Should You Limit User Bandwidth?

In a perfect world, we would always have unlimited refills, unlimited anytime minutes, and unlimited bandwidth. In reality these things are finite, and nothing lasts forever. Bandwidth is not horribly expensive, but if you have your own dedicated server, you are definitely paying for it. Anytime you offer hosting or other services to your clients, […]

5 Reasons to Always Backup Your Server

Backing up your server should be a regular task for you, as routine as brushing your teeth.  Your backup routine should include both automated backups and manual checks to make sure your backups are working properly.  If, for some reason, you are skeptical or think it is not important, here are five reasons to keep […]

Things to Consider Before Hosting Other Websites

When I first decided to get a dedicated server, it was for the purpose of hosting my own websites. It gave me the power, freedom, and flexibility to expand my sites and run them the way I wanted. Over time, however, I began hosting sites for a select few other people who paid […]

Open Source Help Desk Solutions

As a dedicated server administrator, one of the most important services you can offer to your clients, customers, and users is support. Whether the support is for web hosting, server management, or even one-time services, you need to offer a solution that is convenient and easy to use.
In a previous post, we […]

8 Ways to Offer Support to Your Clients

More than likely, your dedicated server is not only for personal use. Most dedicated servers are used for some type of business or non-profit websites. Whether it is a dedicated gaming server or a growing web hosting business, your clients or customers will invariably need technical support. Here are eight ways you […]

Reduce Client Security Holes with Automated Script Installers

Your server is like your baby, and no one wants to see their baby crash, get kidnapped, freeze up, get attacked, or contract a deadly virus. One way you can lessen the possibility of security compromises on your server is to provide your web hosting clients with script installation services.
A lot of security holes […]