OVH VPS operating systems

Multipurpose operating systems

Operating systems and web control panels for your OVH VPS

Bare metal operating systems
Arch Linux, CentOS 6, CentOS 7, Debian 7, Debian 8, Debian 9, Fedora 26, Ubuntu 16.04 Server
OS with a user interface
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (VPS Cloud), Windows Server 2016 Standard 64-bits
Pre-installed CMS
Drupal (Debian 8), Joomla! (Debian 8), Wordpress (Debian 8)
Prestashop (Debian 8)
Control panels
CozyCloud (Debian 8), Cpanel (CentOS 6), Plesk Onyx, Vesta CP, Virtualmin
Other operating systems
Docker (Ubuntu 16.04), LAMP (Debian 8), OpenVPN


Major bare metal operating systems optimized by OVH

Preinstalled control panels to manage your websites

Licences come included or as an option with the Cloud series

Bare metal operating systems optimized for the web

The OVH virtual private servers are available with operating systems that have largely been optimized by our teams for the web.

  • Customized to improve the deployment time and stability of web services
  • Secured to reduce the risk of security vulnerabilities.
  • Pre-configured to improve the performance of critical services.

The Cloud series also gives you access to a Windows installation available as an option.

CMS and a ready-to-use e-commerce solution

The OVH VPS can also be delivered with pre-installed web applications, optimized in collaboration with SMILE.

The latest version of the most popular applications in a Debian 8-9 environment optimized for the web;

Direct access to the Control Panel, FTP and phpMyAdmin so you can customize your websites as soon as your server is installed

Full development environments

You get root access (administrator) on your VPS, which allows you to host all kinds of applications (JAVA, Ruby on Rails, Python...).

In order to speed up the deployment of your development platforms, the OVH teams are providing you with full stacks optimized for the most popular environments. LAMP is already being offered, and will soon be joined by Python, Ruby, etc...