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Please use the following command in SSH to access MySQL through command line: mysql -h localhost -u username -p By default you would use the root user with no password if connecting to localhost only. While it does sim...
You can monitor mySQL through ssh with the mytop program which displays MySQL server performance info like top. Mytop will connect to a MySQL server and periodically run the SHOW PROCESSLIST and SHOW STATUS commands and attem...
If your server comes with a control panel such as cPanel, Plesk or ServerCP you will most often be able to login via the control panel as 'root' and click on the 'view status' buttons there. However in cases where the server ...
If you want to block access to your server for whatever reason, you will need to log into the shell as root. Your server should either have ipchains or iptables to help accomplish this. In this example, the attacking IP is...
The quickest way is to use the control panel to update to the latest version of PHP with the included default extensions, but there are cases where you may need a specific version of php (older, newer, or with a specific conf...
When your dedicated server is provisioned you are given a block of 8 (or more) ip addresses. On an standard 8 IP block assigned to your server (called a /29 "slash 29" in network lingo, or netmask 255.255.255.248 block of IPs...
SSH is the most common way to connect to a Linux/FreeBSD server. If you are trying to access your server from a Windows computer you may need to install a 3rd party SSH client program. If you do not have one installed, you ma...
The APT is the tool, commonly used to install packages, remotely from the software repository. In short it's a simple command based tool that you use to install files/softwares. Complete command is apt-get and it's the easies...
How to Use Yum to Install Software on Linux You will not have any trouble understanding yum because it is the same as apt-get. As 'apt-get' installs software packages for Debian packages, like that 'yum' installs software p...
When you install CGI scripts (PERL-based or otherwise), you have to be sure to follow the instructions provided by the author of the software, with particular attention to the proper file permissions, and how you upload the f...
NOTE: The location of your php.ini file can vary, depending on your operating system/control panel combination. If you are using Fedora Core 4 with Plesk control panel, for example, this file is in the following location: /et...
On the script install screen, if you click "info," it will link you to the application web site for additional tutorial and documentation.  The form mail script info page is located at:http://www.scriptarchive.com/formma...
Installing CSF * Using your IP address, username root, password ssh into your server * Once in the server type the following: mkdir /usr/local/src (this will make the directory src). * Now cd into the directory /usr/l...
SSH is a secure encrypted method of remotely managing servers (or web hosting accounts). SSH is a replacement for the older insecure protocols such as ftp, rlogin and telnet. SSH access is available to Virtual Private Server ...
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