VPS Providers That Offer Free DirectAdmin

Want to delve deeper into DirectAdmin but you’re on a budget?

Not to worry, this article contains a list of some known virtual and cloud server providers that offer a free DirectAdmin license when you purchase a server from them. At the end, there’s a few honourable mentions for providers that aren’t quite taking the loss but offer a pretty big discount.

We’re going to compare with paying full price at DirectAdmin, so for reference here is their pricing.

DirectAdmin pricing plans
DirectAdmin pricing scheme as of 24/01/2020

BuyVM / Frantech

BuyVM have been around for the better part of a decade. Represented on community forums such as LowEndSpirit, HostBalls, WebHostingTalk and LowEndTalk.

From our “How to Install DirectAdmin on CentOS 8” guide, it is recommended to have a server with at least 1GB of RAM such as:

  • 1024 MB Memory
  • 20 GB SSD Storage
  • Unmetered Bandwidth
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • $3.50 per month

You can claim a free internal DirectAdmin license with any of their KVM plans. From the example above.. here’s how much you save:

1GB KVMDirectAdmin LicenseTotal Cost (Monthly)
$3.5 Free Internal License$3.50
$3.5Monthly, 10 Domains$5.50
$3.5 Monthly, 50 Domains$18.50
$3.5 Monthly ~~ Domains$33.49

Convinced? Here’s some links to learn more..

Sign up to Frantech

Read my review of BuyVM/Frantech here


Inception Hosting

Inception Hosting is a well known friendly face amongst their (Director’s) very own LowEndSpirit as well numerous other web hosting communites for providing solid services for many years. Their UK server offerings, running on the Clouvider network offer a free DirectAdmin license.

1GB KVM SSD DirectAdmin License Total Cost (Monthly)
$2.80 Free Internal License $2.80
$2.80 Monthly, 10 Domains $4.80
$2.80 Monthly, 50 Domains $17.80
$2.80 Monthly ~~ Domains $32.79

Convinced? Here’s some links to learn more..

Sign up to Inception Hosting


IntoVPS

IntoVPS is a brand of Hosterion, a reputable European hosting provider with a wide range of locations. With any server on their Fleio powered Cloud service, you can claim a free DirectAdmin license by asking their support staff. Their base plan is a perfect fit and includes:

  • 1024 MB Memory
  • 20 GB SSD Storage
  • 1TB Bandwidth
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • $5.00 per month

Like our previous tables, here’s how much youre paying vs going direct.

1GB KVM SSD DirectAdmin License Total Cost (Monthly)
$5.00 Free Internal License$5.00
$5.00 Monthly 10 Domains $7.00
$5.00 Monthly 50 Domains$20.00
$5.00 Monthly ~~ Domains$34.99

Convinced? Here’s some links to learn more..

Sign up to IntoVPS


Honourable Mentions

Server providers offering internal DirectAdmin licensing that’s not quite free but it’s almost there.

NexusBytes – DirectAdmin license for $5/month with any server
Sign up to NexusBytes

RamNode – DirectAdmin license for $3/month with any server
Sign up to RamNode


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