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How to find outdated joomla versions on your server to reduce the risk of being hacked

Today I want to focus on a topic that can lead to huge problems of hacked accounts, spam mailings etc.: Outdated Joomla installations on your server.

Of course, this is valid for other software, too. The mentioned method should work in a similar way for other software. Since Joomla is widely spread throughout the internet, especially on shared hosting systems CMS (Content Management System), this howto will only cover Joomla so far.

Filtering HTTPS Traffic With Squid

Filtering HTTPS Traffic With Squid

This article will tell you how to compile, setup and configure Squid proxy capable of filtering encrypted HTTPS connections using Diladele Web Safety ICAP content filtering server. Being able to look into HTTPS contents greatly increases your ability to control what is allowed and accepted within your network while keeping inappropriate contents away.

Configuring CAS 3.5.2 On Ubuntu 12.04 For Two-Factor Authentication From WiKID

Configuring CAS 3.5.2  On Ubuntu 12.04 For Two-Factor Authentication From WiKID

Single sign-on is a great technology. Requiring users to login to multiple applications is huge hassle, encourages password reuse and simple passwords. Security needs to focus on usability. If you can make a user's life better while increasing security, everybody wins. In this how-to we will set up the open-source CAS SSO product with the WiKID Strong Authentication Server for two-factor authentication for sessions and mutual https authentication for host authentication.

How to Set Up The Ampache Streaming Music Server In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

How to Set Up The Ampache Streaming Music Server In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Ampache is a cataloging and streaming service written for the web which recently moved its development to github. I have written this how-to in support of that project in the hopes that more people will download and support this excellent open source project and it will continue into the future. The aim was to provide a how-to to get your server up and running at home with as many options on and working and secure allowing you to choose to switch OFF services as required later rather than bang your head against the wall trying to switch them ON.

Running SilverStripe On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.04

Running SilverStripe On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.04

This tutorial shows how you can install and run SilverStripe on a Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 13.04 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.

Integrating Ubuntu Landscape With Opsview Enterprise

Integrating Ubuntu Landscape With Opsview Enterprise

This post takes a look at how to integrate Ubuntu Landscape with Opsview Enterprise so you can see monitoring metrics in both tools.

Running ProcessWire On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.04

Running ProcessWire On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.04

This tutorial shows how you can install and run ProcessWire on a Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 13.04 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.

Running CS-Cart On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.04

Running CS-Cart On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.04

This tutorial shows how you can install and run CS-Cart on a Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 13.04 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.

How To Share Your Photos For Free From Your Home Server Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS And phpAlbum

How To Share Your Photos For Free From Your Home Server Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS And phpAlbum

If you would like to share your photos with family and friends from your own home server rather than posting onto some social networking site then perhaps this is the how-to for you. phpAlbum is an easy to use photosharing website that you can host yourself and use it to easily manage, view and selectively share your own photo collection with freinds, family, and the world. It's all free and you retain full ownership over the whole system.

How To Forward Ports To Your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS LAMP Server

How To Forward Ports To Your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS LAMP Server

This how-to is a wrapper for the fantastic portforwarding help site www.portforward.com
To support, and make it very easy for, those who want to set up a home server on an ubuntu 12.04 LTS server running LAMP. I will assume you have installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS with LAMP and are trying to setup a webserver and need to do a port forward for port 80. While we're at it we'll choose a setup to do port 443 as well so we could potentially host websites on https later. Once you've gone through the process you can repeat it for any ports you may require as defined by the service you are trying to serve to the internet.

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