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Zalman ZM-VE200 Review - You Need This External Hard Drive Enclosure

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Fellow tech friends, I have a find for you. If you have a job,…

How to Stop an Apache DDoS Attack with mod_evasive

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The first inkling that I had a problem with a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack was a note sent to my inbox:
lfd on server1.myhostname.com: High 5 minute load average alert - 89.14
Apache DDoS My initial thought was that a site on my server was getting Slashdotted or encountering the Digg or Reddit effect. I run Chartbeat on several sites where this occasionally happens and I will usually get an alert from them first. A quick look at the Extended status page from Apache showed that I had a much different kind of problem.

How to Install SNMP on Tomato Router Firmware and Graph Traffic with Cacti

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You've flashed your old WRT54G or other vanilla router with the…

HOWTO: Installing ZFS and setting up a Raid-Z array on Ubuntu

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Readers should note that this applies to Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid…

Problem installing PECL PHP extensions while /tmp is secured

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I recently tried to install a PHP PECL extension on a server…

How to Schedule a Windows Reboot at a Later Time

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Updated on 8/26/2008 with corrected information! Window's…