Tag: webservers


Mod-Security 2.5 by Magnus Mischel

Being a SysAdmin (as most of you who read this blog regularly know), I love to look at logs to solve problems. If there is an issue, the first thing I always do is look at the logs to see what went wrong. Even when I am writing programs, I build debugging in from the …

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Modsecurity 2.5 Review Coming

The folks over at Packt Publishing are kind enough to send me out an advance copy of the upcoming Modsecurity book by Magnus Mischel. I have written about mod security before, but really haven’t had a chance to look into it recently. I am anxious to see where its advanced to in version 2.5. If …

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Checking For A DoS

Working on groups of web servers, especially ones that are highly susceptible to attack, it is a good idea to have a string of commands that will allow you to check what is going on. Check for DDos: 1netstat -n | grep EST | awk '{ print $5 }' | cut -d: -f1 | sort …

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Apache mod_proxy

I came up against the interesting problem of putting multiple stand alone apache tomcat instances with different virtual host names on the same machine that all needed to be accessible via port 80 (on the same IP). There is always mod_jk, but that seems like a bit too much to fix a simple problem. Being …

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