A cPanel is a linux based control panel which provides GUI & the automation tools which are created to simplify process of hosting the web. A cPanel uses three-tier design which offers capabilities for the administrators, the resellers & the end user website owners in order to access various aspects of a web & the server administration via standard web browser.
In addition to graphic user interface, the cPanel also has a command line & API based control which permits the 3rd party software vendors, hosting organizations & the developers to make the standard system administration processes automatic.
For a client, cPanel offers the front ends for a huge number of similar operations which contains the management of PGP keys, crontab tasks, FTP accounts & the mailing lists.
The cPanel manages various software packages differently from an underlying OS, thus leading to upgradation of Apache, PHP, MySQL & many related packages on its own. This is done to assure that the packages are up to date and are compatible with the cPanel, but it makes it very difficult to install the latest versions of such packages.
It also makes it hard to verify that the packages have not been tampered with as the operating system's package management verification system cannot be utilized to do this.
The Reseller hosting is a kind of a web hosting in which the account holder a right to utilize his/her allotted hard drive space and bandwidth to host the webs on the behalf of third parties. A reseller buys services of a host in wholesale & after that, it sells them to the customers possibly for gains.
A particular portion of space and bandwidth of the hard drive is allocated to a reseller account. The reseller might rent a dedicated server from a host company or can resell the shared host services. In shared host services, a reseller is given permission to sell the particular size of the disk space and bandwidth to their own clients without paying rent to a server from web hosting company with whom one signed for a reseller.
A reseller host does not only need an extensive information of the technical aspects of a web host. Basically, a data centre operator is responsible for repairing the network infrastructure & hardware & a dedicated owner configures, protects & upgrades the server.
A reseller is a lot responsible for interfacing with one’s own customer base but any hardware, software & the connectivity problems are typically forwarded to a server provider from whom a reseller plan was owned. To be a profitable reseller firm, it generally involves an extensive advertising in order to get the customers.
The resellers should devote huge ad budgets to
compete with the established tech-rivals as web hosting is one of the largest online business
as every web requires hosting.