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Web control

Install and manage your own servers

Pterodactyl® is a free, open-source game server management panel built with PHP, React, and Go. Designed with security in mind, Pterodactyl runs all game servers in isolated Docker containers while exposing a beautiful and intuitive UI to end users.

We don’t settle for less. Game servers are a first class citizen on our platform.

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Supported games

Huge list...

Pterodactyl supports a wide variety of games by utilizing Docker containers to isolate each instance. This gives you the power to run game servers without bloating machines with a host of additional dependencies.
Some of the core supported games include:

Minecraft — including Paper, Sponge, Bungeecord, Waterfall, and more
Team Fortress 2
Counter Strike: Global Offensive
Garry's Mod
ARK: Survival Evolved

In addition to the standard nest of supported games, the community is constantly pushing the limits of this software and there are plenty more games available provided by the community. Some of these games include:

San Andreas: MP
Pocketmine MP
Discord ATLBot, and most other Node.js/Python discord bots
and many more...

Security first

Security is a first-class citizen on this platform with bcrypt hashing, AES-256-CBC encryption, and HTTPS support out of the box.

Docker to the core

All servers run in isolated Docker containers that limit attack vectors, provide strict resource limits, and provide environments tailored to each specific game.

User friendly

Save the furious clicking and screaming for Overwatch. Pterodactyl's interface is designed so well even Hanzo can use it.

Modern tooling

Built on a modern stack utilizing the best design practices that make it easy to jump in and make modifications.



Some screenshots of the web interface of the control panel

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