What is localhost?
Localhost is a networking term for the hostname of the current server or computer accessing the network. It is used via the loopback network interface to access the network services running on the host. The loopback interface bypasses any local network interface hardware and serves as a method to connect back to the server. Networking and server administration both frequently use the term localhost.
Understanding Load Balancing for Web Servers
Websites and applications with a large amount of traffic will benefit from load balancing. We will dive into what it is, the methods of load balancing, its benefits, and its uses for load balancing.
How To Set Up and Use The Liquid Web CLI Interface
What Is the Liquid Web CLI Interface?
This is the official command-line interface for the Liquid Web API. CLI stands for the “command-line interface” which is used for interacting with multiple Liquid Web services via the Liquid Web’s Public API.
How to Install and Configure Nmcli
What is nmcli?
nmcli stands for Network Management Command-Line Interface, and is a tool for managing the NetworkManager application and reporting on the status of the network. It can be utilized as a substitution for nm-applet or other similar graphical clients. nmcli is used to display, create, delete, edit, activate, deactivate network connections, and control and display network device status.
An Overview of Your Manage Interface
The Server Overview in manage is the launch pad for the rest of the Manage functionality. Each active server is listed in the overview, and grouped according to the type of server it is.
How To Change the SNMP Port on CentOS
SNMP, or Simple Network Management Protocol, is widely used to communicate with and monitor network devices, servers, and more, all via IP. In the previous article, we installed an SNMP agent on a CentOS 6.5 server. This agent allows for the collection of data from our server and makes the information available to a remote SNMP manager. To add a little security, we'll now change the port that SNMP listens on.
How To Install and Configure SNMP on CentOS
SNMP, or Simple Network Management Protocol, is widely used to communicate with and monitor network devices, dedicated servers, and more, all via IP. In this case, we'll be installing an SNMP agent on a CentOS VPS server, which will allow for collection of data from our server, and make the information available to a remote SNMP manager.
Installing cPanel/WHM On CentOS 6 & 7
What is cPanel?
cPanel is a server control panel which allows users the ability to access and automate our Cloud Dedicated, VPS, and Dedicated server tasks and, provides the tools needed to manage the overall server, their applications, and websites. Some features include the capability to modify php versions, creating individual cPanel accounts, adding FTP users, installing SSL’s, configuring security settings, and installing packages to name a few. cPanel and WHM have a vast range of customizations and configurations that can be completed to further personalize your platform specifically for your needs. It also includes 24/7 support from cPanel as well.
Utilizing the ifconfig Command in CentOS 7
Managing the network on your servers can be cumbersome, time consuming and, involve a wide range of configurations. Thankfully, there are a handful of tools to help with these configurations. The tool we will be focusing on in this article is Ifconfig.
Upgrading from the Legacy Storm Private Network
The recently announced deprecation of the Legacy Storm Private Network has prompted several questions, the most frequent of which being: How to upgrade and am I affected? Fortunately this announcement only affects a handful of our thousands of clients, those being customers who started using the Private Networking back in 2013. If you’re not sure, you’re welcome to open a ticket and be certain.
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