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How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on CentOS 7

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: August 15, 2019 @ 2:38 pm, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, we will start with an empty VPS with a freshly installed CentOS 7 and will end up with three different sites sharing the same IP address, hosted on the same machine. Apache web server analyzes HTTP request headers and appropriately connects it to the directory structure inside the VPS. The technical term […]

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, […]

Installing ISPConfig3 on CentOS 7… or Not

Welcome to another LowEndBox tutorial- sort of. What started out as a tutorial for installing ISPConfig 3 on CentOS 7 has taken a drastic turn. Instead of telling you about how you can install ISPConfig 3, we’re going to take a deeper dive into what went into this article and why we’re not writing an […]

LEMP Stack installation on Centos 7

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 29, 2019 @ 4:33 pm, by Frank Williams

What is a LEMP STACK? Linux an open source operating, is most popular OS among web hosting providers. For successfully hosting a website on a Linux server we need four important software components i.e an operating system, a web server, a database server and a platform to run our website codes to display web pages. […]

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 […]