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Most of us who have hosted or registered a domain, are familiar with the regular DNS record entries. The A, MX, NS and CNAME records are used on a daily basis and are familiar to most Systems Administrators. SOA records, while a bit less familiar, are also present in every DNS zone as they define the […]
VPS options, benefits and features
VPS
VPS stands for Virtual Private Server, and it refers to a hosting environment which replicates the features and characteristics of a dedicated server. The VPS hosting environment is shared with other users, but each user receives a separate portion of the environment. This allows businesses and individuals to host files on the internet, without having […]
How to set up Reverse DNS
As the name implies, Reverse DNS is the inverse of normal (forward) DNS. DNS (Domain Name Service) translates a human readable URL or domain name into an IP address for the computer to read. Reverse DNS is useful when you have an IP address and need to find the domain name. A Reverse DNS query […]
A bit about Linux Screen Linux Screen lets you do amazing things. Using Screen, you can use multiple shell windows from a single SSH session. Linux Screen enables you to keep a shell active even through network disruptions. You can disconnect and re-connect to shell sessions from multiple locations and run a long-running process without […]

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