Tag Archives: ispconfig

optimizing ispconfig3 for a low end vps

ISPConfig 3 is a very nice open source hosting control panel for Linux based systems. Here are some things you can do in case you are running ispconfig3 on a low end vps and you want to free up resources. This post is based on centos and ispconfig3 v3.0.3.2

php handler

Preffer suPHP as the php handler for your websites

remove eaccelerator


yum erase php-eaccelerator

to remove eaccelerator

disable clamav

ClamAV is an open source (GPL) antivirus engine designed for detecting Trojans, viruses, malware and other malicious threats. ispconfig uses clamav to scan email attachments. By disabling clam you’ll gain a lot of ram

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open source control panels

In the following post you’ll find the most popular open source and free (as in beer) control panels, there are other control panels but most of them are outdated and discontinued. I didn’t write my personal opinion about them, because I haven’t tested them all. Maybe in the near future I’ll write a review about them. enjoy…


http://www.virtualmin.com licence:GPL

Virtualmin is a web hosting control panel for Linux and UNIX systems based on the Open Source web-based systems management GUI, Webmin.

There is also a paid version called virtualmin professional with extra features and support.

Support is provided by the active forums. Paid support is provided for paid edition only.

for an online demo of the professional edition visit:http://www.virtualmin.com/demo

Installation is done by an automated installer script.

Virtualmin installer supports :

CentOS 4 and 5 on i386 and x86_64
Debian 4.0 and 5.0 on i386 and amd64
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and 10.04 LTS on i386 and amd64
Solaris and OpenSolaris 10 and 11

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