Despite what some say, There are several good reasons that you might want to have multiple IPs assigned to one server. If you’re using an AWS EC2 Linux instance then adding additional IPs is fairly simple. Here’s how it’s done.
Blocking traffic to port 22 (SSH) is one of the first steps you should take when hardening a server. Locking down port 22 not only keeps unwanted people from gaining access to your server, it also helps prevent a certain type of DDoS attacks called SYN floods. Using IPTables and a whitelist approach is the quickest and easiest ways to accomplish this.
The Admin Dashboard is one of the weakest links when it comes to securing WordPress. One way of securing the WordPress dashboard is using
.htaccess to whitelist any IPs that you want to have access, and blocking everyone else. This method is quick and easy, and it works well because attackers can’t attack what they can’t see.
Here are two different ways to use
.htaccess to block access to the WordPress Admin Dashboard based on IP address.
In the Linux world, updates can come out quite often. When managing multiple servers, keeping them all up to date can be a hassle to say the least. This quick post will show you how you can automate the process of installing security updates on your Ubuntu server.
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