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Determine what hardware we have in our Linux server?

Within Linux, you can find any relevant information you may be seeking about what hardware is installed. There are several methods and sources of information to achieve this. Firstly, there’s the procfs mounted on /proc; a virtual file system containing information about processes and also about hardware. Examples: (~)$: cat

Change the default kernel that boots from GRUB

The GRUB configuration file can be found in /boot/grub/. [root@root /boot/grub]# ls -la grub.conf menu.lst -rw——-    1 root     root         1037 Oct 28 11:41 grub.conf lrwxr-xr-x    1 root     root           11 Jan  1  2003 menu.lst -> ./grub.conf If grub.conf does not exist then simply edit menu.lst which should be a file instead

Prevent hotlinking

Others can link to images on your site to use them on their own web site, forums and elsewhere. This is of no benefit to you and can increase the bandwidth usage for your hosting account quite a bit. 1. Activate Protection To prevent people from hotlinking to your files

What to check, if you are unable to publish with Frontpage ?

First, you must make sure that your domain name is live and pointing to the server that your hosting account is on. You will NOT be able to publish to the server, if your domain name is not yet working. Second, make sure that you have enabled Front Page Extensions,

Basics of installing CGI & Perl scripts

1) Be sure the file permissions are set correctly on the cgi that you are trying to run start with 755. 2) Always upload and download a cgi in ASCII transfer mode.

Use Windows to block IP’s and IP ranges

If you dont have control over a router or firewall you can block IP’s at the server via Windows. Click ‘Start’ > ‘Run’ >type ‘MMC’ press ok. In the console click > ‘File’ > ‘Add/Remove Snap in’ In the ‘Standalone Tab’ click The ‘add’ button Seclect ‘IP Security Policy Managment’

Quick check for a ddos via number of connections

A quick and usefull command for checking if a server is under ddos is: netstat -anp |grep ‘tcp\|udp’ | awk ‘{print $5}’ | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n That will list the IPs taking the most amount of connections to a server. It is