ISPConfig 3.2 Beta 1 Released

ISPConfig 3.2 is the next generation of our hosting control panel. Today we publish the
first beta version (pre-release) of ISPConfig 3.2 for testing. We do not recommend updating
production systems to the beta version.

The final release is currently planned for October 1st.

What’s new?

The new version comes with a lot of new features and bug fixes. Here are a few highlights:

– Added support for CentOS 8 and Ubuntu 20.04
– Made a lot of strings translatable and added some translations applied by new translations

– Terminated TLSv1 and TLSv1.1 support
– Dropdowns for domains are not prefilled anymore
– Client protection (also known as admin protection) can now be disabled under System -> Main config

– Welcome Emails for clients can be disabled now.

– HTTP/2 will be enabled for all websites if your software supports it
– When a directive snippet is changed under System -> Directive Snippets, all sites using the snippet will be updated
– A lot of new backup functions:
– New backup formats for web files and database: TAR, RAR, 7z, zip
– Backups can be encrypted
– You can run a backup manually from the interface

– The autoresponder start and stop dates are now optional
– You can configure a purge for emails in the junk and trash folders that are older than X days
– Move spam emails to junk is now enabled by default for new mailboxes
– A lot of functions from the mailbox settings are now available for email users as well.

– Algorithm 13 is the new default for signing zones. To migrate your existing signed zones, see:
– Renamed the CAA record for Comodo to “Sectigo / Comodo CA”
– New record types: SSHFP and DNAME
– CAA, SSHFP, and DNAME records can now be added through the API

– We merged the “Password and Language” and “Interface” tab

– Fixed the layout of the language editor
– Added SSL support for the apps virtual host

Fixed security issues:
– Restricted symlink use to the owner of the webroot (for Nginx users).
– Disabled automatic indexing for Apache sites.
– Fixed an issue where resellers were able to create clients with more rights than themself.

Plus many smaller changes and improvements under the hood.

You can see the full changelog here:

Known issues

Please take a look at the bug tracker:[]=Bug

You can report bugs at

Supported Linux Distributions

– Debian 9 – 10 and Debian testing (recommended)
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS – 20.04 LTS (recommended)
– OpenSuSE 11 – 13.2
– CentOS 7 – 8
– Fedora 9 – 15

Download ISPConfig 3.2 Beta

The installation instructions for ISPConfig can be found here:

How can I update to the 3.2 Beta version?

Run the following commands as root user on your ISPConfig server.

cd /tmp
tar xvfz ISPConfig-3.2b1.tar.gz
cd ispconfig3_install/install
php -q update.php