Recent content by beansbaxter

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    Changing secure hostname for DA control panel

    Thank you, that worked great. I changed the hostname in Administrator Settings first, and then followed the steps again with the new hostname, and everything works good. Cheers!
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    SSL on

    The hostname you have chosen within DO is irrelevant. That error is most likely because you haven't set the DNS record for your hostname. Login to your registrar, or whatever service is responsible for managing your DNS records for the domain, and add a CNAME record of "server" and have it...
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    Changing secure hostname for DA control panel

    I currently have a secure hostname for accessing DA, following the steps here: I want to change the secure hostname for accessing DA. Is it safe to just repeat the same steps, with the new hostname, and everything will work ok? Thanks in advance.
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    SSL on

    This has worked great for me, follow these 2 steps:
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    Installing Memcached PHP Extension on CentOS 7

    After a fresh and clean DA install, I'm having difficulties installing the Memcached PHP Extension on CentOS 7. Here is the current output of php -v: PHP 7.2.23 (cli) (built: Sep 27 2019 09:01:27) ( NTS ) Copyright (c) 1997-2018 The PHP Group Zend Engine v3.2.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2018 Zend...
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    How to choose MariaDB and PHP versions for fresh DA install?

    When I install DA on a new server, I've done both ways - manual choosing the CustomBuild option in Setup, and the "auto" parameter for an easy DA setup. What are the steps to choose the specific versions of the software you want the first time you install DA? For example, I want to install...
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    Need help with MySQL configuration settings

    I am running a single website on a dedicated server, and the server load averages are always too high. I went from 2 CPU's to 4 CPU's and that helped some, but the server still maintains a high CPU load average and the memory usage stays very low. I don't want to throw more CPU's at the...
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    Anything I should do before resizing Disk, CPU, RAM on a live DA server?

    Is there anything I should be concerned about before I resize a virtual dedicated server running DirectAdmin? There are 2 scenarios: Resize the CPU and RAM only. Resize Disk, CPU, and RAM. Scenario 1 seems fairly straightforward, since you're just changing the CPU and RAM. But with scenario...
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    Missing perl module warning message with CSF and DA?

    I'm running CSF firewall with DA. It runs completely fine, but I notice this warning message: *WARNING* URLGET set to use LWP but perl module is not installed, reverting to HTTP::Tiny What perl module needs to be installed and will it cause any problems with DA? If I elect to do nothing, I'm...
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    Admin Backup Cron Jobs not running?

    In the Admin Backup/Transfer section, I've created a Backup Cron job to run daily at 3am, however the cron job is not running. In this same section under Create Backup, if I choose the "Now" option it will run the backup job successfully. But the cron job is not running at night. And if I...
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    How do I install DA without mod_security?

    I'm setting up some new servers and the problem I'm having is with mod_security, as I do not want it installed onto the server. I'm running CentOS 6.9 and am installing DA on a fresh, clean server. During the DA installation setup, I choose Option 1 for the latest CustomBuild. After DA is...
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    Rebooted and now DA won't work and server offline?

    Everything was working fine until I did a power cycle. I shutdown from the command line before powering the server off and back on again. And now I'm unable to access DA (IP:2222) and I cannot connect via SSH (operation times out) and no websites on the server are loading. I'm using a KVM...
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    How do I fix these Yum errors?

    Periodically, I update my server with the following commands: yum update yum yum update And now, these commands are no longer working. When I try either command, I receive the following error message: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Determining fastest mirrors YumRepo Error: All mirror URLs are...
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    ImageMagick vulnerabilities!

    Just read this article regarding ImageMagick's vulnerabilities. How to prevent the server/DirectAdmin from being compromised while we wait for a fix?
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    How to downgrade phpMyAdmin to work with php 5.4?

    Running: DA 1.50.0 Apache 2.4.18 php 5.4.45 When trying to run phpMyAdmin, I get the following error: PHP 5.5+ is required How can I downgrade phpMyAdmin to the most recent version that will work with php 5.4? Thanks in advance.