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Server Administration

Cleaning up your /boot partition

Sometimes, your /boot partition will become large, and near its limit. This is often caused by old kernels being left on your system. The following steps should help to get that cleaned up safely, and hopefully reduce the size of your boot partition. This will keep the latest two kernels on your system, and remove the others.

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Helpful server commands to troubleshoot DoS attacks

DoS attacks suck. They’re hard to trace down, and sometimes it looks like legitimate traffic. Hopefully these commands are of some use to someone in helping to determine which IP addresses are currently (or have recently been) connected to your server. Chances are, one or more of them are offending visitors!

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