Monthly Archives: February 2014

How to Check Disk Space on Linux Dedicated Server

This article provides some methods for viewing disk space and partition information on Linux dedicated servers. One of the most simple utilifies is df, which will display basic information about the server’s filesystem. Run the following command: df -h For a “bigger picture” view of the server’s physical devices and partitions, fdisk is useful: fdisk -l The output […]

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How to Ping a Linux Server (Windows/Mac/Linux)

A very simple network connectivity test is to employ ping (ICMP) packets to test the server’s status. Follow the steps below to verify whether your server is online and responsive: On Windows, open Command Prompt. (Mac OS X and Linux users can open Terminal.) Type the following command, including your server’s IP address: ping -t If the server is online and […]

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How to Change/Update RDP Port on Windows Server 2008

As a security practice, it is recommended to update your Windows server’s RDP port (used for managing the server via Remote Desktop Conneciton). To update the RDP port from the default 3389, follow the steps below: Start the Registry Editor by navigating to Start > Run > regedit Locate the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp\PortNumber Click the subkey PortNumber, […]

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How to Check Memory Amount (RAM) in Windows Server (2012, 2008, 2003)

To check the amount of RAM (physical memory) installed in a system running Windows Server, simply navigate to Start > Control Panel > System. On this pane, you can see an overview of the system’s hardware, including total installed RAM. [via]

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Recommended Best mod_security Rules for Secure Web Servers

Mod_security is a popular Apache plugin that serves as a Web Application Firewall, screening requests coming in to the webserver based on a set of configurable rules. The “best rules” for mod_security are often requested, although there is not a ruleset that is absolutely the best. Every website and application has slightly different circumstances, which […]

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Where are RedArray’s servers located?

We operate servers in several locations around the world. Visit the following pages of our website for more information about each data center: London, UK Frankfurt, Germany New York City, USA Los Angeles, USA Miami, USA Washington, D.C. [via]

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Do you need a dedicated server?

There are many options available to host web content and applications, and we often hear the question, “Do I need a dedicated server?” In this article we will try to address some of the major considerations, and help answer that question. There are some important points to consider before searching for dedicated server hosting: What […]

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Summer Promo: 10% off All Servers!

Are you thinking about moving or adding new dedicated servers in 2014? Get started with RedArray with a 10% lifetime discount on all services. Coupon Code: RED10 Applies to all servers, upgrades, and fees. Recurs indefinitely for the life of your account. Applies to all future upgrades. Apply the coupon code RED10 at checkout to […]

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RedArray Launches Smart Dedicated Server Hosting Service

Los Angeles, California – Server hosting provider RedArray (, an imprint of Gaiacom, L.C., today announced the public launch of its dedicated infrastructure hosting service. RedArray approaches the existing hosted services market with the goal of bringing high quality dedicated hosting solutions and enterprise-class hardware within price range of small businesses and individuals. RedArray’s service […]

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