Tutorials

Check out our selection of Server Management tutorials and guides.
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How to set up a DigitalOcean server with ServerAuth

With all the options, creating a server can be a daunting task. In this guide, we'll run you through creating a server with DigitalOcean and integrating with ServerAuth to make management a breeze.

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How to use Cron Jobs on Linux

Cron Jobs make repeated scheduled tasks on Linux a breeze. In this guide we'll explain what Cron Jobs are, how they work, and how you can get started scheduling your website or application's tasks.

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How to configure SSH session timeouts

Logging out of your server is not something you may automatically think of doing, especially if you're in the middle of doing something else. You may find yourself still logged in some time later.

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Using Fail2Ban to increase server security

Automatically block bad actors from accessing your server with Fail2Ban. A handy Linux tool to automatically scan for potential threats.

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How to Set Up SSH Keys

Setting up SSH Keys can make connecting to your servers so much easier. In this guide we'll show you how to use ssh-keygen to generate a new SSH key and add it to your server.

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Two-Factor (2FA) Authentication for SSH with Google Authenticator

Adding Two-Factor (or Multi-Factor) authentication to your server is an easy way of practically eliminating most SSH intrusion attempts.

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How to disable SSH root login on Linux

The aim for this short tutorial is to build on some of the previous basic server security tips and add some small, extra layers of security to your server.

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How to disable SSH password login on Linux

Server security is never about one main thing to protect your server but many little tricks that all add up to help decrease the chances of your server being compromised.

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How to change your SSH port on Linux

Whilst changing your SSH port doesn't directly provide extra security on your server, it's still a good idea to help reduce automated break in attempts.

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