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How to Open Event Viewer Log in Windows Server / VPS

The Event Viewer in Windows Server is useful for viewing server access logs, who logged in to the server via RDP, when the last shutdown occurred, and other logged system actions. To open the Event Viewer (Log Viewer),  navigate to: Start > Control Panel > System & Security > Administrative Tools > Event Viewer Alternatively, […]

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Disable Apache Server Signature via .htaccess (Linux Server)

For a server running Apache web server in a production environment, it is advisable to disable Server Signatures. These signatures displayed on error pages, and in other communications with the web server, may reveal sensitive information about the software versions running on the web server. To disable server signatures via .htaccess, first locate (or create) the […]

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Changing the Default RDP Port on a Windows VPS (Server 2012, 2008, 2003)

Port 3389 is the default port for RDP on Windows systems, but you may wish to change this due to your network configuration, or for security. After logging in to your Windows VPS with remote desktop, follow the steps below to update the RDP (remote desktop protocol) connection port: Start Registry Editor by using Start […]

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How to Install & Configure Mod_Security on cPanel/WHM VPS

In this guide, we will show you an easy way to install mod_security on a cPanel VPS, including rules to protect from MySQL injection and web attacks. Mod_security is a web application firewall module for Apache web server, and can provide extremely safe protection against web-based attacks, when configured properly. This guide requires cPanel/WHM to be installed on your […]

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Windows VPS Update – New 2012, 2008, 2003 Builds

Today we have rolled out new Windows VPS builds for Windows 2012 VPS, Windows 2008 VPS, and Windows 2003 VPS operating system templates. The new builds will be the default used for new VPS installations, and can also be accessed from the VPS Panel when Reinstall is selected. Significant updates include: Easy Login A problem has been resolved that prevented […]

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