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comment Apache server config redirect from IP to domain name EC2
or use security groups to restrict what IPs can reach that server
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comment What is a core, and will purchasing more cores for my VPS speed up page load times?
try another hosting provider now so you can find one that suits your needs ... if your app is doable.
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comment What is a core, and will purchasing more cores for my VPS speed up page load times?
your site may be lagging due to other things like swap space thrashing or disk i/o waiting/contention. too many processes can cause many problems.
Apr
14
comment How to auto assign public IP for VMs imported from vSphere in AWS - EC2
can you use a VPC?
Apr
9
comment Server hacked; how?
the most frequent type of "hack" is a means of getting the password of an account allowed to do sudo ... by social engineering or a client machine easily compromised. nothing to do with the server OS
Apr
9
comment stunnel vpn traffic and ensure it looks like SSL traffic on port 443
you can user other ports for SSL/TLS. i even do it over SCTP and IPv6.
Apr
7
comment Creating an AWS disk that I can access from separate servers
if a few big files then i vote for S3 ... BTDT
Apr
7
comment Connect to a Server from my AWS EC2 instance
yes it is a private IP. you need to set up a VPN from your AWS VPC to your server site. a temporary setup can be done with ssh.
Apr
7
comment How do I find out if a uid exists?
you wanted 10017 ... you got 10017 ... is that what you really wanted?
Apr
7
comment Should I bother to block these rather lame attempts at hacking my server?
i do this not for 24 hours if there are multiple events but for 900 hours
Apr
7
comment Should I bother to block these rather lame attempts at hacking my server?
i worry about noise in the log files making it harder for me to see things i really need to worry about
Apr
7
comment Should I bother to block these rather lame attempts at hacking my server?
age out the ban next month or so, and/or ban their whole ISP as i do (based on the rDNS delegation size).
Mar
30
comment AWS VPC External DNS issue
the generic AMIs are fine in a VPC
Mar
30
comment AWS VPC External DNS issue
run your own DNS
Mar
12
comment how do I know if an SSD reaches its performance capability?
@yaoxing the word you want to use is performance or just speed
Mar
12
comment how do I know if an SSD reaches its performance capability?
you need to find out your tps to i/o ratio (compare stats) then conpare your current usage i/o to the ratings or wath the ups and downs of your usage stats and be worried when you start to see the peaks level off
Mar
12
comment how do I know if an SSD reaches its performance capability?
do you know the ratings of the hardware? if not then you will need to take it offline and run a benchmark
Mar
12
comment how do I know if an SSD reaches its performance capability?
set up performance monitoring software that gathers and plots speed statistics
Mar
10
comment How does a router get its IP address assigned?
at some point, like the day they get their first routers on the shipping crates, stuff is done manually, even for the biggest ISPs, Facebook, Google, etc.
Mar
9
comment How to connect ubuntu server via SSH if networking is down
the fastest way is to launch a new instance. but if data or config work needs to be saved then other image backups are needed. READ THEIR DOCUMENTATION