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Installing Self signed certificate on IIS6

1. Install IIS root kit. Pls make sure that selfSSL was enabled and installed during the installation time. 2. Switch to IIS Root installation directory from the command mode. 3.http://codeforeternity.com/blogs/technology/archive/2008/02/15/creating-self-signed-ssl-certificates-on-iis-6-0-and-windows-server-2003.aspx

D:Program FilesIIS ResourcesSelfSSL>

selfssl.exe /N:CN=dev.mydomain.co.uk /K:2048 /V:600  /S:1656415755 /P:443

Microsoft (R) SelfSSL Version 1.0 Copyright (C) 2003 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Do you want […]

How do I install SSL certificate on IIS

SSL certificate installations are varying according to the different CA. Here I used Godaddy’s CA to install SSL

There is two steps involved for this. a. CSR generation b. Installing Intermediate Certificate Bundle c. To Install the SSL Certificate

a.Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) – IIS 6.x

1. Open Internet Information Services. 2. Select […]

Enabling php error logging

1. Create a file where webserver can write

#touch /home/path/public_html/php_errors.log && chown -R 777 /home/path/public_html/php_errors.log

2. Create or add the following lines on .htaccess file

php_flag log_errors on php_value error_log /home/path/public_html/php_errors.log

It also possible with enable the same values on php.ini file.

A sample .htaccess file will look like this

php_flag log_errors on php_value […]

VSFTPD – How to change the annonymous FTP path

Question. How do I change the anonymous FTP path ?

Answer. 1. edit

[root@rc-025 ~]# vi /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf

2. add the following line which point out the anonymous ftp location

anon_root=/backup/shares/

3. restart VSFTP service

/etc/init.d/vsftpd restart or service vsftpd restart

Advanced security

If you want to limit ftp users access only to […]

Enabling mhash on php

Question, How do I enable mhash on PHP ?

Solution.

Follow the steps.

1. wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/mhash/files/mhash/0.9.9.9/mhash-0.9.9.9.tar.gz/download # tar -zxvf mhash-0.9.9.9.tar.gz # cd mhash-0.9.9.9 && make && make install

4. Recompile php with the

"<strong>–with-mhash</strong>"

option

How to verify the installation Place this php file one the web and execute. It will result will be like […]

Enable slow log query on MySQL

Question.

I want to Monitor the query which is taking longer execution time and killing server resource badly. Pls note that “set sql_log_off = ‘ON’; will not work on older version of Mysql 5.0.x.

Solution.

1. Create mysql log directory and permit mysql user to write on it #mkdir /var/log/mysql #touch /var/log/mysql/log-slow-queries.log #chown mysql.mysql -R […]