What is the difference between managed and unmanaged dedicated server hosting?

4 Answers

  • 2 weeks ago


    Managed : Server provider will take care of OS installation, security patches, backups etc.

    Unmanaged: You just get a server and you have to install, manage everything from OS to everything.

  • 4 weeks ago

    On a managed dedicated server plan, the hosting company can decide to replace all components and take care of the entire infrastructure. However, on an unmanaged dedicated server, the web host is no longer responsible with maintaining the control panel, nor for security vulnerabilities installed by the client.

  • Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    you need to ask the provider, but typically they offer more options, such as backups, multiple servers for speed/fallback, and other such niceties.

  • 4 weeks ago

    This varies by web hosting company. Read their documentation to see what services that includes.

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