Restoring Files From A Duplicati Backup on CentOS

This article will describe how to restore data from your Duplicati based nightly backup product. This is actually a very simple process and should only take a few steps to complete. It should be basically the same in both Windows and Linux servers since the steps would be identical and only the directory paths with…

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…

Minimum System Requirements

Hostwinds offers the several operating systems to chose from, either Linux or Windows.  This articles intent is to inform about requirements each of these systems require in order to operate and/or operate efficiently.   Linux OS Minimum Server Requirements    Ubuntu (CLI) (applies to majority of versions up-to 16.04)   256MB of system memory (RAM)  1.5 GB…

List Of Useful Ports To Know At Hostwinds

Port numbers are part of the addressing information used to identify the senders and receivers of messages. Ports are additions to IP’s associated with TCP/IP protocols.  Ports are typically hidden (like HTTP), however, some are appended on the end of your IP (ex 123.456.78.9:80).  Please keep in mind that the below ports may not be available…

cPanel Minimum Requirements

Hardware requirements   Component OS Minimum Recommended Processor All supported operating systems. 1 CPU core 1 CPU cores Memory CentOS 7 1 GB of RAM 2 GB of RAM or more, for heavily-populated servers. All other supported operating systems. 768 MB of RAM 2 GB of RAM Disk Space All supported operating systems. 20 GB…

Cloud Instance Overview

What Is A Cloud Instance? Cloud Instances are VPSs (Virtual Private Servers) on the Hostwinds’ Cloud platform. These instances are virtualized within our Cloud platform using Enterprise drives and hardware for the dedicated resources your instance utilizes. Cloud Instances can be quickly spun up in just a few clicks of your mouse and can be…

LAMP Stack Application Overview

This installation is performed on your own VPS which is configured as a LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) stack. This server includes the following setup and configured for you:   Latest version of CentOS 7 Latest version of Apache Web Server MariaDB 10.1 installed and configured Latest version of PHP-FPM installed and configured   Accessing FTP…

Advanced Zone Editor

DNS (Domain Name Service) is how the Internet that converts human-readable domain names (example.com) into computer-readable IP addresses (for example, 192.0.32.10). DNS uses zone files that reside on your server to map domain names to IP addresses. The DNS is also used to tell various services what should be done with your domain name. Such as…

My Server is Not Working Correctly – What Should I Do?

If you find that your server instance is not working as expected, there are a few things that you can do to troubleshoot the cause. The steps required to troubleshoot this will vary depending on what OS you have installed and the issue that you’re experiencing with the server. This article will cover the required…

What are My Operating System Options?

When it comes to our Web Shared, Business, Reseller, and White Label reseller hosting packages, the only option we provide is Linux web hosting environments on a LAMP stack framework (Linux server, Apache webserver or equivalent, MySQL or equivalent, and PHP development). Our Web Shared, Reseller, and White Label reseller web hosting are all on…