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July, 2010

  • 26 July

    Server Networking Tips

    Over the past year, we have covered many networking tips for servers. Here is a brief summary of the most important networking tips you should keep in mind for your dedicated server. 1. Use both a router firewall and a software firewall 2. Your name servers should be hosted on …

January, 2010

  • 19 January

    How to install Apache on a FreeBSD server

    Continuing with our series this week on non-Linux operating system servers, today we will learn about FreeBSD. Its proponents (of BSD distributions in general) call it the most secure and reliable operating system for Internet-connected servers. It comes with several different versions of Apache. Here is a quick guide to …

December, 2009

  • 3 December

    Gain access to cPanel from anywhere with JAP

    Many people who manage websites also have other jobs, and even those who do not frequently find themselves traveling and away from the comfort of their own home Internet connection. In such situations, users sometimes find themselves behind firewalls that prevent them from accessing certain services, including web hosting control …

November, 2009

  • 24 November

    How to open and close ports with iptables

    Question: How do I open and close ports with an iptables firewall setup? Answer: You can easily open ports on a dedicated server with these simply commands. Depending on whether you need to open a UDP or TCP port, use one or both of the following: iptables -A INUPT -p …

October, 2009

  • 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 …

  • 8 October

    Common Server Port Numbers

    Question: What are some common port numbers used in web hosting? Answer: Most firewalls come configured with the essential port numbers open and the rest of them closed. Nevertheless, it is still important to know which ports do what, whether you are running a dedicated server or just one shared …