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How to Install and Configure Fail2ban (Linux VPS)

…servers, Mail servers, and more. Install: CentOS 7 Step 1: First, update the system and install the EPEL repository. yum update yum install epel-release Step 2: Next, install Fail2Ban. yum install fail2ban Step 3: Finally, start, then enable Fail2Ban. systemctl start fail2ban systemctl enable fail2ban Ubuntu/Debian Step 1: First, update the system. apt-get update apt-get upgrade -y Step 2: Next, install Fail2ban. apt-get install fail2ban (Ubuntu Only) Step 3: Finally, you will need to allow SSH access through UFW. Then enable the firewall: ufw allow ssh ufw enable Fedora Step 1: First, update the system. dnf update Step 2: Next, install Fail2ban. dnf install fail2ban Step…

Best Web Hosting Services For You (Hostwinds Ultimate Guide)

…site over with a complimentary migration service so that getting started is easy and fast. – We fully support HTML and PHP websites on any Shared or Business Hosting. – We also offer many Operating Systems such as LAMP, Ubuntu, CentOS, cPanel, Windows, and many more with any SSD Cloud or Dedicated Server. – We have data centers in Seattle, WA, and Dallas, TX, in the USA, as well as in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, for if you have an audience close to Europe. – Shared and Business Hosting is Linux based and supports PHP, Perl, and HTML – SSD Cloud…

How To Update Your Server (Linux)

…will prompt you to confirm the package installations that occur during the update process by asking you to press ‘y’. If you’d like to avoid this you may use the aforementioned command with the -y option. The command would be as follows. yum update -y Ubuntu/Debian To update your Debian or Ubuntu based distribution, execute the following command while logged into the server via SSH. apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade These are actually two commands: apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade The “&&” means that the first command will be executed, then the second. apt-get update will refresh the repository and apt-get…

Free SSL from Let’s Encrypt

…only be changed from within WHM, from inside cPanel, you can run the AutoSSL feature manually to help speed up the process of getting an SSL Certificate. We have a guide that can assist with doing this here. How to Utilize Let’s Encrypt on the Linux Command Line Let’s Encrypt provides the certbot software to not only automate the requesting of the certificates but also to integrate the certificates automatically with common web services such as Nginx and Apache. We will cover installation and obtaining your first certificate for CentOS and Ubuntu using the Apache plugin to not only request the…

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

…you update the Nginx config (located at /etc/nginx/nginx.conf). Related Articles Connecting To Your Server Via SSH – How to connect to your Linux server using SSH with PuTTY. LAMP Stack Application Overview – Overview of our LAMP Stack available for easy installation on our Linux Cloud VPSs. How To Install LAMP Stack On Ubuntu 16.04 – How to Install the LAMP Stack on a server running Ubuntu 16.04. 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….

LAMP Stack Application Overview

…cPanel for example, could be that you are not looking to spend money on a cPanel license as you only need the base functionality of a PHP Web server. Along with being a quite popular environment for web servers, it has a great deal of documentation for each of the programs involved.   Related Articles How to Add/Modify your A Record – A guide on how to setup your A Record to point to your LAMP Server How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04 – A guide on how to setup the LAMP Stack on a preexisting Ubuntu 16.04 Server….

CentOS Install HTOP command line performance monitoring

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What Is Plesks System Requirements?

As far as control panels are concerned, Plesk offers it’s subscribers the ability to have a rich user interface to manage their server.  It is generally suggested to use on a Windows hosting environment that many Hostwinds clients choose to use for their VPS.   Minimum System Requirements   RAM The minimum amount of RAM required for installing and running Plesk.   Linux Windows 512 MB + 1 GB swap 2 GB Learn how to add a swap file on Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, and CentOS 7.   Disk space   The minimum amount of free disk space required for installing and running…

How to Install Packages Using Virtualmin

Typically to install software in a Linux based environment you’d do so using the package manager for that Linux distro from within the Linux shell (command line). If this sounds like something you’d be interested in we have covered this topic for both Ubuntu 14.04 and CentOS 7 in the following two articles: How to download and install software (Ubuntu 14.04) How to download and install software (CentOS 7)   But not everyone is comfortable installing software without the aid of GUI, which is where a control panel like Virtualmin can come in handy! The focus of this article is…

Install LAMP Stack on CentOS 7

…is left to do is create/upload the files to your site into the document root folder that was specified in your configuration. As a test, you can create a file called index.php within /var/www/example.com/public_html and add the following code to it: <?php phpinfo(); ?> Then when you navigate to your IP or domain (if your domain’s DNS is pointed to the server), you will be shown a PHP Info page detailing the PHP configuration on the server. Related Articles How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04 How to Install the LAMP Stack on a VPS/Cloud Server LAMP Stack Application Overview…