May 292009

I find bash as one of the most fluid languages. Problem is when ever I come accross people that say they know bash but do not use it because they prefere perl or php. They say they use perl or php because of easy database access and how you can split strings. Today I will explain how to split a string in bash, from a stream even, so you don't have to load whole files. I will use /etc/passwd as an example so you can follow along.
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May 122009

If you want to protect your apache webserver against DOS,DDOS or brute force attacks use mod_evasive module.mod_evasive is an evasive maneuvers module for Apache to provide evasive action in the event of an HTTP DoS or DDoS attack or brute force attack. It is also designed to be a detection and network management tool, and can be easily configured to talk to ipchains, firewalls, routers, and etcetera. mod_evasive presently reports abuses via email and syslog facilities.
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 Posted by at 2:33 pm