Direct Admin login failure: “Consider disabling the Folder Usage Count”

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Published on: September 15, 2014 by Felix

Direct Admin login failure: “Consider disabling the Folder Usage Count”


Once our client opened a ticket saying that he cannot login DirectAdmin control panel. This is actually a simple troubleshoot but I have googled it a lot and gone mad for hours to find it . Note that this was almost a year back and I think now it can be googled easily.

When logging into the Direct admin control panel you will encounter this error. 

Your connection has timed out
Details - Consider disabling the Folder Usage Count.


1) Edit /usr/local/directadmin/conf/directadmin.conf 

Then set the value such as


2) Edit /usr/local/directadmin/data/task.queue 


3) Run the following command

# /usr/local/directadmin/dataskq

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Category : Howtos, Troubleshooting



Firaz has been in the Web Hosting industry since 2012. He is always fascinated in resolving complicated DNS, cPanel and other Web hosting issues. He loves to help newbies to climb the hill from a fresher to an experienced System admin. Movies and songs are his favourite passtime.

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