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Basic linux servers monitoring commands
To monitor your dedicated server or vps status you can use following commands . they’ll help you to know something about your system health.


Code:
pstree

Processes and parent-child relationships

Code:
top

Show top processes

Code:
iostat

Report CPU statistics and input/output statistics for devices and partitions.

Code:
ps -auxw

process status

Code:
uname -a

print system information

[code]cat /proc/v
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Setup Basic POP3/IMAP Mail Server in Centos/RedhatLinux
Setup Basic POP3/IMAP Mail Server in Centos/RHEL

Setting up a mail server can be quite initimidating if you are linux beginner. I am posting here my simple and most basic mail server experiment which i conducted with my VPS server so that my documentation could be helpful for those who want to setup a pop3 or imap mail server..
What you Need

- Linux Server with Centos 4/5 (VPS or Dedicated)
- Apache 2 with PHP4 or later
- Postfix (SMTP server or MTA)
- Dovecot ( IMAP/POP3 server)
- Sq
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How to secure your server basic idea
Here are some quick tips on how to secure your Linux server. This is only a short list, but, they are must do’s! Some of which are:

1. Change ssh port (use keys if possible as well/allow only specific users)
2. Disable unneeded services
3. Install a good firewall
4. Disable dangerous / unused PHP functions / harden your PHP
5. Install mod_security
6. Virus scan FTP uploads
7. Install root kit detection
8. Set root email to off server email account
9. Make sure your passwords are tough