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How To Install and Use A Plex Media Server On Raspbian Stretch

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 17, 2019 @ 8:33 pm, by Elliot Cooper

Plex is a media streaming application that allows you to keep your media collection – movies, music, photos – on a server attached to your local network and access them from a browser-based interface or app. Plex even streams a wide variety of podcasts and shows directly from the internet and by upgrading to the […]

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 4: WordPress and wp-cli

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 15, 2019 @ 6:00 am, by Ryan Flowers

Welcome to the fourth installment of the CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained series.In Part 1 and Part 2 we configured a LAMP server with PHP-FPM running PHP 7.3 and a modern version of MariaDB. Then we configured a single VirtualHost for hosting a website, and in Part 3 configured that VirtualHost to […]

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 3: Let’s Encrypt SSL

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 13, 2019 @ 6:10 am, by Ryan Flowers

Welcome to the third installment of the CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained series. This tutorial builds on the work done in Part 1 and Part 2, so if you haven’t checked them out, now’s a good time. In this installment we’re going to secure our new Virtual Host (lowend-tutorial.tld) with a Let’s Encrypt […]

How to Secure Apache with Let’s Encrypt Ubuntu 16.04

  In this tutorial, we will examine how to secure Apache with Let’s Encrypt for the Ubuntu 16.04 operating system.   We will first examine an overview of Let’s Encrypt, certificate authorities, and then dive into a step by step guide to install & configure Let’s Encrypt on your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS servers and the review how […]

How To Create a DNS Server On CentOS 7

Tags: , , Date/Time: June 11, 2019 @ 2:10 pm, by Elliot Cooper

The DNS or Domain Name System is the distributed database that allows zone records, such as IP addresses, to be associated with domain names. When a computer, such as your laptop or phone, needs to communicate with a remote computer, such as a web server, over the internet they use each others IP addresses. People […]

How To Set Up a Node.js Application for Production on a CentOS 7 VPS

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: June 10, 2019 @ 2:09 pm, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, we will create a simple Node.js application and put it into a production ready environment. We are going to install and use the following pieces of software: Nginx as a reverse proxy. It will make the app accessible from your browser, and in case you ran several sites from the same server, […]

How to Setup & Configure VestaCP on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 9, 2019 @ 6:56 am, by Dusko Savic

VestaCP is a versatile open-source control panel for Linux machines. It provides a point & click, clutter-free interface, simplifying server administration tasks at the same time.   In this tutorial we will walk you through the process of installation, configuration, and first time usage of this free and open-source web hosting control panel.

Install and Secure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: June 7, 2019 @ 6:53 am, by Dusko Savic

With this tutorial, you will be able to install and secure phpMyAdmin, the most popular program for accessing MySQL and MariaDB databases on Internet servers.

How To Install And Configure Postfix on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: June 7, 2019 @ 6:49 am, by Dusko Savic

With this tutorial, you will learn how to install and use Postfix, an open-source mail transfer agent. With Postfix, you will be able to send and receive e-mail, and also send them through third party SMTP servers, such as gmail.com.

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained [Part 2]

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 3, 2019 @ 5:05 am, by Ryan Flowers

In Part 1 of this Tutorial, we discussed why we decided to build a LAMP server instead of getting one pre-configured via a control panel such as cPanel or Virtualmin. We configured Remi’s repository for PHP and installed PHP 7.3 and PHP-FPM. We also got the latest version of MariaDB installed and filled in some […]

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