Turning on/off SSH & SFTP access options

All Bolts set up in our environment have full access to the server either over SSH or SFTP. We don’t restrict anything as long as you have a username and password or authorization keys set up. But you might not always want anyone to get into the server, so we […]

Remote Database Access – SSH Tunnel

It is possible to connect directly to a database on Servebolt from a remote server or your local computer, if you run the traffic through an SSH tunnel. Our firewall and servers do not accept direct connections on port 3306, but you can get past this by initiating an SSH […]

Modifying files through SSH

When you have gained bash$ access to the server you can explore different methods of altering files. Two popular methods with linux bash is vim and nano. This will open a simple text editor. We recommend you test out what you can do with each one. nano .gitignore Nano shorthands […]

Connecting using SSH

First of all, make sure that you have navigated to the site you are trying to connect to in your list of sites on the left-side menu of your Control Panel. To connect to your site using SSH you first have to go to the Control Panel of your site, […]

SSH Access

SSH access is included with all Bolts and websites. We also include multiple performance and developer focused tools in our server environment. Check out the list on the right for more articles on the subject or click this link.

How to make an SSH key pair

An SSH key pair is very useful when you want to more securely give, or get access to a server from another server or computer. This will allow the connecting computer to authenticate using a check (comparing) of keys instead of password. The key pair consists of two keys: Public […]

Updated SSH configuration

We have made an update with improvements of the SSH configuration on our servers. This update includes disabling some older legacy cryptography algorithms, which can cause problems with outdated SSH, SFTP and MySQL clients. If you receive a new error message from your client, check if it has an update […]

Why is my account locked?

If your account is locked, then that means your account has been flagged due to unpaid invoices. If you rather see “user blocked”, then check this article.  Your unpaid invoices need to be paid fully before Servebolt can reopen your Control Panel access. Unpaid invoices may also lead to closure […]

How to delete a site or database on Servebolt

Deleting a site or a database within the Servebolt Control Panel is easy, see how below: Deleting a site Deleting a site can be done easily within the settings of your site in the Servebolt Control Panel. To delete a site, simply click on the site you want to delete […]

How to install Pimcore v10.3.4

In this article we’ll cover how you can install Pimcore version 10.3.4 on Servebolt based on Pimcore’s documentation. The only needed prerequisites are that you know how to use SSH and common terminal commands. Now you are done setting up your Pimcore installation, congratulations. You will be able to access […]

Increase maximum upload size in WordPress

At some point you might have encountered an error when you want to upload a bigger sized file, like a high quality image for example. If the file size is bigger than your set max upload size, you will get an error message something along these lines: All sites with […]

Image optimization tools with Servebolt

Images are more often than not a big part of websites and large image files can often lead to slower loading times and that’s something we aim to avoid. At Servebolt we are experts in image management and optimization, and in the following article we will explain our different optimization […]