You can switch DirectAdmin to use SSL instead of plain text. -> https instead of http on port 2222. Note that this is for the DirectAdmin connection on port 2222, *not* for apache. If you’re tryting to setup a certificate for your domain through apache, use this guide. If you do not have your own certificates,… Continue reading Setting up DA with an SSL certificate
To upgrade mysql using the custombuild script, do the following: cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild ./build set mysql 5.1 ./build set mysql_inst yes ./build set mysql_backup yes ./build update ./build mysql Where mysql can be 5.0, 5.1 or 5.5. A full raw sql backup will be run prior to the upgrade if you have mysql_backup=yes set. It goes without… Continue reading How to upgrade mysql with custombuild
The reason you must have your own dedicated IP address when you want to use your own SSL certificate (when you don’t want the server wide shared certificate) is because of the way SSL and Apache (httpd) works. For name based web-hosting (when many domains are on one IP) the web browser will pass the… Continue reading Why do I need an owned IP for my own SSL certificate?