Jul 16, 2008
Garett Murphy

By default most computers are left vulnerable to attack the moment they are attached to a network because they either have an inadequate firewall or no firewall configured on their machine. This is the case, in many situations, for both servers and your own desktop at home. It is for this reason that I am […]

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Jul 7, 2008
Eric Schrombeck

It happens all too often. I client calls us and tells us they just deleted a folder or a file that was extremely important, usually for a presentation that is to be made in no more than 30 minutes. Now, if they have backups on our backup servers, that is fine, we restore the file […]

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Jul 4, 2008

Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP) is a link management protocol that provides path redundancy while preventing undesirable loops in the network. When it comes toEthernet networks, in order for them to function properly only one active path can exist between two stations. Loops occur in networks for a variety of reasons. The most common reason you find […]

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Jul 3, 2008

The most important aspect of any MySQL-Driven web application is tuning MySQL to perform at it’s peak. Typically the SingleHop Technicians do this all manually, which takes a lot of time and perseverance. However, recently Igor from the Development Team introduced this very easy to use script — mysql-tuning-primer.sh The script was developed by Matthew […]

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Jul 1, 2008

Today I’m going to be explaining how to add additional hard drives to a Linux/cPanel server. Before I get into that, I’ll give everyone a little background information on myself. I’ve been working in the webhosting field for quite a long time now doing everything from answering phones, building servers, and taking out the trash. […]

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Jun 30, 2008
Sam Bowling

It seems that with each new release of Windows system administrators have the world’s worst time migrating from the previous operating system release to the latest. One of many compatibility issues with 2008 is that .NET is built into Windows 2008 but is only 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5. When you try to install ASP.NET Windows […]

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Jun 17, 2008

Apache 2.x is designed to balance flexibility, performance and portability. Apache is a good all-purpose web server. Since Apache is designed to fit most scenarios it hasn’t been optimized to set any kind of speed records, but Apache 2.x is capable of high performance. There have been many improvements made in Apache 2.x and many […]

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Jun 10, 2008

In the line of “Which operating system, which browser, and which distribution of Linux should I use?” is the question, “Which Email server should I use?” While there are no solid answers hopefully I can shine some more light on your options. I always believe in using the right tool for the right job, so […]

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Jun 9, 2008
Yanko Yankov

There are so many ways to configure Linux firewall so i will explain my favorite and easiest one. I use script that is called ConfigServer Security & Firewall (csf).This script is released under ConfigServer Services script license that can be obtained from http://www.configserver.com/free/csf/license.txt . It is released free of charge and is compatible with any […]

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Jun 6, 2008
Eric Schrombeck

Microsoft Silverlight is a new powerful web content language designed to compete directly with Adobe Flash. It has all the same features as Flash, aside from the ability to use 3-D acceleration on the client computer, but does have an advantage in its ability to interact directly with web page content outside of itself. It […]

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