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How to add addon domain in DirectAdmin?

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Hosting multiples domains within one control panel cuts the cost of purchasing multiple hosting subscriptions. DirectAdmin also provides a Domain Setup option through which you can host multiples domains within one control panel.


1. First, to login into DirectAdmin control panel visit, 

https://your-domain.com:2222 or https://IP-address:2222 or https://server-hostname:2222.

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2. Navigate to Account Manager → Domain Setup.

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3. Next, click on ADD NEW.

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4. Enter the required information,

Domain: Enter the domain name (Do not enter the domain starting with www/HTTP/https).

Bandwidth: Specify bandwidth limit for the addon domain, or else you can check the option Same as the Main account to set the bandwidth limit the same as the primary account.

Disk Usage: Specify disk space limit for the addon domain, or else you can check the option Same as the Main account to set the disk space limit the same as the primary account.

Options: In options, you have Secure SSL, CGI access, PHP access. If you want to enable any of the options, then check it.

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5. Congratulations! New addon domain has been successfully added in DirectAdmin control panel.

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After adding the addon domain, don’t forget to configure the nameservers for the domain name from DNS settings.

How to delete addon domain in DirectAdmin?

1. First, to login into DirectAdmin control panel visit, 

https://your-domain.com:2222 or https://IP-address:2222 or https://server-hostname:2222.

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2. Navigate to Account Manager → Domain Setup.

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3. Select Domain → Click on Delete.

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Conclusion

Now that we’ve gone over how to add addon domain in DirectAdmin with step-by-step instructions. Using this article, now you can also add the addon domains as per configured limits set by hosting provider.

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