Server Security

backup mysql database with cron job

backup mysql database with cron job If you run multiple WordPress websites on your web server like I do, you will need to make regular backups. A blog database changes daily and if your server blows up without no recent backups…..well, I would hate to be in that persons shoes. Here I will describe how […]

how to create sftp user

how to create sftp user If your running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 as a web server you may need to create ftp or sftp users. You may need to create a user because your wordpress installation went wrong and you need the theme creator to look it over. Maybe you need multiple ftp users because your […]

make phpmyadmin secure

make phpmyadmin secure By default, phpMyAdmin installs its web interface to a well-known location, like yourhost.com/phpMyAdmin. In order to make the phpMyAdmin installation more secure, it is a good idea to change this to a different, unique name. In order to do so, open the apache.conf file in the phpMyAdmin’s configuration directory. On many Linux […]