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  • How to secure VPS hosting?

    It is always a absolute best choice to have VPS hosting service from the highest most VPS hosting service provider company. Go4hosting guarantees most security to each data processor and application of its purchasers, through its managed VPS hosting service.

    But just in case of a unmanaged VPS hosting service, the shopper should beware of doing bound things to make sure security to the VPS server.

    • The shopper should run associate degree audit of her/his VPs server. All the main points concerning each vulnerability and regarding each issue that's running on the server should be legendary to the shopper.
    • The shopper should be terribly open-eyed concerning change the server. The server ought to be updated on a day after day, by the shopper. The new versions are invariably offered with latest security patches. The shopper ought to conjointly take knowledge backup terribly often.
    • The shopper should conjointly secure the configuration of the Secured Socket Layer or SSL. The hackers 1st target the SSH. The shopper should keep the SSH running around the clock for the server to run effectively.
    • The user’s root access ought to be prevented I SSH is employed for log in.
    • Log in ought to be restricted to only a few users, in a group.
    • The shopper ought to install the package for sleuthing intruders.
    • The shopper ought to frequently scan her/his machine for opposedvirus and anti malwares.
    • The shopper ought to conjointly avail the services of a DDoS protection provider.

  • #2
    Here are some of the ways to secure a VPS server are:
    1. Disable root logins. Want a secure VPS? ...
    2. Change the SSH port. ...
    3. Keep server software updated. ...
    4. Disable unused network ports. ...
    5. Remove unwanted modules/packages. ...
    6. Disable IPv6. ...
    7. Use GnuPG encryption. ...
    8. Have a strong password policy.


    • #3
      Configure a firewall
      Use disk partitioning
      Make /boot read-only
      Use SFTP, not FTP
      Use a firewall
      Install antimalware/antivirus software
      Turn on CMS auto-updates
      Enable cPHulk in WHM
      Prevent anonymous FTP uploads


      • #4
        You are going to need to disable the root login information in these first.
        Modify the port used by SSH.
        maintain server software up to date
        Turn off any network ports that aren't being used.
        Take away any undesired packages.
        Maintain a stringent protocol for creating passwords.