Cloud Hosting Blog by Cirrus

Plesk Onyx Is Reaching Its End of Life

It is time to say goodbye to Plesk Onyx, if you are still using Plesk Onyx to manage your websites time is running out to upgrade your control panel to the latest Plesk version (Plesk Obsidian). As we highlighted this in our previous blog Plesk Onyx will reach its end of life on April 2021. […]

cPanel and Plesk Price Hike

In October 2020 cPanel and Plesk announced new changes to the pricing structure and these changes will become effective on January 1st 2021. cPanel has increased the monthly licensing fee across the board, for detail information please visit here. The price breakdown is as follow: Plan Current Monthly Fee New Monthly Fee – starting Jan […]

Cirrus Hosting Is Supporting Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Cirrus Hosting is pleased to announce that we are now supporting Ubuntu 20.04 LTS; a new operating system is now added to our dedicated server plans as well as the latest Cloud VM and Virtual Private Server (VPS) plans. As you might have already known every Long Term Support (LTS) release has a 5 years […]

Windows, Linux, Cpanel & Plesk Life Cycle

Has Your Windows/Linux Or Control Panel Reached Its End Of Life? Every software product including Operating System (Windows & Linux) and control panel (cPanel & Plesk) has a life cycle. The beginning of life is when the software is released to the public and the end of life is when the software developers stop supporting […]

How To Disable TLS 1.0 & TLS 1.1 on a Windows Server, VPS or Cloud VM

We talked extensively about Google, Microsoft and PCIs push to create a more secure internet. From supporting an open-source SSL certificate initiative like Let’s Encrypt to prompting “Not Secure” warning when visiting all HTTP sites through chrome, IE, and Mozilla. Those of you who are running an e-commerce site are familiar with PCI and already […]

Latest Update On Apple and Google’s Effort to Shorten The SSL Certificate Lifetime

Once again Apple and Google are reshaping the global Certificate Authority (CA) market. In 2018 we published a blog post about Google’s effort to enhance connection security; Google was encouraging – some might say forcing- website owners to secure their blogs and websites by installing SSL certificate. In October 2017 Google Chrome started showing “Not […]

How To Configure Remote Desktop On Linux VPS / VM

Desktop environment is a bundle of programs that provides a graphical user interface (GUI). It provides end-users with a user-friendly and intuitive way to interact with computers. When it comes to virtual private servers (VPS) or Cloud Servers if you need a remote desktop environment you typically go with a windows VPS, you can simply […]