Set Up a VPS Linux Distribution
Introduction (+ VIDEO) to a typical unmanaged VPS control panel, considering the steps to configure & launch your initial distro.
Install Your Virtual Private Server with Ubuntu & Nginx Excellence
This copy-paste tutorial shows how to build a fast, secure, future-proofed virtual private server, perfect for multiple sites & blogs.
EDIT/INCREASE server names hash bucket size
If you’re using nginx, and your domain name exceeds 32 characters, you may receive an error message when you restart the web server. Try this ..
In Case You Weren’t Sure Where They Live
Let’s take a quick look at our Nginx server and site error & access logs, and where to find them.
Hide Your Data & Identity with SOCKS
Take maximum benefit from your VPS or dedicated server, setting it up to double up as your personal online privacy & web access tool, in seconds!
Setup openSSH for Linux-to-Linux
Use OpenSSH to create authentication keys, upload one then connect remotely, password-free with encrypted data & server security. Simple!
Point a Site or Blog at Another
This how-to guide shows the syntax to point a site or blog to another domain. That way, for instance, traffic from a passive site benefits an active one.
Restrict Access to Nginx Web Files with Auth_Basic
Easily restrict access to hide sensitive data, admin areas & other web pages using the Nginx web server’s Auth_Basic security module & htpasswd.
Gain Benefit From Parked Domains
To park a domain is simply to add it, undeveloped, with a DNS manager. Big deal! More useful is to point it to a developed site, gaining the traffic.
Copy Website Files between Windows/Linux Computers using the CLI
Here’s how to copy/backup/upload files between Linux & Windows hosts using PuTTY’s Secure FTP terminal. Faster, easier and way safer than FTP.