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Linux file permission concepts

secure files from accidental or malicious harm. You should also be able to keep an eye out for errors ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Common Windows Issues: IIS Downloads Are Slow or Disconnect

(and Secure Web Server (HTTPS) if you’re using SSL on your website, and FTP Server if you’re using IIS ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Getting Started with openSUSE in the Cloud

zones have been selected correctly, go to: Allowed Services >> External Zone >> Secure Shell ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Common Windows Issues: Terminal Services Licenses

  Problem:  You are unable to access your Cloud Server via a Remote Desktop Connection due to a licensing Error Cause:  By default, Rackspace Cloud Servers come with a Remote Desktop license that allows for 2 concurrent users to access your server.  If yo ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Configuring MS SQL Server for Remote Access

Problem: A Microsoft SQL instance cannot be accessed remotely through ODBC, Visual Studio, or SQL Server Management Studio connection. Resolution: (applies to MS SQL 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, and 2012) The Windows firewall is usually the culprit in these scena ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

System Updates

manager. These packages will need to be carefully monitored, and manually patched when any security holes ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Rackspace Cloud Essentials Guide 2 - Building Your Cloud Inventory

CDN through the File Manager       Back to the First 48 Guide Page On to Guide 3 - Security and Remote ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Logs on Linux

access. authpriv.* /var/log/secure Checking syslog.conf in that example shows us that authpriv messages, and therefore sshd messages, are stored in /var/log/secure (the "authpriv.*" line). ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Enable Root login with openssh

or by following someone else's instructions, as this is a common security precaution. To remedy ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

RackConnect Image Validation Scripts

following steps: Open the "Windows Firewall with Advanced Security" utility under Start > Administrative Tools > Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. The overview page that is displayed will show ...

Filed in: RackConnect

Common Windows Issues: Why Password Resets Fail on a Domain Controller

Problem:   After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset. Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security Accounts Manager (SAM) account for the Administrator object and reports ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Getting started with Google Analytics™ web analytics service

URL you will have the option for monitoring an http site or a secure https site.  Enter your local ...

Filed in: Cloud Sites

CentOS - VPN Tunneling with OpenVPN

link that we will create is a simple point-to-point link with no encryption or security. This will ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Install 32-Bit CentOS on a Cloud Server

want to secure it with firewall rules, strong passwords etc. unpublished Cloud Servers Linux Tools ...

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Setting Up Mail Relays for SendGrid in Windows

( http://www.rackspace.com/apps/email_hosting/ ) or any email account that allows you to send email via secure SMTP authentication. We can then ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Troubleshooting Alarms

: Ensure that you are authorized to scan the target. Many network security groups view this type of san as ...

Filed in: Cloud Monitoring

Using chmod, part 1 - symbolic mode

more secure to use group permissions to add that access to just the users and processes that actually ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Troubleshooting a Vyatta Site-to-site VPN connection

Using a Vyatta Appliance, you can establish a secure site-to-site VPN connection connection between your cloud infrastructure at any Rackspace site and your data center or existing IT infrastructure location. You can find details on how to configure a Site-to-site VPN here . The purpose of this guide to ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

General Package Installation Guidelines

aptitude update Upgrade system (security/bug fixes): aptitude upgrade Upgrade system to newest release ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Rackspace Cloud Essentials 4 - Cloud Server Snapshot Limitations

how to create and connect to a server, configure security, and save your work - the next step is to ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

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