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  • Adding a user for an existing database (DirectAdmin)

    Often on hosting it becomes necessary to add an additional user for an existing database. To do this, open the DirectAdmin hosting control panel. Place the cursor over the first menu item Account Mana...

  • How to change the rights to folders and files through the file manager

    Why you should set the correct rights to files and folders discussed in the article Access rights to files and folders on hosting. In this article, we will look at how to change them in the hosting pa...

  • "Catch-All email" function (DirectAdmin)

    What if others are trying to send emails to non-existent mailboxes and you don't want to miss an important notification? In this case, the Catch-All email function will help: it allows such letters to...

  • Dedicated IP address on the hosting

    In addition to hosting services for sites, we provide the ability to order a dedicated IP address. In this article we will consider why you need it and what are the benefits of using it. By default, a...

  • Exporting a hosted database with DirectAdmin

    Exporting a hosted database with DirectAdmin is quite simple (it only takes three steps). First, go to the hosting panel, where in the Account Manager section, select MySQL Management. Next, select wh...

  • How to reassign main domain on hosting in Direct Admin

    There are times when we no longer need one domain on a hosting account with several sites, and we want to delete it. When this domain for such a site is additional, there are no difficulties here. But...

  • 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...