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The Best Ways to Use Google’s SMTP Server

While many of us enjoy Google’s services in one form or another, very few seem to leverage the portable SMTP server feature that comes with Gmail and Google Apps email. The Google SMTP server is reliable and free of charge. Instead of managing a personal SMTP server on your CloudSigma workload, Google’s SMTP server can be set with almost any …

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Configuring an Iptables Firewall: Basic Rules and Commands

Introduction Iptables​ is a command-line ​firewall ​utility. This means that it is software that allows you to configure a firewall on your system. It is typically available by default on ​Linux​ systems. In this guide, we will ​discuss some of the common rules and commands that go with the iptables​ firewall. Whenever a connection tries to establish itself with your …