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  • When should you upgrade a VPS slice?

    Posted at March 30, 2017 at 10:42 pm by Jithin

    You can upgrade or downgrade vps slices from the InterServer customer control panel itself. Let's discuss some situations when you should upgrade a VPS Slice.   If you own a VPS from us then you may already know what is a VPS Slice. For those who don't know, check the description below.   What is a VPS Slice? In simple terms, it's a bundle of system resources. It includes CPU, memory, disk space, and bandwidth. 1 VPS Slice = 1 Core CPU, 1GB Memory, 25GB Disk Space and 25G   [...]

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    Install XRDP on Ubuntu Server with XFCE Template

    Posted at February 27, 2017 at 6:43 pm by Jithin

    In this tutorial we can check how to install XRDP on Ubuntu Server with XFCE Template First of all, RDP stands for Remote Desktop Protocol which is developed by Microsoft, through which a user can connect to another computer over a network connection with a graphical interface. The user needs to install an RDP client software on their local computer and the remote computer must install a RDP server software. The RDP client software is installed on most of the Microsoft Windows versions, Linu   [...]

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    Simple steps to install KVM in Linux

    Posted at January 28, 2017 at 11:34 am by Jithin

    In this tutorial we can learn how to install KVM in Linux KVM stands for kernel based virtual machine. KVM is an open source hardware virtualization software, so we can install KVM free of charge. We can create and run multiple Linux and Windows based operating systems on KVM. The KVM module loaded into the current kernel will change our Linux machine to the hypervisor. We can manage KVM by using command line or available graphical tools. Generally virtual machine manager is the most widely u   [...]

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    Install Squid to Configure Proxy Server

    Posted at January 28, 2017 at 11:34 am by Jithin

    In this tutorial we can check steps to install squid to configure a Proxy Server Squid is a caching web proxy server, which is generally installed on a separate server than the webserver with the original files. Squid initially acts as a intermediary, and it passes user request to the server and saving a copy of a requested object itself, the memory is called cache memory. If any user request the same object before expires object from the cache, Squid immediately serves it. It will help to sp   [...]

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    How to import MSSQL database – Windows

    Posted at December 13, 2016 at 11:31 am by Jithin

    In this tutorial we can check how to import MSSQL database in Windows server.   1) Create a blank MSSQL database. Database can be created from the control panel itself. Click on ‘Website and Domains’, then click on ‘Databases’. Then click on ‘Add Database’.   2) Enter the name for the database and the database user. Make sure to choose 'Microsoft SQL server' as the database server type. Click on ‘Generate’ for password generation and click ‘Ok’   [...]

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    What is Linux Samba? Installation and Configuration

    Posted at November 29, 2016 at 1:47 pm by Jithin

    Many organizations need to provide network storage and print services for a range of desktop operating systems, Linux uses the samba server to provide services that Microsoft windows clients can use. A Samba server offers the following services: 1) Share one or more directory trees 2) Share one or more Distributed file-system trees 3) Share printers installed on the server among Windows clients on the network 4) Assist clients with network browsing 5) Authenticate clients logging    [...]

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    About Traceroute

    Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:28 pm by Jithin

    The traceroute is a necessary tool that every network admin should be familiar with. This feature will help you to troubleshoot  network issues effectively.   What is Traceroute? The Traceroute is a utility that records the route through the Internet between your computer and a specified destination computer. It also calculates and displays the time each hop took.   What is Hop? In a packet-switching network, a hop is the trip a data packet takes from one router or inter   [...]

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    XAMPP Installation in Linux and Windows

    Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:22 pm by Jithin

      XAMPP Server is a free open source cross-platform web server package. XAMPP is an AMP stack which allows to install Apache, MySQL and PHP in your computer together with some other useful software. It has been designed to provide an easy installation experience. It is free and available for Windows, Mac OS and Linux. It provides an easy way for developers to create a local web server for testing purposes. Since most actual web server deployments use the same components as XAMPP, it prov   [...]

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    How to Generate an SSH Key on Windows using PuTTY?

    Posted at October 14, 2016 at 3:56 pm by Jithin

    You can generate an SSH key on Windows using the PuTTY SSH client. To generate a key with PuTTY, you should: 1) Download and start the puttygen.exe generator. 2) Under the "Parameters" menu select SSH2 DSA and press Generate.   3) Click the Generate button.   4) Randomly move your mouse in the area below the progress bar. When the progress bar is full, PuTTYgen generates your key pair.   5) Type a passphrase in the Key passphrase field. Type    [...]

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    How to Enable Bash on Windows 10?

    Posted at September 22, 2016 at 5:55 pm by Jithin

    Bash for Windows is an Ubuntu-based tool that helps to run familiar Linux applications on Windows. This is not a virtual machine, container, chroot, or a full Linux distribution. It is basically a medium to run Linux applications mostly based on the terminals and Bash commands in Windows 10. It provides access to the Windows File System. This whole concept is achieved by the concept of Linux-compatible kernel interface which does not use a single line of Linux code. Bash for Windows feature allo   [...]

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    How to Export and Import Postgresql Database

    Posted at September 22, 2016 at 5:51 pm by Jithin

    PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system and it provides strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. PostgreSQL runs operating systems such as Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HP-UX, SGI IRIX, Mac OS X, Solaris, Tru64), and Windows.   PostgreSQL database export Exporting PostgreSQL database to a file by using the pg_dump command line program pg_dump is an effective tool to backup postgres database. pg_dump is used to back up a loca   [...]

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    About Plesk Statistics Tool

    Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:32 pm by Jithin

    The Plesk statistics is a tool in Plesk that calculates disk space and traffic usage on a per domain basis. This information will be available to end users, resellers, and the provider. The duty of the statistics tool is not only to monitor the informative, statistics calculation, but also automatically suspend the subscriptions that exceed the configured resource usage limits.  The statistics calculation is controlled by the statistics utility, which is being run by a script scheduled to run o   [...]

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    About KVM ( Kernel-based Virtual Machine )

    Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:30 pm by Jithin

    Overview KVM (Portion based Virtual Machine) is the main open source complete virtualization arrangement on x86 equipment and it underpins all major working frameworks including Linux and Windows. KVM empowers associations to be light-footed by giving strong adaptability and versatility that fit their particular business requests. KVM changes over the Linux bit into an exposed metal hypervisor and it influences the propelled elements of Intel VT-X and AMD-V x86 equipment, in this manner conve   [...]

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    Windows Hosting MSSQL Support

    Posted at May 25, 2016 at 7:46 am by Sam Sam

    Description of MSSQL support and limits on Windows Web Hositng NOTE: You can create as many databases as you want. NOTE: You can use either versions 2008 or 2012 but not both MSSQL 2008 R2 (10GB Database limit) MSSQL 2012 (10GB Database Limit)  

    Windows Hosting ASP and .Net Support

    Posted at May 25, 2016 at 7:44 am by Michael Lavrik

    Outline of supported software versions for Windows Web Hosting   All ASP versions are supported including  .NET 1, 1.0.1 .NET 2 .NET 3 .NET 3.5 .NET 4.5 .NET 4.6 .NET 5RC .NET core 1.0   MVC Support MVC 4 MVC 5 MVC 6

    How to Clear Browser Cache?

    Posted at March 1, 2016 at 8:06 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to clear browser cache in different web browsers.   Chrome 1) Open Chrome. 2) Click on the three stripe icon at top right corner. 3) Click the option ‘Clear browsing data’. 4) Select the items which you want to remove from the check box. 5) Click the button ‘Clear browsing data’.   Internet Explorer 1) Open Internet Explorer. 2) Click the gear icon or ‘tools’ option. 3) Click the Internet Option   [...]

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    How to Create Website in IIS

    Posted at November 25, 2015 at 3:41 pm by Jithin

    Step 1: Log in to computer as administrator. Then access “Administrative Tools” from Start>>Settings>>Control Panel.   Step 2: Double click “Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager” from “Administrative Tools”.   Step 3: Click “View Sites” option from “Actions” panel (Right side of IIS Manager)   Step 4: Now we can see list of websites already added to IIS. Since our goal is to add new website, click   [...]

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    IIS (Internet Information Services) Installation

    Posted at November 25, 2015 at 3:41 pm by Jithin

    Step 1: Access “Control Panel” from “Start” menu. Then click “Programs and Features”.   Step 2: Then we can see option “Turn Windows features on or off” in the next Window and click on it.   Step 3: Now “Windows Features” box will appear and select “Internet Information Services” option from the list.   If you want to install other modules and features eg- ASP.NET you can install the same from here.   On   [...]

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    Why You Should Choose Windows Web Hosting

    Posted at November 12, 2015 at 11:19 pm by InterServer Staff

    Web hosting providers typically offer both Windows and Linux as operating system options. It is often challenging to decide which platform to use for your site, as it may not be obvious why one platform is better than the other. Even though it is usually the more pricey option, Windows represents the best platform all around. It offers more options in terms of website technologies, is often easier to configure for beginners, and has security backed by a leading U.S. corporation. For these reason   [...]

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    Set static IP and adding additional IP in Windows

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:28 am by InterServer Staff

    First off login to http://my.interserver.net and go to the managmenet section of the windows VPS. You will see the ip address of the vps. Scrolling below you can see the netmask and gateway addresses.   Log into your windows VPS using the VNC viewer option. This will allow you to make changes to your VPS network settings without being disconnected. Click on VNC.        It will open up this page. Click on Click to connect to desktop with HTML5 VN   [...]

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    Unable to connect Windows Server 2012 VPS via rdesktop

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:28 am by InterServer Staff

          If you are facing an issue with rdesktop while accessing the server for the first time.      Login at  https://my.interserver.net/ >> System Management >> Access the server via VNC.     Once accessed go to right and open up the right ribbon side thing in windows and right click "Computer" >> Properties >> Remote settings and then uncheck "allow connections only from computers running remote desktop with   [...]

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    Installing and configuring a DNS server in Windows Server 2008

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:27 am by InterServer Staff

    Installing a DNS server in Windows Server 2008 Start by launching the Server Manager console (type servermanager.msc in the search box and press Enter or click Start -> Administrative tools -> Server Manager). Select Roles from the left pane and click Add roles: Under Server roles, select DNS server Click Next, then Next again and click the Install button to confirm When you see the "Installation succeeded" message, click the Close button to exit the Wizard DNS configuration Click Star   [...]

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    Installing Symfony2 on Ubuntu

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:27 am by InterServer Staff

    Installing Symfony2 on Ubuntu Symfony has grown to be one of the most sort after PHP frameworks. Symfony has many advantages compared to other frameworks such as CodeIgniter and Cake. Installing Symfony is relatively easy. This document will guide you through one of the couple of ways of installing Symfony in Ubuntu 14.04. Installing Symfony in Ubuntu as mentioned earlier is easy. Ubuntu comes with PHP preinstalled but is not the latest version. The following step will guide you through the    [...]

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    Installing Microsoft SQL Server 2008

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:27 am by InterServer Staff

    INSTALLING MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2008 ENTERPRISE EDITION ON A STANDALONE MACHINE MS SQL Server is a useful database tool. It gives a user the ability to create databases, edit existing ones and generate reports. It also supports the development of Business Intelligence apps. The Server can be installed in standalone machines as well as networked machines. Today we are going to look at how to install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise in a standalone machine. This tutorial is useful if you want   [...]

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    Installing Active Directory on Windows Server 2008 R2

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:26 am by InterServer Staff

    Installing Active Directory on Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory, introduced with the Windows 2000 server is a directory service, which stores information about the network components, authenticates network users, and enforces security policies. It works by tracking "objects," which can be users, services, resources, or systems, and then resolving their names to the actual objects. The advantages of Active Directory are the better security management, easier administration, easier assignme   [...]

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    How to setup and configure SMTP Server on Windows Server 2008 R2

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:25 am by InterServer Staff

    If you want to install SMTP on Windows Server 2008, start by launching the Server Manager console(type servermanager.mscin the search box and press Enter), then select Features and click Add features     Check SMTP sever     If you see a prompt like the one in the picture below, click the Add required servicesbutton     Click Next     Ensure that IIS Metabase Compatibility and IIS 6 Management Console are selected and click Next     Confirm    [...]

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    How to set up Memcached on CentOS 6 and configure WordPress to use it

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:25 am by InterServer Staff

    Server performance is always a priority, as website load speed is essential for a good user experience, as well as search engine rankings. One of the most popular ways to increase website performance is to use Memcached – a distributed caching system that runs and can cache objects in-memory, reducing the number of database and API calls. The increase in performance is primarily due to a decrease in disk I/O, which is a major bottleneck on most servers. Even for SSD-equipped machines, it m   [...]

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    How to set up Memcached on CentOS 6 and configure Drupal to use it

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:25 am by InterServer Staff

    Memcached is one of the most popular ways of speeding up websites - it is a high performance, distributed memory caching system that can significantly reduce the number of times a database or API needs to be accessed. It runs and caches objects in the RAM, so it is much faster than the traditional static file cache employed by the majority of CMS. If you use a server with a relatively large amount of RAM (typically 4+ GB), it would be reasonable to use Memcached to speed up your page load speed    [...]

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    How to install and configure IIS and FTP (Windows 2008 R2)

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:14 am by InterServer Staff

    In Windows 2008 R2, the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is integrated with the Web Server (IIS7) and you would need to add the IIS as a role - only then you will be able to enable and configure the FTP server. More Info...

    How to Import Blogger Posts into WordPress

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:14 am by InterServer Staff

    Google's Blogger is one of the world's most popular blogging platforms, but while it is easy to use and provides everything that users need for creating their first blog, it is nowhere near as sophisticated as the WordPress platform. If you are either planning to monetize your blog, customize it more extensively or simply build a more professional-looking and feature-rich website, you'll undoubtedly find that upgrading to WordPress comes with many benefits. Fortunately, you can easily import you   [...]

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    Changing or Resetting Windows Password

    Posted at January 1, 2015 at 12:00 am by InterServer Staff

    How to reset a password in windows? In today’s tutorial I am going to show you how you can change/reset Windows password after creating an account. Login to the vps either by Remote Desktop on by using the HTML 5 option.   Once in, Click on Computer Management     Expand the selection Local users and groups Click on Users Click on Administrator on the right >> More Actions>> Set password Something like this will show up. Click on Proceed T   [...]

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