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January 4th, 2010:

Tiplet: Disabling PHP Safe Mode and open_basedir in DirectAdmin through the control panel

One of my many tasks on a daily basis is checking up on various web sites and the servers they're hosted on. I needed to disable Safe Mode for a WordPress but, for the life of me, I couldn't find an easy way to do it via the appropriate Reseller login. (I read a blog entry on lampdocs but a crucial screenshot was missing and the other instructions weren't very helpful without it!)

As it turns out, it's as simple as three mouseclicks. (more…)