Buy a VPS License for Your cPanel Dedi

cPanel is a well-known web hosting panel used by thousands of hosts and probably hundreds of thousands of users. The product is licensed two different ways: for dedicated servers for VPSes Not surprisingly, the VPS license is cheaper than the dedicated server license. Also not surprisingly, some people realized they could rent a dedicated server, […]
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VPS Security Basics

Pick a good provider.  For all intents, he’s got root to your system, and potentially your data is only a simple vzctl command away.  Consider that this provider is protecting the console for your system. Protect your billing login.  If you have a WHMCS account and someone hacks it, they can easily hack your system, not to mention […]
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Setting up NSD for DNS

I wrote this article in 2011 on freevps.us.  It’s a bit ghetto…pros use zone transfers.  But if you’re using little 128MB VPSes for your DNS, you’re already ghetto. Setup a DNS Nameserver Using NSD (Linux) A nameserver does not take much memory or CPU. Indeed, once it’s setup, you’ll probably find your nameserver isn’t doing […]
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