Help, I lost my DirectAdmin password. Can you reset it for me?

If you have SSH access to your server, you can check or reset the DirectAdmin admin password at any given time. Follow the steps below, and you’re good to go.   

How to check a DirectAdmin admin password 

You can check the login details when DirectAdmin was first installed by using the command below: 

cat /var/log/directadmin/install.log 


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

 How to reset a DirectAdmin admin password: 

To reset the “admin” password, run the command the following command: 

passwd admin 

You will receive a successful notification after entering the password 2 times. 

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