3 posts tagged with linux by Dag Maggot.
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automatic blacklisting in load balanced environment

How can we automatically block DOS type attacks in a load balanced environment? We used to have mod_evasive on Apache, but now Apache is behind a a load balancer and so does not see the external IPs. We are manually blacklisting IPs in Shorewall - but would like something on the load balancer to do this automatically on detection. Running Linux, Shorewall, Apache and Pound as load balancer.
posted by Dag Maggot on Dec 9, 2008 - 7 answers

Something is spewing files on our box

On our Linux web server, for some reason /var/lib/php5 has filled up with files to the point that we can't even get a directory listing. We are running out of inode space for the filesystem. How can we get a directory listing to find out which files need to be removed, and remove them?
posted by Dag Maggot on Oct 17, 2007 - 7 answers

Dedicated Hosting Recommendations

We are hunting for a new Linux or BSD dedicated host. The one we have now, while good - is oriented around resellers - so they are more comfortable working with Virtuozzo and VPS users. We're looking for something kind of stripped down, on a high-end, dual processor box. [more inside]
posted by Dag Maggot on Jun 4, 2007 - 9 answers

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