Free OpenSource Web Hosting Control panels for Linux
Most of < Dev w3/>’s will be using shared hosting managed by web hosting companies where we don’t have problem in managing a server. These companies provide cpanel which is easy to use. This Article is useful for those who have started installing their own dedicated/vps server. Cpanel is one of the most user friendly and costly controlpanel. As an alternative Here are some of the free opensource control panel’s for Linux O/S. Which once installed it will save lot of time for adding website accounts and other web hosting options
We found webmin as the best in this list. webmin is a web-based interface for system administration in Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage the system remotely or from the console .
To see Webmin in action, check out the demo server at :
The login is demo , and the password is demo.
There is also a demo of Virtualmin Pro (which is built on top of Webmin) available at :
The master administrator’s login is root , and the login for a domain owner is demo domain. For both, the password is demo.
VHCS is a open source web-based interface its easy to use web server administration for Linux. VHCS is designed for hosting, internet service providers and IT professionals. With VHCS you can configure your server and applications, create user with domains with a few point-and-click operations that take less than a minute. VHCS manage Apache vhosts, DNS, email and FTP accounts, quotas, create statistics and much more.
Kloxo is a fully scriptable, distributed and a 100% object oriented hosting platform. Kloxo has Full Distribution of resources across machines.
It has ability to
move accounts from one cluster to another.
Backup your entire hosting and restore ANY part of it.
Report disk usage and warning report for the whole cluster.
move resources across machines on-the-fly.
Start with a single server, and when you have reached the saturation, just add another server and move the requisite resources to the new machine.
Move Clients/Domains across resellers.
You can change the ownership of both clients and domains and move them around trivially.
ISPconfig is a Opensource
Hosting controlpanel with best features like
Manage multiple servers from one control panel
Web server management (Apache2 and nginx)
Mail server management (with virtual mail users)
DNS server management (BIND and MyDNS)
Administrator, reseller and client login
Configuration mirroring and clusters
The best feature in ISPConfig is Nginx support
ISPConfig 3 Demo With Billing Module 1.1 Installed
Demo Url : http://appsdemo.ispconfig.org
OpenPanel is a free open source control panel. It has lots of functionality, an attractive interface and is very user friendly. OpenPanel is a platform for developers. Because it is extremely open and modular it can be utilised to control any process on a Linux server.
OpenPanel is designed to provide full control over all technical processes on a server through an inviting, attractive interface. Multiple layers of management allow the admin and all users to efficiently run their services. Its code base is completely open source and this project aims to become an open platform for external developers. We cordially invite you to play around with, and contribute to the software.
EHCP – Easy Hosting Control Panel
EHCP is a free Hosting controlpanel which is developed with PHP
Some features of EHCP are
Full php, full opensource, easily modifiable, customazible, ehcp templates
Unlimited “resellers, panel users, domains, ftp users, emails, mysqls” Domains, subdomains, ftp, mysql, dns (automatic), email etc. management
password protected domains,
Email forwarding, autoreply, catch-all emails,
Easy Install Scripts (scripts easily downloaded and copied by means of server)
Disk quota control,
Custom http, custom dns, domain aliases, domain redirect,
Different languages, templates support, a few lang/templates included,
Different Menus/pages for Server Admin, Reseller, domain admin, email user
(reseller template may bot be complete)