Telnet should be disabled, and you should use SSH. Telnet sends password in plain text, and ‘crackers/hackers’ can obtain these passwords easily compared to SSH, and then takeover your dedicated web server.
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SSH Protocol 1 based systems are facing many automated “root kits”.
As a result to step up the security Protcol 2 should be enabled as soon as possible.
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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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Dedicated web hosting is different from shared web hosting in that your website is the only one on the server, and thus no resources are “shared”.
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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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Search engines recognise that, if they can identify a heading it is very likely to be relevant to the body of text below it. In other words, headings are an opportunity to position keywords.
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So you are sick and tyred of downloading different files to your computer and then uploading it to your server !?
Then the Wget shell comand is perfect for you !
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Disabling root login via shh is a great way to tigthen security on your dedicated server.
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