DirectAdmin License

A better way to manage your server

  • Advanced technology, easy-to-use, multilingual interface
  • Fast, efficient, stable and flexible
  • Advanced features for users and administrators
  • Compatible with CloudLinux, KernelCare and Imunify360
  • All licenses are sold with dedicated servers only

Powerful yet affordable web hosting control panel

*All DirectAdmin licenses are sold internally. The licenses must be bought for our dedicated servers as an addon during or after checkout. To see our selection of dedicated servers, please visit our dedicated servers page

Used all over the world

Advanced Technology

DirectAdmin stays in-step with today’s most sophisticated solutions. Global trends and customer demands are analyzed continuously and ideas are put into practice.

Fast and Efficient

Let customers - not software - utilize your resources. DirectAdmin is an extremely efficient control panel that uses the bare minimum of system resources.

Stable et Flexible

DirectAdmin avoids downtime by automatically recovering from crashes. A completely stand-alone control panel, users are free to change settings without fear of breaking the control panel.

Easy to Use

DirectAdmin provides a clean, efficient user interface that accommodates from beginners to advanced users. DirectAdmin is designed to be the easiest control panel to use.


Succeeding in the web hosting business requires flexibility and being competitive. We offer flexible licensing options for all types of hosting companies.

24/7 Support

We offer high quality support, giving you the answers you need, whenever you need them.

Multiple levels of access

DirectAdmin offers 3 levels of access: Admin, Reseller, and User. You can even add a fourth level of supported email by an official free plugin. Check out the features provided by each access level and the general features of DirectAdmin below.


  • Create/Edit Administrators and Resellers – Administrators can create additional resellers or administrators quickly and easily with this feature.
  • Reseller packages – Administrators can create predefined account packages using this feature. When creating an account, the administrator simply chooses a package instead of manually setting each account feature.
  • View all users – This feature allows the administrator to quickly view each account on the system and sort this list in different ways.
  • DNS Administration – This feature allows the administrator to create, modify, or delete DNS records on the server.
  • IP Manager – This is where the administrator sets the available IP address for the server. The administrator can also allocate the IP address to resellers from this menu.
  • Managing the mail queue – Tool to see the mail queue and its messages. Includes tools to act on these messages.
  • System/Services Info – The administrator can view, stop, start, and restart services from this menu.
  • Complete usage statistics – This provides the administrator with a complete overview of system usage. The exact input and output of the server Ethernet card are also monitored.
  • DNS Clustering – DirectAdmin communicates with other DirectAdmin computers to automatically transfer DNS data between them. It also has the option to check the other server for a domain so you don't allow duplicate domains on your DA network.
  • Spam combat tools in DirectAdmin – A wide variety of anti-spam tools are provided with DirectAdmin.
  • Licenses/Updates – The administrator can view his license status and download the latest Security and DirectAdmin software updates from this menu.
  • Create/List/Edit Accounts – Account creation, listing, editing and deletion are done quickly and easily.
  • User packages – Resellers can create predefined account packages using this feature. When creating an account, the reseller simply chooses a package instead of manually setting each account feature.
  • Reseller Statistics – Resellers receive a complete overview of their total usage. Resellers can also sort data by users to quickly assess the overall situation.
  • Message all users – Resellers can quickly send a message to all their customers using DirectAdmin's integrated ticket support system.
  • Import/Manage Themes – With this menu option, resellers can quickly import and apply new themes by clicking a button.
  • IP assignment – Resellers can allocate the IP address to their customers using this menu option.
  • System/Service Information – By clicking this feature, resellers have instant access to server status and system information.
  • Name servers – Resellers can create custom name servers for their customers from this menu.
  • Email Administration – Users can create POP/IMAP accounts, catch-all email addresses, forwarders, mailing lists, autoresponders, and webmail. Filters allow users to block mail by domain, keyword and size. The adult filter is also available.
  • FTP management – Users can create FTP accounts and set directory permissions for each account. Anonymous FTP is also supported.
  • DNS Menu – Users can add and delete records, change MX settings and anything that goes with full DNS control.
  • Menu Statistics – Users have all the possible statistics on their account. More advanced options and Webalizer are also included.
  • Subdomain menu – Users can list, create, delete, and obtain subdomain statistics.
  • File manager – A friendly and fast alternative to FTP. Includes all the features needed to create and manage a website.
  • MySQL databases – Users can easily create, modify and delete MySQL databases from this menu.
  • Site Backups – With this powerful tool, users can back up and restore only what they want. For example, account data but not website files.
  • Error pages – Users can create custom messages and outputs for error codes 401, 403, 404, and 500.
  • Password protection – Users can password protect any directory with a username and password.
  • PHP selector – Allows the client to select the version of PHP associated with the .php extension.
  • Advanced tools – Users can install SSL certificates, view server information and install Perl modules, set cron jobs, MIME types and Apache handlers, and enable site redirection and domain pointers.
  • Integrated ticket support system – With DirectAdmin's integrated ticket support system, you'll provide better customer service with less hassle. "You have XX messages waiting" appears every time you log in - and you can configure DirectAdmin to notify you of email support requests, ensuring that no queries will be ignored. If you prefer to offer different media, disable this feature.
  • Two-factor authentication – Allows any DirectAdmin account to require two-factor authentication using time-based code from a smartphone app.
  • Plugin system – Extend the DirectAdmin feature easily. Plugins support the Admin, Reseller and User levels.
  • Live updates – Server administrators can click the "Licenses/Updates" button to view the current license and version status. It is not necessary to download, extract and install manually - DirectAdmin automatically performs all updates.
  • Completely customizable – DirectAdmin is designed to be as unique as your business. Every aspect of the DirectAdmin interface can be modified, and new templates are easily imported via the "skins" menu.
  • Automatic recovery from accidents – DirectAdmin TaskQueue guarantees that all services are in place, all the time. If something gets stuck, DirectAdmin will try to fix the problem by restarting the service. If this fails, DirectAdmin will immediately inform the server administrator.
  • All licenses are unlimited domain licenses – There is no limit to the number of domains or user accounts that can be hosted with DirectAdmin.
  • We support your customers with Site-Helper – Site-Helper is designed to help you and your customers use DirectAdmin. We provide full instructions on every DirectAdmin feature, with lots of pictures and examples.

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System Requirements

  • CloudLinux 5.x (32/64-bit)
  • CloudLinux 6.x (32/64-bit)
  • CloudLinux 7.x (64-bit)
  • RedHat Enterprise/CentOS 5.x (32/64-bit)
  • RedHat Enterprise/CentOS 6.x (32/64-bit)
  • RedHat Enterprise/CentOS 7.x (64-bit)
  • Debian 7.x (64-bit)
  • Debian 8.x (64-bit)
  • Debian 9.x (64-bit)
  • FreeBSD 9.x (32/64-bit)
  • FreeBSD 11.x (64-bit)
  • Processor of at least 500 Mhz (recommended)
  • Minimum 1 GB of memory is required (2+ GB is preferred)
  • At least 2 GB of swap memory
  • At least 2 GB of free space (after the Linux install) is required

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