Open Source Web Hosting Control Panels For Server Management
Web hosting control panel is a web based interfaces which is mostly provided by the hosting companies. It enables customers to easily manage their various hosted services in a single place. Mostly used features in control panels are access server logs, configuration of email account, database management, file manager, manage FTP user accounts etc.
In this article i try to discuss some best open source web hosting control panels for server managments. It is free of cost any body can use these tools for the management of server.Lets see some of open source web hosting control panels.
Kloxo is an open source scriptable web hosting control panel. It is formerly known as Lxadmin. It is distributed for the Red Hat and CentOS Linux distributions and a object oriented hosting platform which supports Apache, djbdns, bind and pure-ftpd. It facilitate end user to efficiently manage the web hosting account and also provide full grip to admin to manage the whole system. Kloxo is very comprehensive web control panel it has a backup-restore module,built-in messaging and ticket system. It also allow the integration facility like you can integrate billing software such as AWBS, WHMCS and HostBill. By using Kloxo you can view, Search and Manage your hosting and each domain from a single page source.
OpenPanel is an open source web control panel. It comes with very user friendly attractive interface and has comprehensive functionality features. It allow you to handle basic hosting services like Courier-IMAP e-mails, Apache, AWStats, IPTables firewall, Bind DNS, PureFTPD, MySQL databases, Postfix etc. OpenPanel uses layered authentication system, it allow the administrator to create limited account for end user. In OpenPanel users have permission to control system configuration by using either a graphical interface or command line configuration shell. It is written in PHP and Java languages and released under GNU/GPL license.
ISPConfig is an open source multilingual control panel for Linux. It is designed in such a way that it manage Apache, BIND, FTP, databases, e-mail, ftp,web. It supported different level like admin level, re-seller level and end-user user level. ISPConfig allow you to take instant backups and set cron jobs.It has been released under the BSD license. ISPConfig provide the features of managing server from a single page of control panel and provide configuration mirroring and clusters.Number of features provided by ISPConfig are advance email spam filter and anti virus filter,email-autoresponder, traffic limits and statistics,webalizer statistics,different permission levels,manage one or more Servers from one Control panel and many more.
EHCP(Easy Hosting Control Panel) is an open source Linux based web Hosting Control Panel. It is designed to work with operating system Ubuntu and other Debian distributions. It is customizable web host control panel written in PHP language and comes with under GPL license. By using EHCP you can remotely manage web server through command line interface or through graphical user interface. It supported four different user level(server admin, reseller, domain admin and email user).EHCP supported different languages, templates and different menus,pages for Server Admin,domain admin, email user, Reseller. EHCP provide the features of email forwarding, autoreply, catch-all emails and many more.