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What Is cPanel

CPanel (Control Panel) is a graphical web-based web-hosting control panel, designed to make administration of websites easy. CPanel handles all aspects of website administration in its interface. The software, which is proprietary and distributed by cPanel Inc., is designed for use by commercial web hosting services, so the company does not offer a reduced-cost personal use license; however, owners of non-profit organizations such as educational institutions and charities can request a license at a reduced cost. Reduced prices are frequently available from dedicated server companies, who install it along with the operating system.

cPanel runs on several popular RPM-based Linux distributions, such as SUSE, Fedora, Mandriva, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and cAos, as well as FreeBSD. cPanel is commonly accessed on ports 2082 and 2083 (for an SSL version). Authentication is either via HTTP or web page login.

All of our Linux servers come with a cPanel account. We have a cPanel demo available at

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