External MySQL connections on our cPanel servers

Although there is “possibility” to allow external MySQL client connections to hostingaccounts under our cPanel server services, those are blocked on server level by default! However there is workaround to still use external connections for MySQL:

Free Comodo AutoSSL certificates on cPanel servers

Some customers have asked about any free SSL service provider possibility on cPanel servers/accounts There is free Comodo AutoSSL possibility on all our cPanel servers (which is also auto-activated upon adding new domain/account to server). What differs from DirectAdmin packages is that on cPanel servers there is no more need for separate private_html folder for […]

phpMyAdmin and cPanel servers

Couple of customers have asked us of any possibilities to use phpmyadmin on cPanel servers to give access to their webmasters to MySQL databases. Such possibilities are:

How to install composer on Your shared webhosting account?

Some customers have asked how/if composer can be used on their shared webhosting accounts. Yes – it is possible:

DomPDF addon and Error 500

During last weekend automatic system software/security update – among other patches/updates there was also libxml update. Starting from beginning of this week – couple of customers have reported that DomPDF addon they are using, is generating “500 – Server Error”. However, this is not a server error but a bug (feature) in DomPDF code/functionality. There […]

User level E-Mail account managent – vacation message and password

Due to high demand, we have added additional plugin to DirectAdmin to enable E-Mail users to add vacation messages and change passwords.

Massive spambot activity on Your websites feedback/registration forms?

In last years, we have seen many spam attempts on older CMS (Content Management Systems) (where during “attack”/spam spree, automated spambots will generate up to 5000 spam e-mails) Statistically most vulnerable are old and not updated WordPress and Joomla (2.5 and lower) CMS’es. What to do if/when Your website is used for spamming:

Google authenticator and secure 2 factor authentication on our DirectAdmin servers

For a while now 2Fa (2 factor authentication) feature has been enabled on our shared webhosting servers. What to do to enable it on Your DirectAdmin useraccount:

LetsEncrypt (Public BETA) sertificates on our servers / how to use

Many of our customers have requested for LetsEncrypt free SSL certificates support to their accounts. Now we have activated this feature on all of our shared web-hosting servers!

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Faster PHP +opCache

Since some customers have found that our servers have been slower in some cases compared to some other providers and according to customer’s feedback and wishes, we took the decision to change the mod_php to php-fcgi (PHPFastCGI). We have also implemented Zend’i opcode cache module.

FTP connection limit / Large files over FTP / FileZilla / ECONNREFUSED

1. FTP connection limit 2. FileZilla – Large files over FTP 3. FileZilla – ECONNREFUSED error 1. FTP FTP connection limit From additional security features FTP connections to server from one IP are limited to 10 oer IP Most FTP programs can manage connections themselves correctly, however FileZilla can not On current case there must […]

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PHP versions and updates on DirectAdmin servers

Post added: September 18, 2014. Post updated: January 8, 2015 September 13, 2016 April 24, 2018 – This post/article applies only for DirectAdmin servers! (This post will be auto-updated upon new info) – Starting September 12, 2016 – PHP7 is available on all our servers and user-accounts! NB! PHP7 still lacks Zend and ionCube support! […]

Change of PHP version in DirectAdmin

Starting September 13th it is possible to choose between two different versions of PHP. If the account has more than one domain, it is possible to assign different versions to each domain. Supported versions are PHP 5.3 and PHP 5.5 1. Select Domain Setup, if your account has one domain (Figure 1) or the Domain […]

Security warning on DirectAdmin page?

Many customers have asked that when they arrive on DirectAdmin login page (https://212.47.208.XXX:2222 or https://yourdomain.com:2222 ) They receive a security certificate warning. Why is this

Malware and suspending customer accounts

Starting May 22nd 2014 will Radicenter close without prior notice those domains/websites/user accounts,  where owner has not responded to the malware warning information and/or whose pages contain dangerous malware (malware danger is decided by Radicenter). This measure is to ensure customer accounts security and to avoid possible future problems. Reason for this is: – Prevent […]

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