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We currently offer two NTP servers for use. These are: bne.ntp.thedatacentre.com.au syd.ntp.thedatacentre.com.au These are part of the www.ntppool.org [http://www.ntppool.org] project and are also used if you use the following servers: server 0.au.pool...
In the event your server has been compromised the following procedures apply: Sending Outgoing D/DoS Attack: If your server is sending an outbound Distributed / Denial of Service Attack that is large enough for us to see on our internal network charts...
Note: Not all commands work on all flavours of Linux. Further information on a command can be found quickly with 'command --help' or 'man commandname' for the manual. ------------------------- Navigation: / Â (refers to the root directory on the se...
You can check to see how many connections there are from each IP address on a specific port by running the following command as root: netstat -plan|grep :80|awk {'print $5'}|cut -d: -f 1|sort|uniq -c|sort -nk 1 80 is the port number, you can substitute ...
Important: make sure the port you wish to use is opened on your firewall before changing the port number !!! * Login to shell as root. * Use any preferred editor to edit the file /etc/ssh/sshd_config * Search for Port option, uncomment it and chang...
When logged in to a Windows Server via Remote Desktop / Terminal Services the 'Shutdown' option (Start > Shutdown) says Disconnect instead. To Reboot the server you can either press: CTRL+ALT+END to bring up a menu and select Shutdown. OR Go to th...
Firstly before making any changes to named files it is very wise to make a backup: mkdir /var/named/backup cp /var/named/*.db /var/named/backup/ Change the serial number to all domains listed, note the format of the date in the example below (2009032410)...
In the event you require your operating system to be reinstalled the following procedure applies: Lodge a ticket in the Dedicated Server section of the helpdesk with the time you prefer for this to be performed. Please note that charges do apply, pleas...
A DNS normally consists of âEUR˜ForwardâEUR(tm) lookups such as A records. An example of this would be the domain name âEUR˜helpdesk.hostnetworks.comâEUR(tm) has the A record of 202.174.100.9. A Reverse DNS entry, known as a PTR (Pointer) record does th...