Access to Amazon EC2 instances specially the Linux instances are always protected by a private key pair. Private key is only the way to get access to the instance, what if you lost the key? Is your servers lost in black hole? Thankfully nothing is lost you still can access your server, let me show you how can you solve this problem.
Working on a website that you need others to see, but not the whole world? Password protecting a website (or a sub directory within a website).
Protecting files on your website from unauthorized users can be very important. You can use PHP or any language to listen for login authorization information on each page, but that doesn’t protect your images, documents, and other media and it is not proper way to do so.
That’s why I’ve found the new method of protecting files and directories the most reliable and is actually a pretty easy thing to do.
Odoo V8 is a major upgrade. With Odoo V8 OpenERP is moving into new territories, beyond ERP. Odoo V8 released an open source CMS, a disruptive eCommerce and a Business Intelligence.
Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. You install it in front of any server that speaks HTTP and configure it to cache the contents. Varnish Cache is really, really fast. It typically speeds up delivery with a factor of 300 – 1000x, depending on your architecture.
Why Varnish :
- To reduce server load.
- To make a website load faster, because cache stored in RAM.
- To gain more visitors, because every webmaster love it.
As Varnish can be installed and run along with either Nginx or Apache but in this tutorial I will show you how to install and setup Varnish on Apache-based Ubuntu server.
Apache is the widely used web server on Linux systems. Web server are used to server web content requested by client computer on Internet.
What is Virtual-Host ?
You might have question in mind that what is virtual-host? why and how should I use this? So here is the answer for your questions.
Virtual-host is a nothing but a configuration file that you need to create in apache web server. Virtual host is used for running more than one website on single server.
SSL, Secure Socket Layer is a protocol created in order to place normal traffic between server and client in encrypted and protected wrapper, without any possibility of traffic being intercepted in between of transmission.
SSL certificates encrypt a site information and create more secure and trusted connection. Certificates can show server’s identification information to site visitors. Certificates Authorities like DigiCert , GoDaddy can issue the self-signed SSL certificates that verify the server information.
In this guide I will cover how to create a self-signed SSL certificates for Apache on an Ubuntu Server which will encrypt traffic to your server. As we are generating SSL certificates are for testing purpose and not issued by any Certificates Authorities it will not provide third party validation of your server identity, but still it will help you to transfer information securely.
IN CASE WE NEED TO RECOVERY A PASSWORD MISSED IN OUR UBUNTU 14.04LTS SERVER EDITION THE BEST PROCEDURE TO RE-SET IT IS TO USE THE RECOVERY MODE.
1 STEP – RECOVERY MODE
REBOOT THE SYSTEM AND OPEN IN GRUB MENU AND GOTO “Advance options …”
SELECT THE RECOVERY MODE
SELECT THE OPTION “root …”
2 STEP – SET NEW PASSWORD
NOW RUN THE COMMAND
$: mount -rw -o remount /
SET A NEW PASSWORD FOR OUR USER (IN THIS CASE IS “user”)
NOW REBOOT THE OS
AT THIS POINT WE CAN USE THE NEW PASSWORD FOR THE ACCOUNT “user”.
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