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CloudTech Security Pack Applies to: Grid Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: Variable Tools Required: AccountCenter Access Applies to: All DV Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: Variable Tools Required: AccountCenter Access Overview The CloudTech Security Pack service is a new suite of comprehensive site security tools to ... Applies To: All Service Types

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How to uncover malicious code/malware files Applies to: All Service Types Difficulty: Hard Time: 1 hour Tools needed: SSH Overview An unfortunate side-effect of being online is the fact that you are continually being probed for weaknesses by ne'er do wells. Be it your computer, your internet provider, or your website, someone is al ... Applies To: All Service Types

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How do I change or update account passwords? Applies to: Grid Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: Account Center access Applies to: DV Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: Account Center access, Plesk adminsitrator access Applies to: DV 4.0 Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: Account Center acce ... Applies To: (dv) 4.0, DV, Grid

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CloudTech On-Demand Malware and Blacklist Removal Applies to: All Services Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: Variable Tools Required: AccountCenter Access Overview The CloudTech Malware & Blacklist Removal service offers a clean-up of an infected site. Our CloudTech experts can perform a full site cleanup and website blacklist removal fo ... Applies To: (dv) 4.0, CloudTech, DV, DV Developer, Grid

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Backup Options Applies to: Grid Difficulty: Medium Time Needed: 20 Tools Required: FTP, SSH, or CloudTech Applies to: DV Difficulty: Medium Time Needed: 20 Tools Required: Plesk administrator access Applies to: DV Developer Difficulty: Medium Time Needed: 20 Tools Required: Plesk administrator access A ... Applies To: (dv) 4.0, (ve), CloudTech, DV, DV Developer, Grid

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Recover from a site hack or compromise Applies to: All Service Types Difficulty: Hard Time Needed: 60 Tools Required: SSH, SFTP Overview This article will help you recover from a site hack or compromise. CloudTech Can Help! Additional assistance is available via CloudTech, our premium support service: The CloudTech Se ... Applies To: All Service Types

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DV HOWTO: Misc. performance tuning Applies to: All DV Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: SSH, root access, vi knowledge Overview This article will provide further ways to optimize your DV. The objective of this article is to make configuration changes that will allow your DV server to run with less memory / ... Applies To: All DV

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Restore a Server using a Snapshot Backup Applies to: DV 4.0 Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: Snapshot Backup, Plesk administrator or root access Applies to: DV Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: Snapshot Backup, Plesk administrator or root access Applies to: DV Developer Difficulty: Easy Time Needed ... Applies To: (dv) 4.0, (ve), DV, DV Developer

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Securing your DV server Applies to: DV Difficulty: Medium Time Needed: 20 Tools Required: SSH, root access, vi knowledge Applies to: DV 4.0 Difficulty: Medium Time Needed: 20 Tools Required: SSH, root access, vi knowledge Before you start This article has the following dependencies: Please be cautious when ... Applies To: All DV

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Strong Password Guidelines Applies to: Grid Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: None Applies to: All DV Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: None Overview Creating and using strong passwords is an important part of your server security. NOTE: If your old password was compromised, make ... Applies To: All Service Types

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How can I determine if my DV has been compromised? Applies to: All DV Difficulty: Medium Time Needed: 20 Tools Required: SSH, root access READ ME FIRST This article is provided as a courtesy. Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting third-party applications is outside the scope of support provided by (mt) Media Temple. Please take a ... Applies To: All DV

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Increase PHP security with PHPSecInfo Applies to: Grid Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: FTP client Applies to: All DV Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: FTP client Overview PHPSecInfo provides the security equivalent of the phpinfo() function. It is not a replacement for secure development t ... Applies To: All DV, Grid

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Prevent hotlinking with a .htaccess file Applies to: Grid Difficulty: Medium Time Needed: 15 Tools Required: FTP client, plain text editor Applies to: All DV Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: FTP client, plain text editor Overview Hotlinking refers to linking directly to non-html objects on other servers, suc ... Applies To: All DV, Grid

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Block a specific IP address from accessing your website Applies to: Grid Difficulty: Medium Time Needed: 15 Tools Required: FTP client, plain text editor Applies to: All DV Difficulty: Easy Time Needed: 10 Tools Required: FTP client, plain text editor Overview If you have annoying visitors, site scrapers, or spammers, you may find it usef ... Applies To: All DV, Grid