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How to Install cPanel on CentOS 7

Overview:cPanel is an online Linux-based web hosting control panel that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a web site or email. Prerequisite:Launch a CentOS 7 instance (Only install cPanel & WHM on a freshly-installed operating system).Access the instance via SSH.Run all the following commands from the shell/terminal (All commands […]

How to Edit Existing Security Group

Prerequisite: Launched your first instance from Portal. Step 1: Navigate to the region that your instance is created.Note: Security Groups setting differ by region. Step 2: Go to the Security Groups tab and click Manage Rules to edit your rules. Step 3: Add a new rule to your Security Group. Step 4: Set the rule by allowing port(s) according […]


Availability zone – a physical separation of compute resources within the same region. (eg: different hosts)CIDR – a compact representation of an IP address and its associated routing prefix (subnet mask). (eg: optimized – specification for instances that require high computational power. (eg: Web server, Database server)Credit – the amount of fund available on […]

How to Retrieve the Windows Administrator Password

OverviewThis tutorial will guide you through on how to retrieve the Windows administrator password which is initialized based on your key-pair. PrerequisiteLaunched your first Cloud Instance from the Portal. InstructionsStep 1: Click “More” to view more options for your Instance. Step 2: Click “Retrieve Password”. Step 3: Enter your private key.Tips: You can open the private key file with […]

How to Launch your first Cloud Instance

OverviewThis tutorial will guide you through on launching your first self-managed Cloud Instance via Portal. PrerequisiteRegister and login to your Customer Portal account.Top-up credit to launch Cloud Instance. InstructionsStep 1: Navigate to Launch Instance tab under the drop-down list. Step 2: (Optional) Change a region where you want your Instance to be launched to.IMPORTANT: Please take note that […]

How to Login to your Linux Instance

OverviewThis tutorial will guide you through on how to access your Linux Instance via SSH client and your private key. PrerequisiteDownloaded the private key when you launch your first Instance. Note: If you used your own key-pair during Instance creation, please use the same private key for this tutorial.(Optional) Have PuTTY installed. You can download and install […]

How to convert .pem private key file to .ppk format

Convert your private key using PuTTYgenPrerequisite:If you do not have PuTTY installed, download and install PuTTY from here. PuTTYgen is included in the PuTTY installation.Obtain the private key (the private key is in .pem file format). Step 1: Launch PuTTYgen (for example, from the Start menu, choose All Programs > PuTTY > PuTTYgen). Step 2: Choose Load to the .pem private key file […]

How to connect to OpenVPN in Windows 7

Download the OpenVPN client from here and install it in your PC or laptop. Once installed, go to OpenVPN installation directory, where normally it been installed in C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\bin Modify the privilege of openvpn.exe, where this file will be running as an administrator. In order to set this, right click on openvpn.exe, click on Compatibility […]

How to install Linux Malware Detect on CentOS

Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for Linux released under the GNU GPLv2 license, that is designed around the threats faced in shared hosted environments. It uses threat data from network edge intrusion detection systems to extract malware that is actively being used in attacks and generates signatures for detection.In addition, threat data […]