How to Create DNS Records in myVelocity

When creating a new website, correctly setting your Domain Name System (DNS) records is an essential step. Without records attaching your website’s domain name to your server’s IP address, users won’t be able to find your site through search engines. As a Hivelocity customer, you have the option to use

Setting DNS Clusters in WHM

If you’re a cPanel or WHM user with multiple nameservers, you might be wondering how to connect your servers in order to share data and records between them more easily. By creating a DNS cluster within WHM, you can achieve exactly that. In this guide we’ll take a look at

What is the DNS Trailing Period?

The Problem If you are like me, proper DNS formatting was elusive and challenging to wrap your head around, particularly because of the trailing period. I would consistently create incorrect DNS records because I did not understand the DNS trailing period and how it was interpreted by different UI systems.

Intel CPU Exploits Meltdown and Spectre – What You Need to Know

—-Updated 1/10/18 1:25m EST—– Ubuntu Remediation Steps: Ubuntu 14, 16, 17  apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade reboot to complete the update —-Updated 1/8/18 10:55am EST—– ProxMox Remediation Steps: Follow the instructions found at —-Updated 1/6/18 3:03pm EST—– Cloudlinux CloudLinux 6  Remediation Steps: Run the following command to patch CloudLinux 6 servers.

Linux Dedicated Server or Windows Dedicated Server: Which to Choose?

High-traffic business websites need a lot of power to deliver a consistent, high-quality user experience, and dedicated servers provide the necessary supporting infrastructure. When designing a new website or migrating an existing one, it’s up to you to choose between Linux dedicated servers and Windows dedicated servers. The software you

Understanding the Server Load Metric of Your Server

Monitoring server load is an important task when managing a server. Making sure the load isn’t too high will keep the hardware safer and prevent outages and downtime. This article explains the finer points of how to find your server load, understanding it, and offers solutions for managing it. Once

How to Enable Ruby Support in Plesk Onyx

While Plesk offers users multiple languages to script in, if you’re a Plesk user who prefers the Ruby programming language, you might find Plesk’s out-of-the-box offerings less than desirable. Luckily, through the use of an extension, Plesk Onyx can support Ruby as well. With the Ruby extension, you’ll be deploying

How to Check if Your Linux Server is Under DDoS Attack

Whether you’re a blogger, the owner of an eCommerce shop, or a webmaster for a local service provider, everyone knows that in today’s internet-driven world, having a strong website can be the difference between economic success and failure. With businesses growing increasingly reliant on search engines and web traffic to

How to Install PIP on CentOS 7

In this guide we’ll be covering the process to install PIP on CentOS 7 using the command line. By following these 7 simple steps, you can install PIP quickly and easily. But first:   What is PIP? PIP is a package management system used to install and manage software packages

How To Navigate the Supermicro IPMI Interface and Mount a Virtual Image

The IPMI interface is a very useful tool in the setup, configuring and troubleshooting of your server and its processes. IPMI gives you access to the server’s local console over a separate network connection which allows you to work on the server without it needing a public network connection. Processes

How to Configure DNS & Add Domain

Hivelocity gives you the ability to use our nameservers for your domain. Using the myVelocity portal we will be adding a domain for DNS configuration and creating a few records to show you how you can do the same for your website. If using Hivelocity’s nameservers you will want to