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How to Setup Shared FTP Folders in Vitualmin

Setting up shared FTP folders without a control panel can be a bit confusing and time consuming. However, with the help of Virtualmin you can have a shared FTP folder set up in little to no time at all with just a few clicks.   The focus of this article is to show you how to enable shared FTP folders for one or more users in Virtualmin. This article implies that you have already installed Virtualmin, if you have not done so yet please take a look at the following article: How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7).   Before we… […]

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How to Create a Redirect in Virtualmin

…take a look at the following article: How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) .   How to create a URL redirect (Virtualmin) Before we get started you’ll first need to login to Virtualmin/Webmin. If you’re not certain how to login to either Webmin or Virtualmin, please refer to the following guide: How to login to Webmin . Once you have logged in please proceed with the following steps to create the URL redirect.   Select the domain that you’d like to setup the redirect for from the drop down menu Select Server Configuration Select Website Redirects     Click the… […]

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Check Disk Quotas in Virtualmin

The focus of this article is to show you how to check active disk quotas that may be in place in Virtualmin. This article implies that you have already installed Virtualmin, if you have not done so yet please take a look at the following article: How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7). Determining how much space each user on your server is taking up can be very useful information. However, proactively ensuring that users on your server aren’t overusing the available disk space can promote a more fair environment for everyone. With that in mind, administrators will often institute a… […]

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How to Create an FTP Account in Virtualmin

…so yet please take a look at the following article: How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) .   How Do I Create an FTP Account Using Virtualmin? Before we get started you’ll first need to login to Virtualmin/Webmin. If you’re not certain how to login to either Webmin or Virtualmin, please refer to the following guide: How to login to Webmin . Once you have logged in, you can proceed with the following step by step instructions to create an FTP account in Virtualmin.   Select the domain that you’d like to add the FTP account to from the drop… […]

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How to Install PHP in Ubuntu 18.04

…no errors PHP should now be installed and ready to go! It is possible (and optional) to add some additional modules to augment PHP’s functionality. If this sounds like something you need to do please feel free to checkout our article that covers How to install PHP modules (Ubuntu 14.04). There are also additional PHP extensions that can be installed via PECL. More details on PECL and the installation of PECL extensions can be found here.   Related Articles How to Install PHP Modules (Ubuntu 14.04) How to Install PHP in CentOS 7 How to Create a PHP Info Page… […]

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How To Edit A Hosts File

In some instances you may find that you’re asked to or need to edit your hosts file. At this point you may be wondering what is a hosts file? A hosts file is a plain text file that is used to link host names to IP addresses. This article will cover how to locate and edit your hosts file on the Windows (7, 10), Linux and Mac OSX.   Windows 7 To modify your hosts file in Windows 7 you’ll need to open the hosts file up in Notepad with administrative permissions. This can be done by clicking the Start… […]

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Hosting a WordPress Site On A Server With Virtualmin

Virtualmin makes it very easy to manage all aspects of your website via its very intuitive GUI. In this article we will cover how to create a WordPress site within Virtualmin. If you have not already installed Virtualmin, please refer to the following guide before continuing. How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7)   How Can I Host My WordPress Website On A Cloud Server With Virtualmin/Webmin? This process can essentially be broken into 3 tasks, which are extensively covered in the guides below. Creating a new virtual server in Webmin/Virtualmin Creating A New Database in Virtualmin Installing WordPress in Virtualmin… […]

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CPV Lab Setup Guide

The following guide shows you how to setup CPV Lab with step-by-step instructions. Instructions assume that you have already purchased a license and have a Cloud, VPS or Dedicated Server with Hostwinds.   Please note that this is not needed in our specialized CPV lab servers as they come installed and ready to run the application. When creating a new Instance from the Cloud Portal, you can select Centos 7 + CPVLab to have this done for you as shown in the image below     How Do I Setup CPV Lab Manually? Unzip CPV Lab files a. Unzip cpv_lab_files.zip… […]

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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.   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 Root User(s), Either Through IP Address Or… […]

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