Inode usage on cPanel server

How To Decrease Inode Usage In cPanel Server

What is Inode? An Inode is a data structure used to store the meta data of a file. Inode number represents the collective number of files and folders present in your web hosting account. See Pickaweb’s Virtual Private Servers from £9.99 What is the Inode Limit ? We have a limit of 100K Soft and 250k […]

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Install vsftpd With SSL/TLS on CentOS Server

Improve FTP Security Using vsftpd with SSL/TLS Plain FTP or non-encrypted FTP transfer is not secure as attackers can sneak in and retrieve the data (including the FTP username and password) you are sending as all the data is send as plain text. The best thing to do in this case is to secure the […]

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Install Varnish Cache As Reverse Proxy With Apache

Use Varnish cache to get faster page load times In this post we will show you how to install Varnish cache on your website. Varnish cache is a web application accelerator used to load the web pages faster. It is also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. It is very useful in servers which […]

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Installing APC cache on a cPanel Server

Quick Overview of Alternate PHP Cache (APC) APC stands for Alternate PHP Cache. It is an open source caching module to cache PHP codes and thereby optimizing it. With this caching enabled in the server, PHP code will be cached and it will be served faster from then on without having to re-run the code. […]

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File Transfer Guide (Linux Hosts)

Different Types of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) for Linux Servers This tutorial is to familiarize the commonly used file transfer methods for Linux hosts. Here are the most commonly used File transfer utilities. FTP FTPS SCP SFTP RSYNC   FTP FTP is file transfer protocol and is focused on data distribution or file sharing between […]

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Virtualmin/Webmin Installation And Virtual Server Setup In CentOS

What is Virtualmin / Webmin? Virtualmin / Webmin is a widely used web based control panel for Linux servers. It has both free version and Pro version. Functions are almost same but Pro versions have more utilities and they offer support for it. You can choose the version that you can afford and matches your […]

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Securing A Linux Server With APF On CentOS

Setting Up and Configuring Advanced Policy Firewall (APF) for Linux Servers (CentOS) Advanced Policy Firewall (APF) is one of the advanced iptables based firewall used in Linux servers. Some of the best features of APF are: Detailed and easily understandable configuration file. Detailed error checking in startup. Granular network filtering Bruteforce protection Intrusion detection etc. […]

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Linux Server Security – Installing And Configuring LMD (Maldet)

What is LMD & Why You Should Use It To Help Secure Your Linux Server If you are a server administrator you need a way to protect the integrity of your server, in particular from sending out spam. This usually occurs when an account has been compromised. Often users will not have updated their applications […]

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What Is rkhunter & How To Configure It

Using rkhunter to Secure a Linux Server rkhunter (Rootkit Hunter) is a Linux/Unix based tool to scan possible rootkits, backdoors and local exploits. Rootkits are the hidden tools or programs that attackers/intruders upload in Linux servers to gain them the server access. rkhunter scans for hidden files, binary files with wrong and/or full permissions, possible […]

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