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What is Linux Server Auditing, and how to do it

According to surveys, 68% of the internet runs on Linux. So, if you have a website, chances are that it runs on a Linux server.

From big cloud providers to small VPS providers sell servers that run Linux by default.

The trouble is, a lot of website owners are not familiar with Linux as they use Windows or iOS in their laptop.

This unfamiliarity leads to a poorly maintained server that becomes vulnerable to malware, hackers and resource bottlenecks. (more…)

Fixing Nginx Docker error “16440 upstream prematurely closed connection”

Here at Bobcares, we help Website owners, SaaS providers and Hosting companies run highly reliable web services.

One way we achieve that is by having server experts monitor production servers 24/7 and quickly resolving any issue that can affect uptime.

Recently, engineers at our 24×7 monitoring service noticed that a site hosted by our customer in a Docker server was offline. (more…)

Benefits of virtualization for small and mid-sized businesses

Benefits of virtualization for small and mid-sized businesses

“If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.”

It’s a common sense advice, and many IT managers use this to explain why their infrastructure isn’t virtualized yet. Server virtualization technologies have been around for more than a decade now, but some businesses prefer the proven reliability of good ol’ dedicated servers. (more…)

Eitest infection – Why your servers maybe at risk!

One of the world’s longest lived malware networks, Eitest network is offline now. But the infection is still active and can affect servers running malicious and vulnerable code.

When the EITest infrastructure was discovered in 2011, it was not foreseen that cyber criminals would start using it as a TDS botnet. Today, we’ll see what is Eitest infection, and how your server can get affected by it. (more…)

How to clear Docker cache and save disk space

How to clear Docker cache and save disk space

You can spin up a Docker container in a few seconds. A quick “docker run” command, and voila, your shiny new app is online. But this simplicity often leads to a performance bottleneck – High Disk Space usage.

Docker focuses on fast container deployment, and doesn’t focus much on disk space management. That’s why manual intervention is required to manage disk space in Docker machines. (more…)

Top 5 benefits you reap from an expert server support company

Do you get woken up in the midst of the night to handle a server issue? Do you find yourself trying to pacify angry customers every now and then?

Then, it is time for you to consider hiring a good server support company. Servers form the foundation of any online business, so you need to ensure that they are in safe hands.

See how our server support team can assist you!
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How to fix Drupalgeddon2 vulnerability (CVE-2018-7600) in Drupal 7.x and 8.x

On March 28th, Drupal disclosed a Highly Critical vulnerability in Drupal core (CVE-2018-7600) that was dubbed Drupalgeddon 2 (Drupalgeddon 1 happened in 2014)

Drupal version 7.x and 8.5.x was affected by this vulnerability, and allowed remote attackers to infect the site with malicious code.

(more…)

How to find (and reduce) your Server Maintenance Cost

If you have an online business, you’ll need a server.

And we know servers can be expensive to own an operate. But are you spending more than you really need to? (more…)

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