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Archive for September, 2021

Automate repetitive tasks? – Cron Job!

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 by Helge
Screenshot_2020-08-05 Servage - Cron jobs 1000850(1)You want to automate repetitive tasks via your Servage hosting account? No problem – we are offering Cron Jobs for our customers! Cron is a Linux utility which schedules a command or script on your server to run automatically at a specified time and date. A cron job is the scheduled task itself. Cron jobs can be very useful to automate repetitive tasks and allow users to run commands or scripts at a given date and time. You can schedule scripts to be executed periodically. Crontab files can be used e.g. to automate backups, system maintenance and other repetitive tasks. ...

SSH – useful tool!

Friday, September 17th, 2021 by Helge
puttyFor each Servage hosting account, we are offering one SSH account. SSH stands for Secure Shell and is a way to log in to the server to be able to work directly on the server via text commands. SSH has plenty of advantages, it allows the encryption of data so that those malicious would-be attackers cannot access your user information and passwords. SSH also allows the tunneling of other protocols such as FTP. You find more information about SSH e.g. on this PAGE With the help of SSH, you can perform plenty of cool actions such as e.g. Find and Import MySQL back ups Connection via SSH tunnel Search for files and ...

Servage Hosting – SSL & Let’s Encrypt

Thursday, September 9th, 2021 by Helge
Via  Servage control panel, you can implement paid SSL and/or Let’s Encrypt  to run your hosts via https. development-environment Here are some more details about Let’s Encrypt and some pros and cons of both methods: What is Let’s encrypt SSL? How do I benefit from it? Let’s Encrypt is a security service supported by several major IT companies such as Google or Facebook. The service offers SSL certificates for a very low price. Using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) provides a secure connection when you visit a particular website. It ensures that while surfing, the connection between the website and the user is encrypted and hence secured.  You find very detailed information about ...

Upgrade your WordPress to the newest version

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 by Helge
Screenshot_2020-01-22 Servage - Application Installer 1000850Since many of our customers run Wordpresses, we like to renew this magazine blog related to the upgrade of Wordpress applications. Please read the following to find out how to upgrade your application either via the Servage control panel or manually. Via your Servage account, you can install plenty of apps via our application installer with few clicks. It is easy!. But, also updating the apps to the newest version can be done in a couple of seconds. There are good reason to keep your WordPress updated: improved security improved speed enhanced features You find a detailed overview of the improvements on e.g. THIS page. Servage ...