Category Archives: Web Server

Setting up a SFTP Server on Windows

I recently had to create an SFTP server on our work development system, and after doing a fair bit of Googling on the topic found a good solution. The solution is a combination of research done at differnt sites. It is this solution that I am sharing in hopes that it will help someone else. Read more »

16 Useful .htaccess Tricks and Hacks For Web Developers

 Posted by Thomson | Posted in Website Security | Posted on 10-12-2008

 

The .htaccess files (Hypertext Access file) is a very powerful configuration tool on Apache web server. The Apache web server has a number of configuration options that are available to the server administrator. The .htaccess is a simple ASCII text file placed in your website root directory. You can create and edit an .htaccess file using a text editor like notepad.

Here in this blog post I have come up with useful 16 tips and hacks to configure your web server.
As a configuration file .htaccess if a very powerful and a slight syntax error can result in a severe malfunction of your server. So to avoid that always try to keep a backup copies of all your files from the server before working with the .htaccess file. Read more »

Enable or Disable WordPress Comments on all posts in one step

With WordPress, you can globally disable comments, if you do not want to allow comments to be placed on your blog. Since this information is stored in the database, we can edit the allow comments option (open or close comments) across the entire blog in one step. This tutorial explains how to remove all instances of Allow Comments by using an SQL database query.

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htaccess Cheat Sheet

Here is a simple cheatsheet for the .htaccess file: Read more »

HFS – HTTP File Server

What is it?

… it’s file sharing

… it’s webserver

… it’s open source

… it’s free

… it’s guaranteed to contain no malware Read more »

Install SSL VPN

Have you ever wanted to setup a Simple Free SSL VPN Gateway?

If you answered yes then Adito is the answer.

Adito is an open source VPN based on SSL-Explorer. Because it works over HTTPS you can access your files securely from almost anywhere.

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