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July, 2010

  • 19 July

    What is Anonymous FTP?

    By default, FTP servers require the user to login in order to upload or download files. Many web hosts, however, additionally offer the ability to use anonymous FTP. It basically gives you the ability to allow users to login to the FTP server without providing a username or a password. …

June, 2010

  • 18 June

    How to Enable/Disable Root Login in SSH

    Question: I have heard that enabling root login in SSH can be a security risk. Is that true, and if so, how do I disable it? Answer: The truth is that having root logins enabled is not in itself a security risk. The real risk comes from having an easily …

December, 2009

  • 9 December

    SSH security tips part 3: Root logins and empty passwords

    Only one user should have the root password to a server, but since virtual private servers (VPS) can exist within a server, those users also have root passwords. Generally speaking, it is a bad practice to login to the server directly as root (administrator). Although SSH connections are encrypted, it …

November, 2009

  • 27 November

    Find out which users are logged in

    Question: How do I find out which users are logged in to my Linux server? Answer: To find out who is logged on to your server, you can run a very simple command: who You will need to login to your server via SSH order to run this command. This …