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How to make password entry in the terminal visible

How to make password entry in the terminal visible

How to make password entry in the terminal visible — Each time when you use sudo, the terminal asks you to enter the user password. This is a great security measure! But the terminal does not offer any visual feedback when entering the password. This is often confusing. Adding such a relationship is quite simple, as a result of which we will see “an asterisk” when entering. Open the terminal (often by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T) and enter: # sudo vi / etc / sudoers Find the line: # Defaults env_reset and replace it with: # Defaults env_reset,pwfeedback ...
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What is IPMI

What is IPMI

What is IPMI -    IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) is an interface for remotely monitoring and managing the physical state of a server. IPMI is analogous to the well-known IP-KVM, iLo, iDRAC, IMM. IPMI features:   - remote power on/off and restart of the server;   - monitoring of temperature, voltage and cooling system;   - remote connection to the media server (for example, for installing OS and software);   - account management and user rights (there is support for LDAP and Active Directory);   - access port management and SSL certificate access security;   - setting up notifications about server operation. You can ...
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What you need to know about cPanel

What you need to know about cPanel

What you need to know about cPanel -    For convenient and easy management of your hosting were created control panels. If you have no experience in hosting service and you are new in this field - it doesn't matter: this type of software is intended for a wide range of users and gives everyone the opportunity to understand how it works. An intuitive interface connects a wide range of available functions, thanks to which it becomes possible to perform all sorts of tasks of varying complexity.    cPanel one of the most popular control panels. The platform provides ...
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What is VPS? And types of virtualization: OpenVZ and KVM

What is VPS? And types of virtualization: OpenVZ and KVM

What is VPS? And types of virtualization: OpenVZ and KVM -   VPS it is a virtual private server and it is a single machine is partitioned into separate servers that each act like a dedicated mac. You have full root access and there is possibility to setup different OS on you VPS, install various software, make changes to server settings, build tables, etc. Below you can check some advantage of VPS hosting:   - VPS is much more cheaper than dedicated server and you don’t share your space with other customer like on shared hosting.   - VPS is flexible ...
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