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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 »

Enable IPv6 on your Directadmin server

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) was designed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (the IETF) to expand the amount of IP addresses available. IPv6 addresses are 128-bit addresses, expressed in hexadecimal notation (for example, 2001:DB8:8::260:97ff:fe40:efab). There are 2128 IPv6 addresses, or roughly 340 trillion, trillion, trillion. This huge amount of addresses is expected to accommodate… Read More »

Improve the security of your Directadmin server: Part two – Mod_security

The security of your Directadmin server is one of the most important, but also one of the hardest things to improve. This is part two of a serie of posts where we will take a look at the security of your Directadmin server and try to bring the security to a next level. Part 1:… Read More »

Improve the security of your Directadmin server: Part one – The firewall

The security of your Directadmin server is one of the most important, but also one of the hardest things to improve. This is part one of a serie of posts where we will take a look at the security of your Directadmin server and try to bring the security to a next level. Part 1:… Read More »