How to install DirectAdmin to your KVM VPS


DirectAdmin is a web hosting control panel software, similar to cPanel, which allows you to administer your website and hosting options using a graphical, web-based interface. You can manage an unlimited number of websites, email accounts, etc.


  • an active KVM VPS
  • DirectAdmin license

How to install DirectAdmin to your KVM VPS

1. Firstly, you will need an active DirectAdmin license.
Please check here if you are eligible for a free DirectAdmin license:
Or you can purchase our Internal license for $5/mo: DirectAdmin License

2. Please check the OS requirements here:

3. Run pre-install commands listed here:

Example: CentOS 7

4. Download the installation script, and run it:

bash <(curl -Ss || wget -O - auto

If you have issues installing DirectAdmin on our VPS, you can change the DNS to Google DNS. Open /etc/resolv.conf file and paste following lines in it:


Remove/comment out any existing lines.

5. Accessing the Control Panel DirectAdmin can be accessed at http://server.ip.address:2222

–Using the Admin username/password specified in the setup.txt file in your scripts directory located at /usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt

less /usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt

Or you can change the password directly via SSH with the command:

passwd admin

That’s it! Enjoy GreenCloudVPS and DirectAdmin!

Click here to get started!!!