Category Archives: Command Line Interface (CLI)

Changing some or all DirectAdmin related account passwords

Introduction In some cases, it may be necessary to change all account passwords on your DirectAdmin server. For example if  the server was compromised, or leaks that have been found (such as the recent openssl security holes), or an employee who has all the passwords has left the company. Changing all passwords on a server… Read More »

DirectAdmin command line tasks (dataskq).

DirectAdmin has quite a few tasks that can be handled using the Command Line Interface by saving an action to “/usr/local/directadmin/data/task.queue“. These tasks are then executed by dataskq, which is invoked by cron every minute. Once the task is done, the task.queue file is removed. Some useful actions can be found below, and are the… Read More »