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Getting Started:

Registering a domain, transferring your domain, editing HTML, accessing the control panel for the first time, ticket support system, changing your password, signing out.

DNS Settings:

Important message for beginners, DNS tutorial, changing DNS settings, A records, CNAME records, NS records, MX records, and PTR records.

Uploading To Your Site:

Directory structure, home (index.html) file, uploading with FTP, uploading with MS FrontPage, uploading with DirectAdmin's File Manager, uploading through SSH.

Site Backup:

Choosing what to save (website data, e-mail data, FTP data, MySQL databases), creating backups, storing backups, restoring your site from a backup.


Creating e-mail accounts, setting a catch-all address, forwarding, autoresponders, vacation messages, mailing lists, filters, MX records, webmail, SMTP authentication.

SSL Secure Server:

Certificate installation requirements, using the server's shared certificate, creating a self-signed certificate, installing a purchased certificate.


Creating subdomains, removing subdomains, subdomain statistics, usage logs, error logs, creating FTP users for individual subdomains.

FTP Accounts:

Creating FTP accounts, modifying/deleting FTP accounts, enabling anonymous access, creating FTP users for subdomains.

MySQL Databases:

Creating databases, removing databases, adding users to a database, changing database passwords, setting up your database with scripts, accessing phpMyAdmin.

MS FrontPage:

Enabling and disabling FrontPage extensions, understanding how MS FrontPage changes your site, uploading with MS FrontPage.

Site Statistics:

Checking disk space and bandwidth, accessing system logs, viewing account information, getting information about hits and visitors through Webalizer.

Running Scripts:

CGI scripts, program paths, viewing installed Perl modules, understanding permissions, PHP scripts, accessing PHPMyAdmin.

File Manager:

Navigating, copying files, moving files, renaming files, deleting files, changing file permissions, creating new folders, creating new files, editing files, uploading files.

Miscellaneous Features:

404 Error Pages, Directory Password Protection, Server Information, Cron Jobs, Mime Types, Apache Handlers, Site Redirection, Domain Pointers, Hosting Additional Domains.

Site-Helper for Resellers, Site-Helper for Admins, Support Forums, Home Page, Admin KnowledgeBase (Heavy tech users only).

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