Lately, we have been talking about the Linux Dedicated Servers, in this article I am going to show you the three important tools which are useful for your Linux Dedicated Server Hosting.
A fact that most of the people belonging to the website hosting industry knows that the products and applications released for Linux are FREE. The tools listed below are also free to download on Internet.
GRUB: Basically, this is boot loader application unveiled under GNU project available for free. If you wish to use 2 operating systems on one single machine, you will need an option to choose the OS you want to run on start of your machine. GRUB is one of the multiboot specification that can fulfil you needs. This is an application which lets you to install and run two different operating systems (OS) on the same machine.
You can see the option, only if the GRUB is installed on your Linux Dedicated Server, otherwise the feature will not work. One more advantage of this feature is that you can select various images of the kernel and pass boot time parameters on a single operating system partitions to such kernels.
Most of the Linux Dedicated Server Hosting providers will help you to install GRUB boot loader on your server. If not, there is a possibility that you will have to install the GRUB application of your own.
TCP Wrapper: This application is also a free tool that you can download via Internet. TCP Wrapper basically acts as a firewall for your own Linux based dedicated servers. A fact that the incoming packets are being monitored by the TCP Wrapper, hence it is stated as an acting firewall.
On linux dedicated server hacking attacks might be possible, hackers may attempts to login into your server. TCP Wrapper ensures it by checking the external source is aurthorized to connect your linux server or not. If the attempt is unauthorized, the application will denied the login permission.
It is also known as a domain computer program, one of the best programs by using it you can keep hackers far away from your Linux server.
Zend Optimizer: It is a free runtime application that allows PHP to run the scripts encoded by Zend Guard. Those who want to run encoded application can freely use this application.
Zend Encoder and Zend Guard are few software’s which encode specific files and Zend optimizer is a free linux application software which runs these files while boosting the running speed of PHP applications. Basically, it is an application required by most of the scripts to run the scripts on your linux server while decrypting and running them on the fly while increasing runtime performance.
Maximize your limitations and increase your security by installing these useful tools on your Linux Dedicated Server Hosting.