Configure BIND DNS Server to Listen Only On Certain IP Address or Network Interface

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I want to to configure named ( BIND DNS Sever daemon ) to listens only on eth1 interface which has an IP address 202.54.1.2. How do I configure my named BIND DNS name server to listen only on certain network interface or IP address on a Linux or Unix-like systems?

How To Back Up a Web Server

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Q. I’m using Red Hat Enterprise Linux based Apache web server. How do I backup my Apache webserver, MySQL and PostgreSQL database to another disk called /backup and then copy it to other offsite backup ssh server called backup.example.com?

Access Any Remote Server Port Without Modifying Firewall Settings

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I’ve couple of remote servers and I’d like to access few admin only application running on port 10000 and 3001. My firewall only allows port 80, 443, 25, 22 and 110 for public access. Do I need to open port 10000 and 3001 for everyone using firewall? How do I access my admin only apps without opening port 10000 and 3001?

Best Method To Reboot Remote Linux / Windows / UNIX Server

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Q. I’ve couple of Linux / Windows server hosted in remote data center? My ISP provides following option for rebooting the box:
a) Graceful shutdown command
b) An IPMI reboot
c) A power strip

Which one is the best way to reboot server and why?
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