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 CSF Error: Unable to connect to https://download.configserver.com

This tutorial has been written to help resolve a CSF dependency issue in regards to running...

 CentOS 7 error: unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/lib/udev/rules.d/60-net.rules: cpio: rename

Problem:If you have ever done a yum update only to discover initscripts wouldn't install or...

 Change Domain in DirectAdmin

This tutorial was written for those wishing to change their domain when using DirectAdmin as...

 Changing Your Server's Time Zone

Changing the time zone that your server is set to is relatively simple and straight forward. In...

 Changing the domain of your WordPress install

If you manage a WordPress install, at one point or another you may need to change the domain...

 Defragment and Optimize MySQL and MariaDB Databases

If your MySQL or MariaDB install has been a bit sluggish, chances are your databases or tables...

 Enabling the EPEL repo on CentOS

Enabling the EPEL repo for CentOS is relatively easy if you are using CentOS 6.x or 7.x. Just...

 Full Server Backup and Move Using rsync

Need to make a quick backup of your server? Maybe even move all your important files? Use the...

 How do I reinstall the operating system on my VPS?

Mean Servers uses SolusVM to manage all VPS accounts. In order to reinstall the operating system...

 How to setup nginx, PHP-FPM, and MariaDB on CentOS 6.x

In this tutorial, we will walk you through installing nginx, PHP-FPM, and MariaDB on a fresh VPS....

 Installing CSF (ConfigServer Security & Firewall)

The CSF, ConfigServer Security & Firewall, is a powerful firewall that is made for Linux...

 Installing WHM and cPanel

When you order your WHM/cPanel license through Mean Servers, it is immediately licensed and ready...

 Properly Using Your Anycast IP Address

Anycast IP addresses aren't like normal IP addresses in the sense that they are announced from...

 Protect DirectAdmin from Brute Force Attacks

A common method of gaining access over a server is to use a technique called a brute force...

 Reduce spam with the Mean Servers SBL

Mean Servers runs a DNSBL that specializes on spam received via addresses scrapped from public...

 Resize Your Hard Drive Space After an Upgrade

Did you recently order an upgrade to your Mean Servers' VPS? Chances are with the upgrade (be...

 Setting Up Your VPS Anycast IP Address

This tutorial is written specifically for clients that have been assigned an anycast IP address....

 Setup Your Own Private VPN with PPTP

PPTP VPN IntroductionTired of being geo blocked and not being able to watch your favorite TV...

 Synchronizing Your Server's Clock

Synchronizing your server's clock is not very difficult as there is a program that can be ran by...

 spamd Child Process Causing High Server Load Fix

A few clients have reported that they have observed a high server load caused by the spamd...