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How To Install mod_ruby On Various Linux Distributions For Use With ISPConfig (2.2.20 And Above)

How To Install mod_ruby On Various Linux Distributions For Use With ISPConfig (2.2.20 And Above)

Starting with version 2.2.20, ISPConfig has built-in support for Ruby. Instead of using CGI/FastCGI, ISPConfig depends on mod_ruby being available in the server's Apache. This article explains how to install mod_ruby on various distributions supported by ISPConfig.

Reduce Apache's Load With lighttpd On Debian Etch

Reduce Apache's Load With lighttpd On Debian Etch

Lighttpd, sometimes pronounced "Lighty", is a lightweight HTTP server that can help alleviate Apache's load by serving static content. Since Lighttpd uses less resources per request than Apache, it generally serves most static content faster than Apache. This tutorial shows how to install Lighttpd behind Apache via Apache´s proxy module.

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 8

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 8

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Fedora 8 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Splitting lighttpd Logs With vlogger And Creating Statistics With Webalizer

Splitting lighttpd Logs With vlogger And Creating Statistics With Webalizer

Vlogger is a little tool with which you can write lighttpd logs broken down by virtual hosts and days. With vlogger, we need to put just one accesslog.filename directive into our global lighttpd configuration, and it will write access logs for each virtual host and day. Therefore, you do not have to split lighttpd's overall access log into access logs for each virtual host each day, and you do not have to configure lighttpd to write one access log per virtual host (which could make you run out of file descriptors very fast). At the end of this tutorial I will show you how to use webalizer to create statistics from the lighttpd access logs.

Setting Up Subversion And Trac As Virtual Hosts On An Ubuntu Server

Setting Up Subversion And Trac As Virtual Hosts On An Ubuntu Server

This howto outlines the process by which one can set up the Subversion version control system, and have it work in tandem with Trac, the project manager for software development projects, on a server running Ubuntu (or possibly Debian).

How to configure Squid for two-factor authentication from WiKID

How to configure Squid for two-factor authentication from WiKID

In this guide we will show how Squid can be configured to support two-factor authentication from a WiKID server, allowing users to be centrally authenticated, but their requests still distributed for efficiency.

How To Enable Multiple HTTPS Sites For One IP On Debian Etch Using TLS Extensions

How To Enable Multiple HTTPS Sites For One IP On Debian Etch Using TLS Extensions

This how-to is Debian specific but could be ported to other distributions since the concept is the same. In order to use TLS Extensions we have to patch and recompile apache2 and recompile OpenSSL with the enable-tlsext directive. Since TLS Extensions are relatively new, some internet browsers will not work so the apache2 server will deliver just the default site as http 1.0 does on an http 1.1 server.

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Mandriva 2008.0

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Mandriva 2008.0

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Mandriva 2008.0 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Monitoring Tomcat 5.0 on Ubuntu

Monitoring Tomcat 5.0 on Ubuntu

This document describes how to set up and enable Hyperic HQ for monitoring on Ubuntu and Tomcat. The resulting system provides a comprehensive, web-based Systems Management Software. It's the next stage of classical monitoring and able to manage all kinds of operating systems, web servers, application servers and database servers. The install comes prepared to monitor almost 70 different technologies natively and provides many detailed features. For brevity sake, I won't list all of them here. Hyperic HQ is available as an open source distribution licensed under the GPL v2.

Merging Multiple Apache Access Logs Into One Overall Access Log

Merging Multiple Apache Access Logs Into One Overall Access Log

Let's assume you have a web application that runs of a cluster of Apache nodes. Each node generates its own Apache access log from which you can generate page view statistics with tools such as Webalizer or AWStats. Obviously you do not want to have page view statistics for each Apache node, but overall page view statistics. To achieve this, we must merge the access logs from each node into one overall access log that we can then feed into Webalizer or AWstats. There is a Perl script called logresolvemerge.pl (part of the AWStats package) that can do this for us.

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