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linux is a common operating system used for server. Sometime the apache makes the server slow. There are various steps to improve the performance.
Another method to improve server performance is to uninstall unwanted services and scripts from the server. This would speed up server and hence improve site performance. Another means of Server optimisation would be to install apache accelerator.
One of the solutions regarding how to improve server speed is to install “Apachebooster”.

NMAP useful commands.

   Nmap is a shortform for Network Mapper. It is an open source security tool for network check, security scanning and auditing. nmap command comes with a lots of options that make the utility more robust and difficult to follow for new users.   Scan an  IP address (IPv4)   ## Scan a single ip  Full Article…

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telnet command to check port access

telnet is a common tool used by sysadmins to check if a particular port is open or not on a remote server. Sometimes you may have problems in sending or receiving emails. The first step in troubleshooting the issue would be to first check the port access directly via telnet. Ports may be closed/blocked by  Full Article…

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htpassword protected directory

Any sensitive directory inside the linux server have to be password protected or the sensitive datas might get lost. The most secure way of protecting a web folder is to use htaccess and htpassword. If you are a beginner, we recommend using the cPanel Password Protect Directory icon. That icon can only protect all the  Full Article…

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Disable port 3306 listening to server

  Here goes the steps for disabling inbound MySQL connections to a linux server. ♦ Login to the server as root ♦ open the file /etc/my.cnf ♦ add the directive skip-networking ♦ save and quit from the file. Now you may need to disable the port 3306 in TCP_IN section in firewall(if firewall enabled). Make  Full Article…

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Configure Logical Volume Manager

This article describes a basic logic behind a Linux logical volume manager by showing real examples of configuration and usage. Although Debian Linux will be used for this tutorial, you can also apply the same command line syntax with other Linux distributions such as Red Hat, Mandriva, SuSe Linux and others Step 1: Create Partitions  Full Article…

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Configuring RAID

  We are now ready to begin our first Linux software RAID configuration.  The following steps will walk you through creating a RAID 5 array created from 2 physical disks.  Let’s get to it! STEP1: First we need to check whether there is any free disks are awailable in the server, it can be checked  Full Article…

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Mysql Queries to retrieve email account password in Linux Plesk server

Steps to find email accounts password: ♦ Login to the linux server via SSH. ♦ Login to Mysql prompt using the command the given below. mysql -u admin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` ~~~~ -bash-3.2# mysql -u admin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or g. Your MySQL connection id is 2338614 Server version: 5.0.77  Full Article…

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Mysql Queries to retrieve FTP password in Linux Plesk server

Steps to find FTP accounts password:   ♦ Login to the server via SSH. ♦ Login to Mysql prompt using the command the given below. mysql -u admin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` ~~~~ -bash-3.2# mysql -u admin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or g. Your MySQL connection id is 2338614 Server version: 5.0.77  Full Article…

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Disk Space usage of Email showing wrong in Cpanel

  In some cases the cPanel disk space consumption will not show correctly either due to the cPanel configuration issue or due to any mess up happened while running the default cPanel scripts to check and update the disk space usage of all the cPanel accounts. Here I have described two methods to fix this  Full Article…

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