We at Hostslim always get a lot of questions on how to make website managing easier. We offer many solutions and one of these is Directadmin, for an affordable price it can make your life alot easier! How does it do that, you ask?
similar to other managing solutions Directadmin lets you administer your website and hosting options using a graphical, web-based interface. You can manage an unlimited number of websites, email accounts, etc. using a DirectAdmin control panel. DirectAdmin automates tasks so that web servers can be easily shared and give web site owners a way to quickly set-up and manage web sites. According to the DirectAdmin control panel site, DirectAdmin allows you to:
-Create and manage email addresses
-Create and manage FTP user accounts
-Manage FrontPage Extensions
-Create and manage subdomains
-Upload and manage file using a file manager
-Manage MySQL Databases
-Backup and restore site files and account data
-Set up error pages
-Set up directory password protection
-Install SSL certificates, set up cron jobs, and other advanced tools
Installation is also very easy to do yourself. The first thing you need is a license, at Hostslim you can get this for a very affordable price of 5 euro’s a month.
Next you are going to install the Directadmin package on your VPS.
Checkout the how to below:
Step 1: login as root and download the setup.sh file
Step 2: change permissions on the setup.sh file
chmod 755 setup.sh
Step 3: run the script
During the installation you will be prompted for a client ID number, license ID number, and hostname. If you orderderd the license from Hostslim we will send you this information.
After the installation you can access the control panel at:
http://ip.address:2222 — use the Admin username/password.
check https://www.directadmin.com/features_list.php for more information. Keep an eye out for this blog for more interesting info and how to’s.