Rootkits and backdoors are often the worst type of compromise possible. To protect your server against rootkits, backdoors and other security problems it is recommended to install and use Rkhunter on your Linux VPS. Rkhunter (Rootkit Hunter) is a very useful open source software utility that makes various checks on the local system and scans for known rootkits, local exploits, malware and backdoors. Rkhunter checks to see whether the binary files or system startup files have been modified, and performs various checks on the network interfaces, including checks for listening services and applications. Rkhunter runs on most Linux and UNIX systems. It can be run from the command line, but it can also be scheduled to execute on a daily basis as a cron job.
Once deployed, you will be able to monitor your virtual servers and the services running on them.
Nagios3 is a robust and very powerful monitoring system, which in combination with Check_MK will provide you with a nice and easy way to monitor your virtual servers and services.
There are several things you can do to secure and protect your SSH. One of them is to use Google Authenticator and create a two-factor authentication on your CentOS VPS. Google Authenticator gives you an extra layer of security by generating time based one-time passwords (TOTP) on your smartphone that you must enter along with your username and password in order to login to the server via SSH.
HHVM is an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in PHP. HHVM stands for HipHop Virtual Machine and it was initially developed by Facebook to boost up their application performance, and for those who don’t know MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. In this tutorial we will show you step by step how to install WordPress with HHVM, Nginx and MariaDB on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VPS.
In this blog post we will show you how to install the Django CMS on a Ubuntu VPS with MariaDB, Nginx and Gunicorn .
Django CMS is open source content management system based on the Web framework Django. Some of the main features include: Plugin-based, Pretty URLs, Permission management, Apps, Frontend-Editing, Analytics, Blog ..etc.
EXo Platform is an open source software written in Java which allow developers to build a modern social intranets, business portals with complete collaborative and content management features, websites, forums, wikis, workflows, work-spaces, activity streams and more – all in one single platform. The content can easily be aggregated in a secure and customizable way.
In this step-by-step tutorial, we will show you how to easily install eXo Platform on a Linux based virtual server.
In the following article we are going to explain how you can install LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL and PHP) and run OrangeHRM in your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Linux VPS.
What is OrangeHRM?
It is an Open Source Human Resource Management system written in PHP. It has the following features:
- Administration Module
- Personal Information Management
- Leave Module
- Time Module
- Employee Self Service Module
- Recruitment/ Applicant Tracking Module
- Performance Module
Sails.js is a real-time MVC Framework for Node.js, which makes it easy to build custom, enterprise-grade Node.js apps. Sails.js is database agnostic, automatically generates a RESTful JSON API for your app, provides basic security and role-based access control by default, has automatic asset minification and many more.
In this blog post we will show you how to install the Sails.js framework on a Ubuntu VPS with Nginx as a reverse proxy.
PivotX is free and open source PHP based blogging tool. Also, it can be used for maintaining more complex websites, online journals, etc. PivotX has very fast and easy installation, it is also easy for maintaining and easy to work with.
This blog article will help you to install PivotX on your CentOS or Fedora VPS.