I am pleased to announce that ZZ Servers now has CentOS 5.1 available as an option for VPS installation. CentOS or Community Enterprise Operating System is a Linux distribution Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). CentOS conforms fully with the upstream vendors redistribution policy and aims to be 100% binary compatible…. Read more »
Monthly Archives: May 2008
I would like to take a moment of your time and introduce the latest feature available to our server dashboard. I am please to announce the beta release of ZZ Servers hosted change management system.
A weakness has been discovered in the random number generator used by OpenSSL on Debian and Ubuntu systems. As a result of this weakness, certain encryption keys are much more common than they should be, such that an attacker could guess the key through a brute-force attack given minimal knowledge of the system. This particularly… Read more »
Xen is one of the newest virtualization platforms available that can securely run multiple virtual guest servers, each running its own operating system, on a single physical system with close to native performance. It is available on many Linux platforms as an open source application and directly from XenSource Inc.
After twelve months of increasingly dramatic press headlines about failures to safeguard personal data records, it’s time to assess the size of the issue and identify best practice steps for reducing the incidence of, and damage caused by, these data breaches. The IT Governance Data Breaches Report identifies that spectacular data breaches, such as the… Read more »
The easiest way to learn Linux permissions is from an example. The ls -l command generates a list of contents, such as files along with their permissions. Let’s take a look at the default values for a file called Filename. We are adding spaces to make the output more legible.