How to Install Suricata IDS on Rocky Linux 8

Suricata is a free, open-source, independent threat detection engine developed by the Open Information Security Foundation. It is a flexible, high-performance intrusion detection system (IDS), intrusion prevention system (IPS), and network security monitoring (NSM) tool that can detect and block attacks against your network. The IDS analyses network traffic and detects known attacks by matching signatures, while the IPS has the ability to stop a packet from being delivered depending on the attack detected.

In this post, we will show you how to install Suricata IDS on Rocky Linux 8.

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How to Install LFTP to Download and Upload Files in Linux

LFTP is a Linux command-line utility used to download and upload files from one server to another. It can transfer files via FTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, FISH, SFTP, BitTorrent, and FTP over HTTP proxy. It also supports the FXP protocol that allows data transfers between two FTP servers bypassing the client machine. It offers some useful features. Some of them are listed below:

  • File directories recursive copying
  • Segmented file transfer
  • Recursive copying of file directories
  • Resuming partial downloads
  • Transfer queues

In this post, we will show you how to install and use LFTP to download and upload files in Linux.

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How to Change or Set User Passwords in Linux

Hitesh Jethva April 6, 2022 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

When working in a Linux operating system, a password is the first line of defense to secure the system. It is recommended to change the user password in Linux to reinforce security and make the system harder to breach. passwd is a command-line utility in Linux used to update a user’s authentication password stored in /etc/shadow file. A root or superuser can change the password of any user account while a normal user can only change the password for his/her own account.

When changing a user password in Linux, you should follow the below guidelines:

  • A password must be strong, at least eight characters or more.
  • Use both upper and lowercase letters to make to the password strong.
  • Avoid any dictionary word, your name, surname, or your birth date in a password.

In this post, we will show you how to change or set user passwords in Linux.

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How to Download File Using Wget in Linux

wget is a Linux command-line utility used to download files and web pages from the internet. It supports several internet protocols including HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP to access and retrieve the files. You can use different options with the wget command to perform a variety tasks. The wget utility is very useful on slower and unstable internet connections. The wget command keeps trying until the entire file has been retrieved in the event of a download failure.


  • Downloads multiple files at once.
  • Define download speed and bandwidth limit.
  • Allows resuming a failed download.
  • Download complete web and FTP sites.
  • Support for SSL/TLS for encrypted downloads.
  • Download files through proxies.

In this post, we will show you how to use the wget command to download files in Linux.

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How to Install and Use Pigz to Compress File in Linux

Pigz stands for “Parallel Implementation of GZip,” which is a compression tool used to compress and uncompress files in Linux. It is written using the most commonly used zipping library functions. Pigz is the improved version of the older gzip utility that leverages multiple cores and processors to compress data. It can be able to archive larger files much faster than with gzip.

In this post, we will show you how to compress and decompress files in parallel using Pigz in Linux.

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How to Install and Configure NFS Server on Debian 11

NFS, also called “Network File System,” is a network file sharing protocol that allows us to share and mount a remote file system over the network. It works in a client-server architecture and allows multiple systems or users to access the same shared folder or file. With NFS, you can share a common application among multiple users, eliminating the need for local disk space and reducing storage costs.

In this post, we will show you how to install and configure an NFS server on Debian 11.

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How to Install OpenResty on Rocky Linux 8

OpenResty is an Nginx-based web platform that can run Lua scripts using its LuaJIT engine. It has many built-in Nginx modules that can make it a powerful web app server. OpenResty allows you to use Lua scripts inside the Nginx conf files and write a high-performance web application in Lua without installing any package.

In this post, we will show you how to install OpenResty on Rocky Linux 8.

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How to Enable Cloud Backups

Editorial Team March 14, 2022 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

The precious data saved on your Atlantic.Net cloud VPS needs a reliable and resilient backup solution. Backups are a critical part of data retention, and we highly recommend that our customers invest in backups to ensure that in the event of server corruption or malware you are able to restore with minimal downtime and data loss.

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How to Install Redis Server Using Docker Container

Redis is a free, open-source, and in-memory key-value store that allows data to be stored and accessed at lightning-fast speeds. It can handle large datasets and maintain high availability. Generally, it is used for database, messaging, and caching functions. Running Redis in a Docker container can significantly shorten and simplify the deployment process.

In this post, we will show you how to install Redis using a Docker container.

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