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When troubleshooting connection issues to your website or your server, one of the tools you have at your disposal is the traceroute tool as a network troubleshooting tool. Traceroute comes in handy when you're trying to diagnose routing issues over large networks. This...

In the default settings, WHM is configured to automatically redirect to HTTPS on the server's hostname when you access WHM, cPanel for any account, and Webmail. When the hostname is set to our default names on creation, this can cause some confusion. This is a setting that...

SSH is a client/server protocol used for remote logins. Using cryptography for authentication, ssh provides an encrypted method to access your server. The two of the most popular methods of authentication are passwords based and public-key-based authentication. Public key...

This is a common question for many folks that are new to Linux or hosting in general. In the world of Linux, you have many file systems, and one of the things that remains constant among them is the inode. Data is stored on a Linux file system in two different ways – data...

This article will guide you on installing and configuring your nightly Duplicati backup addon for your Linux-based server with Hostwinds. The steps are the same regardless of the distribution. After completing this setup, the backup will be scheduled to backup every night at...

This article will guide you on installing and configuration of your nightly Duplicati backup addon for your Windows Cloud Server or Dedicated server with Hostwinds. After completing this setup, the backup will be scheduled to backup every night, at a time of your choosing,...

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 straightforward to install and run Clamscan. However, you'll need to be familiar with how...

You may find that you're asked to or need to edit your hosts file in some instances. At this point, you may be wondering what a host file is? A hosts file is a plain text file that is used to link hostnames to IP addresses. This article will cover how to locate and edit your...

How to Create a PHP Info Page Creating a simple PHP info page is a great way to test your server's PHP processing capabilities. This will not only confirm that PHP is installed and working as expected but will also allow you to see what modules are installed and active on...

Linux is an open-source operating system that has been available since the mid-1990s and powers multiple devices from home appliances to smartphones. Linux is comprised of various distributions such as Ubuntu, CentOS, and Linux Mint. Each distro has its own take on the...

Editing text-based files in Linux can be confusing if you are unfamiliar with using the command-line as there is no graphical user interface to help guide you. But fear not, we will cover two of the most popular console-based text editors, nano and vi, in this article. How...

Binding additional IP addresses in any Linux environment can seem to be complicated. However, if you follow this guide, you'll find that binding IP addresses in Fedora Linux is quite easy. Please note that although this guide is written specifically for Fedora, these steps...

How Do I Update My Linux Server? You can update your server by logging into the server and calling the update function of the package manager that your Linux distro uses. This process can vary from Linux distro to Linux distro. However, the following applies to the most...

This article's intent is for those who have a Linux VPS with a cPanel/WHM license. Those who have our shared and/or business shared service are not provided root access, and therefore cannot make server-side changes. How To Restart Services In WHM WHM provides a dashboard...

What are IPTables? IPTables is an extremely flexible command-line-based firewall utility built specifically for Linux distros. IPTables uses policy chains to allow or block traffic. When a connection is being established on your server, IPTables will identify a rule in its...

How Can I Secure My Linux Server? Several 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 for your Hostwinds Cloud VPS or Dedicated...