ProxCP Billing - Blesta

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ProxCP Blesta Requirements

  • Blesta version 3.1 or higher
  • ProxCP uses its built-in IP manager to assign IP addresses to new services from Blesta. First, login to your ProxCP admin account and go to ADMIN > Manage IPv4 Pool. Add an IPv4 pool as requested on the page for Blesta to use.
  • The ProxCP Blesta module communicates with the ProxCP API to manage services. To create API authentication credentials, go to ADMIN > Manage API and create a new API ID/Key pair. In the IP restriction box, enter the IP address of your Blesta installation location. IP restrictions are required for the API.

ProxCP Blesta Installation

  • Upload all files in the _blesta_module directory to the components/modules/ directory of Blesta

...That's it!

ProxCP Blesta Configuration

  • In Blesta, go to Settings > Modules > Available
    • Find ProxCP and click the Install button
  • In Blesta, go to Settings > Modules > Installed
    • Find ProxCP and click the Manage button
    • Click the Add Server button in the top right
    • Give the ProxCP server a label; it can be anything
    • Enter the domain/hostname of your ProxCP installation location (i.e. Do not include port numbers or http(s):// protocols
    • Enter the API ID and API Key provided to you in the ProxCP ADMIN area (ADMIN > Manage API)
    • Click the Add Server button
    • Note: you only need 1 ProxCP server for all Proxmox nodes
  • ProxCP requires two configurable options for Blesta packages
    • In Blesta, go to Packages > Configurable Options and create a new group
    • Once the group is created, create two new configurable options and assign them to the new group
      • Option 1: Hostname (proxcp_hostname)
        ProxCP Blesta Option1.png
      • Option 2: Operating System (proxcp_os)
        ProxCP Blesta Option2.png
    • The Name field for each of these options needs to match the screenshots
  • In Blesta, go to Packages > Browse Packages and create a new package
    • Ensure the new package is using the configurable option group you created earlier with the Hostname and Operating System options
    • Select proxcp as the module
    • Select any as the ProxCP Group
    • The Server dropdown can be left blank/default
    • ProxCP Service Type: KVM, LXC, or KVM Public Cloud
    • Proxmox Node: which Proxmox node should new services be created on for this product?
    • Default OS Installation Type: should new orders be created with ISO mounts or from template clones? (KVM ONLY)
    • Other module settings should be self-explanatory for service resources (storage, CPU, RAM, bandwidth)
      ProxCP Blesta Package.png
  • This covers the Blesta provisioning module for ProxCP. The module supports all automation functions creation, termination, suspension, and unsuspension.