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Plesk vs cPanel

I have used both web control panels on VPS and dedicated server. You can be an expert in web hosting. These control panels make your jobs easier and organise them. If someone is asking, which control panel is the best? There is no definite answer to this question. Yes, it depends on what you are planning to host and who is using it. For this […]

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What does an SSL certificate mean to you?

I’m not sure it was when but I have spoken to many, they have a faint idea on what is HTTP and HTTPS. What does an SSL certificate mean to you? Why do you buy an SSL certificate? Here’s your chance to have a better understanding of the purposes of an SSL certificate. The major difference between HTTP and HTTPS is a secure connection for […]

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Fail2Ban in your Plesk

Bruteforce logins attack is common nowadays. If the ports are opened to the internet, they are prone to such attempts to gain access to the services. Using a strong password can reduce your risk but you cannot stop this kind of attack. To stop totally unless you can limit or restrict access to certain IP addresses. This is not likely possible with the email service. […]

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My personal opinion on CSF firewall

CSF firewall is available free and most cPanel users might have a copy because it is free? Today, I’m sharing my experiences. Not on how you install CSF or what are the items but opinions on hows the firewall serves its purposes. For the last decade, CSF has been the part and parcel of cPanel users. However, I’m not actually fond of installing CSF. It […]

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VEPP ~ Things don’t stop here

Yesterday, I have spoken to Artem, the business development manager for ISPsystem. Apparently, what we are seeing at VEPP is more like a SaaS model, we are expecting a provider’s version. Why am I paid attention to VEPP? There are two reasons actually, the unconventional control panel layout and the security addon I have yet to try out. Website security has been important to the […]

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What is VEPP?

It is a simplified control panel for WordPress mainly developed by ISPsystem. They advertise “With Vepp you can easily install WordPress, assign a domain, and get a free SSL. You’ll be sure your website is stable and secure.” I was asked to try. The installation is untraditional. You prepare a server instance and assign it to your account at my.vepp.com to get started. Apparently, if […]

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Woe using server-side statistics

  Woe using server-side statistics Server-side stats like Awstat uses web server log files to determine access from, date and time etc. Most control panels come with server-side stats. You might not be using them but web statistics are important. You will never know if you ever need it. If you have a website, you make sure they are working. However, I recommend you to […]

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About Plesk Onyx

Not long ago, we have briefly spoken on Plesk Onyx vs cPanel. There are pros and cons of these control panels. However, I like Plesk Onyx a little more. In Chinese, we call it 先入为主 means the first impression. Honestly speaking, it’s easier to navigate on Plesk as compare to its competitors. Recent years, Plesk Onyx is stable and reliable, it is not bug-free, actually, […]

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A few things to do on your control panel

A few things to do on your control panel What do you do when you first received your hosting with Plesk or cPanel? It is common for you to set up a user account and uploads a website. I'm sure you do that. It's nothing wrong if you are a shared hosting user. Actually, you are a tenant, is using part of the control panel, [...]
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Plesk Onyx or cPanel?

I would say this is a question for you when you are subscribing a web hosting. Some may have been using cPanel and some use Plesk. Whatever the case do you actually need them? The control panels are not free, they are selling in monthly or paid upfront yearly for a discount. So, the question is do you need them? And which one? I have […]

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