Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

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Force the use of SSH protocol 2

SSH Protocol 1 based systems are facing many automated “root kits”. As a result to step up the security Protcol 2 should be enabled as soon as possible.

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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.

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What is the difference between shared & dedicated hosting?

Dedicated web hosting is different from shared web hosting in that your website is the only one on the server, and thus no resources are “shared”.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Using heading tags to optimise your website for Google

Search engines recognise that, if they can identify a heading it is very likely to be relevant to the body of text below it. In other words, headings are an opportunity to position keywords.

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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.

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Ten Web Site Promotion Tips for DMOZ – Open Directory Project

The dmoz directory is not a search engine. It’s a directory, like a phonebook. It has been categorizing the Internet since 1998. Dmoz currently has over 590,000 categories and sub categories. The main directory itself

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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

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10 Ways To Indirectly Get To The Top Of Search

There are millions of web sites trying to get listed in the top 20 spots of the major search engines. That amounts to a lot of competition! I say if you can’t get listed at

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How to restart apache Under Linux

Every time you make config changes to Apache, you have to restart the server. If you’re suffering the death of a thousand clicks trying to use a GUI to do this simple task, here’s a

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Comparing MSN And Yahoo! Optimization

With the enormous potential of Yahoo! and Microsoft to place major financial and marketing support behind their search engine efforts, there is a strong possibility of some serious search competition. It would be prudent for

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Getting High Rankings in MSN Search

With the launch of Microsoft’s MSN search engine, make sure your site gets a piece of the action. Along with practicing strong Google and Yahoo Search optimization, you will want to add MSN Search optimization