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What is a Web Server?

…Django, or ruby on rails to build your apps, try Nginx. It can interact with WSGI daemons out of the box. Related articles For a guide on setting up Apache, click here: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/creating-an-apache-web-server-on-your-linux-vps/ If you have a python application and want to use NGINX check this guide: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/how-to-run-python-web-frameworks-ubuntu-18-04/ WordPress user? Check out our guide on setting it up with Apache: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-16-04/ Related articles For a guide on setting up Apache, click here: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/creating-an-apache-web-server-on-your-linux-vps/ If youhave a python application and want to use NGINX check this guide: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/how-to-run-python-web-frameworks-ubuntu-18-04/ WordPress user? Check out our guide on setting it up with Apache: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-16-04/…

Running a Virus Scan on your Server

…Once ClamAV is installed you can run a scan using the following commands. Please note that the following commands apply to both Ubuntu and CentOS.   To check files in the all users home directories issue the following command:   clamscan -r /home   To check all files on the server instance:   clamscan -r /   How to Run a Virus Scan in Linux Using Linux Malware Detect The following steps will assist you with the installation of Linux Malware Detect for CentOS, Ubuntu, and servers that are utilizing cPanel.   Connect to the server instance using an ssh…

What are My Operating System Options?

…R2 Datacenter (Dedicated Servers only) Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter (Dedicated Servers only) Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2016 Datacenter (Dedicated Servers only) Review our handy article if you need help Choosing Your Windows OS Version.  CentOS Servers (Linux) CentOS 6 CentOS 7 CentOS 7 optimized for cPanel/WHM (Please see cPanel Minimum Requirements for information about what resources your server will need to run cPanel)  Debian Servers (Linux) Debian 8 Debian 9  Fedora Servers (Linux) Fedora 24 Fedora 25 Fedora 26 Fedora 27 Fedora 28 Fedora 29  Ubuntu Servers (Linux) Ubuntu 14.04 Ubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 18.04…

Installing and using cockpit-docker (Linux VPS)

Cockpit is a helpful web panel that can be used on various Linux distributions to perform administrative tasks on your server. Cockpit gives you the ability to manage Docker containers from your web browser by installing cockpit-docker. This guide assumes you have already installed Docker Engine, and will walk through how to start using cockpit-docker to manage containers. Prequisites: An updated system (follow the steps here if you have not updated your server). Docker Engine installed on your server. If not installed, you can follow our guides to install on CentOS, Debian, or Ubuntu. If you are not sure, you…

Nginx Reverse Proxy with SSL

…nginx -t Afterward, It should run the test and output the following message upon a success: nginx: the configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf syntax is ok nginx: configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test is successful We now know that the configuration file will not cause a crash, so let’s restart the Nginx service and test the app. sudo systemctl restart nginx You should now have access to the app that is running on the defined port by browsing to domain.tld as depicted in the Nginx configuration file created earlier. Related Articles Install PHP in Ubuntu 18.04 Cloud Control Overview Create a Sudo User (Ubuntu)…

Setup Remote Redis Node on Linux VPS

Redis is a flexible, high-performance database engine which supports complex operations and use-cases. You can setup a Redis server to run on your VPS and accept remote commands to modify, read, and perform operations on the database. Step 1: Install the Redis backend Distro Command RHEL / CentOS / Amazon Linux sudo yum install redis Ubuntu / Debian sudo apt-get install redis-server Fedora sudo dnf -y install redis Step 2: Start the Redis server backend service Distro Command RHEL / CentOS / Amazon Linux sudo systemctl start redis Ubuntu / Debian sudo systemctl start redis-server.service Fedora sudo systemctl start redis…

Install WireGuard VPN (Linux Server)

What Is WireGuard? WireGuard is a VPN service that can run on any Linux installation. It has a client for many popular operating systems like Windows, IOS, Android, and many others. WireGuard boasts to be more secure than OpenVPN while having over a million less lines of code, meaning that the installation is smaller and faster as well. As private VPN solutions go, this one is promising to be an easy setup and usage. Objective: This guide’s objective is to install Wireguard on Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04 or 20.04 and configure a Windows desktop PC to connect to the VPN server….

Minimum System Requirements

…official documentation here Debian 8 & 9 128MB of system memory (RAM) 2GB of disk space Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Debian official documentation here Fedora (versions 25-28) 1GB of system memory (RAM) 10GB of disk space Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Fedora official documentation here  Ubuntu (versions 14.04-18.04) 256MB of system memory (RAM)  1.5 GB of disk space Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Ubuntu official documentation here Windows OS Minimum Server Requirements 2016 512MB of system memory (RAM) 32GB of disk space Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing…

How to Run Malware Scan on Linux

…install the package with: yum install clamav-server clamav-data clamav-update clamav-filesystem clamav clamav-scanner-systemd clamav-devel clamav-lib clamav-server-systemd Now your Maldet scans will run much more quickly, and no additional configuration is needed to connect ClamAV and Maldet.   Ubuntu/Debian Installation Instructions To install to Ubuntu, you first need to download the installation package: cd /tmp/ curl -O http://www.rfxn.com/downloads/maldetect-current.tar.gz You then need to extract the installation files: tar -zxvf maldetect-current.tar.gz Go to the extracted directory and install: cd maldetect-1.6.2/ bash install.sh It is recommended to install ClamAV with Maldet to improve the overall scan ability as well as speed, to install ClamAV you…