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    Adding domain using shell

    How can I add a domain to the Direct Admin using the shell in Linux? Is it at all is it possible? I would like to bypass the PHP scripts and add domains directly from the shell.

    Thank you in advance

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    Hello,

    Use any scripting language: bash, perl, etc to write a script to use directadmin API: http://www.directadmin.com/features.php?id=498
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    Quote Originally Posted by wireboot View Post
    I would like to bypass the PHP scripts and add domains directly from the shell.
    Just to clarify... DirectAdmin, unlike many other Control Panels, doesn't use PHP scripts to set up domains, nor does it use Apache to display it's pages.

    DirectAdmin is written in either C or C++ (I forget which) and has it's own built-in webserver. It does, however, rely on other scripting languages, including PHP, for some functions.

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    Thank you for your response, but the API does not come into play.
    I found a way. For posterity - /usr/local/directadmin/scripts/fix_da_user.sh file should be used, it is written the code to add the domain. Just convert it accordingly.

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