The Random Thoughts of a Geek heading for Banbury
The Random Thoughts of a Geek heading for Banbury

About ZPanel Control Panel

Just Vigilantes use the ZPanel Control Panel, ZPanel is a system that helps in the day to day tasks involved in administration of a typical website on the internet. Its goal is to simplify running web and email hosting across multiple, separate domains, along with all their associated services. Specifically, ZPanel allows you as a user:

  • Web site configuration, including uploading content via FTP
  • Email configuration, including web mail
  • Database access
  • Automatic daily backups

Is there a Web Interface?

Yes, All typical day-to-day jobs, such as adding new web sites, or email addresses, can be done by going to the panel at or uploading content, can be done using FTP. ForkLift is a recommended program for this.

Is ZPanel free software?

Yes! ZPanel is both Free Software and Open Source software. you can find full details on the ZPanel CP site

ZPanel is a web-based web hosting control panel that runs on top of Apache, PHP and MySQL.

ZPanel integrates with various open-source and cross platform applications and servers enabling ZPanel to be compatible with various platforms and applications:

  • Apache Web Server
  • Postfix MTA
  • Dovecot IMAP/POP3
  • ProFTP Daemon
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Webalizer
  • RoundCube
  • phpMyAdmin
  • phpSysInfo

About This Documentation

What follows is step by step instructions to get up and running with controlling your server and setting up core services. The screen shots are taken from a Mac OS X Mountain Lion system, but all the programs used are also available for Mac OS X and GNU/Linux desktop systems. Throughout the documentation, the example server used is (ZPanel at 10.0.2 running on Centos). The example domain used is These should be substituted as appropriate.

The Chapters are as Follows

Getting additional help, if you are a Just Vigilantes customer visit our support site.

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