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It is possible to serve .php or .cgi / .pl file using different file type / extension name. This will improve security. For example, server .html as .php file, add following to your httpd.conf or .htaccess file: # serve .html files as php files AddType application/x-httpd-php .html # serve .nix files as cgi files AddType […]

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Recently I wrote about installing and running Xcache under Red hat enterprise Linux and CentOS Linux. By default Xcache use /dev/zero for caching. All you have to do is create /dev/zero in chrooted jail. Type the following command (assuming that your jail is located at /lighttpd.jail directory): # mkdir -p /lighttpd.jail/dev # mknod -m 666 […]

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By default, PostgreSQL database server remote access disabled for security reasons. However, some time you need to provide the remote access to database server from home computer or from web server. Step # 1: Login over ssh if server is outside your IDC Login over ssh to remote PostgreSQL database server: $ ssh user@remote.pgsql.server.com Step […]

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In this tutorial yo0u will learn about Installing SSL Certificate (Secure Server Certificate) to secure communication between Postfix SMTP server and mail client such as Outlook or Thunderbird.

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Lighttpd allows you to run php from different hosts. This is quite useful: a] If you want to run php 4 locally and php 5 from remote host b] Load balancing dynamic content c] Added layer for security for chrooted jails etc If you would like to run wikipedia / sf.net like site, you can […]

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PHP Bulletin Board (phpBB) is a popular Internet forum package written in the PHP programming language. It is free software released under GNU GPL Public License.

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So how do you restrict or deny access by IP address using Lighttpd web server? Lighttpd has mod_access module. The access module is used to deny access to files with given trailing path names. You need to combine this with remoteip conditional configuration. Syntax is as follows: $HTTP["remoteip"] == “IP” : Match on the remote […]

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