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 Convert cPanel accounts to DirectAdmin

As of version 1.57.4 of DirectAdmin, native conversion and restoration of cPanel user accounts is included using the standard admin backup GUI function found in DirectAdmin.   To restore cPanel backups Admin access is required in...


 Enable SNI on a DirectAdmin based server

  Server Name Indication (SNI) is an extension of SSL and TLS which indicates which host name the client wishes to establish a connection with at the start of the handshaking process. This enables the server to present several...


 Installation CSF Firewall on CentOS

The guide below is applicable to systems running CentOS5, CentOS 6 and CentOS 7. The ConfigServer Security & Firewall is a popular open source Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, Login/Intrusion Detection and Security...


 Installation Clam Anti Virus (ClamAV) on DirectAdmin / CentOS

Clam AntiVirus is a popular open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed for e-mail scanning on mail gateways. It provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and it can detect Trojan horses,...


 Installation of Directadmin on CentOS

In this guide I will be explaining how to install DirectAdmin on a clean installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS 5, 6 and 7, Debian, Ubuntu or FreeBSD. The procedure is exactly the same on all three operating systems and with...


 Installation of SpamAssassin on DirectAdmin

In this guide I will be explaining how to install and configure SpamAssasin on a Direct Admin based server running CentOS. SpamAssasin is used for e-mail spam filtering based on content-matching rules. SpamAssassin uses a variety of...