Ubuntu Basics – How to Set A Static IP

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This tutorial explains how to set a static IP on an Ubuntu system from the command line.

Step 1:

sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces

Step 2:

If DHCP has configured, you will see

auto lo eth0

iface lo inet loopback

iface eth0 inet dynamic

Step 3:

Change dynamic value to static and keep adding Values shown in Step 4

Step 4:

auto lo eth0

iface lo inet loopback

iface eth0 inet static

address 192.168.1.2

netmask 255.255.255.0

gateway 192.168.1.1

dns-nameservers 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4

Step 5:

After saving the changes, Restart the Network service or Restart the OS if required

sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart

OR

Sudo shutdown -r 00

How to Harden WordPress Powered Websites?

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Millions of websites are powered by WordPress software and there’s a reason for that. WordPress is the most developer-friendly content management system out there, so you can essentially do anything you want with it. Unfortunately, that has some downsides as well.

For example, if you don’t change your default configuration, hackers and some pesky users with too much curiosity immediately know where to log in to get into your admin area. In WordPress, you can just type in domain.com/wp-admin and it will take you right to the login screen.

Here, I have compiled a set of Checklist before releasing out the Live Site.

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