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How to Recover a Lost Direct Admin password?

The admin password of Direct Admin control panel is displayed at the end of the Direct Admin installation.

One has to carefully store the credentials in a secure place. If the password is lost, the Direct Admin stores the credentials in setup.txt file after Direct Admin installation.

To recover the password, SSH to the Server.

Recover a Lost Direct Admin password

Type below command to get the Admin Password

# cat /usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt | grep admin
[email protected]
mysqluser=da_admin 
adminname=admin 
adminpass=Oq^4TCB8GamXj
litespeedadmin=fNah43lIwsGOosvd

Or

Type below command to get the Admin Password

# cat /var/log/directadmin/install.log | grep Admin
Admin user created 
Admin username: admin 
Admin password: Oq^4TCB8GamXj
Admin email: [email protected]

A further Admin password can be reset from SSH as below

# password admin

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Now the server will prompt for new password and confirmation password.

This is how the Admin Password of Direct Admin control panel can be reset and recovered.

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