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Tag Archives: dedicated server

October, 2009

  • 27 October

    What are "Man" pages?

    Question: What is a “man” page? Answer: Linux and other Unix-like operating systems usually have hundreds of commands that a user can execute from the command line. When running a dedicated server, there are a few that you will use regularly, but there may be instances when you need to …

  • 26 October

    The "setup" command in Redhat, Fedora, and CentOS

    In Linux, most server configuration files are located in /etc. Most of them are text files, and although it is fairly easy to edit them, Redhat-based distributions have a handy graphical ncurses program that allows the dedicated server system administrator to handle certain tasks. The program is simply called setup …

  • 23 October

    Can server management be outsourced?

    Many dedicated hosts offer server management options of their own, but what if you want to rent an unmanaged server and employ the services of a friend or other third party to manage the server? There are many server management firms out there that can do everything your host does …

  • 22 October

    What is the best way to ship a colocated server?

    Colocation is a dedicated hosting solution growing in popularity where the customer owns the server and rents space from a data center. Colocating a server is a great way to save money, but you may not have a data center nearby. So what if you have to ship your server …

  • 19 October

    Save money with a semi-managed server

    The vast majority of dedicated server owners don’t have the time or experience to handle complex system administration tasks, but fully managed servers can be quite expensive. For those with a bit of computer know-how on a budget, semi-managed servers are a popular alternative. With a semi-managed server, the most …

  • 15 October

    Which Programs Are Using Ports?

    Question: How do I find out what Linux programs are using my ports? Answer: Running a Linux dedicated server can be a big responsibility, so it is good to know shortcuts for some of the more sticky situations that arise. If you ever have a situation where you cannot start …

  • 13 October

    The Mysterious User Named Nobody

    Question: Who is “nobody”, and why is he running so many programs on my server? Am I being hacked? Answer: On a Linux-based dedicated server, every application must be run by a particular user. On a desktop system, programs are usually either run by the local user or the system. …

  • 13 October

    What type host is best for a forum?

    Forums are a great way to exchange information and communicate on the web. They are one of the most popular types of sites, but forum admins are often unsure of what type of hosting they need. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t simple. Forums can be very resource-intensive and depending on the …

  • 9 October

    Understanding Linux Services

    In a Linux-based operating system, a service is a program that can be executed at startup and run in the background. The user can also execute it at any time from the command line. On a Linux dedicated server, services are very important, as most of the critical applications are …

  • 8 October

    Reseller vs Dedicated Hosting

    Question: What is reseller hosting and how does it differ from dedicated server hosting? Answer: Reseller hosting is when a web hosting provider sells you a number of bulk hosting accounts that you can then turn around and market to your own customers for profit. It differs from a dedicated …