Open Source DirectAdmin Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to DirectAdmin is Webmin. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to DirectAdmin and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to DirectAdmin are Ajenti (Free Personal, Open Source), Vesta Control Panel (Free, Open Source), Virtualmin (Paid, Open Source) and ISPConfig (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 26, 2021

    1. Webmin is a web-based system configuration tool for Unix-like systems, although recent versions can also be installed and run on Windows.
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      Most users think Webmin is a great alternative to DirectAdmin.
      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Web administration panel for servers and custom hardware.
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      Ajenti vs DirectAdmin opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      shushu Ajenti is for pros, but Vepp is for newbies. They are different.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    2. – What I love about Vesta is that it's fast and easy to use – I have tried almost every panel and Vesta is quite good very simple to install and noob friendly – I was impressed with their overall system – No gear shifting required, the thing just .
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      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      Virtualmin is a powerful and flexible web hosting control panel for Linux and BSD systems.
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    3. ISPConfig 3 is an open source hosting control panel for Linux. ISPconfig 3 is capable of managing multiple servers from one control panel. ISPConfig is licensed under BSD license.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Froxlor: The server administration software for your needs. Developed by experienced server administrators this open source (GPL) panel simplifies the effort of managing your hosting platform.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Hestia Control Panel is an open source web server control panel with an easy-to-use interface as a lightweight alternative to cPanel, Plesk, etc. Hestia It's also the continuation of the development of Vesta Control Panel.
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    4. CentOS Web Panel - Web control panel is designed for quick and easy management of (Dedicated & VPS) servers without of need to use ssh console for every little thing. There is lot's of options and features for server management in this control panel.
    5. Sentora is an open-source web hosting control panel built specifically to work on a variety of Linux distributions. Sentora is licensed under the GPL and is a separately maintained fork of the original ZPanel project.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • cPanel
      • Kloxo-MR
      • CentOS Web Panel
      • Parallels Plesk Panel
      CyberPanel is web hosting control panel which is based on OpenLiteSpeed. Comes with builtin support for DNS, FTP, email, file manager and automatic SSL.
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