Mod_evasive tracks the number of requests at the apache webserver and blocks the delivery in case that a certain limit has been reached. This way you can prevent DOS attacks. DDoS attacks are not really prevented with this module, it might help a little bit, but it’s not a full prevention.
When you’re working with a lot of small files on a windows computer that has a network connection to a samba share, the performance can be awful! There is a quick fix for this problem, applying this will improve the performance of working with the share.
Today I ran into a problem with one of our ISPConfig 3 installations. It hosts a domain which seems to be very attractive for spammers, so what happened .. my mail server got hammered by a spam bot net ( not yet blocked by spamhaus as of typing this post). In ISPConfig 3 Postfix talks […]
All debian based distributions seem to have a problem with executing external commands after a default installation. You might end up with an error like this: Error: Could not stat() command file ‘/var/lib/nagios3/rw/nagios.cmd’! The external command file may be missing, Nagios may not be running, and/or Nagios may not be checking external commands. An error […]
Building your own PHP with IMAP support is not that hard, but i noticed a lot of people tend to have problems when they want SSL support in it. You might run into stuff like this (when reconfiguring php f.e.): configure: error: utf8_mime2text() has new signature, but U8T_CANONICAL is missing. This should not happen. Check […]
After losing gallons of sweat trying to finally get your ffmpeg-php up and running, you try the toGDImage() method and the veins on your head start to pop! PHP Fatal error: failed to convert frame to gd image in file.php on line # SAY WHAT!! Ok, chill, take a deep breath, this can be fixed […]
While you try to compile this baby, you might run into this error: /usr/local/src/ffmpeg-php-0.6.0/ffmpeg_frame.c:336: error: ‘PIX_FMT_RGBA32’ undeclared (first use in this function) No worries, this is easily fixed with this command: sed -i ‘s/PIX_FMT_RGBA32/PIX_FMT_RGB32/g’ ffmpeg_frame.c Now run “make” again and you got yourself a working ffmpeg-php!