How to create a local domain for XAMPP in Centos 7/RHEL 7

Instead of using the local domain localhost for your local development environment, you may create a custom domain name, named anything else and use it instead. In this example, we…

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Bash script to change Name servers on BIND DNS Zones in CentOS7/RHEL7

DNS is one of the most important components of web hosting. It resolves addresses which allows websites to be accessed online via domain names and emails to be sent/received. Due…

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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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The Linux Boot Process

Here, we are seeking to understand what exactly happens when a Linux machine is powered on. Depending on your hardware configuration, the firmware that is responsible for system startup will…

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Determining and Configuring Hardware Settings

When setting up a PC to have Linux installed, one needs to familiarize themselves with the devices installed on their system and how they are configured. Some of these items…

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Decoding your sysadmin career path

The roles of system administrators in an organization have evolved greatly over the years. Sysadmins no longer operate in isolation but are right at the center of day-to-day activities in…

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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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DevOPs: What it is and why it is needed

What is DevOPs DevOps(Development and Operations) is the practice of bringing together operations and development where engineers work together in the entire product life cycle; from the design through the…

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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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