SSH into the System as root and run the following commands:
During the install, you will be asked several questions. Here is an example session using a default configuration:
Please enter your Client ID : 6714
Please enter your License ID : Your DirectAdmin license key you got from Support.
Please enter your hostname (server.domain.com)
It must be a Fully Qualified Domain Name
Do *not* use a domain you plan on using for the hostname:
eg. don't use domain.com. Use server.domain.com instead.
Do not enter http:// or www
Enter your hostname (FQDN) : test.domain.com
Client ID: 6714
License ID: Your DirectAdmin license key you got from Support.
Is this correct? (y,n) : y
Is eth0 your network adaptor with the license IP (YOUR.VPS.IP.HERE)? (y,n) : y
Is YOUR.VPS.IP.HERE the IP in your license? (y,n) : y
DirectAdmin will now be installed on: Enterprise 5.8
Is this correct? (must match license) (y,n) : y
You now have 4 options for your apache/php setup.
1: customapache: end-of-life software. Apache 1.3, php 4, frontpage. Do not use. No support.
2: custombuild 1.1: older software. Apache 2.x, php 4, 5, or both in cli and/or suphp. Defaults to php 5.2
3: custombuild 1.2: * Recommended. simlar to 1.1, newer default versions. Apache 2.x, php 5, 6, or both in cli and/or suphp. Defaults to php 5.3
4: custombuild 2.0 BETA: Not yet recommended, still in testing. Apache 2.4, mod_ruid2, php 5.4. Can be set to use php-FPM. Experts only.
Post any issues with custombuild to the forum: http://www.directadmin.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=61
Enter your choice (1, 2, 3 or 4): 3
You have chosen custombuild 1.2.
--2013-01-15 15:36:14-- http://files.directadmin.com/services/custombuild/1.2/custombuild/build
Resolving files.directadmin.com... 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168
Connecting to files.directadmin.com|22.214.171.124|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 306514 (299K) [text/plain]
Saving to: `/usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/build'
100%[======================================>] 306,514 1.29M/s in 0.2s
2013-01-15 15:36:14 (1.29 MB/s) - `/usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/build' saved [306514/306514]
Would you like the default settings of apache 2.2 and php 5.3 cli? (y/n): y
You should now be able to answer the rest of the questions with ease.