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Author: Ronald Caldwell

Ron is a Technical Writer at Liquid Web working with the Marketing team. He has 9+ years of experience in Technology. He obtained an Associate of Science in Computer Science from Prairie State College in 2015. He is happily married to his high school sweetheart and lives in Michigan with her and their children.

What Is A Private VPS Parent?

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A Private VPS Parent is a host or parent server on which a user creates virtual private server (VPS) instances for personal or reselling purposes. While a virtualized environment such as our Managed Private Cloud gives you significant control and flexibility, Liquid Web’s Private VPS Parent allows you to create individual child server instances for different use cases.

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What is Chocolatey?

Chocolatey or Choco as it is sometimes referred to, is a free, open-source package manager for Windows that is very similar to Apt or DNF in the Linux realm. In other words, this is a program used for installing software via the Windows command line. It downloads a program, installs it, then it will check for updates, and installs those updates automatically if needed. Those who use Linux are quite familiar with the package management systems like this.

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If you’re in business in the modern world, you’re on the web – it doesn’t matter who you are. From hobbyists to artists, to schools, soccer clubs, and large corporations with hundreds or thousands of employees, these groups use websites to distribute their thoughts, ideas, and products.

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How to Set Up a Dedicated Minecraft Server on Linux

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Introduction that answers the question ‘Can You Run a Minecraft Server on Linux?’

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What is Samba?

Samba is a free and open-source software that allows files to be shared across Windows and Linux systems simply and easily. To be exact, it is an open-source implementation of the SMB/CIFS protocol.

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Why Is Your IP Address Blocked?

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ip addresses floating in cyberspace

In this article, we will discuss how and why a VPS server or Dedicated server might block an IP address and how to resolve it.

When your company hosts a website or web app online, whether it’s an individual dedicated server or a whole server cluster, you naturally expect to have uninterrupted access at all times. However, it’s possible that in rare circumstances, your server could accidentally block your IP and prevent you from connecting and using the service.

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Troubleshooting website issues is a difficult task. You may not know where to start depending on your problems.

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EasyApache 4 installs, configures, updates, and validates your server's Apache, PHP, and other services. EasyApache 4 also supports multiple versions of PHP, allowing you to assign different versions of PHP to each domain. In addition, there are great tools implemented with EasyApache 4 that simplify managing PHP versions.

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You need to move your data over to enjoy the benefits of an externally hosted VMware virtual cloud server at Liquid Web. This step-by-step guide helps you prepare to move your data to a virtual machine (VM) hosted with Liquid Web. It provides an overview of the process, so you know what to expect. Our technicians are available every step to help.

Before you start, it is best to have a migration strategy session between Liquid Web and your team to ensure the most effective migration for you. It helps to review the amount of data you need to move, the nature of the data, its current role, age, and cleanliness. By doing this at the start, you can determine the ideal method of moving your data along with any migration tools you might need to make the process as painless and efficient as possible.

The migration strategy session establishes a team comprised of representatives from your organization and Liquid Web. At least one person from your organization must have administrator credentials for your server.

While this article focuses on moving data across the internet, it is possible to move data via other methods. For example, for some of our clients, it is easier and faster to transfer their data to a mobile storage device such as a thumb drive or portable hard drive and ship the storage device to us to upload.

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Remove a MySQL User on Linux via Command Line

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System administrators do well to further their security practices by removing users from MySQL who no longer require access. They should ensure that they get released as users change, and turnover happens. It provides security and safeguards against unlawful access to data.

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