Category: Sysadmin

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Install LogWatch

Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system. Logwatch parses through your system's logs for a given period of time and creates a report analyzing areas that you specify, in as much detail as you require. Logwatch is easy to use...

/ 23 July 2004
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What is a managed dedicated server

A managed dedicated server is either one you rent or one you co-locate where someone else is in charge of the well being of the server. You still have the power of a dedicated server however another indivual or company...

/ 23 July 2004
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What do I need to know to have a dedicated server

Renting or Co-Locating a dedicated server that is not managed takes a lot of time and knowledge. You must be familiar with the operating system your dedicated server will be running on, and by familiar I mean you must know...

/ 23 July 2004
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What is a dedicated server?

A dedicated server is a computer(server) that only runs one type of server software. The server is usualy constructed or pre-configured to the customers specifications. Dedicated servers can be used for one large site or they can be used by...

/ 23 July 2004
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Disabling Direct Root Login (SSH)

Disabling root login via shh is a great way to tigthen security on your dedicated server.Disabling root login will force any attempted hackers to use 2 passwords making the odds of him breaking in even harder. Now we know you...

/ 17 July 2004
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.htaccess Tutorial

In this tutorial you will find out about the .htaccess file and the power it has to improve your website. Although .htaccess is only a file, it can change settings on the servers and allow you to do many different...

/ 2 July 2004
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Adding an IP address to your Linux Server

This is a quick guide on adding IPs to a system manually. I would only suggest it if you are not using a control panel, such as cpanel, that has a feature to adds ips. If your main ethernet device...

/ 26 June 2004
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Common SSH Commands and Linux Shell Commands

We've put together some of the more frequently used SSH commands or linux shell commands, and organized them by name so you can easily find a command, their description and how to use it. This guide will continue to be...

/ 9 June 2004
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How can I change permissions on my cgi-bin files using FTP?

You can use your FTP software to set the proper permissions for your scripts in your cgi-bin. About file permissions For your CGI program to run, it must be executable by your Internet server. Therefore, you must set the permissions...

/ 2 June 2004