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CloudSigma Facilitates a Smooth Cloud Migration for US Custom Integrator Distributor

Customer Profile Our customer is the largest independent CI (Custom Integrator) distributor in the US. It services local and national dealers that span across multiple channels of business that include residential/commercial A/V, and security. The company is the “one-stop” solution with over 8000 stock items from 126 premium manufacturers. Our client uses a combination of technology from HCI server stacks …

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Setting Up a Firewall with FirewallD on CentOS 7

Introduction Firewalld is a firewall management solution that is available to many Linux distributions. It serves as an interface to the iptables packet filter system provided by the Linux kernel. In this guide, you will learn how to configure a firewall for your server. We will also show you the basics of managing the firewall with the firewall-cmd administration tool. …

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How to Read and Set Environmental and Shell Variables on a Linux VPS

The majority of the tech community enjoys interacting with systems through the command-line interface (CMD) or shell. Generally, it makes their work easier. For instance, you can create a shell command that can execute several tasks automatically as opposed to having to click through several buttons of a GUI. When you launch a shell or CMD program, it compiles several …

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How to Ensure Security While Transferring Files With The Help Of SFTP

When you need to transfer data and files between two computers, there are two protocols that can finish the job. Тhe typically used method is the FTP or the File Transfer Protocol. However, rising concerns over the security of data moved from one device to another have encouraged the use of SFTP. SFTP stands for Secure File Transfer Protocol. It …

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How To Use SSH to Connect to a Remote Server in Ubuntu

What is SSH? SSH means Secure Shell. With SSH you can access remote machines in a secure way since the connection is encrypted. With the ssh command from the Linux terminal, we can connect to remote Linux servers and work as if it were our computer. At the end of this tutorial, you should have a full understanding of how …

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Manage Systemd Services and Units with Systemctl

Introduction Sуѕtеmd is an init ѕуѕtеm аnd system mаnаgеr thаt has gained a lot of popularity recently. More than that, it is bесоming thе new ѕtаndаrd for Linux mасhinеѕ. Although thеrе are legitimate dоubtѕ аѕ tо whеthеr systemd iѕ аn imрrоvеmеnt оvеr traditional SуѕV initialization systems, most diѕtributiоnѕ have аlrеаdу switched tо ѕуѕtеmd, оr plan tо do so. In ѕhоrt, …

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How to Install Anaconda on Ubuntu 18.04 in Six Simple Steps

Introduction Anaconda is an open-source package manager and framework for handling machine learning and data science workflows. It also helps to distribute some programming languages ​​like Python and R. With over 7500 different scientific data packages, Anaconda helps process large-scale data, scientific computing, and predictive analysis. This package is available as a free and paid version. In this tutorial, we …

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How to Install and Configure VNC on Ubuntu 18.04

VNC (Virtual Network Computing ) allows you to use your server just like you use your computer- with the graphical user interface (GUI),  desktop, and your mouse and keyboard. It makes computing easier for users who are new to working on a server. Cloudsigma allows you to access VNC straight after creating the server. Along with that, in this tutorial, …

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How to install Node.js on Ubuntu 18.04

Node.js is an open-source platform that allows programmers to build dynamic web pages and applications. It is used widely for server-side scripting and allows users to use JavaScript for both client and server-side scripts. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Node.js on Ubuntu 18.04 and get started with it. Prerequisites First, you have to create a machine. …

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Cloudflare Access: Securing Access to Web Applications

In these times of uncertainties, the global trend is to make the working environment more agile and the work tools more portable. Never has been more important than during the COVID19 crisis with the requirement to work remotely from the main corporate office locations. Cloudflare Access replaces traditional corporate VPN clients by putting Cloudflare’s global edge network in front of …