A professional administrator uses management tools to increase his system’s efficiency. It’s no different for webserver stacks on our servers. Been using Cyberpanel since the 1.x branch extensively, and I like the performance, what I like less is slow update schedule and ongoing bugs that not solved fast enough. In areas of for example backups and migration.
Time to have a look at what alternatives there are in 2021. Last time I did a comparitive research like this I switched from using NGINX (2015-2017) to Litespeed (2018-2021), when everybody was still stuck at Apache. So you might learn a thing or two in this blogpost.
Prelimairy Researh list
In no order of preference (yet):
- Plesk Webadmin
- aaPanel … SuperB!
- Cloud Panel 1
Runcloud.io… not free
- Ajenti – Server control panel
- CWP (CentOS Web Panel)
- Froxlor.org – Server Management Panel
- Forge on Laravel
- Cockpit Project
Update: when highlightened in bold? That’s something I definitely like exploring later!
Based on these resources:
- 7 Best Free Web Hosting Control Panels to manage Servers & Hosted Services @ WPvivid.com
- What are the best LEMP stack (Nginx) control panels for VPS servers running Ubuntu ? @ Quora.com
- 4 Free Control Panel Hosting For Linux Server in 2021 @ ElderNode.com
- Introducing aaPanel Hosting Control Panel @ ElderNode.com
- 10 Best open source web hosting control panel (cPanel) 2012 @ How2Shout.com
- 15 Best cPanel Alternatives in 2021 @ Guru99.com
- A Guide to Linux Control Panels @ Vultr.com
- 10 Best Cloud-based Control Panel to Manage Servers & Websites @ GeekFlare.com
- 12 Best Free cPanel Alternatives – Manage Your Hosting for Free @ Cloudsmatch.com
My research requirements
Preferably a controlpanel for me has to have ..
- WHCMS provisioning support
- NGINX and/or Litespeed webstack
Best Free Web Hosting Control Panels to Manage Servers & Hosted Services
Working on IT! Thus far I really love what I see at aaPanel !
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