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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, HestiaCP, Vesta Control Panel and Virtualmin.

DirectAdmin alternatives are mainly Web Hosting Services but may also be Server Management Tools or Web Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DirectAdmin.
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  1. Webmin icon

    Webmin

    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    61 alternatives to Webmin 

    Webmin is a web-based system configuration tool for Unix-like systems, although recent versions can also be installed and run on Windows. It allows to configure operating system internals, such as users, disk quotas, services or configuration files, as well as modify and control...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWebmin can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    Creating a Unix user in the same module
    Listing mounted filesystems on Linux
    Webmin vs DirectAdmin opinions
    Most users think Webmin is a great alternative to DirectAdmin.
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    Ajenti

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    54 alternatives to Ajenti 

    Web administration panel for servers and custom hardware.

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    1.  Shared FoldersAjenti supports shared folders that can be used to store, search, and access files with multiple people.
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    Ajenti is for pros, but Vepp is for newbies. They are different.

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    HestiaCP

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    24 alternatives to HestiaCP 

    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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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in HestiaCP without registration.
    2.  Ad-freeHestiaCP doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  LightweightHestiaCP consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHestiaCP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  4. Vesta Control Panel icon

    Vesta Control Panel

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    39 alternatives to Vesta Control Panel 

    – 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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    Virtualmin

    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    34 alternatives to Virtualmin 

    Virtualmin is a powerful and flexible web hosting control panel for Linux and BSD systems. Available in an open-source community-supported version, and a more feature-filled version with premium support, Virtualmin is the cost-effective and comprehensive solution to virtual web...

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    ISPConfig

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    36 alternatives to ISPConfig 

    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.

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  7. CentOS Web Panel icon

    CentOS Web Panel

    43 alternatives to CentOS Web Panel 

    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.

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    Discontinued

    CentOS Web Panel was replaced by Control-WebPanel icon Control-WebPanel.

    The main panel
  8. CyberPanel icon

    CyberPanel

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • cPanel
    • Kloxo-MR
    • CentOS Web Panel
    • Parallels Plesk Panel
    65 alternatives to CyberPanel 

    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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    Froxlor

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    43 alternatives to Froxlor 

    Lightweight server management software.

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    Sentora

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    52 alternatives to Sentora 

    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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    1.  Incremental BackupSentora supports incremental backups (only back up the changed or new-added data since the last backup).
      Discontinued

      Development has been halted since May 7, 2020.

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