How to add a RDNS (PTR) record?

We’d like to announce that from now on every client of HostZealot has an opportunity to set RDNS record with just a few clicks.

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We accept Bitcoin
Sep 11, 2017

HostZealot is announcing an increase in the number of supported payment systems. From now on you can use Bitcoins to pay for hosting services.

Using IPMI for administrating a server
Sep 11, 2017
Using IPMI for administrating a server

IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) is an interface designed for server control and monitoring, which can be carried out independently of the OS installed and current state of the server.


On a hardware level IPMI is a separate BMC (Baseboard management controller) microcontroller that operates regardless of server's hardware and software configuration. Also, the device has its own network interface, which allows user to establish connection even when the server is powered off.

Looking glass Hostzealot
Sep 11, 2017
Looking glass Hostzealot

HostZealot provides a software tool for testing Internet connection between client's host and chosen location for hosting online project before ordering one of the hosting services, i.e. dedicated server, VPS or web hosting.

How to change PHP version for your website?
Sep 11, 2017
How to change PHP version for your website?


Webhosting in Sweden, provided by Hostzealot
Sep 11, 2017

HostZealot is pleased to announce that shared hosting is now also available in our location in Sweden!

How to reinstall OS on your VPS?
Sep 11, 2017
How to reinstall OS on your VPS?

Virtual Personal Server (VPS) hosting is often regarded as an excellent alternative to other hosting options because:

it is not so expensive as a dedicated hosting;

  • but much more reliable and flexible than a shared hosting.

Also, installing or reinstalling an OS of your own choice in any time is one of the benefits, which VPS has compared to shared hosting.

Colocation or managed hosting
Sep 11, 2017
Colocation or managed hosting

If you have heard a term “colocation”, but don't know exactly what it is and what it has to do with using a server for your commercial needs, this article will give you some basic clues to start with.


Colocation can be interpreted as placing your own server in a rack along with other servers located in a facility with special conditions.

What kind of server does your project demand?
Sep 11, 2017
What kind of server does your project demand?

When starting a new project the most important task is to adequately measure its needs. Purchasing the best solution available does guarantee redundancy of resources but is often impossible due to limited budget. However, single-processor multi-core CPU low-end servers are quite versatile and often are able to provide enough resources for a start-up.

How to modify hosts file
Apr 29, 2016
How to modify hosts file

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.