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CPanel™:

With iHost, it possible to self manage all aspects of your web hosting and email accounts in real-time, using just your web browser. This puts you in TOTAL CONTROL!

We offer two types of hosting control panel, which are dependant on what hosting plan you are on. Details of our two hosting control panels are below.


CPanel™ Control Panel:
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Our Starter, Silver & Gold Web Hosting Plans, come with CPanel™. CPanel™ is the worlds leading Control Panel, and one of easiest and most widely used hosting control panels there is.

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Hosting Management Console:
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Our Corporate & Business Web Hosting Plans, come with a new powerful New Zealand developed Hosting Control Panel, that has been specially developed for this particular hosting network.

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Click to enlargeThe CPanel™ Control Panel:
[used on our Starter, Silver & Gold Web Hosting Plans]


CPanel™ is the worlds leading web hosting control panel. We have chosen CPanel™, because it is such an easy to use management console, yet it has many advanced features that you won't find in any other control panel. It provides users with the ability to manage their email accounts, databases, statistics and automatically install third party software, using just their web browser, with just a few clicks of the mouse!
CPanel™ is used by thousands of Web hosting providers all around the world, reinforcing its popularity as the worlds leading control panel.



CPanel™ Demo (From the CPanel™ Developers Website)

To try out a live demo of CPanel, please click the button below. Please note that this is the universal CPanel™ demo that is located on the CPanel™ developers website. This means that is not located on our servers, so that some of the features may differ from the CPanel version on our servers. As this is a popular demo, load speeds maybe slower normal.

CPanel™ Demo Login Details:



 


Below is an overview of some of CPanel's™ main features:

FTP Manager:
The FTP manager allows you to add/remove FTP accounts for multiple user access.
File Manager:
As well as using FTP, you can also upload your files to your hosting space through the control panel.
Mail Manager;
Add / modify / remove Email Accounts. Setup autoresponders, email lists, forwarders, spam filtering etc
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Subdomains:
Setup subdomains of your domain name to use for other parts of your website. eg. subdomain.yourdomain.co.nz

Spam Assassin:
SpamAssassin™ is a mail filter to identify 'spam' in incoming emails. This feature is include FREE on all hosting accounts.
Detailed Website Statistics:
Find out how many people visit your website, what pages they are viewing, and where they came from.
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Webmail:
Choice of two webmail programs (Horde or SquirrelMail), which allow you to access your mail from any computer connected to the internet! Perfect for when you travel.
Softaculous Premium:
A fantastic selection of Open Source Scripts to enhance your website. These can be installed with just a couple of clicks. *Not available with our Small Plan.
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MySQL Databases and phpMyAdmin:
Available on most of our our CPanel Web Hosting Plans.
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Password Protect Directories:
Protect sensitive information, and webpages.
Custom Error Pages:
Customize Your Sites Error Pages. eg. 404 page not found
Network Tools:
Do Website Lookups and Traceroutes.
Pre installed CGI Scripts:
These include Site Counters, Guestbooks etc. We don't support any of these third party scripts.

Disk Usage:
Keep track of how much diskspace you are using, and how much bandwidth you are using.

Cron Jobs:
Automate your scripts. It allows you to run commands at any time you specify.
   


» More Details on CPanels™ Main Features & Screenshots:

Click the headings below to navigate to the section.
» CPanel 11.x Overview » Email Management
» Website Statistics » Database Management
» Softaculous Premium  


Click here to view Tutorials and Video Demos of how CPanel works»


» Website Management Console - CPanel 11 .x Overview:
Manage all aspects of your web hosting account from within the CPanel™ Management Console, in real-time, using just your web browser.

The CPanel™ Web Console Screenshot
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» Website Statistics:
CPanel comes with a number of different statistical programs to allow you to view your website stats, including AWStats. AWStats is a short for Advanced Web Statistics, a powerful comprehensive website statistics programme, that can be used to analyse your website's performance. Click here for more information about website statistics.

AW Stats Screenshot

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» Email Management:
Setup email boxes when you want, in real-time! You can also setup your email to forward to other mailbox account. The email console also features webmail, allowing you to check your email wherever you are in the world!

Email Account Manager Screenshot

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» Database Management:
The phpMyAdmin interface, allows easy administration of your website databases. Databases can be added and modified in real-time, via the easy to use console.

phpMyAdmin Interface Screenshot

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This is just a small taste of what CPanel is capable of. The CPanel interface may differ visually from the one represented on this website. However functionally it will be very similar.



The Hosting Management Console:
[used on our Corporate Web Plans]

The Hosting Management Console has been designed to put you in 'total control' of your website hosting in real time. It works with both windows and linux web hosting. The Hosting Management Console allows you to do the following using just your web browser:


Add Domain names with pre-defined DNS templates
Add statistics to your website
Add mailboxes and assign email addresses
Create auto-response email messages when on holiday
Restrict access to folders with passwords
Create FTP users and assign folders and space quotas
Add mySQL & PSQL databases and manage via your Web Browser
Browse your folders and set permissions and ownership
Manage MX, A, and C Name records
Built in Knowledge Base

» Screenshots of the Hosting Management Console

Introduction Screen
Account Overview
'Quick Add' Page

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Using the Quick Add feature users can set up Domains, mailboxes, databases and much more.

Folder Browser
Knowledge Base
Setup Email Accounts

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With the folder browser, you can setup folder permissions, and password protect certain folders.


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The console comes with it's own built in knowledge base, where many answers to popular questions can be found. It also contains details to standard server settings.


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Create mailboxes and attach email addresses to them, or forward addresses on to external mailboxes, or multiple recipients.

Manage Mailboxes
Setup Email Auto-responders
Manage Your Domain Name

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Setup email addresses, auto responders, and anti spam settings, for each mailbox.


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Using scheduled auto-responders you can set 'away' messages so when you're away from the office people emailing you will get an auto-response with your specified 'away' message.


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Manage, Register, Renew your domain names from inside the Domain Manager

Webmail Inbox
Webmail Write Email
Webmail Calender

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As well as using your regular email client to retrieve your email, you can also retrieve your email anywhere in the world by using webmail.
From within webmail, you can do most things that you can do within your regular email client software, including composing and sending emails, and receiving your emails.
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Webmail includes either an HTML email editor, or a plain text email editor.


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Webmail also includes a built in Calender, where you can enter dates and events.

Website Statistics
phpMyAdmin

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View detailed statistics for you website via your web browser.


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Manage your MYSQL databases through the phpMyAdmin web based console.

 

 

   
   
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