BIP KB Tag: vps

CodeIgniter : Understanding The Basics With A VPS

Introduction To CodeIgniter As technology moves forward and becomes the domain of the typical individual, Object Oriented Programming has also gained a considerable amount of popularity. CodeIgniter is an excellent example of a program gaining such demand, and to make it even better; it is a lightweight PHP web application framework. What does that mean for you exactly? Because CodeIgniter IS, in fact, a PHP application, it does not nece...
By daniel, January 21, 2015


How To Enable Automatic Software Updates On CentOS 5

It's important to keep your server software up-to-date. The commands below will enable automatic nightly updates using CentOS 5's default yum package manager. yum -y install yum-cron crontabs vixie-cron service cron start chkconfig --level 2345 yum-cron on service yum-cron start If you have any questions, feel free to leave a reply below and I will be more then happy to answer any questions you may ha...
By tilisha, January 24, 2015


How To Change The Time Zone In Linux

To set the timezone in Linux, update /etc/localtime with the appropriate timezone file from /usr/share/zoneinfo. Example: rm -f /etc/localtime ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles /etc/localtime This would set your time zone to PST/PDT (Pacific Time) because that is the time zone Los Angles is located in....
By steve, January 24, 2015


How To Disable Shell Access For A Specific User

If you would like to disable shell access for a specific user you can do the following. In this example we will disable shell access for username johnsmith: chsh -s /bin/false johnsmith Please note that this disables shell access for the user when they are logging in using the normal means. If the user is able to execute commands through a PHP/CGI script they can spawn their own shell. ...
By tilisha, January 24, 2015


How To Lock And Unlock A System User Account

Disabling shell access doesn't fully lock a user out of a server. They can still login via ftp/pop/imap/smtp servers if they are running on the local server and are checking local user authentication. Below you will find instructions on how to fully lock a system users account. In this example, we will lock the system user peterhope /bin/passwd -l  In this example, we will unlock the system user peterhope ...
By justin, January 24, 2015


How TO Configure Apache Virtual Hosts On A VPS

Introduction to Apache Virtual Hosts One great benefit of VPS hosting is being able to easily host multiple websites off the same server. Owning a VPS offers much more than just web hosting but in this tutorial we will show you how to setup virtual hosts with Apache. Apache HTTP Server is probably one of the most influential pieces of open-source software that let to the explosive growth of the World Wide Web today. Still going stro...
By tabitha, March 19, 2015


How To Register A Domain Name With BIP media

Register a Domain Name It is important to note that domain name registration does not require that you purchased a hosting or server package, just as server or hosting packages do not require domain name registration through BIP media. You can choose to sign up for either one separately. Register a Domain with Your Web Hosting Order If you are ordering a VPS with BIP media, it is best that you register your domain at the s...
By peggy, April 24, 2015


How To Install Varnish 4 With Apache 2 On Ubuntu 14.04

install varnish Introduction Apache is popular web server used by most web hosting companies. install Varnish cache - an HTTP accelerator and reverse proxy. We can use it with any HTTP server. In this example, we will be using Apache 2. As a web server, Apache can use a considerable amount of server resources to serve pages. If you are running a high-traffic website, then you might need an HTTP accelerator to boost server performa...
By justin, April 29, 2015


How TO Install Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware on a CentOS/Fedora VPS

In this tutorial we will show you how to easily install another great CMS – TikiWiki on a CentOS VPS or Fedora VPS. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware or simply TikiWiki is very powerful, full-featured Wiki, content management system and online office suite. It is free and open source application written in PHP, actively developed by a very large community. Tiki Wiki can be used to create websites, wikis, Web applications, knowledge base, port...
By linda, October 7, 2015


How To Setup CentOS WebPanel On A VPS

WebPanel Abstract This article will show you how to setup CentOS WebPanel on your Virtual Private Server -VPS. There are multiple alternatives available but I will focus on an easy approach and let you inspect the other options on your own. This article does not show you what to do after you deployed the WebPanel. It will only point you to the next steps. Intro On the internet you will be able to find out th...
By george02, December 19, 2015


How to Choose the Best Web Hosting for your WordPress Site?

Introduction With more than 60 million websites powered by WordPress hosting (WP), it is undoubtedly one of the most popular, versatile and powerful open source content management systems there is for blogging and websites today. A recent survey by W3techs reveals that 25.7% of all the websites on the internet run on this free and robust content management system. Having said that, it is very crucial where you host your WP...
By deepak01, April 29, 2016


List of Proxmox important configuration files directory

There are many times when we need to find the path to certain configuration files for Proxmox LXC or KVM or OpenVZ. It takes time to constantly keep looking them up or remember them so here are all the important path for anyone who needs it when dealing with Proxmox! OpenVZ config: /etc/vz/conf/xxx.conf data: /var/lib/vz/root/xxx template: /var/lib/vz/template/cache snapshot: /var/lib/vz/dump OpenVZ config: /etc/...
By BIP, August 11, 2016


Proxmox NoVNC not working

Well, if you are having problem with PROXMOX NoVNC not working and has been ignoring it up until now, its time to make it work. NoVNC basically uses web socket and html5 to allow you to remote access your virtual machine. So make sure you use a browser such as Chrome instead of Safari which has a full compatibility of web socket implementation on the browser. If not, you will most likely get yourself an error such as this. ...
By BIP, August 12, 2016