Many websites and applications start off with their web server and database backend hosted on the same machine. With time, though, a setup like this can become cumbersome and difficult to scale. A common solution is to separate these functions by setting up a remote database, allowing the server and database to grow at their own pace on their own machines. In order to perform these steps, you must have local server access to log in as the root MySQL user. To create a remote connection:. On your database server, as a user with root privileges, open your MySQL configuration file. To locate it, enter the following command:. Navigate to the line that begins with the bind-address directive. If it exists, change the value as follows.
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This is an option that will enable you to limit how much your service is exposed to attacks from the public network. The Firewall Network protects the IPs that are associated with a machine. You must therefore configure each IP separately; it is not possible to configure the server as a whole. You can enable and configure it manually from the Control Panel in the IP section, by clicking on the gear icon to the right of the relevant IPv4. The firewall is enabled automatically upon each DDoS attack, and cannot be disabled before the attack ends. This is why it is important to keep the firewall rules up to date. As a default setting you do not have any configured rules, so all connections can be set up. If you do have any, remember to check your firewall rules regularly, even if you disable it. The rules are sorted chronologically from 0 the first rule read to 19 the last.
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Storing data on rapid SSDs ensures the resource's maximum performance and a faster response and lowers the impact of other virtual machines on your website's operation. The automation of routine tasks and hosting control via a user-friendly web interface allows users to:. It also serves for capturing system settings and recovery in case of failures, automatic or manual installation of operating systems.
We may want to change some settings about our server, like choosing a password or renaming it. This is simpler than it sounds like. In our case, we want to change the password and the server name. Simple, right? You will see you can change the port, the number of backups kept in the disk and, of course, the world saving files.