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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

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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 Debian VPS - Desktop (GNOME) Installation and VNC

Installing GNOME desktop environment and VNC server This guide will walk you through the steps necessary to install the GNOME desktop as well as the vnc4server package for remote desktop access on your Debian 6 VPS. For this guide we will be using a one user…

6 Debian VPS - Desktop (GNOME) Installation and xRDP

Debian 6 Desktop Installing the GNOME Environment Run the following commands to install the GUI from SSH apt-get install aptitude tasksel tasksel install gnome-desktop --new-install apt-get install xrdp The desktop is installed and you are now able to connect…

7 Debian VPS - Desktop (LXDE) Installation and VNC

Installing LXDE desktop environment and VNC server This guide will walk you through the steps necessary to install the LXDE desktop as well as the vnc4server package for remote desktop access on your Debian 6 VPS. For this guide we will be using a one user…

8 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…

9 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).…

10 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…

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