Tag: directadmin

DirectAdmin: Unable to determine Usertype user.conf needs to be repaired

I jut have installed DirectAdmin, but could not log in to DirectAdmin, I got the following error message: Unable to determine Usertype user.conf needs to be repaired I quickly solved this by running: # cd /usr/local/directadmin # ./directadmin i If this doesn’t solve the problem, let me know and I will assist you.

DirectAdmin and Exim problems: retry time not reached for any host

It took some time, but finally I found a workaround for this problem. Exim was keeping the mails in his queue for an unknown reason for me. In the log file (/var/log/exim/mainlog) I saw the following error message: retry time not reached for any host I don’t know what it means or why the message […]

MySQL is not starting/working on Debian 6 + DirectAdmin

I just delivered a brand new server with Debian Squeeze + DirectAdmin, I have got no errors while installing DirectAdmin, but after the installation I noticed that mysql was not running. After some debugging I found the following error: 110530 22:59:40 mysqld_safe Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /usr/local/mysql/data /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld: error while loading shared libraries: […]

Cannot create database with DirectAdmin

I see a lot of DirectAdmin users who cannot create a mysql database. When you see the following error, I am sure I can help you out: Error connecting to MySQL: Access denied for user ‘da_admin’@’localhost’ (using password: YES) First make sure your mysql root password is working, you can test it out using the […]

Installing / Enabling SpamAssassin on DirectAdmin

By default SpamAssassin is not enabled nor installed on a system with DirectAdmin. I wrote a very simple How-To to install SpamAssassin. Install SpamAssassin: # cd /usr/local/directadmin/scripts # ./spam.sh Probably you will get some Perl error like: REQUIRED module out of date: Archive::Tar optional module missing: Digest::SHA optional module missing: Mail::SPF optional module missing: IP::Country […]