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DirectAdmin Alternative

If you're considering DirectAdmin vs. ServerPilot, this article will help you compare the two.


ServerPilot is designed to be the best control panel for running PHP applications on cloud servers.

ServerPilot is focused on

  • centralized interface (multi-server),
  • security,
  • simplicity,
  • speed,
  • PHP hosting,
  • Ubuntu support,
  • secure SFTP access, and
  • modern API.


DirectAdmin is better for people looking for a turnkey hosting platform who don't want to use cPanel.

DirectAdmin is focused on

  • resellers;
  • built-in ticket system;
  • email hosting;
  • DNS hosting;
  • CentOS, FreeBSD, and Debian support;
  • multiple FTP accounts per website; and
  • plugins.

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