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There's an easy script written by Lin Song that sets up an IPSec VPN server that you can run to create a VPN on an Ubuntu instance to be able to access your Civo instances.
network, civo, vpn
So, you want to restore a snapshot you have taken on our old style networking setup to a brand new shiny instance on our new style networking setup and it doesn't work! Learn how to build a new instance from an old-style snapshot.
snapshot, restore, network, civo
You can use your Civo DNS as a dynamic DNS setup for your home server, with the help of a small bash script.
You may have heard the term "packet" when talking about networks. But what exactly is a packet and how are they used within a network?
What is an IP address? You will no doubt have seen IP addresses many times, as a series of digits like this: 10.2.3.4. So what does that represent and how does IP addressing and subnetting work?
Understanding binary is essential to computer science and computing in general and yet today is something that many in the industry do not have a solid grasp of.
We automatically protect our customers against DDoS attacks through our network provider Ai Networks for free.
Let's go over what a load balancer actually is and what it does, then how to create a Civo load balancer for high availability between your instances.
network, load balancer
How to configure your domain registration to use Civo's DNS service nameservers
Setting up all the DNS records your domain name to be hosted by Civo's DNS nameservers
From CNAME TXT records - There's lots of coded labels for different DNS record types, let us explain what they mean and how DNS works.
Using the Civo platform API call to move a public IP address, you can write a simple high availability script.
network, high availability
In Civo we give you the option to create multiple private networks, but what's the point? There are a number of reasons why, but they all centre around isolation.
There are two main ways we'd recommend users to secure their Ubuntu instances by creating a firewall - using our platform or internally on the instance using UFW.
sysadmin, firewall, network, ubuntu