DotNetPanel important news
We are excited to announce that SMB SAAS Systems Inc. has revised the DotNetPanel codebase and posted that new code under the new name “WebsitePanel” to CodePlex as an open source project:
WebsitePanel is a line-of-business application and we recognize the benefits of using an open source development model as a more agile and flexible way to meet the growing needs of the web hosting community.
This will enable the hosting and development community to directly contribute to the future of the project, ensuring WebsitePanel’s continued development as an affordable and scalable control panel for Microsoft Windows hosting.
With this change, software developers and hosting providers can now easily integrate WebsitePanel directly into their own offerings and extend the functionality and features to meet their customers’ Windows hosting needs.
For current DotNetPanel customers SMB SAAS Systems Inc. will be providing free community support for a limited time. Future new versions and product updates (including enterprise modules) and bug fixes will be available at no cost to all customers via the WebsitePanel open source project.
We encourage all our customers to move to the WebsitePanel, which will continue to be supported, and participate in WebsitePanel project at SourceForge.NET.
We enjoy working with you and look forward to seeing WebsitePanel continue to grow!
CEO and President
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will you provide upgrade path from DotNetPanel to WebsitePanel?
A: Yes, WebsitePanel update will be available soon. Upgrade to WebsitePanel 1.0 will be provided for the latest DotNetPanel 2.8.14 build.
Q: Will you continue development of DotNetPanel?
A: The last build of DotNetPanel is 2.8.14. Before upgrade to WebsitePanel 1.0 is available we will release few DotNetPanel builds with minor bug fixes if required. All new features will be implemented in WebsitePanel.
Q: I have Enterprise Solution quote/proposal from DotNetPanel. Is it still valid?
A: Please consider all quotes/proposals from us as expired.
Q: I'm currently trialing Enterprise Solution. What's going to happen with my trial?
A: All trial DotNetPanel installations will be honored and remain active. Please continue using DotNetPanel until upgrade to WebsitePanel is available.
Q: I have DotNetPanel licenses under my account. Are they still valid?
A: Yes, all existing DotNetPanel licenses will be honored.
Q: Will DotNetPanel work without licenses now?
A: Without proper licenses DotNetPanel will work in Express mode, however WebsitePanel does not require any paid licenses, and is available under a free BSD license.
During transition period we will be providing free community support to all our customers via e-mail and forums.
The following support resources are available:
Q: I have unused support tickets under my account. Can I use them to get support?
A: During transition period you can submit support ticket and our support team will be serving your request with higher priority. When transition period is over all unused support tickets will expire.
Q: Can I purchase a new support ticket?
A: Support tickets are no longer offered for sale.