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  1. questionInstalling discourse on Ubuntu 14
    Pre Req create an account on https://mandrillapp.com/ Installing discourse on Ubuntu 14 We will be installing Discourse using Docker Update and install git: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y apt-get install git -y Install Docker wget -qO- https://get.docker.io/ | sh create direct ...
  2. questionGetting Started with CentOS 7
    Getting Started with CentOS 7 CentOS 7 is the latest release of the community supported RHEL-based Linux distribution. CentOS 7 strives to be as stable, predictable, and secure as the upstream RHEL release. It also strives to be as compatible as possible with the upstream RHEL release. If you ...
  3. questionHow to manage firewall rules in CentOS 7
    Managing firewall rules in CentOS 7 With the recent release of CentOS 7 came many changes to the way the system is configured compared to its predecessors. In CentOS 7 you will need to become familiar with firewalld. From FIREWALLD(1) man page: "firewalld provides a dynamically managed firew ...
  4. questionHow to install PHP on Ubuntu 14.04
    How to install PHP on Ubuntu 14.04 If you don't have have PHP installed, lets get install PHP and Apache apt-get update && apt-get upgrade apt-get install -y apache2 At this point you can verify that Apache is installed by opening a browser and going to http://your-ip-address Now t ...
  5. questionHow to check the status of your Apache install
    How to check the status of your Apache install apachectl status The following will tell you how everything is going Apache Server Status for localhost (via ::1) Server Version: Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) PHP/5.5.9-1ubuntu4.6 Server MPM: prefork Server Built: Jul 22 2014 14:36:38 ----------------- ...
  6. questionHow to Reset a Wordpress Password
    If you have forgotten your wordpress credentials, or possibly have had your wordpress install compromised; you may find yourself needing to change your admin username and/or password to regain access to your site. There are two fairly easy ways to do so. Warning: Please be sure to make backups ...
  7. questionHow to change the primary IP addres of a WHM/cPanel server
    This is for CentOS/RHEL based servers. Steps in WHM: Log into WHM and go to Basic cPanel & WHM Setup Change the Primary IP here with the option that says "The IP address (only one address) that will be used for setting up shared IP virtual hosts" Note: This might not actually be necessary. ...
  8. questionHow to use and install fail2ban
    In this article you will learn how to use and install fail2ban under Linux / UNIX environments. As of this article we are using Debian based operating system Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Note: This works under Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubuntu 13, CentOS / RHEL / Redhat Enterprise Linux, Debian 6 and Debian 7. ...
  9. questionGetting Started With Your New Codero Server
    Getting Started With Your New Codero Server Congratulations, your new dedicated server with Codero has been completed and ready for your use. This document contains all of the information you will need to help you with the initial setup of your new server, as well as some tips and information ...
  10. questionHow to setup nginx (with directory structure, virtual hosts, port forwarding), mysql, php, fastcgi
    In this article you will learn how to setup NGINX along with is directory structure. You’ll also learn how to setup virtual hosts for NGINX, port forwarding also known as reverse proxy and make NGINX with PHP-FastCGI, PHP and MySQL. This is also known is LEMP, L=Linux, E=Enginex (NGINX) ...
  11. questionIP Request Justification
    Codero dedicated servers and SmartServers include 4 IP Addresses with a maximum allocation of 16 IPs total. Any IP addresses requested beyond the IP provisioned with the server initially, must meet the criteria dictated by the RIRs (Regional Internet Registry). Since this server is in the Unite ...
  12. questionI have just signed up for a dedicated server. What should I do now?
    Thank you for choosing Codero.com’s Dedicated Server services. This document explains the process of having your new dedicated server up and running. ORDER APPROVAL AND PAYMENT: For your own security, we require that each dedicated server order is approved by our Billing Department. If fo ...
  13. questionHow to install mytop for database performance monitoring:
    Mytop is a handy command line tool you can use to monitor queries on a single database. This can be helpful in troubleshooting slow mysql queries or identifying queries that are stuck open so you can optimize your code. To install on Centos: yum install mytop To install on Ubuntu: apt-get instal ...
  14. questionHow to block IP address in Linux via ssh:
    The following command will drop any packet coming from the IP address 1.2.3.4: iptables -I INPUT -s 1.2.3.4 -j DROP or you can use append iptables -A INPUT -s 1.2.3.4 -j DROP How Do I Block Subnet (xx.yy.zz.ww/ss)? Use the following syntax to block 10.0.0.0/8 on eth1 public interface: iptables ...
  15. questionRestore a database using PHPMYAdmin:
    Login to phpmyadmin. Click databases, and select the database that you will be importing your data into. You will then see either a list of tables already inside that database or a screen that says no tables exist. This depends on your setup. Across the top of the screen will be a row of tabs. ...
  16. questionHow to configure and run my own nameservers in WHM/Cpanel.
    DNS can be a complicated system and setting up your own nameservers can seem intimidating. This guide will skip past the technical details of how DNS works and provide you with the essential information you need to set up your nameservers in a single-server cPanel & WHM environment. It f ...
  17. questionHow to install/configure ClamAV on your server:
    1. Check to see if clamav is in your current repo's on the server. yum search clamav If it is, you can proceed to step 2. If not, you might need to install the epel repo for your server. You can use this link to do so. http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2012/06/enable-epel-repository/ 2. Install clamav ...
  18. questionHow to check the mail queue on your server
    Plesk: http://kb.mediatemple.net/questions/782/How+do+I+view+the+mail+queue+in+Plesk%3F#dv_40 qmail: /usr/local/psa/admin/bin/mailqueuemng -s // lists status of queue /usr/local/psa/admin/bin/mailqueuemng -R // lists the messages /usr/local/psa/admin/bin/mailqueuemng -D // delete queue postf ...
  19. questionHow to setup NTP via ssh:
    Procedure Login as the root user Type the following command to install ntp # yum install ntp Turn on service # chkconfig ntpd on Synchronize the system clock with 0.pool.ntp.org server: # ntpdate pool.ntp.org Start the NTP: # /etc/init.d/ntpd start
  20. questionHow to mount your recently slaved drive: (linux)
    If your server has recently been re-installed with a new hard drive and your old drive has been slaved so you can recover data, here is how to mount your old drive and access your files. NOTE: You will need to be logged in as root via a ssh shell to your server. fdisk -l Running fdisk -l will o ...
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