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Odoo Discuss App

…The channels will allow you to set a description for the channel to outline the general focus of the channel. If you are a moderator of the channel, you can also set up guidelines for the chat that will be posted to the users in that chat, or set up an automatic notification for that chat as well. Later once you begin to add more apps to Odoo, you will be able to integrate more features into Odoo Discuss as well. Related Articles Install Odoo (Ubuntu 18.04) Odoo Settings – (Apps, Translations, Users, Company) Add or Invite New Users (Odoo)…

How To Set or Change PHP Time-zone

…The same steps will change the PHP timezone for that specific cPanel account. How To Edit PHP Time-zone Without WHM or cPanel Directions should apply for any of the following operating systems: CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, Windows, and Debian If SSHing from a Windows computer, please make sure you have a SSH tool installed like PuTTY Step 1:  See what the current time-zone is by typing the date  command or ls  command $ date $ ls -l /etc/localtime Output: Step 2:  Type the following commands to change the current time within SSH Administrator or root access is required.  The syntax is as…

Best Security Practices For A Linux Server

How Can I Secure My Linux Server? A number of measures can be taken to secure your server in the best way possible to mitigate malicious issues.  Below you’ll find some of the best practices to apply when securing your Linux servers for your Hostwinds Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server. Changing The SSH Port How To Change Your SSH Port Create A Second User That Is Not Root Creating A User From The Command Line Or Shell (Please See Steps Below) How To Create A New User (CentOS 7) How To Create A New User (Ubuntu) Restrict Access To The…

Odoo Settings – (Apps, Translations, Users, Company)

…User Menu Odoo Settings – My Company To edit your companies information, address, emails, and contacts. You can make these changes from the Odoo settings area. Odoo Settings – Company Information Page To view a list of all Companies you have created you can go to the Users & Companies tab at the top then select Companies. This section will allow you to create and edit your current companies. Once you have more than one, you can switch between them with the dropdown menu to the top right. Related Articles Install Odoo (Ubuntu 18.04) Add or Invite New Users (Odoo)…

Managing IPTables Rules

…commands:   Note: IPTables should be pre-installed on CentOS 6.   Ubuntu   apt-get install iptables-persistent   CentOS 7   systemctl stop firewalld systemctl mask firewalld yum install iptables-services systemctl enable iptables systemctl start iptables   IPTables will now be installed on your system. Let’s take a look at how to use IPTables.   How do I use IPTables? This section will cover some basic IPTables specific commands and uses, such as how to list your current ruleset and blocking an IP address from establishing a connection.   List Rules by Specification To list the currently active ruleset by specification…

How to Change Your Hostname In Linux

The hostname is a feature with Linux operating systems that allows identification of a server. This can be used to easily determine the difference between two servers. Aside from personal identification of the server, the hostname is used with most network processes and other applications may rely on this as well. For example, cPanel / WHM uses the hostname for internal processes. Display Current Hostname Step One: Log into your server via SSH Step Two: Type in the following command and hit Enter on your keyboard hostname How To Change Your Hostname In CentOS 7 and Debian 9 and Ubuntu

Setting Up The Hostwinds VPN On Linux

…VPN on Linux by performing the following steps: Download and install the network-manager-openvpn-gnome (or its equivalent if you’re using something other than Network Manager) using a package manager (Debian, Ubuntu, etc) Unzip the TBLK file somewhere Go to your notification area Click the Network Manager icon Choose VPN Connections > Configure VPN In the window that comes up, click Import on the right Select the Hostwinds-VPN.ovpn from where you unzipped the TBLK file Input your login credentials that were emailed to you – You can also choose whether to connect automatically and whether the VPN is available to other users…

Common Linux Commands

Linux is an open source operating system that has been available since the mid 1990’s and powers multiple devices from home appliances to smartphones. Linux is comprised of various different distributions such as Ubuntu, CentOS and Linux Mint. Each distro has it’s own take on the desktop and overall user environment for home PC use, however when utilizing Linux for a server you’ll primarily utilize the terminal or shell interface. Like all operating systems Linux has a plethora of different commands that can be utilized from within the shell or terminal interface. In this article we will list off some…

How to Install Virtualmin (CentOS 7)

…guide. Although this guide is written strictly for CentOS 7, Virtualmin offers an automated installation script for the following 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 on a fresh OS installation. Ensure your server is up to date yum update -y Download the Virtualmin installer script using wget wget http://software.virtualmin.com/gpl/scripts/install.sh…

Mounting Restic Backups to a Linux Server

With Linux (unfortunately, this feature is not available for Windows) you can mount your restic repo to a location of your choice, to navigate ALL of your snapshots in a directory tree. As with any interaction with Restic, you must first initialize the repo to perform actions within restic, to do so follow this guide. You may need to install fuse if it is not installed already, to do so run the following comands – CentOS yum install fuse Ubuntu apt-get install fuse Fedora yum install fuse Debian apt-get install fuse To mount your restic repo, simply create a mount…