TAG: dedicated server

What’s the Speed of Your Cloud/Dedicated Server’s Drives?

The speed at which a hard drive can read and write data plays a major role on the performance of your Dedicated, Cloud or VPS server, cloud-based and dedicated ones included.  At Hostwinds, we make sure to provide you with servers that are equipped with hard drives that are speedy and reliable.   What’s the…

I have Lost the Password to my Cloud/Dedicated Server

When you lose your password you have a couple of options to find or restore it to gain access and full functionality back to your server.  The two options we offer are laid out below.   Lost Password, But Still Functions This is where you have an active password that works, but cannot find it.…

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…

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…