Installing DirectAdmin on Ubuntu 22.04 is a straightforward process. DirectAdmin is a web hosting control panel that allows users to manage their websites, email accounts, domains, and more. It provides an intuitive interface with various features and functionalities for easy website management.
Here are the steps to install DirectAdmin on Ubuntu 22.04:
1. Log in to your Ubuntu server as the root user or any user with sudo privileges.
2. Update the system packages and upgrade them to the latest versions:
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade -y
3. Ensure a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) is set for your server. You can check this by running the following command:
If the output is not a valid FQDN, set it by editing the `/etc/hosts` file:
sudo nano /etc/hosts
Add an entry for your server's IP address and FQDN, then save and exit the file.
4. Download the DirectAdmin installation script using the following command:
5. Make the script executable:
chmod +x setup.sh
6. Run the installation script:
The script will guide you through the installation process and prompt for various details, such as your license details, email address, and MySQL password. Follow the instructions carefully and provide the required information.
7. Once the installation is complete, you can access DirectAdmin by navigating to `http://your-server-ip:2222` in your web browser. Log in using the username `admin` and the password you set during the installation.
Please note that the above steps provide a basic installation of DirectAdmin. You may need to configure additional settings, such as SSL certificates, firewall rules, and mail server settings, based on your requirements.
DirectAdmin offers a comprehensive set of features, including domain management, DNS management, file management, database management, email account management, website statistics, and more. It simplifies the process of managing and hosting websites, making it an excellent choice for web hosting providers and individuals who want an easy-to-use control panel.
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