How to clear Cache & Buffer Memory on Linux?
The Linux Page Cache (File System Cache) is used to make IO operations faster. Sometimes in certain circumstances as an administrator need to manually clear the cache. In this article we will share the steps on how to clear Cache and buffer memory. The following steps are to clear Cached memory on Linux Servers Use... Continue Reading
How to enable SSL on a WAMP Server?
Websites in development environment that uses a WAMP server sometimes requires https to be available for further development of the application/websites. To enable https on the development server, we need to enable SSL manually. The following steps are to enable SSL on a WAMP server – Step 1: Download and Install OpenSSL on the server.... Continue Reading
How to configure Outlook 2013 and above from answering read receipts requests for emails?
To make Outlook ignore all requests from reading receipts Go to File -> Options 2.Select Mail 3.Scroll to the section Tracking on the right side 4.Select the option Always send a read receipt if you want to automatically send out read receipts Never send a read receipt if you do not want to be prompted... Continue Reading
How to fix for DoS vulnerability in BIND DNS service?
BIND DNS servers versions 9.1.0 to 9.9.7-P1 and 9.10.2-P2 allow a remote attacker to exploit an error in handling TKEY queries to launch a Denial of Service DoS vulnerability in BIND DNS service, server crashing. You should consider patching if the cPanel/WHM, Odin Plesk, or DirectAdmin servers are not patched. There is no workaround to... Continue Reading
How to force users to use strong passwords in Debian and Ubuntu distros?
A strong password must have 14 characters which should include one special character, one number and one uppercase and one lowercase. Password shouldn’t be predictable and shouldn’t be based on dictionary words. Some administrators / non-techie users do not understand how important Debian and Ubuntu distros are strong passwords and security. These administrators / non-techie... Continue Reading