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How To Enable Account Creation Notifications in DirectAdmin?

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Suppose you would like all admin accounts to be notified via your DirectAdmin server’s messaging system every time a new account is created by any account type (other admins, resellers, etc.). In that case, you will need to enable the setting in the DirectAdmin configuration. Learn, How To Enable Account Creation Notifications in DirectAdmin?


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In the DirectAdmin’s configuration file, we need to enable the setting notify_admins_on_all_account_creation by changing its value to 1 using the following command,

/usr/local/directadmin/directadmin set notify_admins_on_all_account_creation 1 restart
notify_admins_on_all_account_creation

The above command will make the changes in /usr/local/directadmin/conf/directadmin.conf file by adding 1 value in front of notify_admins_on_all_account_creation to enable the feature. You can verify the made changes using following command,

cat /usr/local/directadmin/conf/directadmin.conf | grep notify_admins_on_all_account_creation
verify the email notification 1 directadmin

You will now receive notifications via the messaging system in the following format,

Subject: User account knownhostda has just been created

Account resellerhosting has just created User knownhostda from IP 1.2.3.4 Domain: knownhostaccount.com

Conclusion

Now that we’ve gone over how to enable account creation notifications in the DirectAdmin control panel. Every time the new account is created on the DirectAdmin server, all the privileged admins will be notified accordingly.

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