Posts Under Category: Dedicated Server

Wordpress security
I am seeing a lot of WordPress wp-login.php brute force attack these days. In this tutorial I will explain how to stop wp-login.php attack on a cPanel server. read more

Vesta is a free and open source hosting control panel for Linux servers. In this tutorial I will explain you how to create an email account and access email accounts in vesta control panel. read more

nginx free hosting control panel
Nginx is a fast and low memory usage web / HTTP server software. Nginx is considered to be faster compared to Apache web server. There are lots of paid and free hosting control panel like cPanel available for Apache server, but there are only few Nginx supported hosting control. read more

I was recently working on a server with CentOS 6 installed and trying to configure Apache virtual hosts to host several domains / websites without any control panel like cPanel.
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Yum command is one of the most used and important command on a Linux system. Here is how you can see the history of Yum command on a Linux server.
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If you want to know the version of yum installed on your Linux server, here is how you can find.
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By default Apache loads lots of modules which probably you do not need. If you want to optimize Apache on your VPS / Dedicated server, you should consider disabling un-needed Apache modules. Disabling un-necessary modules will save lots of memory and optimize server. In this tutorial I will explain how to disable un-needed Apache modules on a CentOS / RedHat server / VPS.
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In this tutorial I will explain how to install and setup LAMP on a RHEL/CentOS Linux 6.x server.
Before I start the tutorial, let’s know what is LAMP. LAMP stack is a group of open source software used to get web servers up and running. LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP.
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For security reason it is recommended that you disable root SSH login to server. To SSH your server with root privileges you should create a new user and assign root privileges to this new user.

In this tutorial, we will assign root privileges to a new user ravi on a CentOS server.
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The main user / administrator of a Linux server is root. Here is how you can create a new user on your CentOS server / VPS.

Login to your server as root as run following command to create a new user named ravi.

/usr/sbin/adduser ravi

Now set password for new user ravi

passwd ravi




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