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dakes12
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Home Server - CentOs7

Post by dakes12 » 2018/03/08 08:57:23

Hello guys !
I am new in CentOs, new also in Linux :).
I am working since few days to build a server at home, and i got a bit stucked..
I got a intel i7 3.5GHz 6th generation with 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 1GB/s lan card. I have 24/24 electricity and business internet bandwidth, both of them almost free, that's why i choose home server.
I installed and configured CentOS 7, installed also mariadb, php, apache, mysql. Today i`m going to install NginX and CentOS Web Panel.
I can access server from local network but i don't know how to get it online.
I mention that i would like to build it like a shared host (Administrator account and user account with full resources and access). The last one i will use it to host few websites.
My question is how do i get nameservers for my server. I would like to point the domains to that nameservers. How i can do that?

If you have any advice regarding security of server, tutorials, etc, everything are welcome. Keep in mind that i am a beginner in Linux :D.

My best regards ! Thank you !

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Re: Home Server - CentOs7

Post by TrevorH » 2018/03/08 09:31:44

Please be aware that the "CentOS Web Panel" has nothing at all to do with the CentOS Project. The only connection is that they use our name without permission. The product is not recommended or endorsed by the CentOS Project and we'd actively recommend not using it.

If you only have a single server then hosting your DNS on a DNS provider is recommended as you don't have failover capability. In addition, running a public dns server requires quite a lot of knowledge and expertise to adequately protect against external threats. You might want to consider using a third party specialist DNS hosting provider as they'll do all that for you.

You may have trouble running both nginx and Apache httpd as they'll both want to use port 80/443. Pick one of them and use that.
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Re: Home Server - CentOs7

Post by dakes12 » 2018/03/08 09:44:54

Thanks for fast answer.
I didn't knew that they are using CentOs name without permission. I will take a look for another cPanel software.
Regarding the DNS, i`m going to use a DNS provider, i already found some..
I would uninstall Apache, NginX seems to be lighter and faster.
There are some security settings that i need to apply to my server? I would like to have it secure.
Thanks !

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Re: Home Server - CentOs7

Post by fdisk » 2018/03/08 15:39:54

For general system security have a look at the CentOS wiki: https://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/#head-ed ... d139e88421

Also there are a couple of webserver scanners out there, i.e. https://observatory.mozilla.org/

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Re: Home Server - CentOs7

Post by dakes12 » 2018/03/09 09:56:44

Great, i`m going to read a lot today :).
Thank you so much!

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