What would be the ideal control panel?

March 20, 2017 2.7k views
Configuration Management Ubuntu 16.04

Hey, there

What would be the ideal (no errors) control panel for Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP (LEMP stack) in Ubuntu 16.04, with Postfix?

2 Answers

If you want a hosting control panel your best options would be cPanel/WHM or Plesk. While there are a lot of options out there and I am normally one to always recommend open source options first, these commercial options come with support and have dedicated staff who can ensure that patches are pushed out prompted when needed.

If you want something simple to manage these services just for yourself my reliable standby is Webmin, it’s old, written in Perl and dates to the 90’s but is still updated and very solid but I wouldn’t usually recommend it if you plan to give clients/users access to a panel but rather just to provide a functional GUI for configuration and management of Linux/FreeBSD services.


Ryan, i went on installing with ssl, but i just ignored that it was a tutorial 14.04, since you recommended.

When loging in to Webmin, i get, ‘not possible to access this website’. ERRCONNECTIONTIMED_OUT

I just saw that the tutorial is for Ubuntu 14.04 and i have the 16.04.

What now?

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