Tag Archives: Apache

Self-signed sertificate for Apache, on RHEL6U2

For some (totally unknown reason) it is not done as it used to be done…. It should be simple, a work of a few minutes, but that is (alas) not the case. If you have nss-3.14, you will get a … Continue reading

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Apache server performance

The general server performance is not much of a problem (top command), but I need performances only for Apache server… Option 1 – wtop+logrep HomePage wtop requires Python 2.4 or higher to run. logrep will use the MaxMind GeoIP library … Continue reading

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Apache+fail2ban+apache-badbots

How to stop bots (see earlier post for definition)? Take care to pair up correctly Apache logs and apropriate fail2ban function! In my case apache-badbots is paired up with all access type Apache logs (this does include also SquirrelMail access … Continue reading

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Apache+mod_evasive

Since my mail server also has webmail access, I am going to protect it also, using fail2ban for Apache. And for fail2ban to have logs to analyse, it would be good to put mod_evasive for Apache. Here is one nice … Continue reading

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fail2ban and Apache

There are a few fail2ban filters for Apache, and it is very important which filter is listening to which log. Filters are : * apache-tcpwrapper : Under CentOS / RedHat Enterprise Linux, httpd (Apache) is not compiled with tcpwrappers support. … Continue reading

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