Configure CentOS Automatic Security Updates

When running your own VPS, security updates are critical for stability. I have shown how to configure automatic security updates on Debian and now it’s time to do it for CentOS.CentOS provide a flag for applying security updates, when combined with yum-cron we can schedule security updates to be automatically installed every day.Configure CentOS Automatic … Learn more…

Enable Automatic Kernel Patches without Rebooting with KernelCare

Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS make stable and robust web servers. One critical advantage of using Linux over Windows is that you can upgrade software without having to reboot. The main exception to this is kernel upgrades which require reboots. KernelCare overcomes this limitation so you can maintain 100% uptime while running the … Learn more…

Configure + Enable Monit Brute Force Protection with fail2ban

Monit is a great tool for WordPress self-hosting which will monitor your essential services like nginx, MariaDB MySQL, php5-fpm, Varnish, Redis, memcached and basically anything running on your VPS or dedicated server. Monit does allow whitelisting so that only certain IP addresses or dynamic DNS addresses are allowed to access the Monit web interface. If … Learn more…