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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 […]