ArchiveFebruary 2019

What is Netcat and how to use it


Netcat is a utility capable of establishing a TCP or UDP connection between two computers, meaning it can write and read through an open port. With the help of the program, files can be transferred and commands can be executed in some instances. Netcat can be and is also used by server administrators. When a server is hacked, the hacker usually changes and infects the binary files on the system...

What is rsync


Rsync is an application and network protocol for Unix type systems that synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing the transfer using delta encoding when possible. The rsync command (available on servers or computers running Linux or UNIX) comes from remote sync that might translate with “remote synchronization.” Rsync is used to synchronize files...

What is FTP, FTPS or SFTP


FTP The file transfer protocol is a set of rules that are used to access files on servers located on private computer networks or the Internet. FTP allows you to access the files on your server exactly as you browse through the files on your computer. Over the years, FTP-based programs have evolved, delivering today’s useful and advanced features such as: 1.Upload / Download multiple remote...

What is a LAMP stack and what elements does it contain


A LAMP stack is a set of open source software that can be used to create web sites and web apps. LAMP is an acronym for a web hosting platform consisting of free and open source components. The abbreviation comes from the initials of the app names initially used: 1. Linux – Operating System 2. Apache – HTTP Server 3. MySQL or MariaDB – Database 4. PHP, Perl, or Python –...

What is JavaScript


JavaScript is a fully developed and dynamic programming language that, when used with an HTML document, can provide dynamic site interactivity. It was invented by Brendan Eich, one of the founders for Mozilla project, Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation. JavaScript is a scripting language generally used as a client-side scripting language for web applications. JavaScript can be used within... is now present in The Netherlands!


After a thorough analysis and some well laid-out plans, we are proud to announce to our customers that we have expanded our operations in a new European country, more exactly, The Netherlands. Home to one of the largest Internet Exchanges in the world, AMS-IX, a data center neutral IXP, with a maximum throughput of more than 5.5 Tbit/s. This allows us to provide excellent connectivity with a wide...

How to install the VestaCP web panel in CentOS and Ubuntu


VestaCP is a partially free web panel used to manage Linux servers. It is an easy to use hosting panel with which you can install a web server, a DNS server, a database server, FTP server, mail server, firewall and many more. If you are looking for a panel that is free, simple and safe, this is one of the best options. It is all you need to manage a server, be it VPS or dedicated efficiently. It...

Linux file systems


After creating the partitions on a hard disk (using GParted, fdisk or gdisk), we have to prepare them for use. The process is called formatting and involves creating file systems. Regular filesystems in Linux Linux supports several different file systems, some native, and others created for different operating systems. Some file systems, from the second category we just mentioned, do not work in...

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