Installing a Web, Email & MySQL Database Cluster on Debian 8.4 Jessie with ISPConfig 3.1

This tutorial describes the installation of a clustered web, email, database and DNS server to be used for redundancy, high availability and load balancing on Debian 8 with the ISPConfig 3 control panel. MySQL Master/Master replication will be used to replicate the MySQL client databases between the servers, Unison will Continue Reading

Cut your network port count per server by 50% with Windows Server 2016

This post was authored by Don Stanwyck, Senior Program Manager, Windows Server. Network complexity is largely driven by the number of nodes connected to it and the number of paths between them. The situation is compounded when multiple protocols operate over the shared resource. Windows Server 2016 simplifies the network Continue Reading

A closer look at shielded VMs in Windows Server 2016

This post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal Program Manager, Windows Server. On this week’s Microsoft Mechanics show, we bring you Dean Wells and Matt McSpirit to demonstrate Shielded VMs – another reason why you should be evaluating Windows Server 2016. A little backstory … As someone who has spent Continue Reading

WordPress 4.5.2 Security Release

WordPress 4.5.2 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.5.1 and earlier are affected by a SOME vulnerability through Plupload, the third-party library WordPress uses for uploading files. WordPress versions 4.2 through 4.5.1 Continue Reading

EasyApache 3 May 2016 Maintenance Update

SUMMARY cPanel, Inc. has released EasyApache 3.32.13 with PHP versions 5.5.35 and 5.6.21. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2016-3074. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.5 users to version 5.5.35, and all PHP 5.6 users to upgrade to version 5.6.21. AFFECTED VERSIONS All versions of PHP 5.5 through version 5.5.34 Continue Reading

Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #9: Containers

This post was authored by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. It is the ninth post in the “Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016” series. Today I got to talk with Taylor Brown, principal lead program manager for Windows Server containers. Taylor’s team is responsible for product vision Continue Reading

[Incident] Web and Mail server connectivity issue

Dear Customers, You may be getting intermittent connectivity issue to web and mail server during this period.   Service(s) affected : Shared Web(linweb03, linweb04), Mail server( Incident start time and date : 8:45 AM 26 April 2016 Incident end time and date : 10:00 AM 26 April 2016   Details : The server was Continue Reading

Advances in Advanced Threat Protection

This week Fortinet announced even more advances to our award-winning, ICSA-certified Advanced Threat Protection solution – because, apparently, awesome simply wasn’t good enough. What is Advanced Threat Protection? The unprecedented growth of devices, users, applications, transactions, and services passing through the increasingly distributed corporate infrastructure is transforming networks. And much Continue Reading

5 tips for better email campaigns

With 61% of customers still happy to receive promotional emails, this form of communication should be high on your list of marketing priorities. But the bar is higher than ever for what constitutes a quality email, so we’ve identified five things you can do to improve your email campaigns and Continue Reading