How to reset Directadmin password
It’s very simple to retrieve Directadmin password.In a direct admin server, the Admin details are saved in a file ‘/usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt’. That’s why, we can find-out the login credentials simply from the command line.
Step 1 : Login to server as root user and execute the following command
[root ~ ]#grep adminpass /usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt
The above command will show the DA admin password.
Open a file “/usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt” and copy the password.
[root ~ ]#vi /usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt