14 Apr 2020

How to enable SSH/Shell Access in cPanel

You can enable the SSH access from your cPanel -> Advanced Section -> SSH/Shell Access.

Once you open the corresponding section, you can generate a new pair of SSH keys. You will need these keys in order to configure an SSH connection from your local computer to the server. The public key is saved on the server and you will have to insert the private in your local SSH software.

You should enter your first name, last name and e-mail account. You can generate a random pass phrase or enter a chosen one. Write it down. You will need it in order to establish the SSH connection. In the Allowed IP address field set the IP from which you want to establish the SSH connection. You can find it once you open the http://whatismyip.com/ URL in your web browser.

Once you are ready, click on the Generate button.

If you already have an SSH pair, you can directly paste the public key in the Public Key text window. Enter the Allowed IP address and Upload button.

In the Manage Current keys section you can view the details for the allowed SSH connections. You can check the corresponding comments, a part of the public key and the allowed IPs.

You can remove all the SSH keys or just a chosen one.

You can add more IPs through the Add IP link. Paste the new IP in the visualized field and click on the Add IP button.

By clicking on the Private Key link you will see the DSA Private Key. It is required in the client’s SSH software in order to proceed with the SSH connection.

In the Useful Resources section you will find links to our Knowledge Base. Following them you will learn how to establish an SSH connection through Windows, Linux and MacOS.

13 Apr 2020

How To Change Remote Desktop RDP Port

N.B: If you have firewall, You must add the port into firewall before change. 

Follow this easy step to change Windows RDP port:

Step 1: Open up Registry Editor by running regedit.

Step 2: Then navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, SYSTEM >> CurrentControlSet >> Control >> Terminal Server >> WinStations and RDP-Tcp.

Step 3: Right click on the PortNumber dword and select Modify.

Step 4: Change the base to Decimal and enter a new port between 1025 and 65535 that is not already in use.

Restart your Computer/Server.

13 Apr 2020

Prorated Billing


Pro-rated services are divided based on another value, usually a unit of time. Common examples of things that are prorated are rent or utility bills, which are reduced based on the amount of time you have used the server. If you start your server mid-month, your bills are usually prorated to take into account that you only used the server hosting service for a percentage of the regular billing cycle.


Your server rent is $30 a month, and you rented the server on 11th of the month. You would only pay From 11th of the month to the 30th of the month, which would come out to $20.00, since you are only paying for 20 days of the service.

13 Apr 2020

How to install OS via SuperMicro Server KVM over IP

Note: Before you connect KVM over IP make sure you have current Java installed and Security is set to Medium


Login to your kvm user IE or firefox


You can download ISO to your local system

link >> http://mirrors.kernel.org/centos/5.10/isos/x86_64/CentOS-5.8-x86_64-netinstall.iso

or your own ISO

ones you have download it login to KVM

then click on “ remote control

select “Console Redirection

click on “launch console” ( you must have java 6 or newer installed on your system )

Ones KVM window open you will see the server Console

Click on “Virtual Media

Click on “Virtual Storage

Click on “CDROM & ISO

Under Logical Drive type “ISO file

Click on “open image

Now select the ISO you downloaded

Now click on “Plug in

ISO is mounted.

Now reboot the system via KVM by going to following

Click on “Power Control

Select “reset server

Click on “Perform Action

your system will reboot

as your system is coming up start press F11 until you see boot menu and then select “IPVM CD ROM”

01 Apr 2020

Step by Step DirectAdmin Installation on CentOS 7

DirectAdmin Installation Guide

Easy steps for success

Step 1: Do you meet the system requirements?

– Clean CentOS 7 minimal install

– At least one external IP address

Step 2: Make sure your license information is correct.

– IP address assigned with Trial or Valid License

Step 3: Begin the installation!

**** SPECIAL NOTICE for non-root ssh logins ****
If logging in as a user other than admin or root (using su to gain root access):

You *must* add “AllowUsers username” to /etc/ssh/sshd_config before you log out from root or you’ll lose root on the server forever, and you’ll have to format.

– Run the pre-install commands before starting the install

yum install wget tar gcc gcc-c++ flex bison make bind bind-libs bind-utils openssl openssl-devel perl quota libaio \
libcom_err-devel libcurl-devel gd zlib-devel zip unzip libcap-devel cronie bzip2 cyrus-sasl-devel perl-ExtUtils-Embed \
autoconf automake libtool which patch mailx bzip2-devel lsof glibc-headers kernel-devel expat-devel \
psmisc net-tools systemd-devel libdb-devel perl-DBI perl-Perl4-CoreLibs perl-libwww-perl xfsprogs rsyslog logrotate crontabs file kernel-headers

1. Login as root and download the setup.sh file

cd /root

wget http://www.directadmin.com/setup.sh

2. Change permissions on the setup.sh file

chmod 755 setup.sh

3. Run the script

./setup.sh auto

(The auto method will be best for most people. It automatically installs everything for you, including the CSF firewall.

It can also be called as ‘./setup.sh’ without options, which requires input but allows for customization.)

Once finished the installation, you will get bellows information end of the installation.

The following information has been set:

Admin username: admin
Admin password: [this password is for login admin panel. you should changed the password immediately]
Admin email:

Server IP:
Server Hostname:

To login now, follow this link:



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