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Creating an Email Address in DirectAdmin

Step 1: Log in to DirectAdmin

Log in to your DirectAdmin account using your Hosting Accounts details. This is in most cases found at the URL (Depending on your nodes hostname)

One-Click Login for Asura Hosting Customers

We also allow one-click login through the Client Area

Step 2: Access Email Accounts Section

Once logged in, navigate to the E-Mail Accounts section and then click on E-Mail Accounts to manage and create your email addresses.

Step 3: Create a New Email Address

  1. In the E-Mail Accounts section, click on the Create Account button.

  2. Enter the desired username for the email address (before the @ symbol).

  3. Choose the domain from the drop-down list where you want to create the email address. (Typically found on the top-right of the page, depending on your chosen layout)

  4. Set a strong password for the email account. You can use the "Password Generator" for a secure password by clicking on the icon.

  5. Set the quota for the email account. You can tick the "Max" checkbox for no limit or enter a specific quota in megabytes (MB).

  6. Click the Create Account button to add the new email address.

Accessing Your Email

After creating the email address, you can access it using a webmail interface or by setting it up with your preferred email client (e.g., Outlook, Thunderbird). You can obtain your email settings here to use with any third-party email clients.

To access the webmail interface, navigate back to the E-Mail Accounts section and click on the icon next to the email address to automatically login to the email accounts web mail interface.

Alternatively, you can also access the webmails login URL by going to and entering your email address and password.