Tagged: server admin

Apache Performance

Apache Performance

Ulimit https://www.webperformance.com/load-testing-tools/blog/2012/12/setting-apache2-ulimit-for-maximum-prefork-performance/ Apache Maxclients https://abdussamad.com/archives/535-Apache-MaxClients.html Apache Maxclients param https://2bits.com/articles/tuning-the-apache-maxclients-parameter.html Apache Performance Tuning https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/misc/perf-tuning.html Apache MPM Prefork https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/mod/prefork.html Info on Options* HTTP/1.0 https://serverfault.com/questions/543355/options-http-1-0-in-access-log Page Speed Optimization https://varvy.com/pagespeed/ I have added a Keep alive directive in 3dd-server.conf – monitor if that is causing...

Blocking Access to a Url route in Apache

Blocking Access to a Url route in Apache

This serves a 403 forbidden for any route with blog. RewriteRule ^(.*/)?blog(.*/)?/ – [F,L] Great post talking about restricting files and paths in Apache http://www.ducea.com/2006/08/11/apache-tips-tricks-deny-access-to-some-folders/  

Limit Server Options Requests

Limit Server Options Requests

in httpd.conf <IfModule hmod_allowmethods> AllowMethods GET POST OPTIONS </IfModule> In each VirtualHost directive ## Disallow OPTIONS METHOD RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} !(GET|POST) RewriteRule .* – [F] This seems to stop the majority of the...

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Loggly Apache Missing Access Logs

I’ve been using Loggly to consolidate my server logs for about a month now.  Overall I’m extremely satisfied with the service and think that making my server logs more accessible has allowed me to...

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Predatory Sales Tactics of Web Security

Disclaimer: This is not a review or a recommendation for the site protection services the company discussed in the article offer. I’m sure that the services they provide are top notch and worth the...