Control Panels

Description

Professional webserver control panels available with Leaseweb.


Contents

Introduction

All our control panels will provide you with the LAMP solution stack. Please note that not all control panels are compatible with the different operating systems. Please see the table below for compatibility details.

Availability matrix (for automated installation on Bare Metal servers)

OS / DistributioncPanelPleskVesta CP
Linux / CentOSYes (64-bit only)YesYes
Linux / DebianNoNoNo
Linux / UbuntuNoNoNo
BSD / FreeBSDNoNoNo
Windows ServerNoYesNo

Some combinations are supported by the Control Panel vendor, but not by Leaseweb. In such cases, the control panel can be installed manually. On each control panel vendor's website, documentation is available for manual installation.

Availability matrix (for virtual servers)

OS / DistributioncPanelPleskVesta CP
Linux / CentOSYes (64-bit only)YesYes
Linux / DebianNoNoNo
Linux / UbuntuNoNoNo
BSD / FreeBSDNoNoNo
Windows ServerNoNoNo

Restrictions

cPanel requires requires a 64-bit installation.

Control panels are not available for Virtual Servers with less than 2 GB of RAM, and are thus available for models M, L, Lm, XL, XLm, and XXL. 

Note

Leaseweb does not offer Control Panel as an option with Cloud Servers, as our Control Panel suppliers do not support their software on a virtual network configuration. However, you can install a Panel software on CloudServers yourself at your own discretion.

cPanel & WHM

cPanel & WHM is one of the most popular control panels. It has an abundance of features, and if any feature isn’t there, you will most likely be able to get it as an add on. 

cPanel account tiers

cPanel Admin with 5 accounts and cPanel Pro with 30 accounts are only available for VPS. cPanel Premier with 100 accounts is available for both VPS and Bare Metal Servers. The number of accounts in Premier package can go up in 50 account increments.

Accessing WHM

By default WHM accepts HTTPS connections on port 2087. Type the URL in your browser in the following format:

https://<IP>:2087/

User name: root
Password: <supplied by Leaseweb>

Plesk

One of the unique features with Plesk is the possibility to customize the UI. The entire control panel is expandable, stable, and can be enhanced with a few clicks. One of the advantages of Plesk is the licensing structure, starting with 10 domains, then 30, and unlimited.

Plesk is the only panel that also supports Windows with IIS and ASP.

Accessing Plesk

By default, Plesk accepts HTTPS connections on port 8443. Type the URL in your browser in the following format:

https://<IP>:8443/

User name: admin
Password: <supplied by Leaseweb>


Vesta CP

Vesta or Vesta CP is an open source control panel solution, which is considered to be the best alternative to paid panels.
All core functionality is free with Vesta CP and it supports unlimited accounts.

Accessing Vesta

By default, Vesta accepts HTTPS connections on port 8083. Type the URL in your browser in the following format:

https://<IP>:8083/

User name: admin
Password: <supplied by Leaseweb>


External references

cPanel and WHM (Web Hosting Management): www.cpanel.com
Plesk: www.plesk.com

Vesta CP: https://vestacp.com/