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 Advanced Network Troubleshooting: Using My Traceroute (MTR)

This article is part of our Network Troubleshooting series. You can refer to our other two...

 Advanced Network Troubleshooting: Using Telnet

This article is part of our Network Troubleshooting series. You can refer to related articles...

 Advanced Network Troubleshooting: Using traceroute

This discussion is a continuation on our series about network troubleshooting. You can read our...

 Basic Network Troubleshooting

In the daily grind of a network administrator’s job, troubleshooting can eat up as much as...

 Basic Performance Analysis

It is a great practice to oversee your servers using resources monitoring software like Nagios +...

 CPU Performance Analysis in Linux

The CPU is critical in servers used mainly for applications and databases. It is also usually a...

 CPanel installation tips

Disk layout We recommend using logical volumes (LVM) swap - twice the server's RAM/ - 40G...

 How to Configure Centos 6 firewall (iptables)

Introduction CentOS 6 uses iptables as system firewall.We configure iptables in our default...

 How to activate (change license key) windows Server 2012?

To change your Windows Server 2012 license key open power shell in privileged mode and enter the...

 How to configure IPv6 in Windows

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the latest version of the Internet Protocol (IP) intended...

 How to create VMs on XEN Server

To create virtual machines (VMs) with XenSerever you need Xen hypervisor installed on your server...

 How to extend the Evaluation Period of Windows Server 2008 in three steps

If you are running a Trial version of Windows server 2008,you can extend the 60 days evaluation...

 How to find the Windows version of Network Adapter (NIC) drivers on SUPERMICRO server?

The Network Card identifies itself as "Intel Corporation I350 Gigabit Network Connection". Browse...

 How to fix "bnx2: fw sync timeout, reset code" (compatibility issue between Dell OMSA 6.5 and Broadcom driver)

There seems to be a compatibility issue between Dell OMSA 6.5 and Broadcom driver for Linux...

 How to protect your Windows server from SYN flood?

SYN flooding attack protection of TCP/IP (SYNAttackProtect) for Windows Servers was added as an...

 How to protect your network from IP spoofing?

IP address spoofing is a security issue that you should prepare for when deploying a new server....

 How to reinstall OS using IPMI or PXE boot

How to reinstall OS (Linux or Windows) on Supermicro X9SCL-F server with IPMI? In general, you...

 How to reset DRAC?

You can reset your DRAC by booting into our default OS image and running "racadm racreset hard"....

 How to reset ECC error counters on Dell running Windows?

1. Download and Install Dell OpenManage for Windows. You will only need command line toolsat...

 How to resize volumes with LVM

Quick tips: To see the details of logical volume group use: vgdisplay To see the details of...

 How to restore VPS connectivity

If you accidentally assign a duplicate address to a VM, follow these steps to re-populate ARP...

 How to сonfigure IPv6 in Linux?

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the latest version of the Internet Protocol (IP) intended...

 IPMI Сlient Access Manual

For security reasons IPMI access is only allowed from IP addresses explicitly authorized to do so...

 Managing Linux Software RAID (Part I)

Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) is a storage and virtualization technology that first...

 Managing Linux Software RAID (Part II): Recovery After a Disk Failure

This article shows you how to recover Linux Software RAID in case of a single disk failure. For...

 Mitigating the CentOS 6.5 Network-adapter-reset Bug

We have confirmed that the CentOS 6.5 kernel (x86_64) has a flaw that causes some network...

 Partitioning Windows and Linux Servers

To partition a hard disk drive (HDD) is to divide a single physical disk into multiple logical...

 Password Best Practices

Identity theft is one of the biggest issues faced when securing data. One of the most commonly...

 Preventing Your DNS Server From Becoming a DDoS Attack Source

A misconfigured Domain Name System (DNS) server can be used to take part in distributed denial of...

 Remote Control of Supermicro Servers via BMC Web Interface

Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) is a standard for monitoring and controlling a...

 Resizing Volumes in Windows via DiskPart Utility

The DiskPart utility enables you to configure storage from a script, a remote session, or another...

 Setting Up a Private Network

In the Internet address architecture, a private network is a group of interconnected systems that...

 Source-based Routing

This article discusses source-based routing wherein you can make your server accessible by...

 Supermicro IPMI Device Configuration Using IPMICFG

The Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) is a standard that requires its own...

 Supermicro Server Remote Access via IPMItool

The Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) is a standard that requires its own...