IPMI issues with Java 8

With the new Java 8 rolled out, it has been discovered that it can block access to SuperMicro IPMI interfaces, if it doesn’t meet the minimum security requirements. Below are the steps that can be taken to fix this. This solution should work for Windows 7 64bit, Windows 7 32bit, Windows 8 64bit, and […]

How do I set up the local yum repo?

You may now get your CentOS installs and updates locally on Limestone’s network. When routed correctly, it will not count against your monthly bandwidth. Yum Configuration Edit the config:

And put the following:

Correctly Route the Traffic

If you want this to save after reboot, add to […]

Hardening CentOS

What will this script do? Install useful packages such as tcpdump, mtr, zsh, perl and logrotate Setup automatic yum updates Set password policies Passwords will expire every 180 days Passwords may only be changed once a day Set OS policies Set idle users to be disconnected after 15 minutes Install […]

Windows VPS Licensing

Some customers may be interested in Windows Virtualization but are not sure which edition they should use. The following table outlines the number of virtual instances allowed per edition. Activation for server 2008 virtual machines is performed by manually by our Support Team at this time. If you are having […]

Do you offer VMware ESXi?

Yes! We have recently added VMWare ESXi as a supported operating system. We also support automated reloads of this operating system from within our control panel. You will need to register on VMWare’s website in order to retrieve a license key. Once you have received your license key you can […]

How Do I Remove My IP From Trend Micro’s DUL

If you encounter issues sending e-mail due to a listing in Trend Micro’s DUL (Dial-up/Dynamic User List) the steps outlined below will walk you through how to get your IP removed. Trend Micro will list IP addresses in their DUL if they do not meet their requirements. In order to […]

How do I set up rDNS?

You have the power of creating/deleting/modifying rDNS entries directly from your Control Panel at https://one.limestonenetworks.com/dns/reversedns.html When making changes to rDNS entries, please allow up to 48 hours for everything to fully propagate. If you have any more questions regarding rDNS please visit “What is rDNS?” where you will find resources to […]

How do I use Limestone’s DNS service?

We provide 2 managed redundant name-servers for your convenience, If you don’t want the trouble of creating your own nameservers (eg: ns1.MYDOMAIN.com), you can use the DNS Panel located under the Control Panel https://one.limestonenetworks.com/dns/ Nameservers Before editing domain DNS information under the control panel, you must change your domain registrar’s […]

How does DNS operate?

How DNS operates / basic record management DNS stands for Domain Name Service. It is the system in which a domain name is converted into an IP address (in most cases). It all starts when you purchase a domain through a registrar, (Ex: godaddy.com). As for the remainer of this […]