Understanding the Apache Service Status

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In this article, we will be reviewing the Apache Service Status. Sometimes checking the performance of a server can be difficult. Apache has built-in utilities that assist in monitoring the usage and performance of Apache. Apache Status also provides information that aids in performance auditing and control tuning.

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DNS: An Overview

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What is DNS?

The Domain Name Service (or DNS) is the key to the presence of your server on the internet. You are probably aware your domain has an “IP” address, which stands for Internet Protocol; that number is your domain’s literal web address on the internet. A typical IP address is a series of four numbers called octets that are identified like so: 10.10.10.10.  You can think of your IP address as being similar to a postal address. The IP address is the exact location where your domain lives. I usually explain it like this;

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How to enable EPEL repository

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe EPEL repository is an additional package repository that provides easy access to install packages for commonly used software. This repo was created because Fedora contributors wanted to use Fedora packages they maintain on RHEL and other compatible distributions.

To put it simply the goal of this repo was to provide greater ease of access to software on Enterprise Linux compatible distributions.

What’s an ‘EPEL repository’?

The EPEL repository is managed by the EPEL group, which is a Special Interest Group within the Fedora Project. The ‘EPEL’ part is an abbreviation that stands for Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux. The EPEL group creates, maintains and manages a high-quality set of additional packages. These packages may be software not included in the core repository, or sometimes updates which haven’t been provided yet.
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Interworx vs. cPanel: Part 2

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In the second part of our review, we will be looking at the Web Server, FTP Server, SSH Server and lastly the Mail Server sections of the InterWorx main menu and comparing them to the available options in WHM. Let’s start with the System Services menu.

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Interworx vs. cPanel: Part 1

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In this next series of articles, we will be doing a side by side comparison of the main features of both InterWorx/SiteWorx vs. cPanel/WHM. We offer this information to assist our clients in choosing the right product to fit their needs. Let’s dive right in…

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What is Single Tenant vs Multi-Tenant Software?

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Evaluating Single-Tenant vs. Multi-Tenant Software

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Today, we will be discussing the differences between Single Tenant and Multi-Tenant hosted software. In the overall scheme of SaaS delivery models, the meaning of “Tenant” is specifically utilized to denote a “customer”. So, in essence, when we say Single Tenant or Multi-Tenant, we are stating Single customer, or Multi-customer SaaS hosted software. 

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2019 cPanel Pricing Breakdown

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Here is a monthly cost analysis of utilizing a cPanel server based on management platform (Cloud or Dedicated) and up to the number of accounts per server

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If you purchase a prepaid VPS plan, the base price of the VPS will include up to 30 cPanel accounts. Base plans on a monthly VPS include up to 5 cPanel accounts. On a dedicated server, the base price will include up to 100 cPanel accounts.

If you need more information about how this change will affect you, our Liquid Web Solutions or Support teams can provide further information to help aid in making the right decision. Open a chat with us today or, give us a call at 1-800-580-4985 to find out more!

Comparison Of The Four Major Server Control Panels

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In this article, we will be doing a sensible review of four of the major control panels that we encounter most often on a VPS server. These management panels include:

In moving forward, we reviewed multiple features of the following management panels across several systems in order to get a better overview of their functions and capabilities: 

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We do not offer DirectAdmin as a supported management panel option however, DirectAdmin can be installed on one of our Self Managed server options

Should you decide to move towards in selecting a new management panel, our Liquid Web Solutions and Support teams can provide further information to help aid in making the right decision. Open a chat or give us a call today at 1-800-580-4985 to find out more!