cPanel is a Linux-based web hosting control panel used in web hosting and designed for average to expert users. cPanel provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a website.
cPanel utilizes a 3 tier structure that provides capabilities for administrators, resellers, and end-user website owners to control the various aspects of website and server administration through a standard web browser.
In addition to the GUI, cPanel also has command line and API-based access that allows web hosting organizations to automate standard system administration processes. cPanel is designed to function either as a dedicated server or virtual private server. The latest cPanel version supports installation on CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), and CloudLinux OS.