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Introducing NGINX 1.18 and 1.19

Today we release NGINX 1.19, the latest version of NGINX Open Source, the most popular web server on the Internet. This release signals the launch of the NGINX 1.19 development branch, following the release of the NGINX 1.18 stable branch last month. In this blog we discuss the NGINX versioning scheme, look back at what happened during the […]

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Linux run a command with a time limit (timeout)


{Updated} I want to start command called foo, and kill it if still running after given DURATION in seconds. How do I run a command a time Limit on Linux? How do I run a Linux command, and have it timeout (abort) after N seconds? Can you give timeout command examples in Linux?

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Vi / VIM: Find And Replace All Text Substitute Command


{Updated} I am a new Linux user. I started to use vim or vi text editor. How do I find all occurrence of the word called ‘eth0’ and replace it with ‘br0’ on Linux operating systems?

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ZeroSSL: The Answer to Trusted Certificate Authority and SSL

One of the biggest concerns for anyone on the internet, whether you’re selling a product or buying one, is security. And honestly, nobody can blame them. The internet is a scary place with lots of potential security threats. But, don’t freak out too much. There are lots of security measures in place to make sure […]

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Introducing NGINX App Protect: Advanced F5 Application Security for NGINX Plus

Companies going through digital transformation have clear business imperatives. They include improving the customer experience with modern business applications, adopting agile practices to outpace competitors in the market, and leveraging market advantages to drive new revenue streams. Supporting these efforts are new application architectures that increase development efficiency and incorporate containers, microservices, and APIs. For […]

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Using Softaculous With cPanel

Softaculous makes installing popular software on your web server a breeze! Click to learn how to use it with your cPanel & WHM server in this article.

Linux / UNIX : Move File Starting With A Dash (-)


{Updated} In Unix or Linux operating systems, how do I move file(s) starting with a dash (e.g., /home/you/--filename.txt or /home/you/-filename.txt)? How do I copy a file whose name begins with dash/hyphen (‘-‘)?

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Ensuring Application Availability with F5 DNS Load Balancer Cloud Service and NGINX Plus

Application downtime is a big deal, costing Fortune 1000 companies between $1.25 billion and $2.5 billion annually according to an IDC report. An outage can impact customer confidence and bring your business to a standstill. To reduce downtime and mitigate its costs, you can start by removing points of failure from your existing infrastructure with a modern, scalable […]

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How to limit SSH (TCP port 22) connections with ufw on Ubuntu/Debian Linux


{Updated} Want to limiting SSH connections with ufw? Try the following syntax to deny connections from an IP address that has attempted to initiate 6 or more connections in the last 30 seconds.

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How to set up MariaDB SSL and secure connections from clients


{Updated} I am looking to set up MariaDB SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and secure connections from MySQL client and PHP/Python application. How do I enable SSL for MariaDB server and client running on Linux or Unix-like system?

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Keeping your CMS safe and secure

Website security is one of the most important aspects of running an online presence. A hacked website can lead to countless hours of debugging and repair, loss of income, to loss of credibility and lawsuits. With over 30,000 new small business website hacks a day and numerous corporation breaches, not a day goes by without a compromised site showing up in the news. Over the past decade, hackers have targeted the top three open-source Content Management Systems: 

Search Multiple Words / String Pattern Using grep Command on Bash shell


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Great WP Multipurpose Themes that designers and design teams should start using

One could easily put together a list of good reasons for choosing a multipurpose WordPress theme. Reasons that apply to web designers and website owners alike. The approach we’ve taken is to present you with this list of 8 top-tier multipurpose themes. We give you the opportunity to let any one of them speak for […]

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How to delete KVM VM guest using virsh command


{Updated} I am a new Linux and KVM user. How do I delete a VM guest with virsh command line on Linux operating system? How do I delete a virtual machine called vps42 on Ubuntu or CentOS Linux server?

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How Can A Real User Monitoring Tool Help In Improving SEO?

You feel you have done everything right on your website. The copy looks compelling. The design looks magnificent. But still, visitors are not spending as much time on your website as much as you want them to. You have little to no clue about why it is happening and how to fix it. You try […]

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How to check whether AMT is enabled and provisioned under Linux


{Updated} How do I check whether Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) and Intel Standard Manageability (ISM) enabled or disabled under Linux using command line?

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Linux how long a process has been running?


{Updated} Explains commands to identify process IDs (PID) in Linux systems and then determine how long they have been running on your machine or cloud server using the CLI.

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How To Enable and Install EPEL Repo on CentOS 8


{Updated} How do I install the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL), such as Fedora EPEL repo on a CentOS Enterprise Linux server version 8.x? How to enable EPEL repo on CentOS 8?

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Linux mount an LVM volume / partition command


{Updated} I have some data on second SATA hard disk created by Fedora Linux installer with some data. How do I mount an LVM volume/partition in Linux to access my data? Can you tell me the command to mount LVM partition in Linux and access my data from another disk?

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Level up with cPanel University from home

If we have learned one thing from the 2020 COVID-19 situation, access to online resources and training is vital to keep businesses going. Online education has exploded due to school closures, and the learn-from-home approach has become the current standard. The hosting industry has also thrived in this arena, for example, Alibaba Cloud deployed more than 100,000 new cloud servers in two hours and set a new record for rapid capacity expansion.  At cPanel, our work is a hybrid …