James John – Software Engineer


Server Management

Restore Visitors’ Original IP from CloudFlare in Apache 2.4

Earlier I made a post on My Problems with CloudFlare and this was one them, I guess they saw my post and decided to do something 😀 . Meanwhile if you are in Business Enterprise Plan in CloudFlare you can activate for the user’s real IP be sent to you via Header but, poor me… […]

My Problems with CloudFlare

CloudFlare is a Content Delivery Network (CDN) and DNS manager serving as Reverse Proxy for webservers. CDN delivers front-end contents to the end user, this can be done by another server which will release load from the main server delivering the back-end content. Most CDNs are paid but right from the beginning CloudFlare has the […]

Creating and Enabling Swap Memory in Ubuntu 14 & 15

A Swap File in Linux is a designated storage in Linux Filesystem where data can be stored temporarily when it can no longer be contained in the RAM, this can help prevent your Sytem from crashing. Sometimes my 4G RAM gets filled up when I’m running heavy packages which hangs my system, but with Swap; […]

Installing and Using Webmin in Ubuntu Linux – Web-based System Administration

Webmin is Web-based tool for making System Administration in Linux easier not editing those codes and config files all the time. I am a great fan of this tool because I’ve used it and it helped me alot especially in config files, this tool is also light and doesn’t need much RAM memory to run. […]

Using and Configuring Virtual Hosts (Addon Domain) in Apache for Ubuntu 14.04

If you’ve got a VPS or your own private server, of course you won’t want to use it for a site only, you would want to add more sites because it’s a private server and you do your stuffs the way you want it. Apache offers this which is so easy, hosting multiple websites in […]

Setting Up FTP Server In Ubuntu 14.04 Using VSFTPD

Server is up without FTP, will you be using SSH all the time? Nah! Time to create an FTP Server for your clients to interact with files and data in your server. In this tutorial I will try to make things easier for you by God’s grace 🙂 I assume you are using Ubuntu 14.04 […]

Modify Apache ServerTokens to your Custom Value Using Mod_Security Module

I can view any server software any site is using. Cool ye? Why not be unpredictable! I like being unpredictable 😉 View your current or any site’s server software by visiting here

Configuring Simple Firewalls in Ubuntu 14.04 Using UFW

When building up a Web Server, especially Unmanaged all you have in mind is how to secure your server right? Now you need a firewall to block and open some ports in your server.

How to Prevent Hotlink in Cpanel

How to Prevent Hotlink in Cpanel

Hey, Am going to show you how to protect your site and files from hot linking using a tool in your CPanel. Login to your CPanel and search for Hotlink Protection, example of an icon below and click on it Your next page will be something like this URLs allowed to access: These are list […]

How to Restore Deleted File and Directory Using R1 Software in Cpanel

How to Restore Deleted File and Directory Using R1 Software in Cpanel

Hello, I got to learnt this when I mistakenly deleted one of my important files in my Cpanel. I was like “Am dead!” but I saw help when I visited the Cpanel forum of which am going to share. Login to your Cpanel, inside the Files tab look for the R1Soft Restore Backups then click […]