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Overview

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Plesk Key Administrator is a wholesaler of web hosting-related services and products. Plesk Key Administrator module for HostBill This module is a perfect tool for reselling Plesk Key Administratorand managing DirectAdmin Licenses. 

Activating the module

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  1. If the module is included in your HostBill edition you can download it from your client portal.
  2. If the module is not included in your HostBill edition you can purchase it from our marketplace and then download it from the client area.
  3. Once you download the module extract it in the main HostBill directory.
  4. Go to Settings → Modules → Hosting Modules, find and activate Plesk Key Administrator DirectAdmin License module.

Connecting HostBill

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with DirectAdmin License

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  1. Proceed to Settings → Apps → Add new App
  2. From Applications list select Plesk Key Administratorselect DirectAdmin License
  3. Enter:
    • Name - Name of this connection
    • API Username
    • API PasswordClient ID - Direct admin client ID
    • Password - Password to your direct admin account

      4. Verify entered credentials by clicking Test Connection to check if HostBill can connect
      5. Save Changes

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Adding DirectAdmin License Product

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  1. In HostBill go to Settings → Products & Services, and Add new order page
  2. From Order Types select Other Services
  3. After creating order page add new product in it, provide its name and Save changes
  4. From Connect with App section select Plesk Key Administrator DirectAdmin License and app server created in previous steps.

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At the beginning you need to choose the Main License, which will determine the product Product that you want to offer. Use Get values from server button to load available Product and Operating System options from API.

Additional options:

  • To allow users to choose the IP address when placing the order, check the IP Address on sign-upAddress checkbox.
  • Additionally, you can check the Additional Licenses checkbox Operating System checkbox which will generate a list of additional licenses as drop-down form components for the product OS options and will allow users to choose additional licenses.
  • Additionally, you can check the Additional Features checkbox which will generate a list of additional features as components for the product and will allow users to choose additional features.
  • one during order.
    • You can change available

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    • OS names, remove unwanted

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    • options or set pricing in Components → Forms:

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Once ordered, admin can check/manage list of features, IP addresses and list of additional licenses Operating system options from admin portal

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For more generic product configuration details including price, automation, emails settings refer to Product Configuration article.

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titleNote about email templates

If you wish your automated emails to contain License Key ID (i.e. in automated "Account Created" email set in Emails tab of Product Configuration) use following email variable in your template:
{$service.extra_details.codelid


Configuring Client Functions   

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In Products & Services → Your Order Page → Your Product → Client Functions you can control what features customer will have access to in client portal, by clicking Enable/Disable next to the given option.
Use Edit button to adjust function appearance in the client portal.

For Plesk Key Administrator DirectAdmin License you can enable the following client functions dedicated to this module:

  1. License details Details displays Allows clients to view license details Change IP Address - used to change IP address that Plesk license is bound toand update License IP and Operating system.

As well as number of standard client functions, such as 

  1. Change Billing Cycle
  2. Change Label
  3. Change Ownership
  4. Edit Forms
  5. Graphs
  6. Login Details
  7. Manual Service Renew
  8. New Direct Link
  9. Related Services
  10. Service Auto Renewal

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