Posts Under Category: Tutorials

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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solusvm-centos
If your VPS comes with SolusVM control panel and you want to install / re-install any Operating System (OS) like CentOS, Debian, Fedora, Scientific Linux, Suse, Ubuntu etc. on your VPS, here is how you can do. It will hardly take 5-10 minutes to complete the installation process.
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In this tutorial I will explain you how to access a windows VPS from your computer with windows 8 installed. This tutorial will also work for windows 7, Windows Vista etc.

What is Remote Desktop Connection

Remote Desktop is a feature in Windows operating systems (Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 etc.) that allows you to connect to your windows VPS remotely and work as you are sitting in front of the console. Thus it make VPS management quite easy.

How to Access a Windows VPS using Remote Desktop Connection

  • Step 1: Start Remote Desktop Connection

    On a windows 8 computer, search for Remote Desktop Connection and launch it.
    Launch Remote Desktop

    On Earlier windows version, you can launch Remote Desktop Connection from:
    Start >> All Programs >> Accessories >> Remote Desktop Connection

  • Step 2: Enter VPS IP

    In computer name field enter your VPS IP anc click Connect button.
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  • Step 3: Enter VPS username and password

    On next step enter your VPS username and password.

  • Step 4: Certificate Warning Message

    Click Yes button if you get any certificate warning message.
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You should now have successfully logged in your VPS. You can now access and manage your VPS just like you are in front of your VPS physical machine.
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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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If you want to add php-tidy PHP extension support on your RedHat/centOS server, here is how you can install php-tidy.
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By default Apache loads lots of modules. If you are running only WordPress based websites on your VPS / Server, you should consider disabling un-needed Apache modules. This will save lots of memory and optimize server.
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In this tutorial I will explain how to install WordPress on a fresh new VPS with CentOS / RedHat Linux OS. So, I have a fresh VPS with CentOS 6 installed. My first step will be to update CentOS and install LAMP
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By default Apache loads lots of modules. If you are running only Drupal based websites on your VPS / Server, you should consider disabling un-needed Apache modules. This will save lots of memory and optimize server.
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