How to Secure your MySQL On VPS or Dedicated Server

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Running a WordPress on a Virtual private Server or dedicated server is not an easy as running a WordPress on shared hosting server. There are a few things need to install and configure. Basically you will need web server(Apache, Nginx or Lighttpd) and database server(MySQL). The most popular database for WordPress platform is MySQL. Installation […]

How to Install WordPress on CentOS 6.4

WordPress is free web blogging software and open source content management system (CMS) which based on PHP and MySQL platform. You can run and install WorPress on shared Web hosting service, on virtual private server (VPS) or if you need high performance WordPress blog which can serve many concurrent users at a time, you can […]

How to Install and Securing MySQL on CentOS 6.4 VPS

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MySQL Database server is one of the most popular used database in the internet especially for content management and blogging site. It’s can stores and retrieves data for the blog, websites and applications. This post will describes how you can install and securing MySQL on CentOS 6.4 virtual private server (VPS) or dedicated MySQL database […]

How to Setup Private DNS With Bind9 Chroot on CentOS 6.2 VPS

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Assumed that you already buy two Virtual Private Server (VPS) but you dont want to point your nameservers on your hosting provider. To look more professional and stylish, you can run and have two private nameservers such as ns1.ehowstuff.local and ns2.ehowstuff.local. This post will show you the steps on how to setup and run your […]

How to Check Opened Port on Linux VPS Server

By default, the linux operating system manages 65536 ports. If you run Virtual private Server (VPS) on linux platform, it is better to turn off any services or ports that you don’t actually need. This is to ensure your VPS server will not become avenues of attack for any security threats. Simply run these commands […]

How to Check Memory Usage on Linux VPS Server

There are several ways on how to check the memory usage on linux virtual Private Server (VPS). This steps has been tested on linux CentOS 6.2 server and may workings on other linux server as well. 1. Check memory usage using “/proc/meminfo” command: [root@centos62 ~]# cat /proc/meminfo Output : MemTotal: 1030888 kB MemFree: 710372 kB […]

How to Get the Best VPS Hosting Deals and Informations

Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a term used by internet hosting services which offers a good balance between total control (root access privilege) and a tight budget. Having a VPS account is just like operating a dedicated server. VPS is cost effective way to manage multiple sites and ideal for mission critical applications and websites. […]