DirectAdmin is one of the leading
web hosting control panel solutions for UNIX platforms.
DirectAdmin comprises of end user, reseller and admin interfaces, allowing complete operation of
web hosting account set-up and administration.
Demo of the end user web interface: login: demo_user, password: demo
Demo of the reseller web interface: login: demo_reseller, password: demo
Demo of the admin web interface: login: demo_admin, password: demo
Third party DirectAdmin products such as the Installatron
auto-installer can add additional end user functionality for CGI/PHP script/application installation.
Rack Sense are an authorised reseller with JBMC Software for the DirectAdmin product.
DirectAdmin will run on FreeBSD, Debian, CentOS, Redhat ES and Fedora distributions.
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DirectAdmin end user interface features and screenshots:
|E-Mail Menu. Users can create POP3 accounts, catch-all e-mail addresses, forwarders,
mailing lists, autoresponders, and webmail. Filters allow users to block mail by domain, keyword,
and size. Adult Filter is also available.
FTP Menu. Users can create FTP accounts and set directory permissions for each account.
Anonymous FTP is also supported.
DNS Menu. Users can can add and remove records, change MX settings, and anything else that
goes with full DNS control.
Statistics Menu. Users have available every possible statistic about their account. More
advanced options and Webalizer are also included.
FrontPage Extensions. Users can enable or disable Microsoft FrontPage Extensions at any
time with the click of a button.
Subdomains Menu. Users can list, create, delete, and get statistics on subdomains.
File Manager. A user-friendly and fast alternative to FTP. Includes every feature needed
to build and maintain a web site.
MySQL Databases. Users can easily create, modify, and delete MySQL databases from this menu.
Site Backup. Using this powerful tool, users can backup and restore only what they want to.
For example, account data but not web site files.
Error Pages. Users can create custom messages and outputs for 401, 403, 404, and 500 error codes.
Directory Password Protection. Users can password protect any directory with a username and
Advanced Tools. Users can install SSL certificates, view sever information and installed perl
modules, set cron jobs, mime types, and apache handlers, and enable site redirection and domain pointers.
DirectAdmin reseller interface features and screenshots:
|Create / List / Modify Accounts. Account creation, listing, modification, and deletion
is done quickly and easily.
User Packages. Resellers can create predefined account packages using this feature.
When creating an account, the reseller simply chooses a package instead of manually setting
each account feature.
Reseller Statistics. Resellers are provided with a complete overview of their total usage.
Resellers may also sort data by users to quickly assess the overall situation.
Message All Users. Resellers can quickly send a message to all their customers by using
DirectAdmin's built in ticket support system.
Import / Manage Skins. With this menu option, resellers can quickly import and apply new
skins with the click of a button.
IP Assignment. Resellers can allocate IP address to their customers by using this menu
System / Services Information. By clicking this feature, resellers have instant access
to server status and system information.
Name Servers. Resellers can create personalized nameservers for their customers from
DirectAdmin admin interface features and screenshots:
|Create / Modify Admins and Resellers. Admins can create resellers or extra admins quickly and
easily with this feature.
Reseller Packages. Admins can create predefined account packages using this feature.
When creating an account, the admin simply chooses a package instead of manually setting each
Show All Users. This feature allows the admin to quickly view every single account on
the system and sort this list in various ways.
DNS Administration. This feature allows the admin to create, modify, or delete any DNS
records on the server.
IP Manager. This is where the admin sets the IP address available to the server. The
admin can also allocate IP address to resellers from this menu.
System / Services Info. The admin can view, stop, start, and restart services from
Complete Usage Statistics. This feature provides the admin with a complete overview
of system usage. Exact input and output from the server's Ethernet card is also monitored.
Licensing / Updates. The admin can view his or her license status and download the
latest DirectAdmin security and software upgrades from this menu.
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