You can find general information on CloudFlare cPanel addon in our older blog post and here we’re going to talk about how to set it up for your website.
Let's start from the very beginning – what is hosts file at all? I'm sure there is no need to tell you in details what Internet Protocol addresses are (IP-addresses or IP's for short) and why do we need Domain Name System (DNS). Information on this subject is easy to find and you have already heard something about it. Let's only highlight the main points.
VPS is a Virtual Private Server, which means it is a solution emulating full-scale dedicated server, yet it costs significantly less. This is achieved by dividing a dedicated server into packages with the help of virtualization technology. What is VPS and what its main benefits are? Read this below.
Most of clients already know what is the best VPS OS for them. Users usually select OS depending on their previous experience or on their project requirements. We provide a wide variety of OS, enabling each customer to choose the one fitting their needs and expectations most.
Majority of tasks are best performed by servers running Linux/FreeBSD OS and we will provide a short list of their features below.
CentOS (Community Enterprise OS) is a free version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) OS. It is a separate branch of RHEL development tree, compatible with the majority of control panels (cPanel, DirectAdmin, ISP Manager, etc.), software and scripts for Linux-based systems. This OS setup is mostly conservative, allowing using the same architecture for extended periods of time and applying hotfixes if need be. Due to this policy CentOS users work with stable, reliable and predictable OS.