evolution newApple-specific configuration profile for E-Mail Accounts
Added new action in the
E-mail Accounts table to download an Apple-specific configuration profile for each account. Installation of such profile would allow user to easily setup email account on their iPhone, iPad or Mac device.
evolution newFatal Error Handling on Evolution start-up
Evolution will track application start-up sequence and if an error is encountered it will show a meaningful message about the cause of the failure. Updated page gives more context to user and allows to copy stack-trace and additional error metadata for reports.
New error reporting replaces the old and usually misleading
evolution improvedAdmin level maintenance task display
Improve how tasks are shown in the admin level
maintenance page by displaying how many and what tasks were completed. In addition, the
check all button now outputs details for all tasks completed.
evolution improvedRelative files compress in FileManager
FileManager compressed files relatively to the home root, leading to deeply nested structure inside archive. Updated behavior is to compress files relatively to the currently opened folder in FileManager.
evolution improvedOption to change user home directory in cPanel import tool
Tool for importing cPanel accounts now have an option to import users to a non standard home directory.
This option is only available if non empty home_override_list option is set in
evolution improvedMenu Customization UI Changes
Customize Menu page was using outdated menu structure for customizations, preventing further possible improvements in data formats and functionality. Page is completely revamped to work on current menu structure and unlock further improvements to the customizations.
evolution improvedMenu badges styling
Updated styling of different menu updates badges across the Evolution layouts to make them look the same and follow the same logic.
evolution improvedMore accurate menu search
Menu search function has increased matching threshold to lower the amount of returned results and hide the results that are not related to the search term.
This leads to more accurate search results.
evolution improvedWebalizer table improvements
Webalizer table was improved by changing width of
subdomain columns to fit contents nicely inside.
evolution improvedAllow access to SSL Certificates user level page when SSL is disabled for domain
SSL Certificates page is now accessible even when SSL for a particular domain has been disabled. Because of this, user can now once again re-enable SSL for that domain if needed.
evolution improvedResource limits for user account info
My Users page's
Account Info tab now displays resource limits.
New API endpoints in
Login Keys evolution improved
Improved Login Keys and Urls create, modify, list pages and processess to be more efficient and clear to the users.
evolution improvedUnified master login bar in refreshed layout
Master login sidebar in refreshed layout was not consistent with other layouts. All other layouts used to have black top bar.
This update unifies all layouts by replacing master login sidebar in refreshed layout with the same top-bar as used in other layouts.
CloudLinux software versions in main
versions.txt custombuild improved
With this release DirectAdmin stores CloudLinux software versions in the main
versions.txt file. Previous versions used to have separate file for CloudLinux software.
versions.txt file is extended with the following entries:
This allows CloudLinux software versions to be customized the same way as all other CustomBuild managed software. Via GUI or manually with
CloudLinux specific patches are now bundled with CustomBuild and stored in
custombuild improvedCustomBuild version updates
- Apache updated from
- MariaDB 10.3 from
- MariaDB 10.4 from
- MariaDB 10.5 from
- MariaDB 10.6 from
- MariaDB galera from
- PHP 8.0 from
- PHP 8.1 from
- PHP 8.2 from
- PHPMyAdmin from
- litespeed from
- xapian-core from
- imapsync from
- apr from
- apr-utils from
- composer from
- igbinary PHP extension from
- redis to
- imagemagick to
- Nginx uint to
improvedBetter outage tolerance in licensing subsystem
Main DirectAdmin service is updated to better tolerate network issues when accessing licensing servers. Short network outages should not trigger DA licensing errors.
improvedNotifications for DirectAdmin auto-updates
When DirectAdmin is auto-updated, system message gets send to all admins. This functionality is extended to be customizable based on a couple of new
1) - controls whether system message gets sent on DirectAdmin auto-update to a newer version's release.
0) - controls whether system message gets sent on DirectAdmin auto-update to the same version's hotfix release.
improvedNew document root location for sub-domains
For all new sub-domains a default document root (location served by web-server) have changed from
For example if user has
example.com domain, and creates
sub.example.com sub-domain. Document root for sub-domain will be
domains/sub.example.com/public_html instead of
improvedAuto-detect disabled IPv6 in DA installer
Previous DA versions assumed IPv6 is always available and would always set
ipv6=1 in the config unconditionally.
Starting this version DA installer will try to detect if OS has a working IPv6 stack. When it is not available IPv6 will not be enabled in
evolution fixedFix menu search in refreshed layout
If upon menu search user has been changing user mode, search results were not updated properly and user could have seen reseller entries on user level, etc.
It is fixed it by making a search dependent on user menu entries.
evolution fixedFix main search bar
Previously main search bar would close automatically if user clicked any of the filter options. The issue was fixed by properly managing click outside main search bar events.
In-Progress table in
Admin Backup/Transfer evolution fixed
Every 30 secods selected rows in
in-progress backups table were unselected, due to data reload. Issue is fixed by properly restoring selection after the request.
evolution fixedFix E-Mail filters table
Email filters page now loads the create new filter row correctly. Previously it would only appear after changing language or viewport.
evolution fixedShow all vacation accounts
When creating vacation message, generated API request would always pass the globally set items per page value as parameter. Because of this, not all mailboxes would end up being displayed.
Updated behaviour is to load all mailboxes.
evolution fixedSystem info widget in dashboard
System info widget was broken and was showing incorrect or none information at all. Now it is updated with new API endpoints and new visualisation for memory usage.
evolution fixedFixed "Icons Grid" layout spacing
First category in "Icons Grid" menu was taking up whole available space. The styling in menu were improved to have consistent spacing between categories.
Widgets area in "Icons Grid" Dashboard has been cutting off content if it has higher than viewport. The spacing was improved to prevent such behaviour.
evolution fixedFixed text overflow inside "Refreshed" layout stats
Under narrow viewport, the text in statistics blocks has been going outside ot it's limits. Now it is fixed with hiding less significant data under narrow viewports.
fixedConversion of UTF-8 names in mail directories in cPanel import
Importing cPanel user accounts having mail directories with UTF-8 symbols used to leave directories non-functional in DirectAdmin. This was caused because cPanel and DirectAdmin uses different mail directory encoding configuration.
cPanel Import tools is upgraded to automatically convert all UTF-8 names during account import. Conversion preserves original directory names.
fixedLog rotation for modsecurity with nginx
Logfiles used by nginx modsecuryt were not being rotated due to modsecurity issue.
This version updates logrotate rules for nginx modsecurity files to take care of truncating the file by logrotate using
evolution removedMenu grid mode in refreshed layout
Evolution refreshed layout menu used to have special more where side menu is being replaced by a hovering menu grid page. This option is removed.
This functionality is replaced by a new grid mode in the main dashboard.
evolution removedTable density option
Removed configuration option for tables density.
removed custombuildAuto-remove legacy CustomBuild plugin
Starting this version DA installer will detect and automatically remove old CustomBuild plugin in favor of native CustomBuild integration.
Native CustomBuild integration is available only on Evolution skin.
removed custombuildDeprecated mod_php, suphp and mod_ruid2 PHP modes
With this release running PHP in
mod_ruid2 mores are no longer supported.
If one of the deprecated mores are enabled CustomBuild will refuse to perform any software reconfiguration action.
We recommend switching to more modern PHP modes:
/usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/build set php1_mode php-fpm
/usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/build set php1_mode fastcgi
/usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/build set php1_mode lsphp
Support for using beta CloudLinux versions by setting
cloudlinux_beta flag in CustomBuild
options.conf file is removed.
CustomBuild will always use non-beta CloudLinux software versions.
Security Questions feature removed
Security Questions feature is being deprecated starting this release. We recommend everyone to migrate to TOTP based Two-Factor authentication.
It will not be possible to enable security questions for accounts that were not using security questions before.
Editing Security Questions settings or adding new questions is no longer supported.
Users that have security questions enabled can continue using them or disable.
allow_subdomain_docroot_override is removed, changing subdomain document root will be always allowed.