Autologin, updates and startup programs in Windows

Automatic log-in, updates and automatic running of programs in Windows

“Hello, I found out that my server has restarted unintentionally. Do you have any idea why?”. Our technical support receives precisely this question over and over again. Unfortunately, we reply by asking another question: “How did you configure automatic updates?”, and the customer is not sure. One of the most frequent causes for the restart of a virtual server running MS Windows is the above-mentioned automatic update feature.

How to set static IP for VPS Windows

Setting up of a static IP address

In the default setting, the IPv4 and IPv6 address is assigned to the server by the DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol). However, this protocol is not suitable for the server environment and therefore static IP addresses should be configured. Go back to the Server Manager and open the Local Server menu; then, select the Ethernet option by clicking on IPv4 address assigned by DHCP, IPv6 enabled.

How to set a static IP address under OS Linux

How to set a static IP address under OS Linux

Some time ago we published a guide on how to set a static IP address in the Windows operating system on your VPS. The reason for publishing this process is the fact that IP addresses are assigned to VPS by DHCP. However, the DHCP protocol is not intended for deployment, and therefore it is suitable to set a static IP address for a virtual server.

Parking in a new location - higher comfort and capacity of spots

Closer and better parking to datacenter

No more driving around the entire datacenter and searching for some free parking spot! Now you can choose from 6 parking spots, which are located 10 metres from our datacenter entrance.

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Cool IT News 81

What is new? New Ubuntu version for virtualization, or faster compression of small files. Of course, few interesting security news won´t be missed.

Increasing virtual servers availability and speed

Increase availability and speed of virtual servers

The Coolhousing Datacenter offers now even more stable, faster and more available virtual servers services. On Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14, a scheduled upgrade was made and, thereby the quality of virtualization services in all parameters was improved significantly.

Delicious coffee for datacenter visitors

Coffee and water for everyone in our DC

Many technicians and clients spend a lot of time in the foyer of our datacenter. For a long time, we've been thinking how to make your work and visit more enjoyable. And since we know that most IT administrators love good coffee, we've placed a new automatic coffee maker in our foyer that will make great coffee in a few seconds.

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Cool IT News 80

A new version of the Tails is out, the CZ.NIC published the dns-collector source code and China will try to change its great chinese firewall for tourists. Have a nice weekend from Coolhousing!

Higher security of virtual servers

Virtual server - higher security and efficiency

Based on an internal security analysis, the Coolhousing Datacenter has decided to take several precautions within the VNC console, which is available for all virtual servers. These precautions will increase not only the security but also the performance of virtual servers (VPS) and virtual dedicated servers (VDS).

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Cool IT News 79

The CESNET´s 25th anniversary. If you were not on the CSNOG, we have videos from this conference. And security news won´t be missed.