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How to Set Up Nameservers on a VPS

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: October 15, 2020 @ 6:14 am, by Jon Biloh

If you’re new here to the Low End Box community we’d like to thank you for stopping by, you have likely stopped by to find your new VPS provider, and most likely you have questions! Within the comments of this post, ask, we’ll answer! Or even publish an article on it. This article topic was […]

Top Ten Things That Should Be In Your Dot Files

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: October 13, 2020 @ 6:49 am, by raindog308

“Dot files” are Unix configuration files that live in your home directory.  They’re often used to store user-specific choices and preferences.  For example: .bash_profile is executed whenever you login via ssh (or any other method).  It is typically used to control your Unix shell experience. .vimrc contains customizations for the Vim editor, while .emacs contains […]

How to Configure Reverse Proxy with NGINX

Tags: , , , Date/Time: October 5, 2020 @ 10:07 am, by Jon Biloh

NGINX is a light-weight web server first released in 2004 which can also be used as a reverse proxy. We have made many tutorials over NGINX at LowEndBox, and recently setup a Node.js Application, it also used NGINX as its reverse proxy, but it used an NPM package to generate the app-specific configurations. In this […]

Shields Up! Protecting Your WordPress Site with Wordfence

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 3, 2020 @ 7:42 am, by raindog308

Server and application security are important factors to consider when running a website — especially a website based on WordPress. This easy to use guide will help take you through the steps of ensuring that your WordPress based blog is running as securely as possible thanks to Wordfence (and easy to use plugin that goes […]

How to Set Up WireGuard VPN on CentOS 8

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 2, 2020 @ 4:33 am, by Jon Biloh

WireGuard is a modern VPN solution that runs on state-of-the-art cryptography such as the Noise protocol framework, and Curve25519. It provides a much faster experience and outperforms its competitors, such as IPsec and OpenVPN. It provides all this power in a simple and easy to use framework. All it takes to start a VPN connection […]

Frequently Asked Questions: Windows VPS

Tags: Date/Time: September 29, 2020 @ 4:39 am, by Jon Biloh

In August we continued our “Frequently Asked Questions” series with a piece about KVM VPS plans which came after the release of our major FAQ on hosting, LowEndBox and VPS plans. Today we are covering Frequently Asked Questions about Windows VPS’s because they are widely used nowadays. They can be used for numerous purposes and […]

Increasing Security on Your Linux VPS

Tags: , , Date/Time: September 28, 2020 @ 12:00 am, by Jon Biloh

The internet is the source of income for millions of people, and it could be considered one of the best creations of technology. However, with time, the internet has become vulnerable to security threats. Thus, your Linux VPS is also susceptible to these risks, as it is hosted on the internet. Your VPS can contain […]

Generating and Using SSH Keys, Part 3

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: September 26, 2020 @ 6:02 am, by raindog308

In previous tutorials in this series, we went over generating SSH keys and how to use them.  We’ll wrap up the series by showing you how to turn off password authentication on your server. Why Configure for SSH Key Authentication Only As mentioned in Part 1, SSH key authentication requires both “something you know” (the […]

How to Access a Windows VPS using Remote Desktop

Tags: , Date/Time: September 24, 2020 @ 5:35 am, by Jon Biloh

Windows VPS’s are widely used nowadays. They can be used for numerous purposes and could be set up according to your needs. A typical scenario is to use Windows VPS as a web host for a website. This provides much better control and customization options compared to using a shared hosting server. You can install […]

How to secure your WordPress Site

Tags: , , Date/Time: September 23, 2020 @ 8:52 am, by Jon Biloh

WordPress is a powerful and open-source CMS based on PHP. It is no doubt that it is one of the most used platform for a blog, e-commerce stores, portfolios, and much more. According to some sources, WordPress is powering around nearly 35% of the websites on the Internet in 2020. The platform is very flexible […]

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