How to protect your website from a DDoS Attack

What is a DDoS attack? A Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Attack is an abusive attempt at disrupting online services like networks, websites or servers. It’s done by sending floods of internet traffic in a short period of time to a targeted online service, typically making the online service unavailable.  Be prepared, […]

How to update account information

Account information can always be changed in the Account Portal if you have access to a user. E.g. if you need to update your Company information, that’s also done in the Account Portal. Changing the email of an account on Servebolt is of course possible, but please be aware that […]

How to set up subdomains with Cloudflare

In this guide we will focus on how to set up a subdomain in your Servebolt Control Panel, as well as setting it up with Cloudflare. You can have a look at our help article on The default URL structure for more in depth information about the URL structure. Please […]

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 […]

Turning off SSH & SFTP access

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 […]

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 […]

How to setup Laravel Cron Jobs

In this article we’ll show how to set up Laravel Artisan Cron Jobs within the Servebolt Control Panel.  Note: you may still receive emails regarding cron jobs if the cron job that was executed ran into some error. To eliminate these emails you’ll need to fix the underlying errors.

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) emails from Cloudflare

When you try to log in to your Cloudflare account from an unrecognised IP address without having Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) set up, you have to confirm your identity via a Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) email. MFA prevents customer account takeovers when attackers gain unauthorised access to an account due to an […]

How to test a new PHP version of your site yourself

Our recommendation is to always run the most modern stable version of PHP that your application supports. It is almost always faster, more secure and better maintained. It will also give your application the longest possible potential life, as opposed to choosing tech that is soon to be discontinued. In […]

How to backup your website

Websites and its code changes all the time, creating a backup of your site will allow you to revert to an earlier version if it gets hacked, or if an update, change of code or removal of files were to go wrong. Servebolt runs full nightly backups of your sites, […]

How to backup the files of your site

Websites and its code changes all the time, creating a backup of your site will allow you to revert to an earlier version if it gets hacked, or if an update, change of code or removal of files were to go wrong. Servebolt runs full nightly backups of your sites, […]

How to do a MySQL database dump remotely

Mysqldump is a command-line utility that is used to generate the logical backup of a MySQL database. It produces the SQL Statements that can be used to recreate the database objects and data. In some cases you might find yourself needing to do a dump of your MySQL database from […]

How to fix 404 errors

A 404 error, or also known as HTTP 404, 404 not found, 404, page not found or file not found is a response code that indicates the server can’t find the requested resource. Why is reducing 404s important? There is a number of reasons why 404s should be fixed and […]

Push staging changes to production with sitecopy

Introduction There are many ways to push changes you’ve done on one site to another. The most rudimentary way would be to download all files and the database as a backup, then upload them to your production environment. Luckily we’ve made that quite simple with a one time script, named […]

How-to guide on connecting with SFTP

We will go a step-by-step on how you should connect via SFTP. This suspects you have some knowledge on how your FTP program works. Though in this article we will show a step-by-step using FileZilla as our software of choice. However should you need more of a tutorial on how […]