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    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 Windows 2008 Setup, click on Drive...

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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 LAN connection and select "prop...

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    How to open and close ports in CSF via WHM

    This will guide you through opening and closing ports assuming you have WHM installed and can install the CSF plugin!1) Install CSF follow their documentation @ http://www.configserver.com/free/csf...

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    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 vsftpd To turn on the vsftpd...

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    cPanel logs for access, Apache, email, errors, ftp, mysql & WHM

    cPanel logs most activity that happens on a server to log files so you can go back and review log entries for problems, instead of having to be on the server at the time of them happening. This gu...

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    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 enable the service with chkconfi...

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    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 this default feature very eas...

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    Enable VPNs on your OpenVZ VPS (Tun/TAP)

    TUN/TAP can now be enabled on an OpenVZ based VPS by the client, contacting RackSRV is no longer necessary. To enable TUN/TAP; Log into your VPS Control Panel (i.e. not RackSRV Billing) Look f...

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    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 Services' tab simply click on the desired service and look for the 'Create rDNS' part of ...

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    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 /etc/debian_version To check...

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    Enabling Passive Mode on your FTP Server

    If you are running an FTP server behind CSF (a front end for iptables on Linux) then you will likely have run into issues with directory listing either being non-existent or very slow!The solution ...

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    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 keyboard and change the HOSTNAM...

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    How to whitelist an IP in CSF Firewall (Managed clients only)

    This article has been written to introduce managed clients to our firewall whitelist feature.1.) Login to client portal and navigate to the service in question (Client Portal > My Services > ...

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    Suspending monitoring for maintenance (Managed clients only)

    It is now possible to temporarily suspend the monitoring of Managed Dedicated Servers & VPS services via our client area.Doing so is advisable if you plan to undertake out-of-hours works that m...

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    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 zone setup with: "rm /etc/loc...

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    How to alter SSH Port in Linux

    To change SSH port on a Linux based device1) Login as root or a user on the sudouser list2) Locate and open the file sshd_config (usually in nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config) with nano or vi3) Search for ...

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    How to Install Plesk Onyx on Linux CentOS?

    Plesk is a popular website control panel, and it makes managing your website easy. Although it is easy to install, going through our tutorial will be very helpful and most likely save your time.Bef...

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    How to install cPanel?

    cPanel is a #1 Hosting Control Panel in the web hosting industry, and you can easily install it.What are the requirements?- Fresh CentOS 6 or 7, installed on your VPS/Server.How to install cPanel?1...

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    How to Install DirectAdmin on CentOS?

    DirectAdmin(DA) is a Commercial Hosting Control Panel and is used for selling shared and reseller hosting accounts.We are going to install DirectAdmin on CentOS 7/8. What are the requirements?- Fre...

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    How to Install Webmin on CentOS 7 or CentOS 8?

    Webmin is a free hosting control panel with easy installation. It takes only 5 to 10 minutes, and the configuration is also simple.What are the requirements?- Fresh CentOS 7 or CentOS 8, installed ...

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    How to Install SolusVM Master on CentOS 7 Linux?

    SolusVM is a popular VPS hosting control panel, and SolusVM master is used for controlling Slave node(Servers) and managing VPSs.What are the requirements?- Fresh CentOS 7, installed on your VPS/Se...

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    How to Install the SolusVM Slave on CentOS 7?

    The SolusVM is a popular VPS hosting control panel, and the SolusVM Slave is installed on a dedicated server for creating VPSs on that server.What are the requirements?- Fresh CentOS 7, installed o...

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