Month: June 2015

Hosting 101: VPS vs Dedicated

When it comes to hosting, there are lots of acronyms and terms that get thrown around. However, when it comes to the ABC’s of web hosting, it’s important to understand the difference between VPS and dedicated hosting. In this post, we’ll break down these terms and explain how even you can become a hosting provider. Everything on the internet exists on and amongst servers. Sometimes it’s multiple servers (cloud hosting), sometimes it’s a single machine, …


10 Useful “IP” Commands to Configure Network Interfaces

In this post, we are going to review how we can assign Static IP Address, Static Route, Default Gateway etc.  Assigning IP Address on demand using IP command. IFCONFIG command is deprecated and replaced by

Mail Server 101: POP3 vs. IMAP

When it comes to technology, there are many things that many of us never stop to think about. Like how a microwave heats food so quickly. How in the world a Keurig works. Or the process by which email ends up on your phone, computer, or tablet each morning. Luckily, this post is here to dispel some of the mystery behind at least the last of these technological enigmas. Email gets transmitted amongst and between …

Tweak to installation scripts for plugin developers

Just a heads up for cPanel Plugin Developers out there:  11.50 has hit the release tier. It includes a small tweak to how the plugin installation script behaves that you should know about. As we move farther and farther away from X3, the legacy user interface for cPanel, the plugin installation scripts will now install your plugins directly into Paper Lantern by default. In order to specify that you would like it install into X3, make …


Cisco Networking: Configuration Saving

Your Cisco network configuration is stored in two main locations: One is in RAM, and the other is in the configuration that is in use, or the running configuration. When you type commands, those commands