DirectAdmin: “Error Loading ssl_cipher”

When I could no longer connect to my server on port 2222, I knew something was up with Direct Admin. I received the error Stopping Direct Admin Failed. I checked the error logs and the error was as follows; There appears to be something wrong with loading the ssl cipher for the Direct Admin service. … 

 

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 … 

 

Test your VPS server speed

A VPS can be bought for a cheap price these days and many hosting providers have various plans to choose from, ranging from a few hundred MB of RAM and a single core CPU, to virtual private servers with lots of RAM and speedy Gigabit connections. Mostly, a Linux server doesn’t need that much resources …