Helm 4 Control Panel Features

Helm 4 is the most advanced Windows based Control Panel on the market offer users a simple interface to control every aspect of their hosting service.

Originally developed by Webhost Automation Ltd in the UK Helm 4 was the successor the popular Helm 3 Control Panel which was the first truly multi-server Windows Control Panel released. In Decemeber 2007 Parallels purchased Webhost Automation Ltd and added Helm to its product line up.

Parallels Helm 4 offers users quick access to the various features and options required to run their websites successfully. Some of the features available to each user are

Helm 4 Control Panel Domain Features
  • Manage FTP Accounts
  • Use Helm's File Manager to manage website content online
  • Create and Manage Virtual Directories
  • Secure website folders
  • Add/Remove Domain Aliases and Sub-Domains
  • Add/Remove Databases and Database users MySQL or MSSQL
  • Manage DNS Zone records
  • Manage MIME types
  • Manage Custom Error Pages
  • Manage IIS Default Documents
  • Domain Forwarding
  • Backup and Restore Website Files or Databases
  • Enable / Disable .NET
  • Enable / Disable PHP, Perl, Python, ASP Classic
  • Set Anonymous User Permissions using the DWebs ACL Manager

Helm 4 Control Panel Home PageEvery time you Login to Helm 4 you are presented with a simple interface giving you access to the main sections of your account including Billing, Account Settings, Packages and Domains.

Helm 4's modular architecture allows updates to be issued quickly and efficiently. Plus Helm 4's unique development architecture allows Helm to be extended with more features which are not included directly from Parallels. This allows Helm 4 to be expanded to fit every hosts needs. DWebs Ltd, 2008Hosting’s parent company has various developments under way to give users more functionality to their hosting service.