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Cloudron as a VPS control panel?


  • I'm looking at moving from a shared WebHosting account to VPS.

    Can you use Cloudron as the main admin software to manage your VPS or do you also need to install a control panel like: CPanel, Plesk, ISPConfig, Ajenti, etc, alongside? Or can cloudron and web apps do everything that server control panels do?

    If so, are there any particular vps control panels that people have found to work well alongside Cloudron?
    Thanks

  • App Dev

    Hi @jasonchrysos,
    the general recommendation is to not install additional software on the Cloudron host, so you could say that Cloudron is kind of a VPS control panel (Cloudron takes care of updates, reminds to yo reboot afterwards, takes care of backups, installs and updates apps from its store).


  • I found Cloudron to more than adequately address, and in some parts automate, all usual Cpanel functionalities.

    It uses container underneath, so it's a different model of dealing with users and permissions mainly.


  • Yeah, it's bit different. People used to cPanel will probably be used to using phpMyadmin and stuff like that, and there isn't really a Cloudron equivalent. But, like @ruihildt says, Cloudron does pretty much everything that's needed. Try it out and see what you think!


  • I switched from other panels to Cloudron. I never regret. Server updates are managed and setting up the e-mail is guided very well. Furthermore, I find the dashboard more clearly arranged. To make it short: there is no need to use Servers terminal or another panel.