Ubuntu Server Name Resolution Settings

If you have been following our Ubuntu server series, you have learned how to setup a LAMP server and configure an APF firewall. In order to do any of this, you likely already had your networking configured correctly, but if you do not, this brief tutorial explain how to setup name servers and ensure they […]

How to Read Server Documentation in Webmin

When you are logged in via SSH, the easiest way to read documentation of commands on a Linux server is to use the “man” command. When you are managing your server from a control panel, however, why should you be restricted from seeing critical documentation? Webmin has a built-in tool that allows you to read […]

POP vs. IMAP vs. Webmail vs. Cloud Mail

If you need email for your dedicated server, there are essentially four ways of storing and accessing it. They are not all equal and are very different in the way they handle mail and deliver messages to you.
With this method, your email client on your computer contacts the mail server, authenticates, and downloads any […]

5 Free FTP Clients

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a very important tool when it comes to managing websites, and there are plenty of circumstances when you will need to upload files to your server using FTP or SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol). In no particular order, here are 5 free FTP clients:
1. FileZilla – A free […]

What’s A Datacenter Anyway?

A datacenter is a large storage facility with a lot of computers used for storing digital information. One of the largest datacenters in the world exists inside of Google’s huge multiplex – called Googleplex – in Mountain View, California. Inside of Google’s datacenter is where all of the search indexing and ranking of websites takes […]