If you’re thinking about selecting Linux as an operating system for your dedicated server, you may be wondering where to begin. At ReliableSite, we do our best to make setting up your dedicated Linux server as easy and stress-free as possible. This includes having the option to have an experienced ReliableSite technician install the Linux operating system and configure it for you. If you decide to handle this aspect yourself, we also empower you by offering a wide range of free Linux source code and tutorials on our website.
As the premier platform provider for enterprise workloads, Red Hat works side by side with engineers from major hardware vendors and cloud providers to make sure that the operating system takes full advantage of the latest innovations. This leadership with partners, as well as our influence and contributions to upstream communities, allows us to provide a stable, secure, and performance-driven foundation for the applications that run the business of today and tomorrow.
Today we made some exciting announcements along with Red Hat around container support. We’re adding Windows support in OpenShift, OpenShift Dedicated on Azure and SQL Server support in OpenShift and Red Hat Linux to our joint roadmap, and extending the integrated, co-located support that has been a signature of our partnership. You can read all the news in the press release here.
Table 2.1, “Hardware Requirements Based on Number of Entries” contains guidelines for the recommended size of the Directory Server database. They are based upon the number of entries that your organization requires. The values shown in the table assume that the entries in the LDIF file are approximately 100 bytes each and that only the recommended indices are configured (since indexing is resource-intensive).
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 was released this week, on Tuesday, December 6th, and contains a number of updates to the May 2011 release of RHEL 6.1. Functionality enhancements in RHEL 6.2 include optimization in virtualization, resource management, High Availability (HA) configuration, identity management, storage capabilities, and overall server performance.
Linux Dedicated servers represent a great deal of all the dedicated servers in the world, due to the several advantages which Linux has as a server Operating System. Linux Dedicated Servers are more stable and secure, cost less than other dedicated servers and are perfect for any Web Hosting enterprise. Linux Dedicated Server web hosting accounts now represent the greater part of all the web hosting accounts in the world.
With each Standard Dedicated Server purchase we provide you 2 free hours of our highest level of support from our Managed Hosting team. Commercial Class servers receive 4 hours. These hours can be used to fully transfer your websites to our servers. In order to make sure 2 hours is plenty of time for you, please speak with our sales representatives.
Note: If you are an ISP and provide a dedicated server which we can use as a mirror, the CentOS project will manage that server. We will maintain it as an up to date mirror that your local CentOS machines can all use. The end result might be that your users get faster updates and in the end the total bandwidth consumed by doing CentOS updates for you actually goes down ... and of course, you get to support the OS that is making you all that money.

Every Dedicated Server comes preloaded with APF. APF is a well known and respected software firewall that utilizes the built in Linux routing system (iptables). The firewall will be configured to prevent access to all ports but ones necessary for servicing the site. Certain services, like SSH, are blocked by default to help prevent common attacks. During the setup process we can add your IP addresses to allow access to whichever services you deem fit.


Mr. Lane Livingston, CEO of NetHosting, stated, “As the efficiency benefits offered in virtualized hosting environments receive greater publicity, the prospect of migration and other reservations may still deter some enterprises from switching over. But cutting-edge operating systems like Red Hat’s RHEL 6.2 are proving the reliability of innovative hosting options like the cloud in both security and overall stability, which is why Red Hat’s newest release is fully supported on our products.”
The typical installation of CentOS as performed in this tutorial will be based on the CentOS 7 DVD ISO image. You can burn the image to a DVD or copy it to a bootable USB drive. The installation covers the process of installing CentOS 7 on UEFI based machine. The same installation procedure can be successfully applied on old BIOS motherboards or on UEFI systems with Legacy Mode or CSM (Compatibility Support Module) option enabled.
After you’ve made the above settings to your machine motherboard UEFI/BIOS, place the DVD ISO image of CentOS 7.4 or the bootable USB flash stick in the appropriate motherboard drive. Then reboot or power-on the machine. Hit the appropriate bootable key from the keyboard and instruct the BIOS or UEFI software to boot the machine from the appropriate DVD or USB drive. The CentOS 7 bootable ISO image should load and it will present you the first installation image on your monitor screen. Select Install CentOS 7 from that menu and hit the Enter key to start the installation process, as illustrated in the following image.
I had a horrible time trying to get my domain and email accounts transferred to Easyspace because of the incompetence of my last provider. Anticipating all the usual infuriating experiences of trying to get hold of "support" and then being completely unable to understand a strong Indian accent etc etc, I was pleasantly surprised to find the support centre was in the UK, easily accessible by phone and email, completely understandable and very helpful. The guys sorted out my problems efficiently and quickly and helped me to set up one of my email accounts which was proving to be awkward. I have only been with Easyspace for a week thus far so cannot comment on their ongoing service: but, so far so good!
Because CentOS is the free version of Redhat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), it does not come with any support by default, like you might expect from RHEL. That said, there are many third parties who are capable of supporting CentOS. Your hosting provider can certainly provide support for you, or if you need additional assistance, you can always contract with one of many third party management companies.
Have a need that doesn't quite fit with any  package? That's when to contact GalaxyVisions' Professional Services. The team of engineers, technicians and solution architects provides consulting services for clients with advanced requirements. The approach is to take a holistic view of your needs and provide a complete solution. The Professional Services team works across functional areas and can you get the most out of your IT infrastructure, boost security, increase availability and maintain stability. They're also expert at transferring your systems to GalaxyVisions.
A dedicated server also offers administrators a greater range of control over server management and monitoring. Experienced admins or those who love tinkering with settings will love the wide range of optimization options available to make your site as blazing fast as possible while still holding up under heavy traffic. Root access to your private server also allows the installation and management of virtually any software you would like. 
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