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5 Must have Tools for monitoring network on your Linux server

1. Nload Nload is a commandline tool that allows users to monitor the incoming and outgoing...

10 Useful Rsync examples

Rsync (Remote Sync) is a most commonly used command for copying and synchronizing files and...

13 Linux commands for beginners

About 90% of the Internet is powered by Linux servers. And if you want to manage or deploy...

25 Most Frequently Used Linux IPTables Rules Examples

In the below examples we are using ETH0 as network interface, which would be the interface you...

40 lsof commands every admin needs to know

The lsof command is one of the most compelling Linux terminal commands for admins and power...

7 Must know Linux commands for everyday system administration

List Top Processes sorted by RAM or CPU Usage in Linux The following command will show the...

7 basic steps to secure your Linux server

This tutorial will introduce you to basic Linux server security. While it focuses on...

Accessing your server for the first time

Thank you for choosing Servercheap.NET for your virtual server needs. This guide describes how to...

Add Reverse DNS

These steps will show you how to add Reverse DNS for any of your IPsStep 1) Login to your client...

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Alternative Free Web Hosting Control Panels To Manage VPS/Dedicated Servers

A web hosting control panel is a graphical user interface (or, in some cases, a web-based...

Changing the SSH Port for Your Linux Server

You can change the default SSH port for your Linux server as an added security measure NOTE!...

Command line tools for data analysis in Linux

So you’ve landed on some data you want to analyze ? The Linux terminal can be faster, more...

Create passwordless login with SSH keys and PUTTY

Benefits of passwordless login with SSH keys If VPS/Dedicated server is visible over the...

Crontab – Learn Linux with Servercheap

On Unix and Linux operating systems, the crontab command opens the cron table for editing. The...

DNS Management

Servercheap is not a domain name registrar, but does provide a DNS hosting service. When you...

Enable Remote Desktop on Windows 2016 & 2019

To enable Remote Desktop on Windows 2016 or 2019 please follow these steps 1) Click START...

Fix MySQL database corruption

Before you attempt to repair corrupted tables, you should back your database files first. Yes,...

How Do I Find The Largest Top 10 Files and Directories On a Linux / UNIX / BSD?

ow do I find the largest top files and directories on a Linux or Unix-like operating systems?...

How to Limit CPU Usage of a Process in Linux with CPULimit

Cpulimit is used to restrict the CPU usage of a process and offers more usage options...

How to copy my files to and from my linux vps

Prerequisites: FileZilla - we will use FileZilla which can be downloaded from here for free:...

How to get Java console to work

This article is now depreciatedIf you are not able to get the Java console to work, please follow...

How to install Ansible and Use it in Automation

In this artical we will known about how to install Ansible, Before going through that we would...

IPTABLES examples

#1: Displaying the Status of Your Firewall Type the following command as root: # iptables -L -n...

ISO Library

This article applies to KVM SSD servers only.Apart from our pre-made templates clients have acces...

Install Apache, MySQL, and PHP (FAMP) Stack on FreeBSD 12

In this article we will demonstrate how to setup a Freebsd 12 kvm server from Servercheap for...

Install Plesk Onyx on Servercheap.NET

One-click installation is a fast and hassle-free way of getting a Plesk server with default...

Installaion Guide from ISO

This article applies to KVM and NVME servers only.All data on your server will be lost.For a...

Linux Dmesg command explained

The Linux kernel is the core of the operating system that controls access to the system...

Locking down sshd

Learn how to keep your systems safe and prevent unauthorized access through SSH by following...

Monitor your server with VMStat and IOstat

If vmstat and iostat commands are not available on your box, please install sysstat package....

NVME Server backups

On selected NVME KVM servers, we perform a weekly backup. To see if your server is eligible for...

Rescue mode

This article applies only to KVM servers. With rescue mode you have the ability to perform...

SCREEN – Keep a process running after closing SSH connection

There are many reasons why you would like to keep a process running even if you close your SSH...

SSH best practices

Secure your Linux system’s SSH connection to protect your system and data. System...

SSH to remote hosts using a proxy or bastion with ProxyJump

The concept of bastion hosts is nothing new to computing. Bastion hosts are usually...

Server upgrades

Most recent server upgrade prices are listed on Servercheap's website. To request a server...

Servercheap KVM rescue mode

This article applies only to KVM servers. With rescue mode you have the ability to perform...

The Linux Touch Command

In this article we will cover some useful practical examples of Linux touch command. The touch...

The TAR command in Linux

The tar command is used to put a collection of files and folders into a highly compressed...

Use SCP Command to Securely Transfer Files

SCP (secure copy) is a command-line utility that allows you to securely copy files and...

lsof Linux Command Examples

About lsof Command If you want to quickly see the name of files that have been opened by a...