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LsyncD (Live Syncing Daemon) is used to sync or replicate both files and directories locally and remotely after a specific interval of time. LsyncD uses rsync and ssh in the backend. 

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When it comes to the preferred operating system for the backend or server-side of web hosting, CentOS (Community Enterprise Operating System) has long occupied the space. Released in 2004, CentOS is derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and, through the years, has strived to provide a free enterprise-class platform that has maintained 1:1 compatibility with RHEL. 

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How to Create an FTP Server and Account in AlmaLinux

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The file transfer protocol (FTP) and secure file transfer protocol (SFTP) or SSH File Transfer Protocol are popular protocols that are used to download files from a remote or local server or upload files onto the server.

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AlmaLinux is a relatively new operating system meant to act as a CentOS replacement. How did AlmaLinux come to be? RedHat, the company that created and maintains RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), announced on December 8th, 2020, that CentOS would be repurposed to CentOS Stream. CentOS Stream now acts as an upstream testing platform where new and updated software will first be deployed and tested before being released to RHEL users. 

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What is AlmaLinux?

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What is AlmaLinux? It is an open source 1:1 binary compatible fork of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). The AlmaLinux foundation was founded by CloudLinux, which invested $1 million. They wanted to provide a long-term stable operating system (OS) version. AlmaLinux was first released in March of 2021 and has recently released another stable version, AlmaLinux 8.5.

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