Direct admin is one of the most commonly using control panel in web hosting industry. In this control panel we can set different passwords for SSH root and control panel Admin.
How can I access my direct admin control panel?
URL : http://IP Address:2222/ User name : admin Password : password
how to change directadmin admin password via ssh ?
If you forgot the control panel’s admin password, it is easy to recover from server via SSH.
Step 1: Login to server via SSH;
Step 2: There is a file ‘/usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt‘ which containing the control panels details. Just view that file to get your control panel’s admin credential.
[root@server]# cat /usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt hostname=your.host.name.com email@example.com mysql=B8fcQfsfsfiHD mysqluser=dafsf_admin adminname=admin adminpass=puMGGv5N ns1=ns1.nameserver.com ns2=ns2.nameserver.com ip=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx netmask=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Mask uid=2656 lid=1635 services=services_esfg50.tar.gz
You can simply edit the line ‘adminpass=’ to change the admin password. Try it.