DirectAdmin Knowledge Base and Support

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DirectAdmin Knowledge Base

After years of working through the most complex Directadmin server challenges our team has gathered valuable experience and universal solutions, suitable for everyday tasks. Here we share some ideas on how to cope with some of them.
The latest publications

17.04.2020
At the moment of the publication DirectAdmin can install the following PHP extensions: gmp, ioncube, imagick, imap, opcache, phalcon, suhosin, xmlrpc, zend. The listed extensions can be installed server-wide for all PHP versions.
11.04.2020
The directive "disable_functions" allows to disable certain functions. It takes on a comma-delimited list of function names. DirectAdmin uses the directive for security purposes, and here is a way how to customise it.
19.03.2020
Why is that a bad idea to use whitelist_domains and whitelist_senders on DirectAdmin servers? Check the article to learn details.
17.03.2020
Should you need to install old and unsafe PHP 5.x on FreeBSD 12.x server with DirectAdmin here you can find a short guide on how to achieve it.
02.03.2020
The Custombuild script from DirectAdmin can be used to install a phalcon extension for PHP 7+.
20.02.2020
If PHP scripts running under an old version of the language fail to connect to SMTP server under Directadmin, and in logs can you see lines containing "TLS error on connection from hostname", here is a possible fix.
17.01.2020
DirectAdmin supports an application programming interface (API), which can be used for integration of your products or other 3rd party software with the control panel. Here we list all the possible API commands supported by DA.
21.11.2019
Delivery status notifications do not seem to work for us and I want to hide it in RoundCube interface. How can I do it?
01.11.2019
Fixing an error which one might face with CustomBuild 2, when running secure_php: Backslash found where operator expected at -e line 1, near "s##disable_functions = show_source, system, shell_exec, passthru, exec, phpinfo, popen, proc_open,ini_set#disable_functions \"
08.10.2019
If you want to install rspamd on CentOS 8 with DirectAdmin, here is a short guide on the matter.
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