cPanel vs DirectAdmin

In this article, we compare the features offered by cPanel and DirectAdmin, in the below table we have a general overview of the features offered and in the "Reseller Accounts" and "Shared Hosting Accounts" section we have a detailed overview of the features present.

Feature cPanel DirectAdmin
Overselling (Reseller) Yes Yes
2Factor Authentication (Shared & Reseller) Yes Yes
Softaculous (Shared & Reseller) Yes Yes
Whitelabel (Shared & Reseller) Yes Yes
Jetbackup (Shared & Reseller) Yes Coming Soon
AutoSSL (Shared & Reseller) Yes Yes
Reseller accounts Yes Yes
PHP version selector Yes Yes
SSH Access (limited ssh access per account) Yes Yes
CloudLinux LVE (resource limitations) Yes Yes
PHP Modules Yes Yes
phpMyAdmin Yes Yes
WebMail (Roundcube) Yes Yes

Reseller Accounts

Feature cPanel DirectAdmin
Overselling Yes Yes
Package Creation Yes Yes
Softaculous Yes Yes
Jetbackup Yes Coming Soon
AutoSSL Yes Yes
PHP version selector Yes Yes
SSH Access Yes Yes
CloudLinux LVE (resource limitations) Yes Yes
PHP Modules Selector Yes Yes
EMail Accounts Yes Yes
SpamAssassin Yes Yes
User welcome message(Reseller) No Yes
Notification to all user(Reseller) No Yes
IP management Yes Yes
Manage backup Yes Yes
Skin manager No Yes
Customize Evolution Skin No Yes
File manager Yes Yes

Shared Hosting Accounts

Feature cPanel DirectAdmin
Softaculous Yes Yes
Jetbackup Yes Coming Soon
AutoSSL Yes Yes
PHP version selector Yes Yes
SSH Access Yes Yes
CloudLinux LVE (resource limitations) Yes Yes
PHP Modules Selector Yes Yes
EMail Accounts Yes Yes
SpamAssassin Yes Yes
FTP management yes Yes
Vacation message No Yes
Auto Responder Yes Yes
PHPMyAdmin Yes Yes
WebMail (Roundcube) Yes Yes
Password protect directories Yes Yes

Admin Side

On the admin side we have the much needed feature of moving users between resellers which will help us help users who have multiple reseller accounts as well,

Feature cPanel DirectAdmin
Move Users Between Resellers No Yes