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You can use it to: Host multiple types of websites (blogs, shopping carts) Host a mail server with zero problems sending/receiving from the Google. Have customized backups to a remote server Use your second instance as a slave DNS server Use CSF firewall, which is integrated (as a plugin) See More
When you create your first "client" they are given a system user name but this name doesn't appear when using the command line. Instead they are called client1, then client2... etc. When you add a domain to any client then it gets its own user as well but the first web site gets web1, then web2... etc. This becomes incredibly confusing very quickly and creates lots of gotchas. See More
When I started using CWP, I hated that much of the code is obfuscated (ioncube) and that integrity checks overwrite some conf changes. I would have marked that as a CON, however, now I like that it's difficult to break the basics. I let the CWP team ensure its integrity and reliablity and still have enough flexibity to personalise the server a little. See More