How to Install Virtualmin (CentOS 7)

distros:   CentOS/RHEL/Scientific Linux 7 on x86_64 CentOS/RHEL/Scientific Linux 5 and 6 on i386 or x86_64 Debian 6, 7, and 8 on i386 or amd64 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, and 16.04 LTS on i386 or amd64 (non-LTS releases are not supported)   The following steps can be utilized to install Virtualmin in a CentOS 7 (RHEL 7) environment.   Ensure your server is up to date   yum update -y     Install perl for the Virtualmin script to execute correctly   yum install perl -y     Download the Virtualmin installer script using wget   wget http://software.virtualmin.com/gpl/scripts/install.sh  …

How to Install MySQL (CentOS 7)

An open source variation of the SQL database management system, MySQL is a very common system to find on a Linux based server. MySQL is used by a number of large companies across the internet such as Facebook and YouTube to store various bits of pertinent data. MySQL can also be used in tandem with content management applications such as WordPress or Joomla to develop and display a fantastic looking website. The focus of this article is to answer that question and help you get MySQL installed on a server running CentOS 7.   How To Install MySQL (CentOS 7)…

Guide on How To Setup LEMP Stack on CentOS 7 (Nginx, MySQL, PHP)

Setup LEMP LEMP stands for Linux, Nginx (replacing the Apache server), MySQL (which acts as the database storage), and it’s dynamic content is then adapted by PHP. Simply put, a LEMP stack is a convenient way of bundling open source software that enables a server to host web apps as well as ever-evolving websites and is centered around the Linux operating system. This article is intended for Hostwinds clients who have a Cloud or VPS server. The focus of this guide here will be on helping you install the LEMP stack on the CentOS 7 Operating System.   Before You…

Common Commands (CentOS 7)

View Network Interface Information ip addr teamdctl bridge   View Routes ip route   Configure Routes ip route add   Configure Firewall firewall-cmd   View Ports / Sockets ss lsof   Security and Identity   Configure Security System /etc/selinux/config chcon restorecon semanage setsebool   LDAP, SSSD authconfig authconfig-tui   Network Users getent   Resource Management   Change Process Priority nice renice   Change Process Run Location taskset   Kill a Process kill pkill   View System Usage top ps ss vmstat   View Disk Usage df   Related Articles   Troubleshooing Using Logs (CentOS 7) Getting Started With CentOS 7…

Getting Started With CentOS 7

This article is intended for Hostwinds clients who have chosen to install CentOS 7 to begin configuring and customizing server using the command line interface. We highly recommend taking a snapshot backup before making any modifications in case you need to restore it at any time. Below are some basic configurations you can view and configure to fit your needs. This article is meant to offer our Unmanaged clients with some basic commands and information to help you get started with a clean install of CentOS 7 on your Instance. Any commands that are preceded with a # is suggeseted…

CentOS Web Panel Antivirus Scan

  Scan public_html folder of infected user account   maldet -a /home/USERNAME/public_html   Replace USERNAME with the user account’s username   Using ClamAV (Clam Antivirus)   clamscan -r /home/USERNAME/public_html | grep FOUND   Replace USERNAME with the user account’s username   If you have noticed that an account is sending SPAM and started spamming today then you can search files modified in eg. last two days   find /home/USERNAME/public_html -ctime -2 -name “*.php”   Replace USERNAME with the user account’s username   Related Articles   Installing CentOS Web Panel on CentOS 7 Creating a User Account in CentOS Web Panel…

Creating FTP Accounts Through the Server

How Do I Create An FTP Account Without A Control Panel? This guide covers how to create FTP accounts using vsftpd, and this software can be installed on CentOS 6, CentOS 7 and Ubuntu.   Before installing any software it’s always best practice to ensure that your system is up to date. Please see and follow the following guide to update your server. How to Update Your Server   How To Install vsftpd CentOS 6/Redhat 6 Step 1 – First, install vsftpd. Do this by issuing the following command while logged in via SSH.   yum install vsftpd   Note:…

What Free Control Panel Options are There Besides cPanel?

…just a brief overview of the available Free control panels that you can pick.   If you should have any questions or would like assistance, do feel free to contact us through Live Chat, on our Phones, or by submitting a ticket with our Technical Support team.   Related Articles How To Install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) – A neat guide that details the process of installing the Virtualmin Control panel on the CentOS operating system. Installing CentOS Web Panel On CentOS 7 – A guide detailing the installation process involved with CentOS web panel on the CentOS 7 Operating System….

How to Install BIND on CentOS 6 & 7

What is BIND? BIND is generally the default and most popular DNS software that is used across various Linux distributions. BIND is used to translate domain names to their assigned IP address which ensures the domain is resolvable across the internet. In this article we will cover how to install BIND in a CentOS 6 environment. If you’d like to learn more about how to configure BIND, please refer to our article that covers that topic: Configure BIND server   How to install BIND (CentOS 6 and 7) Before we begin, please ensure that you’re logged into your server via…

How to Create a PHP Info Page

…already installed PHP on your server, however if you have not yet done so please review the following articles which cover the installation of PHP in CentOS 7 or Ubuntu 14.04:   How to install PHP (Ubuntu 14.04) How to install PHP (CentOS 7)   How to test PHP using a PHP info page Before getting started you’ll need to access your server using SSH. If you’re not familiar with how to do this, or you simply love to read, please take a moment and read through the following article: Connecting to Your Server via SSH . Once you have…