How to Generate a Full MYSQL Backup using MySQLDump

On this post we will explore the best way to generate a full MYSQL backup of all your databases inside a Linux server. This is useful for most Linux distributions such as CentOS/RHEL, Ubuntu/Debian, and of course it’s compatible with cPanel servers. Generating backups of all your applications is the best practice you can do to keep your data safe… Read more »

Nginx Tutorial: Block URL Access to wp-admin and wp-login.php to all except my IP address

If you are a wordpress blog user one of the first are where you have to focus is on WordPress Security. WordPress is one of the most popular cms of the world, but it is also the most attacked one. That’s why today we will show you how to block URL access to wp-admin and wp-login.php to all except for… Read more »

How to Create a Custom SSH login welcome message

When you login to your Linux servers often you will see an SSH login welcome message. This messages are friendly reminders of system stats, software versions, or just a warning for external cracking intrusions. Today we will help you to create a custom SSH login welcome message for your Linux box. Create a custom SSH login welcome message Creating a custom SSH… Read more »

How to install Roundcube on your website at /mail directory

Roundcube is one of the most popular free web based email clients on the Internet. cPanel comes with Roundcube installed by default, however you can also install roundcube on your website using a custom directory to avoid using cPanel default installation. Roundcube is the webmail client that saved us from being attached forever to the classic and old style webmail… Read more »

Block Brute Force Attacks on WordPress and Joomla using ModSecurity

WordPress and Joomla are probably the two most popular web apps that are massively used by end users to create fast websites. But that popularity also comes with high risks. That’s why today we will explore some ways to block brute force attacks on WordPress and Joomla using ModSecurity rules. WP and Joomla are popular because they are easy to… Read more »

Restrict FTP and cPanel Ports Access to Certain Countries in CSF Firewall

A very good way to increase your cPanel Server Security is to restrict FTP and cPanel Ports access to Countries where you do have customers, and deny the rest of the countries where you don’t have any customers. Restrict FTP and cPanel Ports Access to Certain Countries CSF Firewall is an incredible and advanced security suite that let us configure… Read more »

How to run Rsync process in background

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Question: how can I run rsync process in background? Answer: rsync can be run in background by using the nohup command in front of it, and & at the end. Let’s explore how to run this command as background process in Linux. Why would I need to run rsync process in Background ? Well, I’m pretty sure that this has… Read more »