Ubuntu ufw – setting firewall rules on a per interface basis

By admin | 18th October 2020 |

Ubuntu ufw – setting firewall rules on a per interface basis Are you needing to configure your server to prevent SSH access to all but your external IP but are still needing SSH connections in your virtual private network? A simple way to harden your server is to configure ufw – Uncomplicated Fire Wall –…

We reveal how to automatically build Moodle JavaScript modules with grunt watch

By admin | 6th October 2020 |

Developing JavaScript Module for Moodle 3.8 (and above) on Ubuntu One gotcha for those of us used to debugging JavaScript in Moodle is the way JavaScript files are built for production compared with how they are loaded during development. For development, our old way of working was to turn off JavaScript caching. With JS caching…

How to tune PHP-FPM for super server performance

By admin | 5th February 2020 | Comments Off on How to tune PHP-FPM for super server performance

PHP-FPM tuning for enhanced server performance You’ve set up a new server, installed PHP above your database of choice, and your site has been running happily in the background. But now your SEO work and recent marketing campaign is funnelling more traffic to your server. You are at the stage of business growth where having…

How to disable the SSH root user login for enhanced server security

By admin | 18th January 2020 |

How to disable the SSH root user login for enhanced server security Disabling your server’s root user SSH login is a simple way to step up the security of your server. In this short guide we not only show you how to disable SSH login for the root user but also how to securely create a…

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