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1answer
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VPS vs Dedicated server, security- and performance-wise

I've been search the web for information and advice on the whole "VPS vs Dedicated"-question. All I can find on the subject is based on economy and a bit performance. So here goes: What are the pros ...
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1answer
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Someone parked a domain on my server/IP - should I worry? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there anything I can do about someone who has pointed their domain at my ip? I'm running a dedicated server with own static IP for a while now. Some weeks ago I ...
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2answers
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Renting a dedicated server, should I rent a physical firewall aswell?

I plan to rent a dedicated server to host a commercial application, which should house esentially everything necessary to run on a single machine (frontend, backend, databases, analytics, backup ...
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1answer
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Backup to track fraud on Dedicated Server running Apache and MySQL

Background: i am running a Dedicated Server with WHM/cPanel and i would like to know what to backup. My old VPS was hacked into using a security vulnerability in TimThumb and i was unable to track ...
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5answers
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How to “tape the door” of a windows machine upon leaving?

When I was in grade 8, my entire class took a road trip to Quebec in order to "learn french". We basically just ran around Montreal speaking english and having a blast, but come night time, the ...
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3answers
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Centos Dedicated Server Security [closed]

We have clean CentOS 5.6 setup and virtualmin on it, that's all. What type of security steps would you suggest are appropriate? http://www.wiredtree.com/supportservices/servershield.php this page ...
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3answers
545 views

Securing a freshly installed LAMP + Virtualmin server

I just installed LAMP and Virtualmin on my Amazon EC2 instance. My domain name is mapped to the external IP and now everything is working well. But I feel like it is not very secure. When I visit my ...
2
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4answers
368 views

Is using cPanel a risk from the security point-of-view?

A hosting provider is giving us the option of setting up cPanel on our dedicated server. Although I definitely find it useful and convenient to use, is there a security risk in using it?
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5answers
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recommend firewall options for a dedicated server

I'm looking for recommendations on firewalls for a dedicated server that will be hosting a few websites of average traffic (5000 uniques monthly). the hosting company has port and full hardware ...
2
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3answers
230 views

Dedicated server question, whats the easiest, quickest, most secure but painless setup [closed]

I am thinking to get a dedicated/virtual server, but have some questions before I take the plunge (bit mixed up with which bits to do myself or which bits to hire). I am running, centos, php, mysql, ...
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2answers
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How to be server admin noob and manage security on Linode/SliceHost/Webbynode?

Hoping you can help! I'm considering moving a Rails app from a shared hosting provider to a dedicated server or a service like Linode, SliceHost, Webbynode, etc. where, if I understand correctly, the ...
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4answers
223 views

Which Linux Flavor should I use for web hosting?

Love the site! I am getting ready to CoLo Dual Processor 3.0 Xeon server and was wondering what the best flavor of Linux is to install. If someone could point me in the right direction this would be ...