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What is ESXi vSphere?

VMware vSphere is a virtualization platform that creates aggregated computing infrastructures consisting of networking resources, CPU, and storage out of data centers. The main elements of vSphere are vCenter Server and ESXi, formerly VMware vSphere Hypervisor. It is a bare-metal hypervisor installable directly on your server or Workstation.

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A symbolic link, sometimes called a symlink or soft link, is a file in Linux that points to other files or directories (folders) and represents their absolute or relative path. A symlink is similar to shortcuts in Windows and is useful when you need quick access to files or folders with long paths.

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What is OpenSSL?

OpenSSL is an open source software cryptography library widely used by applications to encrypt communication over computer networks using Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It's licensed under Apache License 2.0, so you can use it for commercial and non-commercial purposes.

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This tutorial demonstrates how to quickly and easily uninstall software on Ubuntu. Uninstalling software can be done using several techniques. It shows you how to uninstall software using these various methods.

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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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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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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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