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| 14:44:3106.03.2018
If you want to have the latest version of NGINX installed on your server with Directadmin here is what you can do about it.
| 14:20:2301.03.2018
CloudFlare reported in their blog-post about a big increase in an obscure amplification attack vector - using the memcached protocol, coming from UDP port 11211. Here we will provide details on how to protect your server with Directadmin.
| 16:58:5720.02.2018
Should you get an error in Roundcube "SMTP Error (-1): Connection to server failed" when trying to send emails check our case as yours might be the same. Here we will suggest a solution which worked for us.
| 17:06:4415.02.2018
If Directadmin fails to create users on a remote or locally installed MySQL 5.7+ with an error "Unable to add access host: Details Error executing query: Unknown column 'password' in 'field list'" here is a solution for the case.
| 10:16:0306.02.2018

If you receive this alert: "ALERT: exim paniclog /var/log/exim/paniclog has non-zero size, mail system possibly broken" after you upgraded Directadmin version, here we will let you know why it happens.

| 12:39:1523.01.2018
If directadmin with custombuild fail to build or update a service and the error "cannot run C compiled programs" is dropped, here we suggest one of the possible solutions.
| 12:11:5611.01.2018
When trying to install a PECL extension for PHP with name memcached a configure process ends with an error "no, libmemcached sasl support is not enabled. Run configure with --disable-memcached-sasl to disable this check", here you will know why it happens and how to deal with it.
| 13:50:0508.01.2018
While installing new sudo instructions we faced an error: "sudo: no valid sudoers sources found, quitting". Here is a fix which worked in our case.
| 16:11:1807.01.2018
If you want to use Gmail/HotMail/OutLook/other external mail service for your domain which is hosted on a Directadmin server you should disable "Local Mail Server" option for it.
| 11:53:2821.12.2017
Google's reCaptcha installed as a plugin for Roundcube is a good way to protect your server against brute-force attacks on a webmail. Here you can find a guide on how to enable it on Directadmin server.
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