Servers are amazing things. They hum along 24/7, usually without issue, but like any machine they do require some maintenance.

Simple maintenance and monitoring can often prevent a server failure from turning into a server disaster. For example, I’ve had people call in a panic that there server has crashed. We begin to investigate to discover that their RAID failed last year, their backups stopped three months ago and their disk reached 100% capacity, corrupting their database.

If you use our server management solutions, you don’t have to worry about these things. We monitor, review and maintain things 24/7, but ifyou are managing your own server, here are twelve items that should be part of your server maintenance checklist.

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