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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.
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Want to install RainLoop on Directadmin server an easy way? We have a solution for you. Please check it here...
If you still run a server with CentOS 5.x and want to install PHP 7.x on the server with Directadmin and build process interrupts with an error "undefined reference to isfinite", here you can find a possible solution.

If emails on your Directadmin server stopped delivering to your users, and the error "550 Email blocked by" is reported, here is what you should do.

If you have a custom installation of cURL with support of HTTP/2 and the recent version 7.54.0 fails to built with the error: implicit declaration of function 'SSL_CTX_set_srp_username', here is how you can fix it.
Here you can find a guide on how to create a cronjob to use sa-learn to teach spamassassin for all existing users on your server with Directadmin. 
NGINX 1.13.0 mainline version has been released on 2017-04-25 with a support of TLSv1.3. And while we are waiting for an official release of OpenSSL 1.1.1 we prepared a guide on how to get NGINX as a reverse proxy working with TLS v1.3 on Directadmin server with custombuild 2.0.
Having 10-20-30... domains (and more) in ca.san_config is a challenge to get them verified at once. As it fails randomly with HTTP/500 error. Solved by giving a chance to re-try...
If Directadmin fails to write customization into NGINX configs with an error "Unable to write customization" and details show "24: Too many open files" when checking its configuration. That happens due to nproc limit of Directadmin.
Installation of PECL extensions on a server with Directadmin is rather simple, but at the same time many users are confused with it. Here is a guide on how to make it in a easy way.
I have set up dmarc on the server. I am receiving daily reports from Yahoo and Hotmail with no problem. But email reports from Gmail from address: are frozen and rejected by the server.
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We are a team of professionals, and specialize in installation, configuring and managing of remote virtual and dedicated servers powered by Linux/Unix-like OS with DirectAdmin. We support various sets of software, including web-servers Apache, Nginx; internet domain name servers Bind, PowerDNS; mail-servers with POP3, IMAP and SMTP, FTP-servers, etc. After years of working through the most complex server challenges our team has gathered valuable expirience and universal solutions suitable for everyday tasks. We are here to lend you a helping hand and take care of your servers in order to let you have enough time to do more of what you love.

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