Category: Tutorials

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What is cPanel?

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The name cPanel is short for Control Panel and was developed by cPanel, LLC. cPanel is a web hosting control panel that lets you manage your domains and their files from a graphical user interface (GUI) and controls emails, databases, FTP (file transfer protocol), metrics, and much more.  In short, it lets you interact with different system services that your website needs to operate in an uncomplicated and user-friendly way that everyone can understand. 

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Cybersecurity is at the forefront of every conversation for web professionals, agencies, and the companies that host them. User data proves valuable, and attackers are doing everything possible to access it for their gain. As a result, it is increasingly advantageous to detect vulnerabilities and threats and deal with them proactively by implementing an intrusion prevention system (IPS).

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Minecraft is a sandbox/adventure game that challenges you to survive and explore an infinite world that you can modify at will. Just a few years after launching in 2009, Minecraft exploded in popularity, eventually becoming the highest-selling game of all time at 200 million copies.

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A symbolic link, also known as a soft link or symlink, is a special file pointing to another file or directory using an absolute or relative path. Symbolic links are similar to shortcuts in Windows and are useful when you need quick access to files or folders with long paths.

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Introduction

This tutorial describes how to mount a disk image or ISO file using Supermicro’s SMCIPMITool, a command-line utility that interfaces with IPMI enabled systems. This utility does not require any third-party software to operate.

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While many know daemons from Greek mythology, we will learn what a daemon is in the world of software. If you ever manually installed software or a service on your server, a daemon runs in the background. This article will discuss what daemons are, the difference between a daemon and a process, the most common daemons, and how to use daemons on CentOS 6 and CentOS 7.

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of everyday objects or things embedded with electronics, sensors, and software, allowing for the collection and transfer of data. Connectivity enables such devices to communicate real-time data with other connected devices and act on the acquired data without human intervention. This concept, known as machine learning, allows us to exert significantly less effort to collect data and appropriately act on it. Instead, we can direct our energy towards analyzing the collected data for something of use to make a process or activity more efficient.

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How to Convert OST to PST

Posted on by Marho Atumu | Updated:
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A key email client feature is accessing your emails when you do not have an active Internet connection. Microsoft’s Outlook email client downloads and saves information from your online email account locally on your computer. These email files are saved primarily in two file formats, but what are they? Let’s find out!

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What is Grafana?

Grafana is a data visualization and monitoring tool written in Typescript (frontend) and Go (backend) that allows users to create and edit both log and data graphs and create metrics. Used in conjunction with time series databases such as InfluxDB, Prometheus, Elasticsearch, Grafana can use plugins as templates and ready-made graphs and metrics.

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Introduction

In 2006, several Google engineers started to work on a Linux kernel feature called Cgroups (Control Groups) to limit and isolate hardware resource usage (e.g., RAM, CPU, disk I/O, network, etc.). Eventually, this functionality was merged with the Linux Mainline Kernel in 2008, and that paved the way for all containerization technologies that we use today, like Docker, Cloudfoundry, LXC, etc. 

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