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Top 10 Linux Distributions

Richard Bailey October 1, 2021 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

The Linux Operating System is one of the most popular OSes available today and is built into a huge number of products you may not have expected to find it in. The Android Smartphone software runs on the Linux Kernel, and macOS runs on a heavily modified version of Unix (which is also based on the Linux Kernel).

Linux thrives in the business server market and is heavily utilized in Cloud Computing. It’s frequently used for virtual cloud instances, Kubernetes clusters, and Docker Containers due to being lightweight and super reliable.

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Top 10 Remote Management Tools

Dr. Rachael Bailey September 21, 2021 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

As the global coronavirus pandemic has caused a shift (perhaps permanent) towards remote working and learning, the remote management of IT systems is crucial. Our new work culture means that having remote access to our business or organization’s computers and network is not only desirable but essential.

So, what are remote management tools, and how do they work?

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What is an SSL Certificate?

Chelsea Fieler September 19, 2021 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

SSL/TLS certificates are an essential security detail of any trusted website and a crucial business requirement for eCommerce websites that expect to generate revenue via a trusted website platform.

The basic function of an SSL certificate is to provide secured communications between the web server and the website user. The SSL certificate gives you the padlock at the top of the browser. It guarantees that the data being served is the data intended by the provider.

However, if you look closer, you will see that there is more to SSL certificates than their surface-level function.

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How to Secure SSH Service with Port Knocking

Hitesh Jethva September 14, 2021 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

If you want to allow users to access specific services on your server without open a firewall, you can use port knocking. Port knocking is a method that allows you to secure your service from unauthorized users. Port knocking allows incoming connections when a correct sequence of connection attempts is received.

In this post, we will secure open SSH port 22 with port knocking. This port will only be opened when someone requests the ports 7000, 8000, 9000 in sequence.

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How to Configure Postfix as a Send-Only SMTP Server on Ubuntu 20.04

Hitesh Jethva September 13, 2021 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

A mail server is very useful when you own a website or web application and want to send transactional emails to users. Postfix is a free and open-source Mail Transfer Agent used to send and receive emails. Postfix is absolutely free, so you don’t need to rely on third-party service providers like Sendgrid or Pepipost. You can easily install and configure Postfix to send emails through your local application.

In this post, we will show you how to install and configure Postfix as a Send-Only SMTP server on Ubuntu 20.04.

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How to Monitor Linux Server Security with Osquery

Hitesh Jethva September 12, 2021 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Osquery is an open-source security threat monitoring tool developed by Facebook. It is used for querying system information including system version, kernel information, running processes, memory information, listening ports, login users, and more. Osquery helps system administrators to write SQL queries to identify, probe, and eliminate various types of threats. It supports several operating systems including Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, and macOS.

In this post, we will explain how to install and use Osquery on Ubuntu 20.04.

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How to Install and Use Darkstat Web Based Linux Network Traffic Analyzer

Hitesh Jethva September 11, 2021 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

If you are a system administrator managing a Linux server, you want a simple tool that helps to monitor your server. Darkstat is a network traffic monitoring tool that calculates and reports usage statistics sent over the HTTP server. It is a lightweight, simple, and real-time network statistics tool with an integrated webserver. Darkstat supports IPv6 protocol and asynchronous reverse DNS resolution.

In this post, we will show you how to install and use Darkstat Network Traffic Analyzer in Linux.

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How to Set up APT-Caching Server Using Apt-Cacher NG on Ubuntu 20.04

Hitesh Jethva September 9, 2021 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Apt-Cacher NG is a caching proxy server for Debian-based Linux distributions including Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, etc. It creates a local cache of the Debian mirrors and other Linux distributions. When you use the apt command to install any package, the package is pulled from the official repositories, and the APT cache server caches that package in the system. When you install the same package again, it will download that package from the local caching server. This will save you a lot of time and internet bandwidth.

In this post, we will explain how to set up an APT-Caching server using Apt-Cacher NG on Ubuntu 20.04.

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How to Set Up Unbound DNS Resolver on Ubuntu 20.04

Hitesh Jethva September 8, 2021 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Unbound is a free, open-source, recursive, and validating DNS caching server. It uses DNS-over-TLS and DNS-over-HTTPS to encrypt connections between clients. Compared to Bind9, Unbound is lightweight and extremely fast. A caching server will help you to reduce the loading time of the website by keeping the cache database on an Unbound server. It is also capable of DNSSEC validation and can serve as a trust anchor.

In this post, we will show you how to set up Unbound DNS Resolver on Ubuntu 20.04.

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How to Migrate from CentOS 8 to Rocky Linux 8

Hitesh Jethva August 10, 2021 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

As you may be aware, CentOS has announced they will be discontinuing support for CentOS 8 on December 31, 2021 and discontinuing future development of new CentOS versions that track RedHat upstream releases.

Luckily, a new community enterprise operating system called Rocky Linux from the founder of CentOS has been introduced.

With the release of Rocky Linux 8.4, you can now easily migrate your CentOS 8 server to a fully compatible operating system that will continue to be free and fully supported for the long term.

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