JB Benjamin

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Extremely technically proficient and a highly motivated Digital Content Designer responsible for the development of multiple successful digital campaigns for several international companies and agencies.

How to Troubleshoot Common Network Connectivity Issues with Linux Web Servers

There are times when your Linux server seems to be offline or otherwise inaccessible, you should always be able to log in with your web console, using Putty. Once logged in, test your web server’s internet connection using pinc and a public IP address, such as Google’s DNS server, which is most likely to reply provided your internet connection works.


How to Enable and Enforce Secure Password Policies on Ubuntu

Linux-based operating systems are amazing; however, they’re not the most secure by default and more configurations are required for a new web server installation in order to ensure it’s properly hardened and secure from bad actors. And all of this starts with making sure that users’ passwords are actually complex and not just the name of their cats. If users set weak passwords for their accounts, it becomes easy for hackers to brute-force and compromise them.


How to Check Server Logs for Security and Software Issues

Log files are the all-important records that Linux stores for administrators to keep track and monitor important events on the webserver, kernel, services, and the applications running on it. Linux provides a centralized repository of log files that can be located under the /var/log directory. All log files generated in a Linux environment can typically be classified into four different categories:


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