Software Versions - Windows

Windows Dedicated Server Software

To see a list of what is included with your Windows dedicated plan, visit our order page. You can see the main features there, and you can click the "Compare All Dedicated Servers" link to see even more programs.

Alternatively, you can view software on our Windows Shared Hosting Services.

Here is a list of some of the features available for Windows dedicated servers, but not necessarily included with your purchase:

Operating System Windows Server 2016
Control Panel Plesk Onyx
Remote Desktop Enabled (2 concurrent connections)
Firewall Advanced Windows Firewall
Custom IPsec Security Policy
Web Server Microsoft IIS 10.0
SQL Server MySQL Server 5.7
Microsoft Access Database Support
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express
Note: Microsoft SQL Server can be upgraded to the following editions:
MSSQL 2014 Web Edition - $25/month
MSSQL 2014 Standard Edition - $325/month
MSSQL 2014 Enterprise Edition - $1025/month
Please contact us via phone or Live Chat if you would like to upgrade.
SQL Admin phpMyAdmin 4.7.8
DNS Server Windows DNS Server
* BIND DNS Server 9.10.2
FTP Server Microsoft FTP Service 10.0
Mail Server SmarterMail Server 16
* MailEnable 8.x
Note: Limit of 250 Users for SmarterMail. Upgrades available.
Web Mail SmarterMail Web Client 16
* Horde 3.3.10
* MailEnable Web Client 8.x
Web Statistics AWStats 7.7, Webalizer v2.23-08
* SmarterStats 11.x
Web Scripting Classic ASP 10.0, SSI 10.0, ASP.Net 3.5, 4.6.2
** Perl 5.20.2 (built for MSWin32-x86-multi-thread)
* PHP 5.2.17, 5.3.29, 5.4.45, 5.5.38, 5.6.36, 7.0.30, 7.1.19, 7.2.7, ** Python 3.4.3
** ColdFusion (Unsupported)
Java * JDK 8 (Unsupported)
* Apache Tomcat 9.0.x (Unsupported)
Backup Server Plesk Scheduled Backup Services
Windows Backup Service

* Features available upon request with free installation. License is not provided.
** Requires a one-time installation fee. License is not provided.


Note: Windows Server 2003 is no longer supported by HostGator due to security reasons.