nginx: Send HTTP User Agent Requests To Specific Backend Server

in Categories last updated July 16, 2010

I‘ve tons of images, css and javascript hosted at backend server IP 192.168.1.5 and 192.168.1.6. How do I make sure nginx reverse proxy load balancer always send all http_user_agent requests coming from “Mozilla” to server 192.168.1.5 and MSIE to server 192.168.1.6 only?

Linux Disable / Remove All NFS Services

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NFS was not designed with security in mind, and has a number of weaknesses, both in terms of the protocol itself and because any NFS installation must expose several daemons, running on both servers and clients, to network attack. I use my CentOS based server only to server web pages and nothing else. How do I disable NFS services under RHEL / CentOS / Fedora Linux?

CentOS / RHEL Configure Yum Automatic Update Retrieval and Installation

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The yum command line tool is used to install and update software packages under RHEL / CentOS Linux server. I know how to apply updates using yum update command line, but I’d like to use cron to manually update packages where appropriate. How do I configure yum to install software patches / updates automatically with cron?