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Direct Admin End User Tutorials

Becoming Familiar and Navigating around in Direct Admin

Becoming familiar and Navigating around in Direct Admin

This demo assumes you've already logged in to Direct Admin

Now let's familiarize ourselves with Direct Admin

Across the top of the main Direct Admin screen, there are icons available for easy access to the most popular tools

The Webmail icon will take you directly to your webmail application.....

The Password icon is a quick link to where you can change or reset your account password.....

The Help icon will take you to complete documentation on using Direct Admin.....

The Files icon takes you directly to File Manager

Let's go take a look at the available Help documentation..... click the Help icon

... and the Logout icon is what you click when you are finished with Direct Admin. You should always logout when you are finished

Click the editing HTML link here

This is the main Help page, and it has dozens of helpful links for learning how to use Direct Admin

We get taken to a page that explains exactly how to edit HTML pages, complete with additional links you can click to get more information

Now click the Creating e-mail accounts link

Here's a page that explain how to create email accounts

This help page is a terrific source of information on using Direct Admin

On the right of the screen is some general account information

You can see how much disk space you've used, and how much you have available to you.....

..... and same with Bandwidth (or data transfer), E-mails, FTP accounts and MySQL Databases

Scroll down...

Now back at the main Direct Admin page.....

Click the Server Information link here

... and if we scroll down...

Here we can see detailed information about the server.....

Scroll back to the top of the page.....

We can see if all the services in the server (Exim, MySQL, Apache, etc) are running properly

Click the Home icon

Now let's take a look at the Installed Perl Modules..... click here

This page lists every Perl module that's installed in the server. You may need to consult this page if you're installing a script that needs a certain Perl module, and you're unsure if it's installed

Scroll down...

This list is very long.....

Click the Home icon here

This is the end of the tutorial. You should now be more familiar with navigating around in Direct Admin. To learn more about the various features of Direct Admin, you can return to the Help link on this main page

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