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How to Setup SFTP to Securely Transfer Files on CentOS 7

Tags: , , , Date/Time: April 28, 2019 @ 6:11 am, by Ryan Flowers

Welcome to another LowEndBox tutorial. We’re going to explore the world of SFTP: What it is, isn’t, how to use it and why. Let’s get to it! What is SFTP? We’re glad you asked! SFTP is the Secure File Transfer Protocol. All that means is that it’s a File Transfer Protocol that is Secure (Encrypted). […]

Configuring Virtualmin on CentOS 7 for Website Hosting: Part 1

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 12, 2019 @ 9:54 am, by Ryan Flowers

In the professional Linux web hosting world, cPanel rules as king. That’s not necessarily a bad thing! cPanel is rich in features and is for the most part stable and reliable. But it’s also completely unsuitable for a small, inexpensive VPS that you’d find here at LowEndBox.  Most likely the cPanel license will cost significantly more than […]

Configuring Virtualmin on CentOS 7 for Website Hosting: Part 2

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 12, 2019 @ 9:53 am, by Ryan Flowers

In Part 1 of our tutorial, we installed Virtualmin on CentOS 7 and did some basic configuration. In this second half, we’re going to dive deep into the Linux configuration files to optimize our new server for a low memory footprint. We’re also going to make sure we have a modern version of PHP installed […]

Linux Blackhole Tutorial – Adding and Removing A Null Route

In the world of systems administration, having the commands to add or remove a blackhole / nullroute a host or problematic IP address can be very useful. So in this simple, yet useful tutorial, we’ll cover how to exactly go about doing this on nearly any type of Linux OS! How to add a blackhole […]

Using SSH Keys to connect to your VPS

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 2, 2019 @ 9:29 am, by Ryan Flowers

In the days before Virtualization emerged, servers could only be built using physical hardware. A server admin would build a server, plug in a keyboard and monitor, and install Linux via CD or over the network. Once the server was online they could go back to their workstation and fire up a terminal emulator that […]

Using a Ubuntu/Debian VPS to Establish Anonymous SSH sessions with TOR

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: December 26, 2015 @ 11:30 pm, by Jarland Donnell

Perhaps you’ve wanted to set up a virtual private server (VPS) to anonymize HTTP traffic on the TOR network. OpenSSH would be the first solution that admins would turn to, given the fact that OpenSSH is the de facto tool used utilize to encrypt connections on a VPS. A bigger question remains: How do you […]

OpenVirtuals – OpenVZ VPS starting at $16/year in Seattle, USA

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: September 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm, by Jonathan Tan

Eric, from OpenVirtuals, is back with OpenVZ offers to celebrate the grand opening of their new location in Seattle, USA! This promotion gives 50% off their regular price while having 28% more disk space compared to their previous features. Hurry because these stocks are limited. I wish to say congratulations to OpenVirtuals and we hope […]

OpenVirtuals – $16/year 256MB OpenVZ VPS and more in 4 US locations

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 4, 2015 @ 1:00 am, by Jonathan Tan

Eric, from OpenVirtuals, is back with OpenVZ offers in Buffalo, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles locations. Selected plans in their Buffalo locations are offered at half the price. Hurry as there are only limited stocks left! OpenVirtuals are pleased to announce that they are now supporting mobile app development with a new Mobile Developer […]

OpenVirtuals – OpenVZ VPS starting at $3/month for 256MB in 4 US locations

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: January 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm, by Maarten Kossen

Eric, from OpenVirtuals, has sent in these improved offers to celebrate their launch of a Buffalo, New York, USA location. Mini 256MB RAM 512MB vSwap 2 CPU Cores 5GB SSD Disk 15GB HDD Disk 1TB Bandwidth 1x IPv4 address OpenVZ/SolusVM Code: LEB25% $3/Month Order here Standard 512MB RAM 1024MB vSwap 4 CPU Cores 10GB SSD […]