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Shellshock Bash Bug not a Concern for VPS6

When you hear the terms “seamless scalability,” “unrivaled performance” and “guaranteed quality,” it is easy to throw those claims in with every other hosting company. But when new viruses, malware and bugs appear out of nowhere, the best hosting companies will be one step ahead of the malfunction., for example, through industry-leading Supernodes and […]

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How to Connect to Your VPS with SSH

After receiving your VPS login details, the first thing you’ll want to do is log in to the VPS. If you have never used a command line before, you may want to read our Knowledgebase article “How to Connect to Your VPS with sFTP.” An SSH (Secure Shell) client is required to connect to your […]

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Do I need a VPS? (Shared vs. VPS Hosting)

We often hear the question, “do I need a VPS?” Whether you are looking to upgrade from Shared hosting, or find a cost-effective alternative to dedicated server hosting, a VPS will most likely be the perfect fit for your budget and needs. Shared hosting, virtual private servers, and dedicated servers are often compared as three […]

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How to Clear cPanel/WHM Brute Force Log from SSH

If you find that you have accidentally been locked out of your WHM/cPanel server by Brute Force Detection, you can log in to your VPS via SSH and run the following command to clear the brute force log: # echo “delete from brutes; delete from logins;” | mysql cphulkd

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OpenVZ or Xen VPS – Which is faster, and which is better?

The question is often asked whether OpenVZ or Xen, two of the most common hypervisors in VPS web hosting, provides a faster hosting environment. Hypervisors The most common answer to this question is that “OpenVZ is faster,” even though this is not strictly true. OpenVZ’s virtualization is managed at the operating system (OS) level, compared […]

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Install and Run UnixBench on CentOS or Debian VPS

UnixBench is a popular server benchmarking tool. To install and run UnixBench, just do the following (for CentOS): # yum install gcc gcc-c++ make libXext-devel # wget -c # tar xvzf unixbench-5.1.2.tar.gz # cd unixbench-5.1.2 # make # ./Run UnixBench should begin running tests and output a final score. For Debian/Ubuntu: # apt-get install libx11-dev libgl1-mesa-dev […]

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How to use Ping and Traceroute Commands

“Ping” and “traceroute” are two common commands that can be executed to determine information about a hostname or IP address (like the IP address of your VPS). Ping will tell you if a server is online and responding, as well as the speed (latency) of the response: 1. Open a shell, either by logging into your […]

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Internet Security Risks at an All-Time High

When you talk about code problems and bugs affecting billions of users across the globe, you know you are dealing with a serious issue. Earlier this year, Google Security, along with the Finnish security firm Codenomicon, realized there was a major issue concerning OpenSSL software. It all started on the last day of 2011, when […]

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