apache modules to help keep your system steady

libapache2-mod-bw - bandwidth limiting module This module allows you to limit bandwidth usage on every virtual host or directory or to restrict the number of simultaneous connections. The bandwidth control, for example, can be configured according to the criteria: origin of the connection, file extension, file size or user agent of the client. Example: LoadModule… Continue reading apache modules to help keep your system steady

Evading Webapp Vulnerability Scans

Most attackers aren't after your digital property or information stored on your server.  They're mostly after your server for its resources to send spam, host phishing sites or launch attacks against other servers.  So unless you're running a high profile site or have managed to anger a malcontent, your server likely isn't going to be… Continue reading Evading Webapp Vulnerability Scans

Fixing apache file and directory permissions

I've seen this problem a few times, people having trouble getting the permissions right for websites. Heres a quick fix that will sort you in most cases For directories run find /path/to/domain/public_html/ -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 755 Files run this one find /path/to/domain/public_html/ -type f | xargs chmod 644 Make sure you… Continue reading Fixing apache file and directory permissions