Check DirectAdmin login history

Learn how to check the login history for your DirectAdmin account.
To check the server login history please check this KB post: Check the login history on your server

This KB article is intended for DirectAdmin shared hosting users.

To check the DirectAdmin login history:

1. Login to your DirectAdmin account.

2. On the top-right corner >> user menu, look for the Login History link and click on it.

You will see a list of the latest logins. The list includes the date, the IP and the number of attempts made.

directadmin loginhistory
DirectAdmin Login History

As a server admin, you can access the login history for users by viewing the files /usr/local/directadmin/data/users/username/login.hist :

# cat /usr/local/directadmin/data/users/[username]/login.hist
[root@web ~]# cd /usr/local/directadmin/data/users/
[root@web users]# ls
admin  admin11  plothost1  plothost24  reseller23
[root@web users]# cd plothost1
[root@web plothost1]# ls
DAdminUsage.bytes  bandwidth.tally.cache  domains       du_breakdown.list  httpd.conf  login_keys   tickets.list  user.usage
bandwidth.tally    crontab.conf           domains.list  ftp.passwd         login.hist  ticket.conf  user.conf     user_ip.list
[root@web plothost1]# cat login.hist
0=attempts=1&lastaccess=Jun 18, 2017 at 07:11&lasthostaccess=
1=attempts=1&lastaccess=Jun 18, 2017 at 07:08&lasthostaccess=
2=attempts=1&lastaccess=Jun 18, 2017 at 07:07&lasthostaccess=
3=attempts=1&lastaccess=Jun 18, 2017 at 07:05&lasthostaccess=
4=attempts=1&lastaccess=Jun 18, 2017 at 07:00&lasthostaccess=
5=attempts=1&lastaccess=Jun 18, 2017 at 06:58&lasthostaccess=
6=attempts=1&lastaccess=Jun 18, 2017 at 06:57&lasthostaccess=
[root@web plothost1]#

The video tutorial for this post:

Login history in DirectAdmin

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Ronald

    I licked it but the only thing that happened was, my screen getting all wet. 🙂

    “2. On the top-right corner >> user menu, look for the Login History link and lick on it.”

    1. Max

      🙂 Thank you very much for reporting this Ronald 🙂

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