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.htaccess Based Authentication On Subdirectories

.htaccess Based Authentication On Subdirectories

.htaccess is used to provide facility of changing configuration per directory basis, this file can contain one or more directives that are going to be forced on the directory that contains the.htaccess file. In this howto, I will take a dummy scenario of two parallel level subdirectories and will implement password authentication on both of them. This means only those users can access these directories that have the correct username and password.

Modify Your Partitions With GParted Without Losing Data

Modify Your Partitions With GParted Without Losing Data

This article shows how you can modify the partitioning of your Linux system with GParted (Gnome Partition Editor) without losing data. This includes resizing partitions (enlarging and shrinking), moving partitions on the hard drive, creating and deleting partitions, and even modifying filesystem types. GParted is a free partition editor available as a desktop program and also as a Live-CD. It supports the following filesystems: ext2, ext3, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, jfs, linux-swap, reiserfs, reiser4, ufs, xfs, and even ntfs (Windows).

Decision Making Using IF-ELSE In PHP

Decision Making Using IF-ELSE In PHP

Today we are going to study the tools that will help you to write Decision Making Codes in php. For example, when you sign in to orkut.com you see a message ‘hello username’ on the upper right of every page. Similarly when you login to gmail if you provide wrong username or password you see an error message and if you submit accurate information you are taken to the inbox. If you think deep on these events, this is what we call ‘decision making code’. your write intelligent code that can make decision on user’s input and can act accordingly to the input to produce required output.

Operators In PHP

Operators In PHP

This article is the second of a series of PHP guides that aim at teaching you the basics of PHP programming.

Secure your SSH deployment with WiKID two-factor authentication

Secure your SSH deployment with WiKID two-factor authentication

In this document we are going to demonstrate how to combine two-factor authentication from WiKID with an SSH gateway server with hosted private keys to create a highly secure, auditable and easy to use remote access solution. The WiKID Strong Authentication System is a commercial/open source two-factor authentication solution.

PHP Programming Basics

PHP Programming Basics

This article is the first of a series of PHP guides that aim at teaching you the basics of PHP programming.

Installing The Native Linux Flash Player 9 On Ubuntu

Installing The Native Linux Flash Player 9 On Ubuntu

This article describes how to install the new native Linux Flash Player 9 from Adobe on an Ubuntu Edgy Eft desktop so that it can be used within Firefox. The procedure works for other Ubuntu versions and Debian as well.

Using XenExpress To Virtualize Your Server

Using XenExpress To Virtualize Your Server

This Howto covers the installation of XenExpress and the creation of virtual machines with the XenServer Administrator Console. XenExpress is the free virtualization platform from XenSource, the company behind the well known Xen virtualization engine. XenExpress makes it easy to create, run and manage Xen virtual machines with the XenServer Administrator Console. XenExpress can run up to 4 virtual machines at the same time with a max. total amount of 4GB RAM. The XenExpress installation CD contains a full Linux distribution which is customized to run XenExpress.

How to make apache2 authenticate against MS SQL 2000 Server

How to make apache2 authenticate against MS SQL 2000 Server

In a recent project I needed to make apache2 authenticate against MS SQL 200 Server. I did some hacks to make it happen. So to keep history log of what was done this document was made.

A Beginner's Guide To LVM

A Beginner's Guide To LVM

This guide shows how to work with LVM (Logical Volume Management) on Linux. It also describes how to use LVM together with RAID1 in an extra chapter. As LVM is a rather abstract topic, this article comes with a Debian Etch VMware image that you can download and start, and on that Debian Etch system you can run all the commands I execute here and compare your results with mine. Through this practical approach you should get used to LVM very fast.

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