Friday, March 3, 2017

The Best 20 Open Source/Paid Control Panels

20 most open source/paid control panels 

1. cPanel

cPanel is a Unix based hosting control panel. The Graphical interface helps you to manage your Website and web hosting accounts very easily and quickly. The automation tools are designed to simplify the process of website.
cPanel give you a complete control over the various aspects of website and administration through a standard web browser and also streamlines the process such as Creating databasesetting up email account and auto responder and managing website files.
cPanel
cPanel

2. Plesk

Plesk is a hosting control panel similar to cPanel which allows you to manage your hosting account through web based interface. You can use this panel with VPSShared and Dedicated server. Plesk also enables you to control thousands of virtual host under a single machine. The control panel allows you to automate many tasks which in turn reduce the cost and resources. It also increases the profitability, efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Features
  1. Create FTP account for users.
  2. Manage and create email account and database like MySQL and PsotgreSQL.
  3. Add domains and subdomains.
  4. Restore and take back up of files.
  5. Manage DNS and other resources.
Plesk Control Panel
Plesk Control Panel

3. ISPConfig

ISPconfig is an open source multilingual control panel which enables you to manage multiple servers under one control panel. ISPConfig is licensed under the BSD license. This open source control panel is also capable of managing FTPSQL , BIND DNSDatabase and Virtual servers.
Features
  1. Manage more than one server from one control panel.
  2. Easy to use web interface for administratorreseller and client login.
  3. Manage web servers like Apache and Nginx.
  4. Configuration mirroring and clusters.
  5. Manage email and FTP servers.
  6. And many more
ISPConfig
ISPConfig

4. Ajenti

Ajenti, the only open source feature rich, powerful and lightweight control panel that provides responsive web interface for managing small server set-ups and also best suitable for Dedicated and VPS hosting. It comes with many built-in pre-made plugins for configuring and managing server software’s and services such as ApacheNginxMySQLFTPFirewallFile SystemCronMuninSambaSquid and many other programs like File ManagerCode Editor for developers and Terminal access.
Ajenti Control Panel
Ajenti Control Panel
  1. Ajenti Homepage
  2. Ajenti Installation

5. Kloxo

Kloxo is one of the advanced and free web control panel for Redhat and Cent OS distribution. It is featured with leading control panels like FTPspam filterPHPPerlCGI, and much more. Features like messagingback up restore and ticketing system modules are inbuilt in kloxo.
It helps end user to manage/run a combination of Apache with BIND and switch the interface between these programs without losing your data.
Kloxo Panel
Kloxo Panel
  1. Kloxo Homepage
  2. Kloxo Installation

6. OpenPanel

OpenPanel is an open source web based control panel licensed under GNU General Public. It has an attractive and easy to use interface. It can manage ApacheAWStatsBind DNSPureFTPDPostfixMySQL databases, IPTables firewall and Courier-IMAP e-mails and more.
OpenPanel
OpenPanel

7. ZPanel

Zpanel is a free to download and easy to use enterprise class web hosting control panel for LinuxUNIXMacOS and Microsoft Windows.
Zpanel is written in purely PHP language and runs on ApachePHP and MySQL. It comes with core set of essential features to run your web hosting service. The core features includes Apache Web ServerhMailServerFileZilla ServerMySQLPHPWebalizerRoundCubephpMyAdminphpSysInfoFTP Jailing and many more.
ZPanel
ZPanel

8. EHCP

EHCP (Easy Hosting Control Panel) is a free web hosting software for maintaining a web based hosting server. With the use of EHCP you can manage MySQL databases, email accountsdomain accountsFTP accounts and much more.
It is the only control panel that has built-in support for Nginx and PHP-FPM with completely throw out Apache and provides good performance for low end servers.
EHCP Panel
EHCP Panel
  1. EHCP Homepage
  2. EHCP Installation

9. ispCP

ispCp is a free/open source project founded to built a multi server control and admin panel without any limitations. It is Linux/Unix based web hosting server which is featured with all functions you might expect from a professional hosting tool. ispCP allows you to manage all the server like domainsemail accountsFTP accountsdatabase on its own.
ispCP Panel
ispCP Panel

10. VHCS

VHCS is also an open source web based interface control panel for Linux especially designed for IT professionals and hosting service providers. VHCS is written in PHPPerl and C, which gives you full control over resellers, end user. Within a minute you can configure your servers, create user with domain. You can also manage emailsFTPApache vhost, statistic and much more.
VHCS Control Panel
VHCS Control Panel

11. RavenCore

Ravencore is a simple hosting panel for Linux which aims to get rigid from expensive commercial software’s like Cpanel and Plesk. The GUI is coded in PHP and the backend in Perl and Bash. It also includes projects like MySQLApachephpMyAdmin, Postfix and Awstats.
RavenCore Panel
RavenCore Panel

12. Virtualmin

Virtulamin is one of the most popular web based hosting control panel for Linux and Unix. The system is especially designed to manage Apache virtual hosts, MySQL databases, BIND DNS DomainsMail Boxes with Sendmail or Postfix and the entire Server from one friendly interface.
Virtualmin
Virtualmin

13. WebMin

WebMin a super functional and powerful web hosting control panel. The software tool is designed to manage Unix and Linux platform in a simple way. WebMin is capable enough to manage various components of web based environment from setting a webserver to maintaining FTP and email server.
Features
  1. Configure and create virtual server on Apache.
  2. Manage, install or delete a software packages (RPM format).
  3. For security you can set up firewall.
  4. Modify DNS settings, IP address, routing configuration.
  5. Manage database, tables and fields on MySQL.
Webmin
Webmin
  1. Webmin Homepage
  2. WebMin Installation

14. DTC

Domain Technologie Control (DTC) is a GPL web hosting control panel especially for admin and accounting hosting services. With the help of this web GUI control panel DTC can delegate task like creating emails,FTP accountssubdomainsdatabase and many more. It manages a MySQL database which contains all hosting information.
DTC Control Panel
DTC Control Panel

15. DirectAdmin

DirectAdmin is an open source web hosting control panel that provides graphical admin interface to manage unlimited websitesemails accounts etc. the tasks are automated means DirectAdmin can manage your task automatically to set up and manage websites easily and quickly.
Features
  1. Manage and create email account and manage database.
  2. Create FTP account for users.
  3. Manage frontpage extension, DNS and view statistics.
  4. Built in File Manager to manage uploads
  5. Set up error pages and directory password protection.
DirectAdmin
DirectAdmin

16. InterWorx

InterWorx is a Linux server management system and web hosting control panel. InterWorx has a set of tolls that provides admin user to command their own servers and the end users can over view the operation of their website. This Control panel is basically divided into two operating modes.
  1. Nodeworx: Nodeworx is an administrator mode that helps managing server.
  2. SiteWorx: SiteWorx is a website owner view that helps end users to manage their hosting account and features.
Nodeworx Screenshot
NodeWorx Panel
NodeWorx Panel
Siteworx Screenshot
Siteworx Panel
Siteworx Panel

17. Froxlor

Froxlor is an open source lightweight server management control panel that can be used to manage personal VPS, Dedicated or shared hosting platforms. It’s an alternative to very famous software called cPanel or Webmin, which offers same features to make server administrations easy.
Froxlor Panel
Froxlor Panel

18. BlueOnyx

BlueOnyx is an open source Linux distribution based on CentOS 5.8CentOS 6.3 and/or Scientific Linux 6.3. It aims to deliver a turnkey server appliance for webhosting.
This web based hosting comes with GUI interface that allows you to manage your emails FTP and webhosting clients. BlueOnyx is released under Sun modified BSD license.
BlueOnyx
BlueOnyx

19. ISPsystem

ISPmanager is a commercial web hosting control panel with perfect balance of functionality & price. It comes in two editions: Lite, for managing own VPS and Dedicated servers, and Business, for providing shared and reseller hosting.
ISPmanager has all features, commonly found in premium panels. With its help you can manage websites; create domains, users, databases & many more.
This panel already has 18 years of history and is currently one of the most popular control panels in Russia/CIS countries, and is rapidly gaining wide-spread popularity in many others.
ISPmanager Panel
ISPmanager Panel

20. Vesta CP

Vesta CP is another open source web control panel that comes with bunch of features to manage and configure your Linux systems from a simple and clear interface.
VestaCP is currently supports RHEL/CentOS 7/6/5, Ubuntu 15.10-12.04 and Debian 8//7/6.
VestaCP Control Panel
VestaCP Control Panel
That’s it for now, these are the best 20 Open Source/Commercial control panels, which I’ve gathered from the web according to their popularity.

Have fun geeking.

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