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How to assign a Dedicated IP address to a DirectAdmin account?

If you have a DirectAdmin-based VPS or Dedicated server, you can manually assign a Dedicated IP address for an individual account. Let us learn, How to assign a dedicated IP address to a DirectAdmin account?

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


2. Navigate to Server Manager → IP Management.

navigate to ip management directadmin

3. Here, besides the IP address, Free and Server are noted in the status section. Free means the specific IP address is not assigned to any of the accounts, and the Server status indicates the specific IP is a shared IP address for the DirectAdmin server.

list of shared and free ip directadmin

4. First, you need to assign the IP address to a Reseller user. To assign a free IP address to a DirectAdmin reseller account → Select the IP AddressClick on Assign.

select the IP address and click on assign directadmin

5. Next, from the drop-down select the reseller usernameclick on ASSIGN.

select username click assign dedicated ip directadmin

6. Next, login as Reseller and navigate to Account ManagerList Account.

list account directadmin account manager

7. Select the user accountclick on Change IP.

select ip click on change ip directadmin

8. From the dropdownSelect the Dedicated IPClick on Change.

dedicated ip select click on change directadmin

9. Congratulations! You have successfully assigned a dedicated IP address to a DirectAdmin account.

how to assign dedicated ip address in directadmin


Now that we’ve gone over how to configure nameservers in the Directadmin control panel. We already mentioned that newly configured nameservers would only be assigned to the new user accounts, and existing ones will not get affected.

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