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Disable Smart Errors

Cpanel is not terribly intelligent about interpreting SMART errors or how it runs the SMART monitoring or analysis scripts. As a result is is pretty common to receive Cpanel SMART alerts which are bogus. Disable

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Install APF Firewall on a cPanel sever

To install APF firewall login to your server as root and follow this tutorial

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Security Guide for cPanel servers

You must keep your box secure at all times, getting compromized could lead to dataloss, which means you loose clients which isnt a very good way to run your buisness. You dont have to be

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Dealing With Distributed Denial of Service Attacks

Distributed denial of service attacks are frustrating — they’re frustrating for the company under attack, and frustrating for the web host. They can also be costly in terms of business and goodwill lost. Fortunately, there

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HELP! My server is under a DDOS attack!

Ok first just take a breath, you are getting nothing done by worrying. This guide is meant to try and help mitigate the effects of an attack that is in progresss. I have compiled a

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Requirements for ecommerce – Shopping Carts – SSL Secure Server Certificate

Requirements for ecommerce Registered domain name. Domain names can be registered with AUSWEB at http://www.auswebdomains.com eCommerce Web hosting package Website with an electronic shopping cart so you can display and sell your products or services

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PHP optimization How-To: Installing Eaccelerator

Eaccelerator is a PHP accelerator/encoder/caching utility that is based off of the old mmcache (which is no longer being maintained). What Eaccelerator does is: it caches your PHP scripts so that the database is no

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Jumpstart your Link Building (without getting sandboxed)

Andy Hagans writes : Link popularity has been written about ad nauseum, but most articles address the subject from a perspective circa 2001. The available information usually focuses on topics such as reciprocal linking or

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What your choice of Linux distribution says about you

Many Linux newbies — or wanna-be newbies — get hung up over the choice of their initial distribution. We here at NewsForge have put a lot of thought into this, and have decided to share

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AOL to Sell 5% of to Google

Rebuffing aggressive overtures from Microsoft, Time Warner has agreed to sell a 5 percent stake in America Online to Google for $1 billion as part of an expanded partnership between AOL, once the dominant company

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Web Hosts – Keeping Customers Happy

The web hosting industry is one of the most competitive industries on the Internet today. Web hosts are constantly thinking of new advertising campaigns in the hope of attracting more interest to their company; and,

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Becoming A Web Hosting Reseller

So you would like to get into the lucrative business of being a web hosting provider. Welcome to the club. There are many companies and individuals trying to break into the web hosting resellers market

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Changing the DATE and TIME on your LINUX server

The set of instructions below worked quickly and easily for your Linux Server You must be logged on as “root” to make this change: Login to Linux box as root and enter root’s password: [me@myserver]

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Disable Telnet Access

Telnet should be disabled, and you should use SSH. Telnet sends password in plain text, and ‘crackers/hackers’ can obtain these passwords easily compared to SSH, and then takeover your dedicated web server. 1. Login to

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Server Security Considerations

>Server security is as important as network security because servers often hold a great deal of an organization’s vital information. If a server is compromised, all of its contents may become available for the cracker

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Beginners Guides: Linux Part 1: Getting Familiar

Getting started with Linux can seem complex, but we will walk you through the first steps. Installation not required

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Reseller Web Hosting FAQ

Become your own hosting source. With Reseller hosting you can offer Web hosting services as if they were your own. Learn what is involved in our Reseller hosting FAQs.

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Figuring Keyword Density

Understanding and being able to calculate the keyword density on your Web pages is essential for keyword optimization. Read on to learn how to figure keyword density and what optimal density ranges are for your

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Real Host Vs. Reseller Host – How Do You Know?

In today?s world of web hosting, there is literally a deluge of companies from which you can purchase hosting services. These hosts can offer a multitude of packages at a variety of prices. But how

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Linux Web Hosting FAQ

Our Frequently Asked Questions on Linux gives you insight on what you can expect when choosing a Unix or Linux platform to host your site. Also included is a comparison of Unix vs. Windows Web