Recent content by cbolt

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    Another instance of custombuild is running (lockfile: /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/.custombuild, PID 357574)

    Today I was unable to update via custom build and I think this is a bug, I get the following output: # ./build update_versions Updating Bubblewrap Please rely on CloudLinux CageFS for isolation of the users (cloudlinux=yes detected in the settings). Updating PHP 7.3 Configuring...
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    Bulk change user IP addresses

    Hi Does anyone know if there is a way to change the IP address for a number of users in one go without doing it manually one at a time? I am wanting to move users off the server IP address onto the reseller's shared IP address and then prevent the reseller from creating accounts using the...
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    Backup Abort (2): A hard link was found under User XXX's path

    Recently some backups started failing with the message "Backup Abort (2): A hard link was found under User XXX's path" After some digging around I found that this is occurring because when the same email is delivered locally to multiple users on the box (with CC or BCC) the email is hard...
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    Exclude paths from admin backups

    Hi, I'm having an issue with admin backups and hope someone can help out please. Is there a way to exclude certain paths from backups created using the "Admin Backup/Transfer" tool? I tried adding a /home/username/.backup_exclude_paths as described here...
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    Question regarding email limit warning message

    I have the daily email limit set up (as per This morning I received a warning message that a user had exceeded their limit. I have a question regarding the information that is supplied in that message, it says: However isn't a...
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    Daily admin backup does not run

    Hi I have an admin backup set to run early each morning. Since upgrading DirectAdmin to the latest release the backups are no longer processed. I know that cron is working because I see this in the cron log: Mar 29 02:00:01 da2 /USR/SBIN/CRON[13949]: (diradmin) CMD (echo -e...
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    Exim build problems

    I'm attempting to update exim from source following the instructions here: But the build fails, can someone help please? Here is what i get: # make >>> Creating links to source files... Note (probably harmless): No library found for -lperl >>> New...
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    sh: curl: command not found

    Hi I'm having a problem with a PHP application on my DA box and I hope someone can help. The script attempts to call curl using the exec function but gets a command not found error. e.g. $cmd = 'curl -s "'; exec($cmd . " > /dev/null &"); Apache error log...
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    Strange disk usage totals

    Hi I'm getting some odd disk usage totals and need some advice. For example under "List Users" one user's disk usage is shown as: 2.32 / 100 But then if I click the user it says: Disk Usage 44.4224 And below that: Total Disk Usage (MB) 2.32 100 Email Disk Usage 268.7 MB Database...
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    Awstats Install Issue

    I've attempted to install the new officially supported awstats following the instructions here: cd /usr/local/directadmin/scripts ./ This downloads Awstats and appears to install without errors but I get no Awstats in DA, its still...
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    Stop in /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/proftpd-1.3.1.

    Hi I decided to install custom apache on my FreeBSD 6 box but the build process exists with *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/proftpd-1.3.1. I followed the instructions at Everything is running OK, but I assume...
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    Add a new directory to open_basedir?

    Hi, For each site DA creates a open_basdir rule which can be turned on or off for each site in the admin. This is very nice but... how can I add /var/tmp to this rule? The default rule created is: /home/<username>/:/tmp:/usr/local/lib/php/ Where can I change this?