OSSEC is a popular host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS). One of the factors driving OSSEC’s popularity is that it is an open-source project, meaning that it’s available at no cost. Able to run on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Solaris, HP-UX and AIX, OSSEC is a HIDS that nearly everyone can… Read More
We’ve all been there – that moment when your server’s traffic figures begin to spike. The steady rise in volume for what can feel like days with no sign of slowing down. Phone calls start coming in – customers having problems with your website. The server’s load time steadily… Read More
If you use CentOS VPS, displaying the correct time zone can be an issue. If you type “date” into the SSH terminal, the date and time displayed are likely incorrect. Remember, CentOS uses the file /etc./localtime to decide the appropriate time zone to display without ever… Read More
When using an Apache web server, a user must understand what modules he or she is running. These modules account for the vast majority of an Apache server’s functionality, so even the smallest issues or module failures can create a serious detriment to the server’s ability to perform.
Understanding Static and Shared Modules
Static modules are already built into the Apache… Read More
One of the most popular uses for a VPS is to host websites. In order to begin doing this, a few things have to be installed and configured. This is where the LAMP stack can be useful.
The common development term LAMP stands for Linux (operating system), Apache (server), MySQL… Read More
A Virtual Private Server, commonly called a “VPS,” is a virtual server. The way it works is simple. A dedicated server is split into many “containers” and each “container” is a separate “private server.” Each of these “containers” can function just like a dedicated server. Multitudes of operating… Read More
If you’ve ever wanted a command line tool to view updated network information then we would suggest you check out the wonderful iftop server monitor. iftop is an excellent tool if you need to view connections to and from your… Read More
We’ve all, at some point, needed to check our disk usage. If it was on your desktop PC or laptop running OS X or Windows then it’s fairly simple to do. However when all you’ve got to hand… Read More
When setting up a new VPS, it is sometimes possible to overlook the little details. A lot of times, unless you are using a particular service it may get ignored. BIND is one of those services. Unfortunately, if left… Read More
1. Login to your cPanel account and click on the “Redirects” link under the domains section
2. Do you want… Read More