Step 1 Navigate to the directory where the folder is located. Let’s say we want to create zip file of following folder: /home/lophost/folder_name So, we will navigate to /home/lophost directory. cd /home/lophost Step 2 Now run following command to create zip file of folder /home/lophost/folder_name zip -r file_name.zip folder_name/ Done!!
Step 1: Login to your server via SSH as root user. Step 2 Use below command to create / export a database. mysqldump database_name > /backup/database_name.sql Where database_name -> The name of database of which you want to create backup. /backup/database_name.sql -> Location and file name of database backup file.
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.
If you want to know the version of yum installed on your Linux server, here is how you can find.
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 Screenshot […]
Let’s say we want to search for text lophost in file /var/log/messages We can do this using command grep. Login to your server via SSH and run following command grep lophost /var/log/messages
On a Linux server you can rename a file using mv command. Let say you want to rename file-one.txt to file-two.txt Use following command for this. mv file-one.txt file-two.txt Another example. Suppose we want to rename ravi.txt to lophost.txt located in /var mv /var/ravi.txt /var/lophost.txt
You should open only limited ports for incoming and outgoing traffic on a server. You can use firewall like CSF firewall to open only trusted ports on a server. If you want to check all open/listening ports that your server is using, run below command via SSH: netstat -an OR netstat -tulp OR netstat -tulpn […]
Using below commands you can start, stop and restart MySQL from SSH. Login to your server as root via SSH, and run following commands. Start MySQL service mysql start OR /etc/init.d/mysql start Stop MySQL service mysql stop OR /etc/init.d/mysql stop Restart MySQL service mysql restart OR /etc/init.d/mysql restart Status of MySQL If you want to […]
Use following command to know the hostname of your server. hostname You should run above command in SSH as root user. [vps_hosting]