How to Install Premium SSL on Hostname in CWP on Apache

Sometimes, you may choose to install premium SSL such as Comodo Positive SSL or Rapid SSL on your hostname instead of the free Let’s Encrypt SSL provided by CWP. Below…

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9 things to do after buying a VPS

There are some few steps that you should take to setup your VPS to survive the Internets viciousness and to make it more convenient for your use. Below are some…

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Basic Server Security Configuration

When you setup a new server, it takes just 5 hours before it starts receiving attacks. A developer’s primary concerns revolve around getting their application to run, getting some component…

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How Your WordPress Site Gets Hacked

Having your website hacked is one experience you wouldn’t like yet many people have had to deal with this one or more times. WordPress is the most popular content management…

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OpenSSL

OpenSSL is an open source implementation of Secure Socket Layer(SSL) and Transport Layer Security for web authentication. The core library is written in C programming language and it offers cryptographic…

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Data Encryption : PGP and GPG

Data that can be read and understood without any special measures is called plaintext. The process of disguising plaintext to hide its meaning and substance is called encryption. When a…

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How to Disable SELinux in CentOS

Security-Enhanced Linux is a Linux kernel security module that provides a mechanism for supporting access control security policies, including mandatory access controls. It offers a means of executing some security…

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Opening and Closing Ports in CentOS 6 and 7 using IPtables

Setting up a good firewall is an essential step in ensuring the security of your system. IPtables is the default firewall used on CentOS. It is a command-line utility that…

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Generate CSR for your domain from Terminal in Centos 7

To obtain an SSL certificate, a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) must be generated. This can be done using openssl on Linux based servers. The procedure is as follows: 1. Install…

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How to issue a new cPanel SSL on server hostname

Have you ever installed cPanel on a server and it comes with an self signed SSL certificate? Or have you ever changed the hostname of your server and experienced issues…

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