Tagged: firewall

Opening Ports with iptables 0

Opening Ports with iptables

iptables is a common linux software firewall. However, for many new linux users who are unfamiliar with the command line (or google!) some simple tasks such as opening a port on the firewall in order to allow a web-facing service to be reachable by everyone can be daunting. However, it’s actually quite simple. Just issue the following command; iptables -I...

Dropping out of Google 0

Dropping out of Google

Around mid december, I noticed that traffic for my Left 4 Dead Servers page dropped sharply – from 100 unique visitors a day to 5, at most. Most of my traffic comes from search engine referrals, so to have a drop off like this must have something to do it Google. Cue Google’s Webmaster Tools, a handly place for you...