Howto: Updating Linux when DirectAdmin is installed

When you have DirectAdmin installed on your Linux operating system (e.g. Ubuntu, CentOS), you should not update your operating system without taking care of one thing first. DirectAdmin takes care of some packages itself, such as Apache or MySQL. So by updating these packages directly, you may cause some errors for DirectAdmin. To only update Continue reading →


Solve: “Stopping DirectAdmin: [FAILED]”

When you have made changes to the Direct Admin or you simply have to restart the DirectAdmin service, you can restart the DirectAdmin service manually. In my case, I was no longer able to connect to my server (by default, the server is accessible by going to serverip:2222 in your browser). Use one of these Continue reading →