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Installing and Configuring Configserver Security & Firewall (CSF)
ConfigServer Firewall, or CSF, is a security tool that can help protect your server against attacks and improve server safety. It is a Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, login/intrusion detection and security application. It is designed for Linux servers and is free to use. How to install and configure ConfigServer Firewall ConfigServer Firewall will work […]
Linux Basics - awk
It’s not a noise, it’s a command! The awk command is one of those strange commands, much like the extinct bird with the same name. You either love it or you hate it. Either way, it is an impressive command and what many do not realize is that it is also a complete, mini programming language designed […]
Office365
Just exactly what is Office 365? Office 365 is a collection of applications and cloud services provided as a subscription service by Microsoft. You can use these to be productive across a variety of devices from just about anywhere. Several subscription models are available. Each is tailored to various business sizes and usage types. Most […]
hand coding
Do people still do hand coding? People do hand coding, but mostly either on large projects or in boutique design houses. Tools such as WordPress, RVSitebuilder and many other content management systems (CMS)  frameworks may be great for getting a site up quickly, but 90% of the sites end up looking like clones. What are the […]
Set up Firewalld on Centos 7
Setting up FirewallD on CentOS 7 is a relatively easy and straightforward process. FirewallD is a firewall management tool that CentOS 7 servers offer by default. It provides a dynamic managed firewall with support for network/firewall zones. How to set up FirewallD on CentOS 7 Here we show you how to set up FirewallD on […]
Limit CPU Usage of a Process in Linux
How to Limit CPU Usage of a Process in Ubuntu and CentOS Sometimes you get that one process that just eats up all your resources. In my case, it’s Google-Chrome. I had to find a way to deal with it without resorting to yet another plugin. In this article, I will discuss how to control […]