Spam Blacklist and Heartbeat Monitoring

Lots of you have been asking about the new options available in the client area for Blacklist tracking and Heartbeat monitoring. We have been trialing our new server and IP monitoring system which will warn users if your IPs ever become blacklisted in spam RBLs like SpamCop or warn you if your service ever appears offline.Continue Reading On The ... Read More »

29th Jan 2018
Updates to the Two-Factor Authentication System

Updates to the Two-Factor Authentication System We are going to be updating the Two-Factor authentication system we use to better serve our customers. We will be replacing the old Time-Based token service with Duo:Security. Time-Based tokens will still be activated along side the new Two-Factor system trial. We plan to trial Duo:Security for Q1 ... Read More »

9th Jan 2018
How to Mine Ethereum On Ubuntu and Debian

How to Mine Ethereum On Ubuntu and Debian > Dedicated Servers To Mine Cryptocurrencies With the release of our dedicated server range designed specifically for mining Cryptocurrencies, we are providing easy to use guides on how to start mining. These guides are provided as a courtesy to First2Host users. First2Host does not offer support for ... Read More »

9th Jan 2018
How to open a port using IPtables

Open and Close Ports using IPTables IPtables is the default firewall used on CentOS and RHEL systems. On most of First2Host services like VPS Servers or Dedicated Servers, you will find the firewall is active but all ports are open. We do this to ensure all users can connect to services they may install like cPanel or Plesk. If you want to close ... Read More »

14th Dec 2017
cPanel NVMe Web Hosting Trial

cPanel NVMe Web Hosting Free Trial OK! so you have your standard cPanel SATA Web Hosting and you have noticed it's slow. That's because you're using a mechanical hard drive, just like what's inside your computer right now, most likely. These hard drives spin at about 7200RPM and data is transferred via SATA connections to you. SATA hard drives ... Read More »

12th Dec 2017
Virtuozzo / OpenVZ cPanel VPS hostname keeps changing

Virtuozzo / OpenVZ cPanel VPS hostname keeps changing It's vital your server has an FQDM setup as its hostname. An FQDM (Fully Qualified Domain Name) will consist of two words and two full stops. Something like server.first2host.co.uk would be an FQDM whereas just server would be an invalid choice. cPanel will use your hostname to send mail ... Read More »

8th Dec 2017
First2Host NVMe VPS Servers are ridiculously fast. Over 70% faster than SATA VPS

You can now purchase a VPS server running NVMe storage from First2Host. Based on the same equipment that our website runs on https://www.first2host.co.uk you can see a noticeable increase in speed even over SSD storage. Our standard SSD devices are fast, over 50% faster than conventional SATA drives but these use SATA connections to pass ... Read More »

5th Dec 2017
Client Area Migration Update

Work on our migration is progressing. All users should now be using https://www.first2host.co.uk to log in to their client area. Please be mindful of delays to tickets. We will shortly be working through the backlog of support issues starting with the tickets received on Monday. Unless your server or website is offline we advise against submitting ... Read More »

21st Nov 2017
Website & Client Area Updates

On Monday 20th November through to Tuesday 21st November 2017 we will be making changes to the client area and our website. This will mean there will be no access to the first2host.co.uk site and limited access to the first2host.uk site. We're merging the two sites together and introducing a new streamlined website. Your client area will be ... Read More »

16th Nov 2017
Terms And Conditions

All users should be aware there is a new version of our Terms and Conditions available. All users will now be bound by these Terms and Conditions. You can view the updated TOS at https://www.first2host.co.uk/terms-and-conditions/ 

24th Aug 2017