If you have ever explored web hosting, you have probably heard of the term cPanel. But what is it really? cPanel is simply a UNIX based web hosting control panel that makes it easy for anyone to access the multiple features of the server. By using this, you will be able to get easy and direct access to a significant number of tools that can be used for automation. These automation tools will allow you to manage hundreds of processes that are required in web hosting. If you approach InterServer or other such dependable web hosting service providers, you will be able to get access to a robust cPanel VPS services that are suitable for your requirements.
There is a three tier model that is commonly used to allocate different types of access to different kinds of users. The different users who would need to access the web server would include website owners themselves, resellers, or website administrators. The features of the cPanel VPS will vary depending on the facility that you use, and the different features and controls that you need.
The following are some of the common features that a cPanel can be expected to have.
You get access to a host of different facilities for excellent domain management. Whether you want to host just one or multiple domains, you can do that in every single account that you have.
A cPanel also makes it incredibly easy if you have to manage multiple subdomains. All you need to do is make the required changes to the primary domain name, and you can create as many subdomains as you can possibly need. It is also very easy to create POP3/IMAP accounts when you use the cPanel.
What about configuring e-mail? One of the most common e-mail clients that are used by people all over the world is Outlook. If you want to configure your e-mail using Outlook, the cPanel provides you with an extremely simple auto configure option. Basically, you just click on a button, and you enter the relevant information on the different screens, and your e-mail application is configured for you. How simple can it possibly get?
Along with auto concentration of e-mail, there is also a host of other services that are provided. If you are on vacation and you want an auto responder to all the e-mails that you receive, it is a simple and easy process to set one up? You can decide the duration for which the auto responder will be active. Or maybe you run a shopping website and you accept questions from customers. Every time you receive a question, you can set up an auto responder to send an e-mail to the customer acknowledging receipt of the question.
These are just some of the options that cPanel will provide you with, along with many others.