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| 11:49:2104.07.2016
If Dovecot update/build with custombuild fails with an error: "sha1.h:80: error: static or type qualifiers in abstract declarator", here is a how to fix it.
| 00:36:4401.07.2016
It was noticed that caching does not work in NGINX if to try and enable it on a Directadmin server when using NGINX+Apache scheme. Here you can learn why...
| 14:31:5816.05.2016
If Apache or nginx does not start after Let's Encrypt cert renewal, and you see an error "certificate routines: X509_check_private_key:key values mismatch)" with nginx, here is a solution.
| 20:09:0405.05.2016
If System Backup on your Directadmin server fails to upload to a remote storage via SCP, and you are sure that RSA/DSA key is fine and there is not issue with connectivity, then here is a possible reason and a solution. 
| 13:25:0129.03.2016
As of today Keep-Alive is disabled in nginx configs when using it as a reverse proxy in front of Apache, both installed with Custombuild 2.0 on Directadmin server. Here you can learn how to safely enable it.
| 12:39:5322.02.2016
We are glad to share a new great feature that appeared in Directadmin since 1.5 version that was released a day ago. With this you can install an absolutely free SSL certificate from Let's Encrypt. Have fun with this.
| 20:26:4817.02.2016
Want to have nginx_mainline installed on your server to gain from using HTTP/2, here are instructions on how to install it manually or with a simple bash script.
| 11:52:2611.02.2016
Directadmin since the version 1.431 allows to have two versions of PHP and a every user on such a server can change a PHP version per domain.
| 23:56:4513.01.2016
If previously disk quotas were disabled on a Directadmin server at the system level, i.e. partitions were mounted without quotas. And once you enabled disk quotas you need to ensure an upper disk usage limits are enforced.
| 22:48:0213.01.2016
It is possible to use directadmin without installing/using POP3/IMAP servers. It's Dovecot which adds support of POP3/IMAP on a Directadmin server. And here you can learn how to completely remove Dovecot from a Directadmin powered server.
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