Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system.
Logwatch parses through your system’s logs for a given period of time and creates a report analyzing areas that you specify, in as much detail as you require. Logwatch is easy to use and will work right out of the package on most systems.
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A managed dedicated server is either one you rent or one you co-locate where someone else is in charge of the well being of the server.
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Renting or Co-Locating a dedicated server that is not managed takes a lot of time and knowledge. You must be familiar with the operating system your dedicated server will be running on, and by familiar I mean you must know the ins and outs of it completely.
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A dedicated server is a computer(server) that only runs one type of server software. The server is usualy constructed or pre-configured to the customers specifications.
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Disabling root login via shh is a great way to tigthen security on your dedicated server.
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In this tutorial you will find out about the .htaccess file and the power it has to improve your website. Although .htaccess is only a file, it can change settings on the servers and allow you to do many different things, the most popular being able to have your own custom 404 error pages. .htaccess isn’t difficult to use and is really just made up of a few simple instructions in a text file.
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This is a quick guide on adding IPs to a system manually. I would only suggest it if you are not using a control panel, such as cpanel, that has a feature to adds ips. If your main ethernet device is eth1 instead of eth0 simply substitute eth1 for eth0. Other then that should be pretty simple to follow, this should work on any standard redhat/centos based system.
Login as root then do the following to add a new ip address to any linux redhat based system. If you have cpanel there is a nice little ip management script that just lets you do it via WHM. For those without cpanel do the following:
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We’ve put together some of the more frequently used SSH commands or linux shell commands, and organized them by name so you can easily find a command, their description and how to use it. This guide will continue to be updated and should not be considered a complete list of SSH commands or linux shell commands, but commands, we found, often used. If you would like to add to this guide, please email us and let us know.
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You can use your FTP software to set the proper permissions for your scripts in your cgi-bin.
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Chmod command sets UNIX file permissions.
You can set the permissions with the help of your FTP client.
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