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I’ve already written about rotating sftp / ssh backup shell script to remove directories (old backup files). However, a few of our readers would like to know more about removing old backup directories using ftp. As usual, you need accurate date and time on local system and remote backup directory must be in dd-mm-yyyy or […]


In last months reader poll I asked about Firewall on dedicated UNIX / Linux box. Do we really need a firewall? Personally, I install firewall on all boxes to filter out unwanted junk and IPs; even if box is only running public service such as a web server. The overall idea is to limit access […]

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