How to rename an Existing Domain Name in DirectAdmin¶
Step 1: Log in to DirectAdmin¶
Open your web browser and navigate to your DirectAdmin login page. The URL should be something like:
serverhostname.com:2222(replace "serverhostname.com" with your actual servers hostname or your own domain name).
Enter your DirectAdmin username and password to log in to the control panel.
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Step 2: Navigate to Domain Setup¶
Once logged in, navigate to the
Account Manager section and click on
Step 3: Renaming the domain¶
Click on the
Old domainfield, select the old domain you would like to rename from the drop-down list.
New Domainfield, enter the new domain name you want to use to replace the old domain.
Double-check the new domain name for any typos or errors.
Savebutton to finalize the renaming process.
Step 4: Test the New Domain¶
After renaming the domain and updating DNS and website configuration (if necessary), test the new domain by accessing it through a web browser.
Ensure that the website loads correctly and that all services associated with the renamed domain are functioning as expected.
If the old domain had an SSL certificate, you will need to re-issue one for the new domain name as well.