ISPConfig 3.1 RC 1 released for testing

What’s new in ISPConfig 3.1

ISPConfig 3.1 is the next generation of the ISPConfig hosting control panel with a completely renovated UI and a lot of new features. Here a few highlights:

  • New responsive User Interface based on the Bootstrap framework. The interface is responsive now which makes it easy to use ISPConfig on mobile devices.
  • Dkim support. Digital Signing of email’s with Dkim is now integrated.
  • DNSSEC support for creating signed DNS zones.
  • Let’s encrypt support. Create free SSL certificates with Let’s encrypt directly from within ISPConfig.
  • Management of XMPP Servers in ISPConfig.
  • Support for HHVM (Hip Hop Virtual Machine) as PHP engine.
  • Full PHP 7 support.
  • Support for Ubuntu 16.04.
  • New REST API (the SOAP API still exists).
  • Support for multiple default servers per client on multiserver installations.
  • Many small features, improvements, and bugfixes.  Please see changelog link below.


ispconfig_login       ispconfig_dashboard

Please note that this is a Release Candidate and not the final version, the RC1 which has been released for testing purposes, it is not intended for the installation on production systems.


  • When will the ISPConfig 3.1 final version be released?
    The final version will be released next week if no major issues were found in the RC1.
  • Will there be a new User Manual for ISPConfig 3.1?
    We are currently working on a new User manual für ISPConfig 3.1. The manual will be available for the Final release.
  • Will there be a new Billing Module for ISPCOnfig 3.1?
    A new Billing Module for ISPConfig 3.1 will be released when the ISPConfig 3.1 final is ready.


The software can be downloaded here:


Known Issues

Please take a look at the bug tracker:

BUG Reporting

Please report bugs to the ISPConfig bug tracking system:

Supported Linux Distributions

– Debian Etch (4.0) – Jessie (8.0) and Debian testing
– Ubuntu 7.10 – 16.04
– OpenSuSE 11 – 13.2
– CentOS 5.2 – 7
– Fedora 9 – 15


The installation instructions for ISPConfig can be found here:


To update existing ISPConfig 3 installations, run these commands in the shell:

cd /tmp
tar xvfz ISPConfig-3.1rc1.tar.gz
cd ispconfig3_install/install
php -q update.php