July 2006

Slashdot has published Book review – Extending and Embedding PHP book. FTA, “…PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development. The interpreter that executes programs written in the PHP programming language has been designed from the ground up to be easily embeddable (for instance into the Apache Web Server) […]


FTA, “…A senior Red Hat executive today maintained the Xen open source virtualisation environment was not yet ready for enterprise use, despite “unbelievable” customer demand and the fact rival Novell has already started shipping the software…” Read more at ZDnet… To be frank nothing beats VMWare at the movement. Enterprise customer needs support and quality. […]


Explains how to setup password protected directories under Lighttpd web server using mod_auth.


Honeypot is a combination computer and special software set up for computer crackers (or attackers). It is use to detect unauthorized access (unauthorized attempts/attacks) on network computer system. Alberto Gonzalez has published simple and nice article titled as “Fun Things To Do With Your Honeypot”. It is not howto/guide to Honeypot. FTA, “…Most of the […]


OpenSSH has two directives for allowing and denying ssh user access. DenyUsers user1 user2 user3 Use to block user login. You can use wild cards as well as user1@somedomain.com (user1 is not allowed to login from somedomain.com host) pattern. DenyGroups group1 group2 A list of group names, if user is part of primary of supplementary […]


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Lighttpd has mod_cgi module that allows you running Perl and other server side programs via cgi-bin directory. The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a standard protocol for interfacing external application software with an information server.