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 Access Single User Mode (Reset Root Password)

To reset the root password of your server, you will need to boot into single user mode. Access...

 Add a Secondary IPv4 Address to a VPS

This tutorial explains how to setup an additional IPv4 address on your Vultr VPS. We will assume...

 Configuring IPv6 on a VPS

All these examples assume an IPv6 subnet of 2001:DB8:1000::/64. You'll need to update them with...

 Configuring Static Networking and IPv6 on CentOS 7

VULTR has recently made changes on their end, and everything should now work fine 'out of the...

 How Do I Generate SSH Keys?

An SSH Key allows you to log into your server without needing a password. SSH Keys can be...

 Configuring Private Network

If you're assigning a private network to an existing machine (or deploying your own operating...

 What Ports Are Blocked?

Vultr blocks several ports that are commonly abused for DDOS attacks: TCP & UDP port 17...

 Correcting Network Configuration After Snapshot Restore

After restoring a snapshot to a new machine, you may encounter issues caused by the MAC address...

 How To Monitor Network Traffic in Real Time on CentOS 6?

Introduction In this Vultr tutorial, you will learn how to view incoming and outgoing...

 How To Backup MySQL databases over FTP?

Vultr offers automatic backup as an option for any Performance Series VPS. This article provides,...

 Choosing an OS: CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, FreeBSD, CoreOS, or Windows Server

Choosing an OS for your server can be difficult. You're aware that it's important to choose a...

 Use GNU Tar to Backup Linux

Introduction Now that you have a perfectly configured Linux server on Vultr, you need to choose...

 Using your SSH key to login to non-root users

Vultr provides a feature that allows you to pre-install SSH keys upon creating a new instance....

 Migrate cPanel to Virtualmin

We can easily migrate a cPanel server account to a Virtualmin server running on any Vultr VPS....

 Setup Swap File on Linux

There will be times where you need to increase the responsiveness of your server to prevent out...

 Disable or Restrict Root Login via SSH on Linux

Allowing root login over SSH is commonly considered a poor security practice throughout the tech...

 Three Free Server Control Panels (Quick Install)

1. Virtualmin/Webmin Virtualmin is a powerful and flexible web hosting control panel for Linux...