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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 …

Linux & cPanel Security News (Updated August 2017)

As a committed Linux shop, VPSCheap technicians are always up-to-date on the latest vulnerabilities, as well as other security-related news, coming from the Linux world. Furthermore, as official cPanel partners, we’re always keeping a close eye on new updates and security releases. We’ve published, and continue to publish, security news of key relevance for both …

How to set up a monitoring server using Monit on CentOS 7

This tutorial is part of our ongoing series on CentOS 7 help and tutorials. Monit is an open source monitoring tool. It has various monitoring functions of great value for ensuring your server stays online and at top performance. All Monit processes can be monitored in your web browser. Another neat feature is that whenever …

Security notice for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is affected by a newly-discovered vulnerability in linux-lts-trusty. The kernel is not currently limiting the RLIMIT_STACK size, which would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in some cases. Also, SELinux was discovered not to handle empty writes to /proc/pid/attr in the proper way. This would also allow local attackers to execute code. Both vulnerabilities are …

cPanel 66 released

The latest version of cPanel is out, and as usual we bring you the highlights and things to keep in mind. Application manager launched This new feature allows you to deploy and manage Ruby applications in your account File manager UI changed (again) This time, it does seem that the update was for the better …

Fedora 26 has been released

Fedora 26 was made available a few days ago. Here are some of the highlights and things to keep in mind: Development tools have been updated to reflect latest versions, aka GCC 7, Golang 1.8, and Python 3.6 A new partitioning tool has been added to Anaconda (the installer) DNF, the package manager, comes updated with …