW-domains: 
    • SSL - select the check box to enable HTTPS for the web-domains of this user. Learn more under SSL certificates;
    • Select the CGI check box to enable PHP as CGI for the web-domains of the user;
    • Enable the Access to shell option to allow the user to access the terminal of the server with ISPmanager. 
  6. To allow the user to process PHP scripts for websites, enable the following options: 
    • PHP as Apache module
    • PHP as CGI (Apache)
    • PHP as FastCGI (Apache);
    • PHP as FastCGI (Nginx + PHP-FPM)
      The options will be hidden if you haven't set up the corresponding modules of the web-server. Learn more under Web-server configuration.
    • Set the Default PHP mode;
    • Set the Default PHP version (CGI) for the modes CGI and FastCGI (Apache). 
  7. Select Encoding. It defines a set of characters to represent the content of your website:
    • Do not select— use the default value for the database;
    • utf-8 — contains any Unicode characters including Latin and Cyrillic ones. We recommend that you use this universal encoding; 
  8. Enter the Index page of the website. This page will open if a user tries to open a website by its domain name but doesn't specify a certain page. E.g. trying to open or instead of You can enter several pages separated by spaces in descending order of priority. If the first page doesn't exist, the second one will open, etc.
  9. Click on Next, make sure the data you have entered a correct, and click on Finish.