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Hosting: starting guide (DirectAdmin)

  • How to change domain name for your site in Direct Admin

    Sometimes, when installing and configuring a site, we try it on a test domain. Upon completion of all checks, we need to change the domain name for our site to the original one. For this: 1. Go to the...

  • How to connect to hosting using SSH protocol?

    To work with a hosting account through the terminal, you need access via the SSH protocol. On a hosting with DirectAdmin panel, SSH access is opened by default. For that you will need a login and pass...

  • How to delete emails if memory limit is exceeded on hosting with DirectAdmin panel?

    Sometimes there are situations when the memory limit on the hosting is exceeded and you have made a decision to delete emails. In such a situation, deleting letters is performed using the file manager...

  • Additional FTP Accounts

    If you want to share access to your hosting for file uploads, and there is no desire to give the main login/password from the hosting, you can create an additional FTP account just for this. To create...

  • How do I change the password from my domain's email account?

    Sometimes employees of companies forget the current password from e-mail and there is a need to change it. This article will describe how you can do this. First, go to the DirectAdmin hosting panel an...

  • How to change the password for the hosting panel?

    Sometimes it becomes necessary to change the password to access the hosting panel. The main reasons for changing the password can be a restoring the hosting from a backup or if your current password w...

  • How to setup the redirection to HTTPS protocol in the hosting panel?

    After installing the SSL certificate on the hosting, you need to configure the site redirection from HTTP to HTTPS. This can be done in three ways: write special directives in the .htaccess file, set ...

  • How to start using phpMyAdmin

    phpMyAdmin is one of the most popular and common web-interfaces for working with the MySQL/MariaDB databases. It is installed in the DirectAdmin hosting panel.To access phpMyAdmin you need to: Open th...

  • Как управлять расширениями PHP в DirectAdmin

    Иногда возникает необходимость проверить какие расширения PHP доступны для той или иной версии PHP на хостинге, проверить какие из них включены или наоборот неактивны. Для начала откройте панель управ...

  • Adding DKIM and SPF records for Direct Admin mailboxes

    When you use domain mail, it is important that not only emails are received and sent, but also that they do not go into spam at the recipients' server. There are two DNS records that can help: SPF and...