Getting Started

Getting Started

Getting Started This document provides information about domain names, editing HTML, and accessing the control panel. It serves as a basic introduction to web hosting and is intended for beginners. Experienced users may skip this document, except for the section … Continued
Uploading To Your Site

Uploading To Your Site

Upload This section covers uploading via FTP, DirectAdmin’s file manager and SSH. You may upload using one or several of these methods. Directory Structure At the root of your account you w´ll find a number of directories. /.php /maildir /backups … Continued
E-Mail

E-Mail

E-Mail This section covers creating e-mail accounts, setting a catch-all address, mail forwarding, autoresponders, vacation messages, spamassasin, Spamfilters and MX records. Creating E-Mail Accounts From the main User menu, navigate to E-mail Manager → select the “E-mail Accounts” link. You … Continued
(Sub)Domains

(Sub)Domains

Creating Domains From the main User Menu, Account Manager → select the “Domain Setup” link. You will see a page that looks like this: Navigate to “Add New” and click on it. Here fill in the (new) domain you want … Continued
Databases

Databases

MySQL Management This document provides information about MySQL databases. Topics include creating databases, removing databases, adding users to a database, changing database passwords, and setting up your database with scripts. DirectAdmin makes database management easy for those people who don’t … Continued
Site Summary / Statistics / Logs

Site Summary / Statistics / Logs

Site Summary / Statistics / Logs This document provides information about Site Summary, Statistics & Logs. Topics include checking disk space and bandwidth, accessing system logs, viewing account information, and getting information about visitors through Webalizer or AWstats. Checking Disk … Continued
File Manager

File Manager

File Manager This section covers uploading via File Manager. You may upload using several other methods, such as FTP. Uploading With DirectAdmin’s File Manager 1. From the main menu, navigate to System Info & Files → select the “File Manager” … Continued
DNS Settings

DNS Settings

DNS Settings From the main User menu, navigate to Account Manager → select the “DNS Management” link. You will see a page that looks like this: The DNS Management allows you to modify the DNS settings of any domain name … Continued
Backup/Restore

Backup/Restore

Backup This section covers choosing what to save, creating backups, storing backups, and restoring your website from a backup. We suggest that larger sites backup their data at least once weekly, while email & Databases should back up every day. … Continued
Certificate installation (SSL)

Certificate installation (SSL)

Certificate installation (SSL) This section covers certificate installation requirements, how to: – Use the server’s certificate – Create your own self signed certificate – Create A Certificate Request – Create Free & automatic certificate from Let’s Encrypt – Paste a … Continued