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What-Is-VPN--Virtual-Private-Network

What Is VPN (Virtual Private Network)?

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. A VPN uses the Internet as it’s transport mechanism, while maintaining the security of the data on the VPN. VPN’s commonly are used to connect local area networks (LAN’s) into wide area networks (WAN’s) using the Internet. Some Of The Basic Requirements For VPN 1] User Permission: Enable a user to access the VPN: To do this, go to AD Users and Computers, select the user who need to access the VPN, click Dial-in. [...]

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SolusVM-Error

SolusVM Error: Getting Connection Error When Adding A Slave To The Master In SolusVM

SolusVM Error: Getting Connection Error when adding slave to master. We had that problem with  while adding a Slave to the master in SolusVM control panel. Here Is What You Need To Do… In that case you need to check the IP address that is listed in /usr/local/solusvm/data/allow.dat on the slave matches the IP Address of the master. You can check the IP running the below command on your shell # curl -s http://checkip.dyndns.org/ | grep -o “[[:digit:].]\+” The result for above command should [...]

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Install-FFmpeg-On-CentOS-with-Yum

Install FFmpeg On CentOS with Yum

The easiest way to install FFMPEG and other modules is through yum. Follow the steps given below to install ffmpeg with yum command. First we will have to install the DAG RPM repositories which contains huge amount of rpm packages. It’s very easy. Just install the latest rpmforge-release package for your distribution and architecture.  This will automatically install the configuration and GPG keys that are for safely installing RPMforge packages. Please select the correct command from the following list: * Supported Red [...]

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Optimizing-Debian-Plesk-Server

Optimizing Debian Plesk Server

Today we had a very strange issue on one of our debian based plesk server where sites were loading too slow, After investigation we finally revealed that Debian switches on IPv6 by default, and then uses this before it uses IPv4 for DNS resolution hence causing DNS delays and site loading slow.  So we need to set the ipv6 to off and then reboot the server. Here is how it should be done on the server. Login into the server [...]

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Install-ImageMagick-With-PHP-Imagick-Extension-On-Plesk-CentOS-VPS

Install ImageMagick With PHP Imagick Extension On Plesk CentOS VPS

Here are the steps and procedures you need to follow for install Imagemagick on Plesk VPS. login into the server and give the following commands, This requires yum to be installed on the server. yum install ImageMagick yum install ImageMagick-devel yum install php-pear [for PECL] pecl install imagick if you are getting the following error then you do not have compiler installed. You can do that using yum install gcc configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH See `config.log’ for more details.” Restart the [...]

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Plesk-Server-Ports

Plesk Server Ports

If you are planning to install APF or any other firewall on Plesk Linux server make sure you know which ports needed to be added in the IG_TCP settings. Basically APF is one recognized firewall which is goes well with Plesk Linux based servers.  As we are not going to explain how to install APF firewall we shall just go through the plesk server ports which are the required for Plesk to function properly. #20 ftp-data   ( FTP  Data ) #21 [...]

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Website-asking-for-Username-and-Password-Plesk-Windows

Website asking for Username and Password – Plesk Windows

Many times when you create a website from Plesk it works fine initially but suddenly one day you get a username and password prompt on your website and not allowing to browse the website which is very frustrating and annoying.  We have been gone through such issues quite enough so here is what you need to do. 1.) Check permissions for the domain. Open Plesk panel – Click the Domains shortcut in the navigation panel. Select the check box corresponding [...]

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Optimize-Apache-Web-Server

Optimize Apache Web Server

Apache is a web server, designed to provide a balance of flexibility, portability and performance, However there are compile-time and run-time configuration choices that can significantly affect performance. The server administrator can configure to tune and optimize Apache web server  performance. Some of these configuration options enable the httpd to better take advantage of the capabilities of the hardware and OS, while others allow the administrator to trade functionality for speed. The single biggest hardware issue affecting web server performance is [...]

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Apache-With-The-apachectl-Command

Apache With The apachectl Command

The Apache Web server is arguably the best and most powerful Web server software available for any operating system. While many learn to edit the configuration files and configure or enable various modules, the bulk of what most people do with Apache is manage the content that Apache serves, with very little attention paid to what Apache itself can do. Distributions provide initialization scripts for Apache that take the guesswork out of using it. For instance, service httpd start would [...]

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Integrating-XCache-Into-PHP5

Integrating XCache Into PHP5

How to integrate XCache into PHP5 on a Fedora 8 or CentOS 5.1 system (with Apache2).  From the XCache project page: “XCache is a fast, stable PHP opcode cacher that has been tested and is now running on production servers under high load.” It’s similar to other PHP opcode cachers, such as eAccelerator and APC. Tested this on a Fedora 8 server with the IP address 192.168.1.12 where Apache2 and PHP5 are already installed and working.  Apache’s default document root [...]

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