Category Archives: Network Presence

How to upgrade from Ubuntu 16 or 17 to 18

VPS Customers running Ubuntu 16 or 17 can upgrade to their latest OS version, being Ubuntu 18.04 currently, with the following commands run as the root user: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Then set ‘Prompt=normal’ in /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and run (as … Continue reading

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How to upgrade from Debian 8 to 9

VPS Customers running Debian 8 can upgrade to their latest OS version (currently Debian 9) with the following commands run as the root user: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Then change any text of the word “jessie” in /etc/apt/sources.list to … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Nginx Hardening/Security

This is a quick brief listing of suggestions for Nginx web server hardening or security items to check. Firstly, lots of this is mentioned in the Nginx instance of the ‘Awesome’ series of sites on GitHub specifically on Nginx Security. … Continue reading

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Data Centre, Network & POP Maintenance Notice – Wed evening & Thu morning, August 8th/9th 2018

During the evening of Wednesday, August 8th from 9pm that night (through to 6am on Thursday morning) we will be performing upgrades to selected hosting server platforms of Network Presence in Sydney, Australia. Customers with services (VPS) on the hosting … Continue reading

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Server Platform Refresh 2018

Following the release of new CPU architectures, good business growth and other developments, this year’s server nodes/hosts and network upgrades are starting soon. Accordingly, the following Node #s will be getting hardware and software upgrades & replacements in the 3rd … Continue reading

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New features for VPS Management web pages – Firewall / Packet Filtering [in Beta to start]

Our journey to update and refresh our web-based VPS Management site and pages continues to deliver results for our customers, with our next newly deployed feature being the ability to set “Firewall Rules” and packet filters on both the incoming … Continue reading

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Adelaide POP now available for our KVM based VPS Plans

After years of waiting for a Data Centre with the relevant connectivity available for us to use in Adelaide, we’ve finally been able to secure the commercials we wanted for Network Presence to establish its Adelaide, South Australia POP. This … Continue reading

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Customer Loyalty Scheme through our Cloud Credits

Our Cloud Credits provide an easy way to increase or decrease the resourcing levels of your Network Presence VPS. In addition to purchasing Cloud Credits on our website, one other way that customers ‘earn’ or get Cloud Credits is through … Continue reading

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Network Presence Cloud Credits

Our Cloud Credits are available for customers to add/remove resources (CPU, Memory, Disk space, IP Addresses, Firewalls, etc) to their service or Account at Network Presence. The concept is that you have a balance of Network Presence Cloud Credits for … Continue reading

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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 16 to 17

VPS Customers running Ubuntu 16 can upgrade to their latest OS version, being Ubuntu 17.10 currently, with the following commands run as the root user: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Then set ‘Prompt=normal’ in /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and run (as root, preferably … Continue reading

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