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CentOS / Redhat: Install nginx As Reverse Proxy Load Balancer

How do I configure nginx as failover reverse proxy load balancer in front of two Apache web servers under CentOS / RHEL 5.x?
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CentOS / Redhat Linux: Install Keepalived To Provide IP Failover For Web Cluster

Keepalived provides a strong and robust health checking for LVS clusters. It implements a framework of health checking on multiple layers for server failover, and VRRPv2 stack to handle director failover. How do I install and configure Keepalived for reverse proxy server such as nginx or lighttpd?
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FreeBSD Squid Proxy Caching Server Increase File Descriptors Limits

I‘m getting an error which read as follows under FreeBSD 7.2 server and Squid stable caching server:

WARNING! Your cache is running out of filedescriptors

How do I fix this problem and increase the number of system-wide available filedescriptors for FreeBSD server?
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Red Hat / CentOS Install nginx PHP5 FastCGI Webserver

How do I install and configure a ngnix FastCGI php5 HTTP / web server under Red Hat / RHEL / Fedora / CentOS Linux?
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Squid Listen on Other Port ( Squid Configure Port Listing with SELinux)

My Squid proxy server running on port 3128. Since this is frequently scanned by adversaries looking for proxy servers; I’ve changed port to 10000 and restart squid. But my squid is not working on port # 10000 it only works on port # 3128? How do I force Squid to listen on uncommon port under CentOS Linux v5.3?
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Update FreeBSD Using Proxy Server (csup / portsnap proxy update)

Question: How do I upgrade my FreeBSD server and ports tree using our proxy server, which requires username and password based authentication?
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How To Secure Apache Proxy Server (mod_proxy)

Q. I’ve proxy (mod_proxy) enabled for Apache under Debian Linux 4.0 server. I’d like to use this to improve performance, but I don’t want an open proxy that can be used by anyone on the Internets? How do I secure my proxy as limiting access is essential as I’m using a forward proxy?
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FreeBSD Install Nginx Webserver

How do I install an Nginx webserver under a FreeBSD Unix operating system?
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Linux Disabling Squid Proxy Server

Q. How do I disable Squid Proxy Serer under CentOS Linux operating system so that I can directly connect to the internet?
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Squid Block any Domain Name Accessing the Internet

Q. How do I block any website accessing the Internet using squid proxy server?

A. You can simply use squid ACL to block access to any web site. There are 3 steps:

#1. Create a text file with blocked domain name list such as baddomain1.com, mail.yahoo.com, gmail.com and so on

#2. Define Acl

#3. Restart squid

First, create a file called /etc/squid/blocked.domains.acl
# vi /etc/squid/blocked.domains.acl
Append domain names,
gmail.com
baddomain.com
sex.com
mail.yahoo.com

Save and close the file. Open squid.conf file:
# vi /etc/squid/squid.conf
Create acl called blockeddomain:
acl blockeddomain dstdomain "/etc/squid/blocked.domains.acl"
Deny http access, enter:
http_access deny blockeddomain
Close and save the file. Restart squid proxy server:
# /etc/init.d/squid restart