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Article Binding multiple IPs to one interface in Centos
The steps to add additional IP's to one network card / interface in Centos are as follows:1.) Login into the server as the root user2.) Navigate to...
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Article Binding multiple IPs to one interface in Debian/Ubuntu
Important Notes: 1.) Before making any changes to your network configuration, please make sure you obtain any relevant information such as Gateway, Subnet and...
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Article 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...
Views: 7318
Article 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...
Views: 4469
Article 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...
Views: 3567
Article 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...
Views: 2727
Article 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...
Views: 5126
Article Configuring Java to work with KVMoIP
As of Java version 7 onwards, the Java development team continue to make security "improvements" that inadvertently play havoc with Java embedded devices such as the...
Views: 1903
Article 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...
Views: 1695
Article Email notifications from Fedora / CentOS
You may wish to receive email notifications from your server for cron updates / scripts and such. Within the Redhat environment covering Fedora / CentOS / Scientific...
Views: 2758
Article 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...
Views: 2012
Article FreeBSD Root Login - Enable or Disable
To enable or disable root login, you need to set this in /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. # cd /etc/ssh# vi sshd_config To disable direct root SSH login, you need to add...
Views: 6201
Article How do I perform a tracert?
If you or one of your customers is experiencing a less than optimal route into our network resulting in higher latency or packetloss then it is advisable to submit a...
Views: 5473
Article How do I reboot my server?
To remotely reboot your dedicated / colocated server, please follow these simple steps: 1.) Login to our client portal at...
Views: 4267
Article 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 /etc/ssh) with nano or...
Views: 2266
Article How to lock Mysql to Localhost (Linux)
This is a very simple adjustment to make, this will stop remote queries running on your mysql server. Simply run the following commands: nano /etc/my.cnf Once within...
Views: 2072
Article 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 @...
Views: 6514
Article 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...
Views: 2800
Article 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...
Views: 6278
Article 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...
Views: 6823
Article IP and DNS information
By default we only configure a services primary IP address allowing clients to configure any additional addresses as they see fit.As well as the usable IPs, you will...
Views: 12913
Article PHP as a Cron CentOS/Fedora
When adding a PHP script as a cron you need to ensure that you include the full PHP directory, simply running the following will not allow the script to run: 30 6 * *...
Views: 2343
Article Reinstalling an O/S via Client Portal
In this article we will discuss how to reinstall an O/S either Unattended (automated) or attended where you can set options such as packages, services, partitions and...
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Article Remount the /dev/shm Partition in Fedora/CentOS
This is to assist with a CSF warning you may receive about /dev/shm being incorrectly mounted, simply run the following: nano /etc/fstab Replace this line: tmpfs...
Views: 5387
Article 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...
Views: 9362
Article Reset forgotten root password with Centos
Please Note: In order to reset your Centos password you will need KVM access to adjust your servers boot loader menu!1.) At the boot loader menu, use the arrow keys to...
Views: 5503
Article Reset forgotten root password with Ubuntu
Please Note: In order to reset your Centos password you will need KVM access to adjust your servers boot loader menu!1.) Reboot your computer.2.) Hold Shift during...
Views: 1835
Article 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...
Views: 5748
Article 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...
Views: 1421
Article What does unmanaged mean?
To keep our server rental costs as low as possible and because most clients want to manage their own servers, our published packages on the dedicated server page do...
Views: 3545
Article What is a glue record?
A glue record is the IP address of a name server held at the domain name registry.Glue records are required when you wish to set the name servers of a domain name to a...
Views: 3397
Article What is KVMoIP?
KVMoIP (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) over IP allows IT administrators to remotely manage their UK dedicated box even when their usual remote access software (SSH, RDP, VNC...
Views: 7503
Article Will my server have a firewall?
Unless you have specifically requested a managed dedicated server with hardware firewall from with us then your server will have a raw, unprotected feed straight to...
Views: 3582

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