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How to install Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate In Direct Admin

To install Let’s Encrypt SSL, follow below steps : 1 . First, we need to make sure that “Secure SSL”  is enabled for the domain. To enable it, click “Domain Setup” 2. Click the domain you want to enable “Secure SSL”. 3. Tick “Secure SSL” to enable it. 4. Proceed to User home page, then click “SSL Certificates” 5. Follow […]

Generating a CSR with Direct Admin Control Panel

Follow the instructions below and copy and paste your CSR in the enrollment form at Networking4all. 1. First logon as user  ‘admin’ 2. Modify the  ‘Access Level’ from ‘Admin Level’ to ‘User Level’, by clicking in the Access Level menu on the right onUser Level . Click underneath  Advanced Features on SSL Certificates.3. Select the option ‘Create a Certificate Request‘ […]

Block IP address at Directadmin using block_ip.sh

This tutorial will show you how to block IP address from DirectAdmin control panel. This guide is only for Centos 6 Please be informed that DirectAdmin do not support this implementation, you will need to at your own risk. It is better to backup anything first. 1 – Replace IPTables script as follow [root ~]# […]

Directadmin hostname is setup improperly on your system

This is e-mail notification to warn you that your hostname is setup improperly on your system . If you are getting this email from Directadmin everyday, it means that the hostname is not properly setup. Here are the steps to fix the issue so you wont receive the email again. 1 – Login Directadmin as […]

Why I keep getting a notifications for brute force attacks from Directadmin

What is brute force attack? Brute force attack is a method to discover a password by systematically trying every possible combination of letters, symbols and numbers until it found the correct combination that works. Brute force is not something that can be stop completely, but with some counter measures taken such as enabling captcha, brute […]

Create Directadmin Reseller and User level Account

1 – Login to your Directadmin ‘admin’ account 2 – To create a ‘reseller’ account, you will need to create the package first. Go to Manage Reseller Packages 3 – Add Package 4 – You can put all ‘unlimited’ and any name for this package. Example below newpackage and click Save 5 – Then, back […]

How to install Linux Malware Dectect on CentOS.

Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for Linux released under the GNU GPLv2 license, that is designed around the threats faced in shared hosted environments. It uses threat data from network edge intrusion detection systems to extract malware that is actively being used in attacks and generates signatures for detection. In addition, threat […]

Directadmin : How to create Administrator

If you would like to have second admin to manage your resellers and users, you can create them ONLY by accessing DirectAdmin with admin privileges. After login – click on List Administrators On next screen, you’ll see list of current’s admin. To create new admin, click on Create Admin. Next, you’ll need to fill in […]

How to change mysql ‘da_admin’ user password

1)   Login to mysql server using current ‘da_admin’ type the following command  at shell prompt: Use mysql database(type command at mysql> prompt):          mysql> use mysql;  Change password for user da_admin, enter:          mysql> update user set password=PASSWORD(“NEWPASSWD”) where User=’da_admin’; Finally, reload the privilegies with: mysql> flush privileges; mysql> quit; After that, we need to […]