Directadmin is already a very feature-rich control panel. It supports many functions and is delivered with many great tools. But of course not everything can be build-in, and that is where plugins are a great addition. There are many plugin developers and they all offer great plugins. In this post we will show you the top 10 of the best Directadmin plugins available at this moment.
Installatron is a one-click web application installer that enables blogs, photo galleries, forums, shops, and other top web applications to be instantly installed and effortlessly managed.
2: CSF: ConfigServer Security & Firewall
A Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, Login/Intrusion Detection and Security application for Linux servers. The reason they have developed the suite is that they have found over the years of providing server services that many of the tools available for the task are either over-complex, not user friendly, or simply aren’t as effective as they could be.
3: Unixy Varnish
Varnish a user mode software proxy that caches requests, and handles them in a sophisticated manner. The Unixy plugin is a script + service which compiles Varnish, modifies the virtual host templates, installs a custom crafted configuration for Varnish and will check for updates automaticly.
DeeperAdmin allows you to utilize some features that already exist in DirectAdmin but without a user-friendly interface. This plugin gives you the ability to manage your server “deeper”. Some of it’s functions are already build into Directadmin but it is still a really nice tool to use.
DA-PgSQL is a PostgreSQL plugin for DirectAdmin. This plugin provides a feature-rich management interface for PostgreSQL, just like the one for MySQL that comes with DirectAdmin.
6: Rails in DA
Rails in DA (RiD) is a DirectAdmin plugin that allows your users to manage their Ruby on Rails application in a comfort and secure environment. RiD utilizes the Mongrel Lib and provides two powerful, secure and jailed emulational “shells”.
7: IFrame Redirect
This is a very simple plugin, developed by John from Directadmin. It enables the possibility for users to create an iframe redirect instead of a normal redirect.
8: CloudLinux LVE Manager
LVE Manager is a plugin for most popular control panels including cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin and ISPmanager (InterWorx coming soon). It allows you to control and monitor limits, and set limits on per package bases.
9: DA for iPhone
DA for iPhone & iPad is designed to work in DirectAdmin® web control panel. The applications works with the API and can take control of many functions on your server. You have overview of account details and can manage your server using the custom built application.
DA-Tomcat is an Apache Tomcat Manager plugin for DirectAdmin. This powerful plugin allows admins to manage Tomcat virtual hosts. It also allows users to manage their JSP/Servlet applications without the need of Tomcat Manager privilege. Do all of these just within DirectAdmin!
I hope this post has been informative to you. If you have got any suggestions, feel free to leave a comment!
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