What is Openwall Linux (Owl)

The Open wall Project is a source for various software, including Open wall GNU/*/Linux (Owl), a security-enhanced operating system designed for servers. The Open wall Project is a source for different programming, including Open wall GNU/*/Linux (Owl), a security-improved operating systems intended for servers.

Owl joins a few ways to deal with diminish the number as well as the effect of imperfection in its product segments and effect of imperfections in outsider programming that one may introduce on the framework.

Not at all like most other “Linux distributions”, Owl incorporates a total form condition competent to re-manufacture the whole framework from source with one basic order (“make buildworld”).

Available Architectures:

  • INSTANT PROVISIONING ›› Service is setup and ready to use in just a few minutes after payment
  • ON-DEMAND OS RELOADS ›› Reload the VPS operating system any time, even change distributions
  • ROOT ACCESS (SSH) ›› Complete administrative control of the server, including applications and software
  • BACKUP MANAGEMENT ›› Access daily snapshots, manage your own backups, restore, clone, datacenter migration, and more…
  • RESCUE CONSOLE ›› Out of band SSH console to access VPS server
  • MANY MORE ›› Reverse DNS, Detailed Statistics, On-the-fly Adjustable Resources…

Generally any software that will run on a Linux dedicated server will run in an OpenVZ based Openwall Linux (Owl) VPS environment.

Below are some examples of common software our customers are running in their VPSs:

Every Openwall Linux (Owl) VPS is provisioned with a static IPv6 address in addition to a static IPv4 address. This allows all IPv6 compatible applications and services running in the VPS to be accessible to clients on native (or tunneled) IPv6 networks.

With IPv4 address space depleting fast, be ahead of the transition to IPv6.

Dahdi (Digium/Asterisk Hardware Device Interface) timing can optionally be enabled for any Openwall Linux (Owl) VPS. This facilitates supporting certain functionality within the Asterisk PBX software, including conferencing. Several FAQ articles are provided in our Knowledgebase outlining the compilation procedure if building Asterisk from source.

Other PBX software can be installed in a Openwall Linux (Owl) VPS as well, including:

or software to provide GUI-based configuration, billing, or predictive dialer capabilities to Asterisk:

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