FAQ Updates: June/11/2012

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FAQ Updates: May/03/2012

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21 Examples To Make Sure Unix / Linux Configuration Files Are Free From Syntax Errors

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Check for syntax errors on Linux or Unix
In Linux and UNIX system services are configured using various text files located in /etc/ or /usr/local/etc/ directory tree. A typical server system could have dozens of configuration files.You can check your configuration files for syntax errors without starting the server and validate all settings. In some cases, it is possible to to check the sanity of the specific data (such as keys) or directories (such as /var/lib/cache/). Text files are easier to manage remotely. You can use ssh and a text editor. If there is an error in configuration, the server may not start. It may result in a disaster. This post explains how to quickly find out a syntax error for popular servers and test configuration file for syntax errors.

FAQ Updates: April/03/2012

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FAQ Updates: Dec/22/2011

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Linux: 25 PHP Security Best Practices For Sys Admins

Posted on in Categories php, RedHat/Fedora Linux, Security, Sys admin, Tuning last updated August 18, 2017

PHP is an open-source server-side scripting language, and it is a widely used. The Apache/Nginx/Lighttpd web server provides access to files and content via the HTTP OR HTTPS protocol. A misconfigured server-side scripting language can create all sorts of problems. So, PHP should be used with caution. Here are twenty-five php security best practices for sysadmins for configuring PHP securely.

FAQ Updates: Oct/13/2011

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FAQ Updates: Sep/05/2011

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FAQ Updates: July/12/2011

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FAQ Updates – June/26/2011

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