Back to the Basics #2: Networking

In the second post of our “Back to Basics” series, we will take a look at server networking. Generally speaking, as a system administrator, you will not have to worry about the actual networking infrastructure. If you have an in-house server, your company will likely hire someone to establish connectivity, and if you are renting […]

5 Invaluable DNS Tools

You can do everything right with your dedicated server’s configuration, security, and maintenance and still experience problems that seem to be beyond your control. Many networking issues, some beyond your control and some not, are easily detectable if you have the right tools for the job. The following 5 DNS tools can help you get […]

Advice to New Dedicated Server Admins

It is easy to make the decision to purchase or lease a dedicated server, but that does not mean you will automatically know what should and should not do with it once you have it.
I can remember being a beginner and thinking I knew quite a bit about running servers […]