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Troubleshooting HTTP 5xx and 4xx Status Errors Featured Image

by: Hostwinds Team  /  June 6, 2024


Whether browsing the internet or running it, we've all run across an HTTP status error at one point or another. These inevitable peccadillos can be frustrating for users and, if not addressed, detrimental to a website's credibility. HTTP errors can occur on either the client...

IPv4 Classes: What are They & How are They Used Featured Image

by: Hostwinds Team  /  May 23, 2024


What is an IP Address? An IP address, short for Internet Protocol address, is a unique identifier assigned to a device connected to a network. Think of it as a numerical label that allows computers, servers, smartphones, and other devices to locate and communicate with one...


What is a Kernel & How Does it Work? Featured Image

by: Hostwinds Team  /  May 15, 2024


What is the Kernel? At the heart of every operating system lies the kernel, a fundamental software acting as a mediator between application software and the hardware components of your computer. It is responsible for managing the computer's hardware (CPU, RAM, storage, etc.)...


Command-line Interface: A Beginner's Guide Featured Image

by: Hostwinds Team  /  May 2, 2024


When you're managing a website, the command-line interface (CLI) is one of the most powerful tools at your disposal. Understanding how CLI works and the components that make it  work can help you manage your hosting environment more effectively. What is a CLI? The...


ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Error: 12 Ways to Fix it Featured Image

by: Hostwinds Team  /  April 24, 2024


What Does "ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED" Mean? ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED is DNS-related error indicating that the browser was unable to resolve the domain name (URL) of the requested website to its corresponding IP address. In other words, the browser could not find the IP address...


550 Permanent Failure: Causes and Fixes Featured Image

by: Hostwinds Team  /  April 17, 2024


What is the 550 Permanent Failure Error? The "550 Permanent Failure" error is a type of SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) error that occurs when an email cannot be delivered to the recipient's mail server. It's labeled as a permanent failure because the recipient's server...


Network Drive: Definition, Components, and Mapping Featured Image

by: Hostwinds Team  /  April 11, 2024


What is a Network Drive? A network drive is a storage device placed on a computer or server that is accessed over a computer network rather than being directly attached to an individual computer. It allows users to store, access, and manage files and data remotely, as long...