Category: Security

Keeping safe

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How to check and stop if DDoS attack is going on.

Distributed denial-of-service attacks In a distributed attack, the attacking computers are often personal computers with broadband connections to the Internet that have been compromised by viruses or Trojan horse programs. These allow the perpetrator to

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Installing and configuring Linux CDP Agents

R1Soft CDP is a easy to install and use continous data protection system, primarily targeted at the hosting market. It backups up multiple servers to a central backup server; multiple backup windows can be performed

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cPanel Name Server Setup

It seems no matter which flavor of linux / unix you are running and which control panel software that setting up custom name servers is always a problem. This How-To will be for installing name

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APF firewall. Daily automated email showing firewall status

Charles Sweeney writes : This is how to get your server to send you a daily email showing the status of your APF firewall. In other words, letting you know if it’s running or not!

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Install APF Firewall on a cPanel sever

To install APF firewall login to your server as root and follow this tutorial More Stuff Happy birthday, KDE: 11 applications you never knew existed The Linux desktop environment KDE celebrates its 22nd anniversary on

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Security Guide for cPanel servers

You must keep your box secure at all times, getting compromized could lead to dataloss, which means you loose clients which isnt a very good way to run your buisness. You dont have to be

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HELP! My server is under a DDOS attack!

Ok first just take a breath, you are getting nothing done by worrying. This guide is meant to try and help mitigate the effects of an attack that is in progresss. I have compiled a

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PHP optimization How-To: Installing Eaccelerator

Eaccelerator is a PHP accelerator/encoder/caching utility that is based off of the old mmcache (which is no longer being maintained). What Eaccelerator does is: it caches your PHP scripts so that the database is no

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Server Security Considerations

>Server security is as important as network security because servers often hold a great deal of an organization’s vital information. If a server is compromised, all of its contents may become available for the cracker

Detect and Clean a hacked cPanel server with this T0rnkit Tutorial

This tutorial is for system admins and will run you through how to Detect and Clean a hacked cPanel server with T0rnkit More Stuff Rsync (Remote Sync): 10 Practical Examples of Rsync Command in Lin…

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How to change your server signature

Disguising your server signature is always a good idea as you wont reveal the operating system to potential script kiddies and hackers. More Stuff Removal of PHP 5.4 and PHP 5.5 in EasyApache Profiles The week

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HERE ARE SIX SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP KEEP SPAM AT BAY

Check out those basic rules to avoid spam robots to use your email for spaming ! More Stuff 10 Linux System Administrators New Year’s Resolutions (2017) As we prepare to bid 2016 a more than

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How To Install RKHunter

RKHunter also known as RootKit Hunter is a scanning tool to ensure you for about 99.9% that you don’t have any rootkits, backdoors, and local exploits but running tests and e-mailing you results. More Stuff

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How To Install CHKROOTKIT

chkrootkit: shell script that checks system binaries for rootkit modification. More Stuff 20 Linux Accounts to Follow on Twitter System Administrators often need to find new information in their field of work. Reading the latest blog