Installing Directadmin web hosting control panel on a Centos 8 VPS.
Directadmin is becoming ever popular due to its affordability and simple to use interface, you can also get a Directadmin license for free with many VPS hosts.
This guide was made using an Inception hosting KVM and a free provided Directadmin license.
SSH into the VPS as root, Check packages for updates
sudo yum check-update
Run the updates and refresh the packages
sudo yum update
Download and save the Directadmin installation script
wget -O setup.sh https://www.directadmin.com/setup.sh
Set the correct file permissions on the script
chmod 755 setup.sh
Any non installed required packages will be automatically installed when the script is run.
If you have the correct hostname, server IP and operating system for your Directadmin license run the install script
If these are incorrect you will need to update them to proceed.
The installing process will take a while (several minutes), once it has been completed you will see information for logging in to the Directadmin hosting panel.
Save these details, the panel login address is http://IP:2222
Now you can begin to configure and set up the Directadmin hosting.