By default, Plesk typically stores backups on the server. This can, however, present a risk if the hard drive or RAID fails on the server. If this ever occurs, you can possibly lose both data and your backups. To avoid this situation, Liquid Web recommends storing additional backups in a remote storage location.Continue reading “How to Set Up Plesk Backups in Cloud Object Storage”
While there are many ways to make sure your server is as secure as possible, there are some basic steps that we can take to increase security. Users with a Linux server can change their SSH port to something other than the default port (22). The steps listed below, outline this task providing steps to enable this change.
What is a VPN?
A Virtual private network (VPNs) creates a secure connection between a remote computer and another network. The connection itself is encapsulated and encrypted which provides a protected communications channel between the two points.
A VPN is becoming more crucial in today’s security-related society. Due to increasing safety concerns, the proportional use of these services is growing exponentially. This technology targets several critical aspects of our online experience: mainly privacy and security.Continue reading “What is a Virtual Private Network and How Does it Work? “
What is OpenVPN?
As noted previously in our OpenVPN article, this is an open-source Windows software package used to create a secure, site-to-site tunneled VPN connection that provides remote access between two locations. In this tutorial, we will be setting up an OpenVPN server on a Windows server.
OpenVPN consists of three parts:
- The OpenVPN-AS Server
- The Admin Web Interface/Admin GUI
- The Connection Clients
What is OpenSSH?
OpenSSH is an open-source utility developed by The OpenBSD Project. SSH stands for “Secure SHell.” This service encrypts traffic on both ends, eliminating security risks from hackers or eavesdroppers. It can be used for remote operations like file transfers and offers key-based passwordless authentication. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to harness the power of SSH’s on your Windows server to send basic remote commands and transfer files using password authentication.Continue reading “How to Install and Configure OpenSSH on Windows Server 2019”
Now that your Private VPS Parent is set up and ready to go, you’ll want to kick-off a few Child Instances. We’ll start from the Dashboard for the Private VPS Parent, which is where we left off in the previous article: Available Resources On a Private VPS Parent.Continue reading “How To Create a Child Instances On Private VPS Parent”
What is Gradle?
Gradle is a high-performance open-source build automation tool that makes it possible to build just about any type of software. It is highly configurable and extensible via a well-developed plugin ecosystem. Because build automation is an integral part of the consistent delivery of software projects, Gradle integrates seamlessly with multiple IDE’s, including Android Studio. This tutorial covers the manual installation of Gradle on Linux, MacOS, and Windows.Continue reading “How to Install and Configure Gradle”
- What is Chocolatey?
- Install Using Powershell
- Install Using Windows Cmd Shell
- Verify Installation
- Basic Chocolatey Commands
What is Yarn?
When reviewing your servers security, it is critical for businesses to ensure that while building new sections of your website, that we do not leave it unsecured or visible to users while it is being built. With this in mind, there are several ways for you to “lock” a folder or domain while it is being developed. This will safeguard a folder or an entire site using the security feature built into IIS and Plesk called password protection. In today’s article we will see how easy it is to restrict access to a site or a folder.Continue reading “How to Password Protect Folders in IIS and Plesk”