All posts by "Kirk Schnable"

Kirk Schnable
A key expert Systems Administrator at GigeNET
As a veteran sysadmin, he's seen it all and gladly shares his insights with our sysadmins in training. He's always up for a challenge, tackling the tough tickets. On off hours, he runs multiple servers and a multi-homed VPN network and still finds time to Twitch stream, sharing his DJ hobby and video games.

In today’s security-focused world, securing your website, as well as the server it is running on, is an important and necessary task for any website owner. SSL certificates are on ...
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SSH is a common system administration utility for Linux servers.  Whether you’re running CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, or anything in between; if you’ve logged into a Linux server before, you likely ...
backup strategy

“Backup your data!” everyone preaches.  Creating a backup strategy can be time consuming and expensive, especially if you have a lot of data to backup.  You’ve gotten along just fine ...
How To Migrate EasyApache 4 Profiles Between cPanel Servers

EasyApache is a convenient utility on cPanel servers which allows you to manage much of the important software that powers your web server. It manages your installations of Apache, PHP, ...
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Syncthing is a fantastic decentralized file synchronization utility, which functions in a manner similar to other cloud storage services like Dropbox or Google Drive, but is self-hosted and does not ...
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During day-to-day server administration, there are a variety of important system metrics to analyze in order to assess the performance of the server, as well as diagnose any issues. A ...