DNS Settings 5

This section contains essential information about making DNS changes to your web site. Please read this document thoroughly. Topics include an important message for beginners, a short DNS tutorial, an explanation (with examples) of: A, CNAME, NS, and MX records, and how to change DNS settings.

E-Mail 12

This section covers creating e-mail accounts, setting a catch-all address, mail forwarding, autoresponders, vacation messages, mailing lists, filters, tracking and altering MX records.

FTP Accounts 2

In this part, you will learn about creating, changing, or deleting FTP accounts. You will also find out how to allow people to access the server anonymously and how to customize the message they receive when logging in anonymously.

Miscellaneous Features 1

This document provides information about 404 error pages, directory password protection, server information, cron jobs, mime types, apache handlers, site redirection, domain pointers, and hosting additional domains.

MySQL Databases 5

This document provides information about MySQL databases. Topics include creating databases, removing databases, adding users to a database, changing database passwords, and setting up your database with scripts. The control panel makes database management easy for those people who don't have in-depth knowledge of the topic.

Site Backup 4

This section covers choosing what to save, creating backups, storing backups, and restoring your site from a backup. We suggest that larger sites backup their data at least once weekly, while smaller sites should back up every 2-4 weeks.

SSL Secure Server 7

This section covers certificate installation requirements, how to use the server's shared certificate, creating a self-signed certificate, and installing a purchased certificate. Any site that processes monetary transactions or takes in sensitive information (such as passwords) needs the protection of a SSL certificate.

Subdomains 3

This document provides information about subdomains. Topics include creating subdomains, removing subdomains, subdomain statistics, usage logs, error logs, and creating FTP users for individual subdomains.

Uploading To Your Site 6

This section covers uploading via FTP, DirectAdmin's file manager, and SSH. You may upload using one or several of these methods.