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404 bot attack is one of the powerful weapons of hackers. But, that’s where Fail2ban comes for your help. We can use Fail2ban to block malicious 404 scans and invalid requests on a web server such as Apache. At Bobcares, we help server owners setup Fail2ban to block 404 bot attacks on their servers as part of our Server Management Services. Today, let’s discuss how we setup Fail2ban to block 404 bot attacks on Apache…

An error on the website do not look good at all. Certain web server errors give some details on what went wrong. Luckily, these clues help to fix things faster. Unfortunately, Litespeed 403 forbidden error means server disallows access to the website. At Bobcares, we resolve these type of Litespeed errors for customers as part of our Server Administration Services. Today, we’ll see how our Support Engineers diagnose and fix the 403 forbidden error in…

Expired SSL certificates make websites insecure. And, it can even result in a website attack. Therefore, replacing website SSL with a valid one is really critical. But, in certain cases, websites throw up errors and still show the old SSL certificate even after renewal. At Bobcares, we often see customers reporting problems with website showing old certificate as part of our Outsourced Technical Services for web hosts. Today, we’ll see the top causes for Apache…

SSL certificates are extremely important for the security of your online business. But, what if you have multiple subdomains to manage? There comes wildcard SSL certificates that secure multiple subdomains with a single SSL certificate, which reduces the management time and costs. At Bobcares, we help server owners secure their web servers and domains with wildcard certificates as part of our Dedicated Support Services for web hosts. Today, we’ll see how our Support Engineers install…

It’s a fact that the threat of DDoS attacks is increasing! Since Apache is a widely used web server, it can fall as the prime victim of DDoS. Quite a terrible situation, right? So, what’s the smart decision here? Even though, there is no perfect solution to prevent Apache DDoS attacks, we can defend it to a great extent. At Bobcares, we help our server owners to harden and secure their web servers as part…

CentOS Web Panel is a free control panel that allows quick and easy management of servers.It allows to improve server performance and website speed with web applications like Varnish Cache.But, enabling Varnish Cache often creates the error “503 backend fetch failed” due to configuration problems.At Bobcares, we help server owners to find the real reason for such errors as part of our Dedicated Support Services for Web Hosts.Today, let’s see what causes the CentOS Web…

Linux presents various types of servers like Cloudlinux, CentOS, Ubuntu etc.  Every server type has its own merits and demerits.And, the choice of the server type depends on factors like purpose of the server, number of accounts etc.This often confuses new server owners on the type of server to choose.At Bobcares, we often get queries from such customers regarding server types in our Infrastructure Management services.Today, let’s have a look on CentOS vs CloudLinux servers. CentOS…

Securing Websites has become really easy with free SSL certificate providers like Let’s Encrypt.This certificate not only adds trust for your website but also makes data transfer secure.Although, there are many benefits, maintaining Let’s Encrypt certificates requires some additional work initially.At Bobcares, we help server owners in the installation and setup of Let’s Encrypt service as part of our Dedicated Support Services for Web Hosts.Today, we will see how we can set up Plesk server…