DNS Best Practices for Security and Performance

November 11, 2019

DNS management is a significant hurdle in enterprise environments. DNS infrastructure needs to be organized properly to avoid security and performance issues. By following DNS best practices, most potential problems can be evaded.

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How to Enable Ubuntu Remote Desktop

November 7, 2019

Remote Desktop is a useful and user-friendly service allowing you to control another computer remotely. It is excellent for users who prefer having a graphical interface instead of a command line. Learn how to enable remote desktop and establish a connection with the help of this tutorial.

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How to Find or Check Your IP Address in Linux

November 5, 2019

An IP address is a code assigned to a computer on a network. It works as a postal address, ensuring that network traffic is sent to the correct computer. In most cases, your system will have two different IP addresses: an internal IP address and an external IP address. Learn how to find both either by using a GUI or through a command line.

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How to Redirect HTTP to HTTPS in Nginx

October 15, 2019

Nginx (pronounced “Engine-X”) is a Linux-based web server and proxy application. Because it specializes in redirecting web traffic, it can be configured to redirect unencrypted HTTP web traffic to an encrypted HTTPS server. This guide will show you how to redirect HTTP to HTTPS using Nginx.

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How to Install Nmap on Ubuntu

October 7, 2019

This article will help you how to install Nmap on Ubuntu. Use Nmap to discover network vulnerabilities on remote computer networks.

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How To Change Speed & Duplex of Ethernet Card in Linux with Ethtool Command

September 24, 2019

The article explains the concepts of Duplex, Speed, and Auto-Negotiation. The ethtool commands needed to configure your ethernet card are included and covered in great detail.

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VMware vCloud Director Tutorial & Quick Start Guide

July 21, 2019

A quick start guide to phoenixNAP Virtual Private Datacenter and Data Security Cloud products. Both of these products utilize the VMware vCloud Director user interface to manage virtual machines and networking.

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Nmap Commands - 17 Basic Commands for Linux Network

May 14, 2019

Nmap stands for Network Mapper. It is an open source tool for network exploration and security auditing. With NMAP, server administrators can easily reveal hosts and services on a computer, scan for security issues and check for open ports. The NMAP command line tool can audit and discover local and remote open ports, as well as network information and hosts. Here are some of the most useful Nmap commands with examples.

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Best Tools to Monitor Network Bandwidth on a Linux Server

May 4, 2019

There are many different tools for monitoring network traffic on a Linux server. Each option has its strengths and weaknesses. Most of the command-line utilities are designed to be lightweight, so they do not inflate bandwidth reports. Some are designed to present a basic overview, while others provide detailed data. This guide offers the best Linux network monitoring tools.

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Linux Ping Command Tutorial with Examples

April 18, 2019

Most Linux users are familiar with the ping command and know how to use it in its basic form. However, there are many additional ping options and variations. In this guide, we will walk you through some of the most useful ping commands with examples.

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