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1 Adding Varnish in front of Apache

Varnish Web Accelerator What is Varnish? Varnish is an open source 'Web Accelerator' that can help speed up your website. It has the ability to cache static elements, such as images or javascript. I can also be used for load balancing or web security. Installing…

2 BIND9 and Custom Name Servers

What is BIND9? BIND /?ba?nd/, or named /?ne?mdi?/, is the most widely used DNS software on the Internet. On Unix-like operating systems it is the de facto standard. Installation Ubuntu/Debian For the most part the Linux VPS will come with bind9 or named installed…

3 Changing Passwords on a Linux VPS

Server Backups myhosting.com performs regular backups of all Virtual servers for our own disaster recovery purposes. Backups for Windows Virtuozzo Virtual Server If you manage your Virtual Server through the control panel at https://manage.myhosting.com you…

4 Clustering MySQL

Clustering MySQL To begin with we'll install and configure MySQL for normal use on each of the boxes. sudo apt-get install mysql-server --yes Set a strong MySQL root password and wait for the packages to download and install, then edit /etc/mysql/my.cnf to…

5 Enabling SOAP on a Linux VPS

Getting SOAP working usually does not require compiling PHP from source. I would recommend trying that only as a last option. For good measure, check to see what your phpinfo says, if anything, about SOAP extensions: $ php - i | grep - i soap to ensure that…

6 fail2ban

What is fail2ban? Fail2ban is an intrusion prevention framework written in the Python programming language. It is able to run on POSIX systems that have an interface to a packet-control system or firewall installed locally (for example, iptables or TCP Wrapper).…

7 Getting Started with Linux VPS

Getting Started with Linux VPS Welcome to myhosting.com Linux VPS, powerful hosted virtual private servers with incredible flexibility. If you're looking for more specific guides and setup help, check out the Linux VPS category. READ FIRST!! Getting to know…

8 HAProxy for Linux VPS

What is haproxy? HAProxy is a free, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications. It is particularly suited for web sites crawling under very high loads while needing persistence…

9 How To Repair MySQL Replication

How To Repair MySQL Replication If you have set up MySQL replication, you probably know this problem: sometimes there are invalid MySQL queries which cause the replication to not work anymore. In this short guide I explain how you can repair the replication…

10 How to Secure your VNC by Tunneling over SSH

How to Secure your VNC by Tunneling over SSH In this guide, you will learn how to tunnel your VNC connection over SSH. Now why would we go to the trouble to do this? The answer is simple: VNC traffic is all sent in plain-text and is not secure by its own.…

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