Server Security Checklist
In this article we list a number of things you should check if you are setting up a server from scratch as well as a few things which can enhance security on our Perfect Server Stacks.
How to check for open ports on your Ubuntu server
This article details various approaches to finding out which ports are open and accessible on your server.
How to work with your firewall (UFW - Uncomplicated Firewall)
In this article we show how UFW - or Uncomplicated Firewall - works along with common commands and usage examples.
SSH Security Configuration Settings
This article lists various settings for the SSH Daemon which impact server security.
How to configure Fail2Ban for common services
How fail2ban can be configured for common services as well as how to utilize the fail2ban CLI tools to check status of various jails, unbanning users and more.
How to Secure Nginx with Naxsi Firewall on Ubuntu 18.04 VPS
This Article describes how you can set up and configure Naxsi firewall on a Webdock LEMP stack on Ubuntu Bionic 18.04.
How to Secure Nginx with Naxsi Firewall on Ubuntu 20.04 VPS
This Article describes how you can set up and configure Naxsi firewall on a Webdock LEMP stack on Ubuntu Focal 20.04.
How to configure Security Headers in Nginx and Apache
Here we outline which security headers are important to set in different scenarios in Nginx and Apache.
How to enable Encryption for MariaDB
Enable Encryption of your database data with MariaDB as well as force all new tables created to be encrypted.
How to Scan Your Webdock Server for Malware and Virus
This guide provides basic step-by-step instructions to install various tools to scan your server for malware and viruses.
How To Use Our Free BotGuard Bot Protection
In this article we show you how to activate and use our Free BotGuard Bot Protection which is included for free with all our VPS servers.