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How to Make Your Windows server More Secure One of the most important matters which worries poeple while using a virtual server is the security. Here we will try to present some useful tips to increase the security in windows virtual servers. Disable default administrator account and create a new user with administrator permissions Your Windows VPS hosting provider installs the OS and creates a default administrator account. This is quite usual and typical. The drawback is that your account can easily be attacked. The attack is usually done by bots trying to login with...


Dec, 18

Windows VPS vs Linux VPS

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Windows VPS vs Linux VPS Virtual Private Servers (i.e. VPS) are created by dividing a single powerful server into multiple virtual servers with individually dedicated resources. The operating system of the Linux VPS is one of Linux distributions (e.g. Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu, etc.), meanwhile the Windows VPS’s operating system is one of the Windows Server versions (e.g. Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, etc.). Now let us compare the two kinds of VPS. Costs: The cost of a Linux VPS is significantly lower than that of a Windows VPS. This is due to the fact...


Dec, 18

VPS or Dedicated Server

Shared hosting is the most widely used and affordable solution in the hosting industry and is sufficient for most website owners. Nevertheless at times, higher performance or root/administrative access is needed to perform certain tasks. In such cases there are two primary hosting solutions: dedicated servers and VPS (i.e. Virtual Private Servers). Let's describe these services, some of their advantages and the most common use cases for both of the solutions.   What is a VPS? A single powerful server machine is divided into multiple virtual servers with individually dedicated...


Dec, 18

What is Windows VPS?

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What is Windows VPS? A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a virtual machine that is run on a high-performance server, alongside other virtual machines. This is done with a help of a special virtualizer, which allows for full VM isolation and truly dedicated resources. The performance of a VPS holds the nearest resemblance to the performance of a dedicated server, however at a much lower price, as serveral VMs are run on a single physical server.     Why choose a VPS over traditional web hosting? There are multiple factors that define whether a VPS or a regular shared hosting...


Dec, 18

How to connect to Linux Server   Most of the time we don't have access to the physical server and we have to log in remotely to the server. In this tutorial, we'll learn how to login remotely to a Linux Server using Secure Shell (SSH) SSH is a very powerful tool that allows you to directly access the command line of your Linux VPS. This will allow you to execute Linux commands to control your VPS Server and manipulate files and directories and applications. By default, SSH runs on port 22 of your VPS. To connect to your VPS using SSH, you will need to use an SSH client.   If...


Dec, 18

How to secure the Linux VPS? Nowadays the use of Linux servers on the Internet has grown enormously and with it, the amount of possible dangers, therefore security is an important factpor we should attend to. In this article, we are going to study seven key points for security in Linux servers.   7 Key points for Linux Security Using complex and unpredictable passwords Disable login with root user Restricting user login Disable protocol 1 Use non-standard ports Filtering SSH connections with the firewall Use the Security Keys to identify the identity   Using...

There are different ways to transfer files between virtual private servers and computers, or vice versa. Although the method we will show you today adds the computer as a visible drive to your VPS, the files are still sent through the internet, thus the transfer speed will be affected by your connection. It will not be as fast as copying files between drives locally.  The method shown in this article has many advantages such as: Files are available in only a few clicks No configuration required No need to install any applications  Here's how it's done: Run the Remote...