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DirectAdmin change IP problems

Q: I had to re-IP a server, as transferring to a new carrier. Followed the DA instructions to convert to new server IP. No errors were noted. When gone into admin found that the old IPs where still in DA and cannot delete them. Also the new server IP was […]

Server Securing

Securing Your Server Below given are some of the steps that can be used to secure your server. Disable identification output for Apache To disable the version output for proftp, SSH into server and login as root. At command prompt type: pico /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf Scroll (way) down and change the following […]

Migrate a DirectAdmin Server to a new DirectAdmin Server

One day my client asked me to migrate a Direct Admin Server to NEW server with improved hardware. He wants this migration with minimum down time. Below are the steps which I did for this migration. 01. Check the current versions of Apache, PHP and MySQL and then number of […]

Setting up mail.domain.com as default for new domains on directadmin.

1) You’ll need to setup the virtualhost for apache. This can be accomplished by adding a 2nd virtualhost along side the domains main one. cd /usr/local/directadmin/data/templates cp virtual_host.conf custom cd custom You’ll need to edit the newly copied virtual_host.conf (or virtual_host2.conf if you’re using apache 2) file and make the […]

HOW-TO: SFTP support in ProFTPD

DA comes with support for ProFTPD mod_tls however there are several problems with mod_tls. 1) It only encrypts the control channel of FTP, leaving the actual data transferred still in clear text. 2) That also causes problems with FTP traversal of firewalls since the firewall can’t see which ports are […]