When you opt for VPS or Virtual Private Server Hosting, you also need to decide on the kind of operating system you will use. VPS hosting is available for both Windows and Linux. But most often than not, site owners and developers end up opting for Linux VPS Hosting. When compared to all possible technical and operational aspects, Linux VPS proves to be a more efficient and cost-effective option. Additionally, Linux supports most common coding languages and gives you complete control over your server resources and its management.
That being said, how can you maximize the benefits of this cutting-edge hosting technology?
Change the default login and password
When you get a Linux VPS plan from your hosting provider, they essentially provide you with the standard username ‘root’ and a relevant password. This makes it very easy for hackers to use brute force and access your VPS …