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How to Change a User Account to a Reseller Account in DirectAdmin?

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It is possible to convert a user account’s privileges for an admin. But, DirectAdmin removed the tool to change a user account to a reseller account in April 2021. As for now, the only way to assign reseller privileges to a user account is by running shell commands.

To Change a User Account to a Reseller Account:

1. Log into your DirectAdmin server from SSH

2. Enter and run these commands:

# cd /usr/local/directadmin/scripts
# ./user_to_reseller.sh USERNAME

The DirectAdmin server will configure the user account and change it to be a reseller.

The output will look something like this:

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