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Binding multiple IPs to one interface in Windows
The following procedure will guide you through how to add Multiple IP Addresses to one interface.
1. Open Control Panel and Network Connections.
2. Right-click the...
Can I have custom rDNS / reverse PTR records?
All rDNS management can now be done quickly and easily by logging into our client portal.
Once on your 'My Products' tab simply click on the desired service and look...
Changing hostname in Centos
The steps to change the hostname on your Dedicated Server / VPS in Centos are as follows:1.) Login to SSH as root2.) Type "vi /etc/sysconfig/"3.) Press insert on the...
Changing Linux server time zone
If you want to change the time zone for your server to match your own time zone then this can be done very easily by doing the following:
1.) Remove the existing time...
Checking Linux O/S Version
Generally speaking to check what version of a Linux distribution you have installed you can issue:
1.) For Centos/Fedora: cat /etc/redhat-release
2.) For Debian: cat...
Enable VPNs on your VPS (Tun/TAP)
TUN/TAP can now be enabled by the client, contacting RackSRV is no longer necessary.
To enable TUN/TAP;
Log into your VPS Control Panel (i.e. not RackSRV Billing)...
How to alter SSH Port
The following is how to utilise a custom port for SSH logins:
Firstly ensure that the custom port is allowed in any firewall you may be running on the Linux machine,...
Install and configure NTP in Centos
The steps to install and configure NTP in Centos are as follows:1.) Login into the server as the root user2.) Install the software by typing yum install ntp3.) Then...
Installing an FTP Server on Centos or Fedora
To create an FTP Server on Centos or Fedora (in this instance vsftpd) you need to be logged in to terminal as root and then:
To install vsftpd type: yum install...
Remove Windows system reserved parition
Method to remove 100.00 MB System Reserved partition during Windows installation
On the “Where do you want to install Windows?” partition screen of...
Slow SSH login
Slow SSH logins are generally because your server/vps is attempting to do a rDNS lookup of your IP which it will log and this can often cause a delay.
You can disable...