WebsitePanel

Overview


WebsitePanel, formerly known as DotNetPanel, is an open-source control panel built exclusively for the Windows web technology platform. With the Website Panel module for HostBill you will gain the capability to sell shared hosting and reseller hosting services.

Activating the module


  1. If the module is included in your HostBill edition you can download it from your client portal.
  2. If the module is not included in your HostBill edition you can purchase it from our marketplace and then download it from the client area.
  3. Once you download the module extract it in the main HostBill directory.
  4. Go to Settings → Modules → Hosting Modules, find and activate WebsitePanel module.

Connecting HostBill with WebsitePanel


  1. Proceed to Settings → Apps → Add new App
  2. From Applications list select WebsitePanel
  3. Enter:
    • Name - Name of this connection
    • Hostname
    • IP Address
    • Username
    • Password
    • Port

      4. Verify entered credentials by clicking Test Connection to check if HostBill can connect
      5. Save Changes

Adding WebsitePanel Product


  1. In HostBill go to Settings → Products & Services, and Add new order page
  2. Enter your orderpage name, select orderpage template. Save Changes
  3. Add new product in the new orderpage. Provide product name and setup price and then Save Changes.
  4. In product configuration section proceed to Connect with App, select WebsitePanel and App server created in previous steps.
  5. You will be presented with following configuration options:
      • Owner ID
      • New Users Role
      • Hosting Plan
      • Peer
      • Demo
      • Send Account Summary Email
      • Send Space Summary Email
      • Temporary domain
      • Create Website
      • Create FTP account
      • Create Mail account

or more generic product configuration details including price, automation, emails settings refer to Product Configuration article.

Configuring Client Functions   


In Products & Services → Your Order Page  Your Product → Client Functions you can control what features customer will have access to in client portal, by clicking Enable/Disable next to the given option.
Use Edit button to adjust function appearance in the client portal.

For WebsitePanel you can enable a number of standard client functions:

  1. Change Billing Cycle
  2. Change Label
  3. Change Ownership
  4. Edit Forms
  5. Graphs
  6. Login Details
  7. Manual Service Renew
  8. New Direct Link
  9. Related Services
  10. Service Auto Renewal