Web traffic limitation

Synopsis For different reason, we may want to limit the number of connections or the number of requests we allow to a web farm. In example: give more capacity to authenticated users compared to anonymous one limit web farm users per virtualhost protect your website...

Protect Apache against “apache killer” script

What is Apache killer? Apache killer is a script which aims to exploit an Apache Vulnerability. Basically, it makes Apache to fill up the /tmp directory which makes the webserver unstable. Who is concerned? Anybody running a website on Apache. The Apache announce How...

Send users to the same server for imap and smtp

Synopsis You want to use Aloha load balancer in front of a mail platform, relying on HAProxy to achieve load-balancing. You mail platform delivers IMAP acts as a SMTP relay for your users. You want your users to use the same server for both protocols in order to take...