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How to add a new user in DirectAdmin?

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To host the domains and provide login credentials to the user, you must create their users in the DirectAdmin control panel. Before creating the account, we recommend you; first create user packages, the same we have covered in the article How to create user package in DirectAdmin? Now, let’s get started with How to add a new user in DirectAdmin?

1. First, to login into DirectAdmin control panel visit, or https://IP-address:2222 or https://server-hostname:2222.


2. Navigate to Account Manager → Add New User.


3. Enter the required information,

Username: Enter the username for the new user account.

E-mail: Enter the user email address. Mostly hosting providers specifies registered email address in this field.

Password: Configure the strong password.

Domain: Enter the domain name/parent domain name.

User Package: Select the pre-created user package from the drop-down or you can customize the package per user-level by clicking on Customize.

IP: You can deploy the user account on the shared IP address or assign the dedicated IP from the drop-down.


4. Check the option “Send Email Notification” to send the account information to the above-specified email address through email. The account information email template can be customized through the CHANGE USER MESSAGE option.


5. Finally, click on SAVE.


6. Congratulations! You have successfully created a new user account in DirectAdmin.



Now that we’ve gone over how to add a new user in the DirectAdmin control panel. The configured username and password need to be used for the login.

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