DNS Settings (4)

This section contains essential information about making DNS changes to your web site. Please read this document thoroughly. Topics include an important message for beginners, a short DNS tutorial, an explanation (with examples) of: A, CNAME, NS, and MX records, and how to change DNS settings.

Email (15)

This section covers creating e-mail accounts, setting a catch-all address, mail forwarding, autoresponders, vacation messages, mailing lists, filters, and altering MX records.

File Manager (10)

This section provides information about DirectAdmin's built in file manager. The file manager allows you to fully interact with the server's file system. You can navigate folders, copy files, move files, rename files, delete files, change file permissions, create new folders, create new files, and upload files through your web browser.

FTP Accounts (5)

This section covers creating FTP accounts, modifying/deleting FTP accounts, enabling anonymous access, and setting the welcome message for anonymous logins.

Miscellaneous Features (10)

This document provides information about 404 error pages, directory password protection, server information, cron jobs, mime types, apache handlers, site redirection, domain pointers, and hosting additional domains.

MySQL Databases (6)

This section provides information about MySQL databases. Topics include creating databases, removing databases, adding users to a database, changing database passwords, and setting up your database with scripts. The control panel makes database management easy for those people who don't have in-depth knowledge of the topic.

Running Scripts (6)

This section covers CGI scripts, program paths, viewing installed Perl modules, understanding permissions, PHP scripts, and accessing phpMyAdmin.

Site Backup (4)

This section covers choosing what to save, creating backups, storing backups, and restoring your site from a backup. We suggest that larger sites backup their data at least once weekly, while smaller sites should back up every 2-4 weeks.

Site Statistics (4)

This section provides information about site statistics. Topics include checking disk space and bandwidth, accessing system logs, viewing account information, and getting information about visitors through Webalizer.

Subdomains (3)

This document provides information about subdomains. Topics include creating subdomains, removing subdomains, subdomain statistics, usage logs, error logs, and creating FTP users for individual subdomains.

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