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    • Tutorial

      How To Create Temporary and Permanent Redirects with Nginx

      HTTP redirection is a way to point one domain or address to another. There are a few different kinds of redirects (301 Moved Permanently and 302 Found), each of which mean something different to the client browser. Yo...
      10 days agoBy Mateusz PapiernikUbuntuNginxCentOSDebian
    • Question

      Cpanel / Centos 7.9

      With Centos 7.9 reaching EOL soon, are there any plans to create a preconfigured cpanel droplet with a newer OS? or is that something that would have to be done for a specific case?
      2 answers2 months agoBy gabbaCentOSCentOS 8DigitalOcean Droplets
    • Question

      Volume addition for a large account on WHM, how does it work?

      I have an account on our WHM server that is getting large and will soon need more space. I’ve already added a new volume and it shows up in WHM without issue. My question is, can the single account stay where it is an...
      1 answer2 months agoBy tmcmanusCentOSDigitalOcean DropletsDigitalOcean Volumes
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      How To Set Up SSH Keys on CentOS 7

      SSH-key-based authentication provides a more secure alternative to password-based authentication. In this tutorial we’ll learn how to set up SSH-key-based authentication on a CentOS 7 installation.
      3 months agoBy Hanif JethaLinux BasicsSecurityGetting StartedSystem ToolsCentOS
    • Question

      How to setup a volume in the web directory with CentOS and Plesk

      I am begging to run out of storage on my droplet. There is one folder in particular that stores images that is taking up the space. Rather than changing my droplet specs, it seems as though a volume would solve the pr...
      1 answer3 months agoBy Chris MacphersonCentOSDigitalOcean Volumes
    • Question

      How To Secure Apache with Let's Encrypt on CentOS 9

      I am failing to find a way to configure an SSL certificate for my droplet running on Centos 9 and an Apache server (version: 2.4.51) . I tried to follow this tutorial but all the package managers I have searched (yum,...
      Accepted Answer: Hello, I believe that the issue that you are seeing is due to the fact that there is still no certbot package available for CentOS Stream 9. You would need to wait for this to be available as the package for CentOS 8 ...
      1 answer3 months agoBy Confidence MukwindidzaApacheCentOSDigitalOcean DropletsLet's Encrypt
    • Tutorial

      How To Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate for Nginx on CentOS 7

      TLS, or transport layer security, and its predecessor SSL, which stands for secure sockets layer, are web protocols used to wrap normal traffic in a protected, encrypted wrapper. Using this technology, servers can sen...
      3 months agoBy Justin EllingwoodSecurityNginxCentOS
    • Question

      The email has been received locally, but I couldn't read it through POP3 / imap?

      Maillog doesn’t show any errors. I see a new email in my / home / mail / domain / user / new. I just can’t read the email by using the client or telnet 110 / 143. Dovecot info The log doesn’t seem to show any errors. ...
      No answers yet3 months agoBy GiantElectricBlueShipCentOSMessagingNetworkingPostgreSQL
    • Tutorial

      How To Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack On CentOS 7

      In this guide, we’ll get a LAMP stack installed on an CentOS 7 VPS. A “LAMP” stack is a group of open source software that is typically installed together to enable a server to host dynamic websites and web apps. This...
      3 months agoBy Mitchell AnicasLAMP StackGetting StartedCentOS
    • Question

      How do I convert this .htaccess snip to Nginx?

      I have this snip of .htaccess: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} index\.php RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^id=([0-9]+)$ RewriteCond %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}/u_pages/%1.php -f RewriteRule .* u_pages/%1.php? [L] Using an online con...
      1 answer3 months agoBy jakewashereApacheCentOSNginx
    • Tutorial

      How To Create an SSL Certificate on Apache for CentOS 7

      SSL is a web protocol used to encrypt a site’s information and create a more secure connection. The certificate system also assists users in verifying the identity of the sites that they are connecting with. In this g...
      3 months agoBy Josh BarnettApacheSecurityCentOS
    • Question

      Is it okay to share Private SSH key with developer?

      I was asked to share my Private SSh Key - but I have read that you NEVER SHARE THIS FILE. What should I do?
      2 answers3 months agoBy tevCentOS
    • Tutorial

      How To Automate Ruby On Rails Application Deployments Using Capistrano

      In this tutorial, we are going create a rock-solid CentOS server to host Ruby-on-Rails applications using Nginx and Passenger. We will continue with learning how to automate the process of deployments—and updates—usin...
      3 months agoBy O.S. TezerRuby on RailsRubyCentOS
    • Tutorial

      How To Install Java on CentOS, Rocky Linux, RHEL, and Fedora

      This tutorial will show you how to install Java on current versions of RPM-based Linux distributions: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Fedora, and Rocky Linux. Java is a popular programming language and software plat...
      3 months agoBy Alex Garnett, Mitchell AnicasRocky LinuxInteractiveJavaCentOSFedora
    • Tutorial

      How To Add and Delete Users on a CentOS 7 Server

      When you first start using a fresh Linux server, adding and removing users is one of the most basic tasks that you should know how to do. In this guide, we will cover how to create user accounts, assign sudo privilege...
      4 months agoBy Tony Tran, Josh BarnettLinux BasicsGetting StartedCentOS
    • Tutorial

      How To Install and Use LinuxBrew on a Linux VPS

      This article goes over how to install and use LinuxBrew on a Linux VPS.
      4 months agoBy Assaf GordonUbuntuMiscellaneousDebianCentOS
    • Question

      Is PHP8 now recommended for Wordpress 5? (CentOS)

      Just checking from fellow CentOS and Wordpress users. Last time, a year ago, I tried upgrading PHP 7.4 to 8.0 it gave massive issues with WP. Is this now a safe option? My CentOS is 8.5.11.
      4 answers4 months agoBy Nearly NormalCentOSWordPress
    • Question

      Como habilitar login no CWP

      Fiz a instalação do CWP em um droplet, mas após a instalação com sucesso, acessei o link para acessar o painel do CWP e simplesmente não consigo acessar. Eu coloco o usuário root e a mesma senha definida na chave ssh,...
      2 answers4 months agoBy Medirio CHeckupApplicationsCentOSControl Panels
    • Question

      me falla al introducir el comando

      cuando incluyo estoIncludeOptional sites-enabled/*.conf en la configuracion del archivo httpd me da fallo.se cae el servidor.¿por que puede ser?
      4 answers5 months agoBy amayamirasCentOSApache
    • Question

      How to change the root password with the cloud-init program on CentOS 7

      As I was following through the introduction to Cloud-Config Scripting,I noticed there were no examples of tasks that I usually use on Linux machines. Is it possible to change the root password with cloud-init?
      Accepted Answer: Hi there, Yes, this should be doable with the following: #cloud-config chpasswd: list: | root:<^>your_secure_password_here<^> expire: False Hope that this helps!Best,Bobby
      1 answer5 months agoBy georgesjeandenisLinux BasicsLinux CommandsCentOSCloud ComputingInitial Server Setup