cPanel 62 now EOL

cPanel has announced that the 62 release has now reached End Of Life (EOL). cPanel instances running on 62 will continue to function, but won’t receive any more security updates or bug patches. It is therefore imperative that if you’re running 62 you upgrade as soon as possible. If you’d like to upgrade to the …

The importance of SSH keys and how to create them

Security of your server – and hence your data – should be one of the most important things to manage, no matter what you use the server for. Having your server compromised can be an issue ranging from a minor annoyance and temporary drop of service – for example if your site gets defaced, as …

cPanel 72 release highlights

cPanel 72 has been announced, and it comes with a plethora of cool and interesting features. Starting with security, which is always a priority area, cPanel 72 introduces the ability to enable strict SSL checks, to prevent man-in-the-middle attacks. It also comes with enhanced spam filtering, allowing you to enable filtering at an individual account …

cPanel 70 release notes

cPanel 70 hit the release phase a few days ago. As with any other cPanel major release, it comes with a bunch of changes and improvements. We’ll be discussing the most important ones in this post. First of all, MySQL 5.7 is now the default database engine. This is major. MySQL 5.7 has been around …

RHEL 7.5 released – hints for future CentOS releases

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 has been released. Also known as “commercial CentOS”, looking at RHEL releases is a good strategy for analyzing what might come next for CentOS, the open source distro we all love 😉 Overall, RHEL is making a big push for cloud in this release. It also comes with stronger integrations …

How to get started with Vim

Vi is a text editor created for Unix users. The original code for vi was written by Bill Joy in 1976, as the visual mode for a line editor called ex that Bill had written with Chuck Haley. The ex 1.1 editor was released as part of the first BSD Unix release in 1978. With the …

Linux 4.16 Released

April 1st might have been April Fool’s Day, but it was also the release day for Linux 4.16 The last release, back at the end of January, had included the first series of patches for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. This release includes a new series of patches, which are supposed to be far better …