How to Change RDP port on a Windows Server

Change RDP port on a Windows Server Windows servers are remotely accessible with Remote Desktop via the TCP 3389 port (default port). In some situations, when a more secure environment is needed, changing the remote access port can be useful. This article explains how to change the RDP port on a Windows Hosting Server. Note: Make sure you have opened remote access to the new RDP port in Windows Firewall before starting to avoid locking yourself out of the server. WARNING: Be careful when making changes to the Windows Registry…

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How to install Softaculous on server with WHM

Installation Requirements Before installing Softaculous make sure that ionCube Loaders are enabled. In order to install Softaculous on a VPS or a dedicated server with cPanel, you will need to perform the steps listed below: 1. Log into your WHM (as a root user). 2. Go to Server Configuration (1), click Tweak Settings (2) and navigate to the PHP tab (3). Select ioncube(4) for cPanel PHP Loader: 3. Click on the Save button below 4. If you have a firewall, access to download packages from *.softaculous.com should be allowed. The following domains should be whitelisted in your firewall as these are the mirrors used…

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How To Upgrade to PHP 7 on CentOS 7

Upgrade to PHP 7 Since PHP 7.x is not yet packaged in official repositories for the major distributions, we’ll have to rely on a third-party source. Several repositories offer PHP 7 RPM files. We’ll use the IUS repository. IUS offers an installation script for subscribing to their repository and importing associated GPG keys. Make sure you’re in your home directory, and retrieve the script using curl: # cd ~ # curl ‘https://setup.ius.io/’ -o setup-ius.sh Run the script: # bash setup-ius.sh Upgrading mod_php with Apache This section describes the upgrade process…

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How To Import and Export Databases in MySQL or MariaDB

Import and Export Databases in MySQL or MariaDB Being able to import and export your database is an important skill to have. You can use data dumps for backup and restoration purposes, so you can recover older copies of your database in case of an emergency, or you can use them to migrate data to a new server or development environment. To import and/or export a MySQL or MariaDB database, you will need: Access to the Linux server running MySQL or MariaDB The database name and user credentials for it…

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How to Install and Configure Nagios on CentOS 7

Install and Configure Nagios Nagios Core is free & open source monitoring tool or software which can monitor the resources like servers, network equipment like firewall, network switches and printers etc. Nagios core also provides alerting services, using which nagios informs administrators about issue that has occurred & then trigger alerts again when the issue has been resolved. Nagios provides information like CPU utilization, Disk utilization, Memory utilization & also has support for a number of networking protocols like SMTP, HTTP, POP3, SNMP, ICMP, FTP, SSH etc. Nagios shows all the information regarding all the servers on a…

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How To View Logs on Centos7

View and Configure Linux Logs on Centos7 Linux and the applications that run on it can generate all different types of messages, which are recorded in various log files. Linux uses a set of configuration files, directories, programs, commands and daemons to create, store and recycle these log messages. Knowing where the system keeps its log files and how to make use of related commands can therefore help save valuable time during troubleshooting. Default Log File Location The default location for log files in Linux is /var/log. You can view…

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How To Enable and Disable Server Backups in WHM

Configure Global Settings Log in to WHM using your server’s root credentials, and select Backup Configuration under the Backup section in WHM’s main menu. You can begin typing “backup” into the search menu to narrow the list of menu options. In the Global Settings section. select the radio button next to Enable to turn on the backup system. Now choose the type of backups you want cPanel to create: Compressed This option saves all of your information, and uses less disk space, but it takes more time to complete. Uncompressed This option saves all of your…

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How to find the INODE usage on Linux Server

What is Inode? How to find the INODE usage on Linux”. You know, in Unix/Linux everything is considered as a file. An Inode is a data structure that stores various information about a file. This includes File type (executable, block special etc) Ownership Group Owner Permission File Size File access, change and modification timestamp File deletion timestamp Number of links (soft/hard) Access Control List (ACLs) Number of Inodes indicates the number of files and folders in your account. Every Shared Hosting provider will have some INODE limits set on their…

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How to Install cPanel and WHM in CentOS 7

Install cPanel and WHM cPanel is a well known, most reliable and intuitive commercial control panel for web hosting services. It is rich in feature and can be used via a powerful graphical user interface to manage all shared, reseller and business hosting services and more. It comes with a cPanel and Web Host Manager(WHM), which makes web hosting easier for web admins: WHM provides root and reseller level access interface, where users can manage settings related to server administration and account management. While cPanel offers user level access interface…

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How to check updates in CentOS with yum command

How to check updates in CentOS with yum command In this tutorial we are going to learn how to check for package updates in CentOS Linux using the yum check-update command. The yum check-update command use to search for the software updates in CentOS 7. To check updates on CentOS 7, execute yum check-update on the CentOS Terminal. # yum check-update This will list all available updates on your CentOS Linux System. We can specify the package name to check updates on a specific package. # yum check-update <package-name> If…

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