May 022014
 

You could have come across the term, “cPanel” if you have been searching around for a shared Linux web hosting or logged into cPanel right now if have got a new hosting account. cPanel is a web-based tool that can help you manage the files on your website, email associated with your domain, and basically manage almost everything about your hosting. It is extremely user-friendly and can enable one to manage their hosting even if you they do not know much about web hosting.

There are several alternatives to cPanel like, Webmin, Virtualmin, and Zpanel, but cPanel simply blows its competitors out of the water, because of it user-friendly interface and features. When you sign up for a shared web hosting for your online business or personal websites, 99.9% of the time you will have cPanel to help you manage your hosting. Although, a lot of professionals like to use a console to get things done, which can give you major geek credits, for someone who is just starting out in the world of hosting, learning the basics about cPanel is probably the first step to accomplish tasks quicker.
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Oct 112011
 

I’m usually for the old school methods: go down to the terminal and get all the information you need from there, terminal don’t tells lies.
But i also understand that with the cheap price that i see around for the VPS more people are starting to use Linux VPS for their service, and a graphical dashboard can be really useful for many VPS owner.

In a former article i’ve wrote about 4 software that can help you in the management of your Linux server, today we’ll see a simple tool that can be used to know via your browser the status to all of your servers.

The software it’s Status2K

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Jul 282011
 

Thruk In these days I’m testing an alternative web interface for Nagios : Thruk
The First impression is definitely positive, and so I decided to share this information so more people can know and use this software.

Thruk is an independent multibackend monitoring webinterface which currently supports NagiosIcinga and Shinken as backend using the MKLivestatus addon.

It is designed to be a “dropin” replacement. The target is to cover 100% of the original features plus additional enhancements for large installations.

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