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Latest Updates Impacting Some Red Hat / CentOS Servers

Updated July 7, 2020 Latest Update Impacting Some RHEL / CentOS Servers NOTE: This issue should now be resolved.A couple weeks ago, Red Hat released a set of patches which now seem to fix the issue. We are also getting confirmed reports that the fix from Red Hat does resolve

What is CloudLinux and How Does It Help Shared Hosting?

What is CloudLinux? CloudLinux is a linux based operating system designed to give shared hosting providers a more stable and secure OS. Essentially a set of kernel modifications to the Linux distribution, CloudLinux implements features to enable system administrators to take fine-grained control of their server’s resource usage. By isolating

What is the difference between metered and unmetered servers?

Metered servers get a specific amount of bandwidth measured in GB per month. Our servers include anywhere from 5TB to 20TB of bandwidth to use every month. Overage of these amounts are then billed at $.05 per GB. Metered servers can choose from 100Mbps, 1Gbps and 10Gbps ports. Unmetered servers

What folder permissions needs to be configured for web directories?

Read and Execute is all you need for the install folders (you can use HCGroup in lieu of Everyone). For the web you may need Scripts and Executables for perl (pl) files – if there are compiled files and Scripts permission for php (already Scripts by default). The webadmin will

What can I do to reduce the amount of space taken by /usr/ports directory?

The FreeBSD Ports and Packages Collection offers a simple way for users and administrators to install applications. These application use the /usr/ports directory. Running “make clean” after installing applications will remove the work directory files. Another way to do this is running the command: portsclean -CD where :- -C clean

Disable root logins via ssh on Redhat

Before you disable root logins you should add an administrative user that can ssh into the server and become root with su. 1. Add the user. In the following example we will use the user name admin. adduser will automatically create the user, initial group, and home directory. We will

Enable quotas on RedHat server with no control panel

As the root user, edit file /etc/fstab to add qualifier “usrquota” or “grpquota” to the partition you want quotas enabled for as shown below: /dev/hda2 /home ext3 defaults,usrquota,grpquota 1 1 This enables user and group quotas support on the /home file system. You can finish initializing quota support by simply

How can I disable root logins via ssh on Redhat?

Before you disable root logins you should add an administrative user that can ssh into the server and become root with su. 1. Add the user. In the following example we will use the user name admin. adduser will automatically create the user, initial group, and home directory. We will

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