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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 […]

How to Migrate a Hosted Server in 5 Easy Steps with Rsync

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: January 25, 2016 @ 4:56 am, by Jarland Donnell

In order to migrate the files on a VPS box from one provider to another, one of the best solutions for the job is to use a tool called Rsync. Let’s take a closer look at Rsync and see how it can help you rapidly move virtual private servers from one provider to another.

Implementing Mumble on Your Debian/Ubuntu Low End Server

Tags: , , , Date/Time: January 12, 2016 @ 9:55 pm, by Jarland Donnell

Mumble is a high-quality, low-latency voice chat app that was primarily developed for those in the gaming community. If you’ve got a spare low end server, you could consider implementing Mumble to facilitate voice chats with those that you invite to connect to your server. There’s several reason you may want to implement the Mumble […]

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 […]