CentOS 7 Help and Tutorials (updated November 2017)

Especially with the recent retiring of CentOS 5 on March 31, 2017, use of version 7 is on the rise. For new systems being installed now, it makes much more sense to go straight to CentOS 7 unless there is a specific compatibility issue. CentOS 6 will have maintenance updates through 2020. The minimum recommended …

How To Secure A CentOS 7 Server In 3 Simple Steps

Once we have set up a brand new CentOS 7 VPS, the next step should always be to secure the server. This is commonly known as server hardening. Server hardening ensures restrictive usage of the server by incorporating various authentication and authorization mechanisms. So what all are the security features that can be added to a new CentOS …

How to setup a full Ethereum node in a CentOS 7 VPS server

At its core, Ethereum is an open software platform. It allows developers to build and deploy decentralized applications and it is based on blockchain technology. An Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), can execute scripts using internationally linked network of public nodes. Ethereum’s cryptocurrency token is known as “Ether”. So is Ethereum similar to Bitcoin? Well, they do …

cPanel 68 released

cPanel has just made version 68 available in their current tier. Here are the highlights of what’s new: File-level backups. It is now possible to restore individual files from a cPanel account backup, rather than having to restore the entire account. Certainly a handy feature! Virtuozzo 7 support. First cPanel version that fully supports Virtuozzo …

How to set up IPsec VPN on CentOS 7

What is IPSec? Internet Protocol Security – IPsec is an extension to the IP protocol family that secures sessions between agents through cryptographic authentication. It is a network protocol that validates and encrypts packets of data that are sent in network. IPsec can safeguard data transferred between a pair of hosts, a pair of gateways, …

VPSCheap Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

We’re happy to announce that it is now possible to get your VPSCheap server by paying with Bitcoins. We strongly believe in the future of Blockchain-based technologies and we want to give our customers the chance to use the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. Drop us a note if you have any questions about this new …