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Configure BIND Server

and would like to transfer all zones to the slave server you can add the following line, however if you’ll not be using a slave server you do not need to do this. Please ensure that you replace the text SLAVE_SERVER_IP_HERE with the IP address of the slave server.   allow-transfer { SLAVE_SERVER_IP_HERE; };   You should also turn off recursion to ensure that your server cannot be used to perform a reflection DDoS attack.   recursion no;   Related Articles How to Install BIND on CentOS 7 How to Install BIND on CentOS 6 & 7 Configure BIND Server… […]

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

…can also restart Apache at anytime by using the following:   service httpd restart     CentOS 7 To check Apache’s status in CentOS 7 please issue the following command:   systemctl status httpd     If the output of this command states that Apache is stopped, you can start it by issuing this command:   systemctl start httpd     You can also restart the Apache web server via this command:   systemctl restart httpd     WHM You can check Apache’s status by utilizing the steps below. Please note that you’ll need to be logged into WHM before… […]

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Minimum System Requirements

Hostwinds offers several operating systems to chose from, either Linux or Windows, in a variety of versions. This guide’s intent is to list the minimum requirements each of these systems require in order to operate so that you are successful while using your services. All of our current Dedicated and VPS server plans meet these requirements.   cPanel Minimum Requirements are not included in this guide   Linux OS Minimum Server Requirements   CentOS 6   512MB of system memory (RAM) 1GB of disk space   CentOS 7   512MB of system memory (RAM) 10GB of disk space   Note:… […]

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Running a Virus Scan on your Server

How Do I Scan My Linux Server for Viruses? In a Linux based environment you can run a Virus scan using ClamAV, and you can scan for Malware using Linux Malware Detect. You can also use the ClamAV scan engine with Linux Malware Detect for better performance.   How to Run a Virus Scan in Linux Using ClamAV The following steps will assist you with the installation of ClamAV for CentOS and Ubuntu. Please note that you may utilize the steps provided for CentOS on a server that is utilizing cPanel.   CentOS   Connect to the server instance using… […]

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How to Install and Run Clamscan

How to install ClamAV ClamAV or Clamscan is a malware scanner for Linux. It will often catch things that are malicious, such as PHP scripts, bad emails, etc. On your Linux server, it is very easy to install and run Clamscan, however you’ll need to be familiar with how to SSH into your server. If you’re not familiar with how to do this, we’ve got you covered! Please review the following guide, which should assist you with this: Connecting to Your Server via SSH To install clamscan on your cpanel/centos server, copy and paste these commands into SSH as “root”:… […]

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Enable Apache mod_rewrite Module

…HTTP Server… systemd[1]: Started The Apache HTTP Server.   Step 2 – Enable mod_rewrite Most modern day versions of CentOS such as CentOS 7 have mod_rewrite enabled by default, however we can verify this using the following command which will list all currently loaded modules:   httpd -M | grep rewrite   If the mod_rewrite module is currently loaded you should see output similar to the following:   rewrite_module (shared)   If the module is not listed in the output you’ll need to enable it. Generally this can be accomplished one of two ways in a CentOS environment. The first… […]

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How To Enable Two Factor Authentication in Virtualmin

With Virtualmin, you can easily enable two factor authentication with a few simple clicks. In this article we’ll go over how you can enable two factor authentication to further secure your Virtualmin login. This article implies that you have already installed Virtualmin onto your server. If you have not yet done please refer to our guide on Installing Virtualmin (CentOS 7). You’ll also need to login to your Virtualmin control panel and have Webmin access. If you’re not certain how to do this, please refer to the article: How To Login To Webmin. Once you’re logged in, please proceed with… […]

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How To Re-Enable A Disabled Virtual Server In Virtualmin

…that are found here: How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) How to login to Webmin   Once you’re ready, please refer to the following guides: Step 1: Click on the Virtualmin section Step 2: Select the disabled server from the drop down menu     Step 3: Select the Disable and Delete option Step 4: Click on the Enable Virtual Server module     Step 5: Select if you’d like to enable sub-servers Step 6: Click the Yes, Enable It button     Once this process is complete, the Virtual Server should now be re-enabled and all of its associated… […]

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How To Locate And Access The Webmin Command Shell

The Webmin Command Shell allows you to execute commands that you’d normally need to login into your server via SSH to utilize. This article will teach you how to locate and use the Webmin Command Shell. You’ll need to have Virtualmin installed on your server, plus be logged in with Webmin access. If you’re not certain how to do either, please refer to the following guides:   How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) How to login to Webmin   How Do I Find And Use The Webmin Command Shell? To locate the Webmin Command Shell, please refer to the following… […]

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How to Disable a Virtual Server in Virtualmin

You may find yourself needing to disable a Virtual Server at some point. Perhaps the server has been compromised in some way or the client who uses the Virtual Server is behind on payment. Whatever the situation may be, being able to do this could come in handy so this guide will show you how to disable a Virtual Server in Virtualmin. As always, you need to already have Virtualmin installed with Webmin access before proceeding any further. If you need help in doing so, check out these two guides: How to install Virtualmin (CentOS 7) How to login to… […]

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