HCnix Control Panel Features

HCnix is a comprehensive hosting management solution for hosting service providers and their customers to provision and manage their hosting accounts on Linux servers through centralized interface. HCnix works on a three tier user model.

HCnix relieves the pain of logging different servers separately and performing related management tasks. You can manage multiple Linux servers through centralized single interface within a cluster.

  • Add New Server (Linux)
  • Remove Existing Servers
  • Add/Edit/Modify Server Roles
  • Define Global Settings for Cluster

As the traffic increases, and as applications are going more and more complex, system administrators encounter a common bottleneck: a single server simply can't handle the load. An obvious way to solve that issue is to use multiple servers to serve the same content. While most solutions are expensive and hardware-based, HCnix Load Balancer is cost-effective, bring production-quality and high performance into hosting business.
This built-in mechanism balances the resources load among the servers i-e websites, users, mails, DNS, database etc.

  • Multiple servers support for Linux
  • Option to dedicate a server roles to specific reseller(s)
  • Configure multiple roles per server i.e. Web, Mail, DNS, Database, Virtualization etc.

HCnix is available in many global languages. It comes ready with multiple language packs.

  • Built-in support for several languages.
  • Language Packs are absolutely FREE!

Powerful and unique Account Manager with rich management features.

  • 3 Levels of Users - HostAdmin, Resellers & WebAdmin
  • Add/Edit/Delete Reseller or WebAdmin User Accounts
  • Add/Edit/Delete FTP Accounts
  • Edit Account Profiles (Address, E-mail etc).
  • Change Account Passwords
  • Allocate Hosting Plans to Accounts
  • Suspend/Activate User Accounts.
  • FTP Account login to manage folders and files. (new)

Plan Manager allows unlimited plans creation both at Host and Reseller levels. It is very helpful to reseller based hosting companies as with the help of complete private labeling support, the reseller essentially becomes a web hosting company of its own.

  • Add/Modify/Rename/Delete Hosting Plans.
  • Create/Sell/Delete Hosting Add-on.
  • Make Plans Available/Unavailable for Specific Customers.
  • Ability to Disable Reseller Account.
  • Detailed Reports of Sold Plans Purchased Plans etc.
  • Tight Integration with Third Party Billing.
  • Easy Plan Management and Extremely Easy Interface.
  • Easy Plan Comparison.
  • Comprehensive Searching Feature.
  • Import Copy of Host Plans.
  • Different Types of Plans supported i.e. Shared Hosting, Mail-only Hosting, VPS-only Hosting Plans etc.
  • Add/Edit/Delete Domains.
  • NAT Support.
  • Add/Edit/Delete Sub-Domains.
  • Add/Edit/Delete FTP Users.
  • Support for Name-Based (Virtual IP) as well as IP-Based (Dedicated IP) Hosting
  • Start/Stop/Pause Websites.
  • Add/Edit/Delete Virtual Directories.
  • Configure Advanced Settings like Custom Errors, Host Headers, Site Redirect and Parked Domains.
  • Private Folders
  • Set Default Documents.
  • Instant Site Access for Name-Based Domains. Reseller can specify a format which allows user to access web sites, FTP, mail prior to DNS provisioning.
  • Ability for Reseller to Set Custom Parking Page.
  • Ability to set HTTP URL Redirection.

Powerful DNS management feature with distributed DNS support.

  • Support for BIND DNS on Linux.
  • Support for Remote DNS Servers.
  • Automatic DNS Entries on Site Creation (MX, A, PTR etc).
  • Web Based DNS Editor
  • Custom Name servers Support for Resellers - Ideal for Private Labeling.
  • Automatic DNS replication from Primary to Secondary.

Unique support for multiple Mail Servers and powerful mail management features.

  • Support for Four Mail Servers. [ See List ]
  • Support for Multiple type of Mail Servers within a cluster.
  • Add/Edit/Delete Mail Domains.
  • Allocate Mailbox Size etc.
  • Add/Edit/Delete Mail Aliases & POP Accounts.
  • Change Email Passwords.
  • Set/Edit/Delete Mail Forwarding
  • Add/Edit/Delete Mailing List & Add/Remove members of Mailing List.
  • Support for SquirrelMail as a Webmail client.
  • Support for Catch-all mailbox. (new)

Powerful support for MySQL on both local and remote servers.

  • Run MySQL Database on Local and Remote Server.
  • Add/Edit/Delete MySQL Databases on Both Local or Remote Server.
  • Backup and Restore MySQL Databases on Both Local or Remote Server.
  • View Backup and Restore history. (new)
  • Download previous backups. (new)

Setup website statistics with click of a button.

  • Support for two Statistics Servers (WebAlizer & AWStats).
  • Shipped Free AWStats Statistics Server.
  • Setup & Configure Web Statistics on Click of a Button.
  • Website Statistics Viewable via Web.

Advanced Bandwidth Monitoring Utility to monitor traffic on server.

  • Bandwidth Calculation for Website.
  • E-mail Alerts for Each level of Admin (configurable).
  • Automatic Site Suspension on Bandwidth Exceed (Configurable).
  • Tightly Integrated With Plan Manager.

HCnix continuously monitors the Disk Usage and sends alerts when it is about to exceed the allowed limit.

  • Continuous Monitoring of Disk Space.
  • Send Alerts to Both Host and Customer when it is about to Exceed (configurable).
  • Tightly Integrated With Plan Manager.
  • Detailed Disk Usage reports of all websites, mail and databases.
  • Disk Usage reports of all individual files and folders within websites (new)

Allow or deny scripting permission on individual websites with single click.

  • Allow or disallow PHP scripting on per website basis.
  • Allow or disallow Perl scripting on per website basis.

Backup and Restore the entire server resources with the intuitive Backup and Restore utility.

  • Backup/restore of HCnix database
  • Web servers backup/restore including permissions, virtual directories, pools etc
  • Mail severs backup/restore including mail domains, settings, mailboxes and mailing lists.
  • Restoration of email user accounts with their original passwords.
  • Backups on user defined intervals.
  • Advanced options to schedule backup on daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Backup/restore of User Webspace Data.
  • Resellers and Webadmins can take backup of their individual resources. (new)

HCnix permits extensive reporting.

  • View Hosting Quota report for all three levels.
  • View Bandwidth Usage report for both Reseller and End user.
  • View Disk Usage report for both Reseller and End user.
  • View Disk Usage report further for all the folders and files within a website. (new)

Map Internal IPs to Public IPs with the HCnix NAT Manager.

  • Map a range of Internal IPs to Public IPs.

Install Shared and Dedicated SSL certificates on websites.

  • Install Shared and Dedicated SSL on websites.
  • Generate CSR

For their billing needs users can utilize WHMCS, a widely used billing platform. HCnix comes tightly integrated with WHMCS.

Linux Cron utility is an effective way to schedule a routine background job at a specific time and/or day on an on-going basis. HCnix provides user friendly interface to manage scheduled jobs within the panel.

  • List Scheduled Cronjobs
  • Add Cronjob
  • Edit a Cronjob
  • Delete a Cronjob

As a value added service, you may offer SaaS applications with every website. Web host can now offer variety of PHP & MySQL based applications to their customers within the hosting package. These are simple but yet flexible applications which can help you look and ultimately grow you as professional web hosting company. By offering these value-added applications, web host clearly gets a competitive edge over its rivals.

  • Install/Uninstall/Disable Application on Websites with a click.
  • Lots of new Click & Install Apps are included in HCnix under different categories i-e Blogs, Forums, Ecommerce Solutions, Customer Support Solutions, Content Management System, Online Calendar, Site Builder, Web Data Manager and Photo Gallery.
  • View Current Usage
  • Set CPU, nCPU, MEM Limits etc
  • View Top LVEs, LVE Approaching Limit, Fault LVE statistics etc
  • LVE Reseller and End User Usage Statistics.

Import existing websites and databases into HCnix.

  • Import Websites
  • Import Databases
  • Transfer Websites

Web based interface for management of Files/Folders.

  • Add/Edit/Delete/Rename Folders.
  • Users can Upload Files to their Account.
  • User can Zip their Files/Folders.
  • User can Edit their Web Pages online.
  • Automatic Optimized security Settings on Folder and Files.
  • Add/Update/Remove User Rights on Files/Folders.
  • Tighten Security According To Your Requirement.

The most visible benefit of the HC Shared Hosting Module is its "all under one roof" notion. Everything can be managed centrally via a unified interface. You don't need to log into separate interfaces.

A strong need for multi-tiered provisioning has always been felt by the web hosting industry. HC Shared Hosting Module provides a multi-tiered access to its users, each tier being able to enjoy its own set of privileges.

The database for HCnix Linux Shared Hosting Panel resides at a central location in MySQL.

In the perilous world of hosting one of the most sought-after features is failover capability. Most hosting providers desire a redundant setup in order to keep their content highly available (H.A) and minimize the chances of downtime in case of a disaster. HC Shared Hosting Module presents a multi-faceted solution. It offers panel redundancy and DNS redundancy through its own web interface.

HC Shared Hosting Module brings the convenience of self-service to its customers. Each tier enjoys a unique dashboard with an exclusive set of privileges and an inherent white labelling opportunity.

An API tool kit allows developers to integrate the Shared Hosting Module with their own web applications and call the methods for their own interfaces.