Managing a Dedicated Server

Managing a dedicated requires some technical skills as well as decision making for administrative functions, such as backups and security. The following information is meant to get you started with a new server. 

Getting started

Set up the appropriate backup plan

Selecting an Operating System and Control Panel

  • Learning about the Operating Systems that iWeb supports will help you choose your OS: Supported Operating Systems
  • Using a Control Panel will make managing your server much easier. The two most popular Control Panels are cPanel-WHM and Plesk:

WHM User Guides

Parallels Plesk User Guides

Remain proactive about security

Upgrades and reinstalls

Read about best practices before attempting upgrades and reinstalls:

Additional resources:


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