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Nginx – IP based access control

Introduction Nginx comes with a nifty module that allows us to allow or deny access to directories served by the webserver. The module is named ngx_http_access_module to allow or deny access to IP address. The syntax can look as follows:…

Java Security Settings

Introduction With the latest Java updates the security settings has been set at a higher level by default and there are many websites that now experience problems with some older Java applets that no longer works. This is a common…

Samba share your VPS drive

The easiest way, not saying it is the best, to copy files in windows is by usingĀ  Windows Explorer. You can mount your VPS disk in Windows using the SMB/CIFS protocol, in this guide I will demonstrate this by installing…

Writing your own Nagios plugin in PHP

In second place in the 2013/2014 Teach something, Win something contest we find Maarten Kossen, administrator of LowendBox.com. His guide on creating a Nagios plugin in PHP is a follow up on a series of Nagios tutorials Maarten wrote on…

Transparent Proxy Browsing with Squid3

3rd place in the Teach something, Win something contestĀ  goes to Mark Mearns for his SQUID installation script. Mark took 3rd place because of the simplicity he created with this script which will make a great addition in the script…

WordPress: Reset forgotten password

When installing and running multiple WordPress blogs it is easy to forget the password for one of the accounts used. You are using different login names and passwords for each account now are you? This has happened to me more…