Author: Hitesh Jethva

How to Securely Transfer Files Using SCP

Hitesh Jethva June 30, 2020 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

SCP stands for secure copy. It is a Linux command-line utility used to securely copy files and directories between servers. SCP uses the SSH protocol, so it requires a password or password less authentication between servers. With SCP, you can copy files between two remote hosts from your local system, as well as copy files between local and remote hosts.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to use the SCP command with examples.

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How To Secure PostgreSQL Server

Hitesh Jethva June 24, 2020 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

PostgreSQL, also known as Postgres, is a general-purpose object-relational database management system. It is one of the most advanced open-source databases available. However, there are many security concerns and potential vulnerabilities if the application is not secured correctly.

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How to Install and Secure MongoDB 4 in CentOS 8

Hitesh Jethva June 23, 2020 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

MongoDB is a cross-platform NoSQL database system written in C++. MongoDB is different from traditional table-based SQL databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL and is specially designed for high-volume data storage. MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with dynamic schemas and does not require a predefined schema before you add data to a database. MongoDB is free, open-source, and comes with a rich set of features including, storage, data replication, Ad-hoc queries, load balancing, and many more.

In this tutorial, we will explain how to install and secure MongoDB on CentOS 8.

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How to Schedule Cron Jobs with Crontab

Hitesh Jethva June 19, 2020 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Cron is a time-based job scheduling daemon in Linux-based operating systems. It is used to schedule specific tasks to run periodically at fixed times, dates, or intervals. It is very similar to the Windows task scheduling utility and is very useful for routine tasks including:

  • Daily backups
  • System scanning
  • Automated system maintenance

The cron daemon runs in the background and continuously checks the /etc/crontab file, and /etc/cron.*/ directories.

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How to Copy Files and Directories in Linux

Hitesh Jethva June 18, 2020 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

If you are a system administrator, copying files and directories is one of the most common tasks in your day-to-day work. The cp command is a basic Linux command used for copying files and directories from one location to another. By default, the cp command is available in almost all Unix- and Linux-like operating systems.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to use the cp command to copy files and directories in Linux.

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How to Create a SFTP User without Shell Access on CentOS 8

Hitesh Jethva June 16, 2020 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

SFTP stands for “SSH File Transfer Protocol.” SFTP is a file transfer protocol used to transfer files between two servers. By default, SFTP allows you to transfer files on all servers that have SSH access enabled. However, it will grant terminal access to all users and this is not recommended for security reasons.

In this tutorial, we will learn how to create an SFTP user without shell access so that the user has only SFTP access and not SSH access.

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How to Set Up Apache as Frontend Proxy Server for Node.js CentOS 8

Hitesh Jethva June 15, 2020 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform, JavaScript runtime environment that can be used to run JavaScript outside the web browser. It is most commonly used to build web applications with real-time, two-way connections, where both the client and server can initiate communication, allowing them to exchange data freely. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it perfect for data-intensive applications that run across distributed devices.

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Top 8 MySQL Command-line Tips and Tricks

Hitesh Jethva June 14, 2020 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

MySQL is an open-source relational database management system that is developed, distributed, and supported by Oracle Corporation. There are several web-based tools available for managing the MySQL server, but best practice is to use the native MySQL command-line client for performing day-to-day MySQL tasks. It does take some time to get familiar with a command-line interface, particularly if you don’t regularly work in a CLI environment.

In this tutorial, we will show you some MySQL command-line tips and tricks that help you to perform day-to-day tasks.

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