cPanel/WHM Updates

cPanel/WHM sould upgrade itself automatically every once in a while; however, if you want to do this manually then just follow these steps: 1) Login to your VPS as root using SSH 2) Run the command: /scripts/upcp -force 3) Restart cPanel: /etc/init.d/cpanel restart The actual upgrade may take a while, so you will need to ...

Anonymous FTP Access

Anonymous FTP Access Anonymous FTP allows a user to retrieve documents, files, programs, and other archived data from anywhere in the Internet without having to create a userid and password. With the special userid of “anonymous” the network user can bypass local security checks and have access to publicly accessible files on the remote system. ...

What is Brute Force Attack?

What is brute force attack and how to prevent this attack? What is Brute Force Attack? Brute force attack is a very common method, it is nothing but a simple script used to crack the password. The script uses every possible character combination as a password until it find the right one, and in order ...

SSH Port

Changing The SSH Port Number To change the SSH port number login as root, and edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config Find the line that says Port 22 and change 22 to any number between 1024->65535 (above 30000 is best) and save the file. Once done, run: /etc/init.d/sshd restart Now start a new SSH session (don’t close your existing ...

MX-entries

Changing MX-entries You can use the Modify Mail Exchanger(MX Entry) function to change where a domain’s email is delivered to. This allows you to have the email from one domain delivered to another domain. Just follow these simple steps :1 To access the Mail Menu, click on the icon above the word Mail on the ...

SpamAssassin

The Spam Assassin is software for scanning email messages & determining their probability of being a spam, and reporting its outcome. The software compares different parts of email messages with a large set of rules. Each rule adds or removes points from a message’s spam total score. A message with a substantial enough score is ...

Mod_Security

mod_security: what exactly does it block? mod_security is one of the important security tweak we perform on a server when try to secure our server. mod_security integrates with Apache to stop attackers from being able to issue commands to the server through vulnerable scripts and software packages which are installed on the server. By default, ...

What Is cPanel?

What Is cPanel And Why Do I Need It? cPanel Introduction cPanel has now made website administration and development very easy tasks, even to the new entrants in the field of website development and hosting. Apart from being the web-based administrative control panel, cPanel helps in accessing vital features of overall website statistics with the ...

PPTP vs. L2TP vs. OpenVPN

PPTP vs. L2TP vs. OpenVPN: Which VPN Protocol is Best? VPN providers offer a variety of VPN protocols to help users stay secure online. Three of the most widely used protocols include PPTP, L2TP/IPsec, and OpenVPN. Each protocol has unique advantages and caters to different needs. Users should ask themselves the following: How much security ...

HyperV or Virtuozzo

Windows VPS Hosting with HyperV or Virtuozzo What is VPS? In simple words, VPS(Virtual Private Server) is a virtual server hosted inside the dedicated server which utilizes shared resources like CPU,RAM,HDD etc. VPS bridges the gap between shared hosting and dedicated hosting. VPS provides the flexibility and feel of the dedicated hosting service in the ...