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Server control panel comparison

Hosting control panels offer unique interfaces, workflows and features. This chart outlines the differences:

Plesk cPanel
User Interface
Site Preview X X
Operating System
Fedora®
CentOS X X
Windows® 2008 R2 X
Ubuntu X
DNS
Addition/ Deletion X X
Automated setup with new site X X
Virtual DNS support X X
Subdomains
Addition/ Deletion X X
Redirects X X
Software firewall X X
Web Server Scripting
ASP Windows Only
Perl® X X
Python™ X X
SSI X X
CGI X X
Java™ X X
Database
MySQL® X X
MSDE or MSSQL Express Windows Plesk Pack Pro
(must be installed after upgrade)
Windows Only
PHPMyAdmin X X
Mail
Manage email accounts X X
Supports Webmail X X
Forwarding X X
Auto-Response X X
Mailing lists X X
Spam filters X X
Antivirus X X
SSL
Manage SSL certificates X X
FTP
Manage accounts X X
Anonymous FTP X X
Upload Directory X X
Multiple FTP accounts per domain name X X
Statistics
Bandwidth reports X X
User reports X X
View error log X X
Webalizer stats X X
Intenationalization
Multiple language support X X

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