Archive | September, 2013

How to get 50% off New Relic’s regular price.

After managing many New Relic accounts for various clients – many of which use New Relic as per my recommendation, I’ve become quite adept at getting the most out of the service. As such, I’ve noticed repeatedly that clients who let the free “Pro” trial expire instead of upgrading to New Relic Pro, eventually receive […]

Linux – How to Securely Copy Files Using SCP

Secure copy or SCP allows secure transferring of files between a local host and a remote host or between two remote hosts. It uses the same authentication and security as the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol from which it is based. Basic secure copy examples: Copy file from a remote host to local host: $ scp username@from_host:file.txt /local/directory/ […]

Replacing Cloudflare with CSF Firewall – Install Guide

2016 Update: Cloudflare has matured and grown a lot over the past 3 years. I highly recommend sticking with Cloudflare and using CSF to compliment Cloudflare’s HTTP security. You’ll benefit from their global CDN, free SSL certificates, caching and more. I’m currently using Cloudflare’s Pro plan and also full page caching along with CSF.  Cloudflare can be useful, […]