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  1. Richard8

    cPanel (Oakley) Purchases BuycPanel

    It seems the Oakley Capital gang will stop at nothing to buy out everything in the hosting industry. Last year they took over cPanel. They already own Plesk. Now they're coming after the discount licensing websites. Leading cPanel/WHM license house BuycPanel sent this email earlier today...
  2. Richard8

    Restoring Backup To Existing User (Personal License)

    What is the procedure to restore a DirectAdmin backup from one server to a Personal license server? Since the 'admin' account exists by default on the Personal license server, is there a method to prepare a backup to be restored only by this user? It seems the backup wants to create the...
  3. Richard8

    DirectAdmin Server Security Questions

    I have a handful of questions regarding how DirectAdmin handles its security. To be clear, I am referring to additional security options that I can put in place without breaking DirectAdmin functionality. Now that I've got a couple DirectAdmin servers running, I need to begin locking things...
  4. Richard8

    Adding & Using Second Hard Drive (home02)

    I've added a cloud volume to my DirectAdmin by going through the normal steps of mounting it with usrquota,grpquota,noatime,nofail 0 2 (it's ext4, CentOS 7). I can verify the quota group/user files are there, and 'repquota /mnt/home02' outputs just fine. My second drive is in use properly at the...
  5. Richard8

    Remote Transfer (System Backup) Does Not Transfer

    I'm doing my very first full system backup to a remote location, and it appears everything went as planned except there's no remote copy of the backup and I'm trying to figure out why it didn't transfer. Here's an overview of my setup on the latest DirectAdmin beta channel: Basic Configuration...
  6. Richard8

    imagick Forever Updating (Current Version 0)

    I installed imagick and I may have installed it via command line and then tried to install via custombuild by mistake (update?). When I go to Update Software now, it shows imagick Current Version 0, Available Version 3.4.4 (that's what I really have installed, and seems to function), and wants...
  7. Richard8

    Takeaways From Migrating cPanel to DirectAdmin Overnight

    I've been a cPanel administrator for over 15 years. I remember when it came out in the late 90s and nobody wanted it. cPanel was riddled with bugs, extremely slow, and the last time they shook up the industry is when they dropped FreeBSD support entirely. Over the years, they've stripped...
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