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How to use Find

The find command is a wonderfully useful tool that allows you to find files or folders by searching for them in a number of ways.Find searches through one or more directory trees of a filesystem, locating files based on some user-specified…

How to use ps

The command ps reports a snapshot of a system’s current processes.The ps command is very useful at getting a snapshot overview of what processes are currently running on a system.  This information can be extremely useful for…

Digging Into Exim Mail Logs With Exigrep

Perhaps a particular domain on your cPanel server has stopped receiving e-mail. Or, an address on your domain is able to receive e-mail, except from your supplier. Maybe you can receive e-mail just fine, but are receiving error message…

How To: Check PHP Modules With phpinfo

Say your PHP application is unable to load a needed PHP module. The first thing to check is to see if the PHP module is available to the application. The best way to do that is with what is called a “phpinfo” file.What is a…

CSF: Config Server Firewall Installation

An alternative firewall to APF is the Config Server Firewall, or CSF.CSF is generally considered a more advanced firewall as there are more configuration options compared to other firewalls, while still being simple enough to install and…

Why Is Most of My Memory Being Used?

Often we hear a lot of customers asking why, when their server is largely idle, much of their RAM appears to be in use.When RAM is not needed for other functions, your server will load frequently-accessed files into memory in order to read…

Featured Freeware: MTR

Featured Freeware highlights some of the sxi.io Web staff’s favorite free software. This week we are covering a treasured favorite, MTR.Note: This post assumes you have a working knowledge of traceroute.MTR (originally Matt’s…