INSTALL IIS 8.5 FROM THE COMMAND LINE using DISM

http://www.iis.net/learn/install/installing-iis-85/installing-iis-85-on-windows-server-2012-r2 You can install IIS 8.5 from the command line using DISM or PowerShell. Note that DISM and PowerShell have different namespaces for installation parameters, so the parameter names used in their commands will be different. For more information, see Modules in IIS 8.5. Note: Pkgmgr.exe has been deprecated. Use DISM instead for scripts installing IIS […]

Extracting Public Certificate and Private Key from PFX File

https://support.software.dell.com/sonicwall-email-security/kb/sw10754 Title Extracting Public Certificate and Private Key from PFX File Resolution Applies to: Product: SONICWALL EMAIL SECURITY VIRTUAL APPLIANCE / SOFTWARE / HARDWARE APPLIANCES Firmware Version: 7.4.x Problem Description: In SonicWALL Email Security version 7.4.x version you can import any wild card certificate if you have it in PFX format. If you import a certificate in PFX […]

Drupal vs Joomla vs WordPress: CMS Showdown [infographic]

https://blog.udemy.com/drupal-vs-joomla-vs-wordpress/ WordPress, Joomla and Drupal are the three most popular content management systems (CMS) online. All three are open source and built on PHP + MySQL. All three vary significantly in terms of features, capability, flexibility and ease of use. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of each of these CMS solutions: Drupal: […]

Proper WordPress Filesystem Permissions And Ownerships

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2014/05/08/proper-wordpress-filesystem-permissions-ownerships/ When people talk about WordPress security, file permissions and ownership are usually the last thing on their minds. Installing security plugins is a good practice and a must for every WordPress website. However, if your file-system permissions aren’t set up correctly, most of your security measures could be easily bypassed by intruders. Permissions and […]

Best practices in open source development

https://www.lullabot.com/blog/article/best-practices-open-source-development Introduction Open source software has countless advantages over proprietary software. While there are disadvantages as well, such as the lack of built-in support contracts and no one to blame when things go wrong (which means no one to sue), in most cases moving to open source software is a smart move. You never need […]

Azure Websites, Cloud Services, and Virtual Machines comparison

Link http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/choose-web-site-cloud-service-vm/#custom Price calculator: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/calculator/ Overview Azure offers several ways to host web sites: Azure Websites, Cloud Services, and Virtual Machines. This article helps you understand the options and make the right choice for your web application. Azure Websites is the best choice for most web apps. Deployment and management are integrated into the platform, sites can scale quickly to […]

Server Security (Apache, SSL, SSH, cP/WHM, Firewall, RootKit, DDoS Protection)

Thanks to: http://forums.ultratechhost.com/thread-97.html SUMMARY Upgrade Apache/PHP, MySQL, OpenSSH, OpenSSL, cP/WHM etc  cP/WHM Configuration  SSH Access  Mod_Security  Firewall  DDoS Protection  Rootkit PHP Configuration  Other The End  This  tutorial about web servers security, how to secure web servers… I use Cent OS 5, Apache and cP/WHM and I will explain how to secure them.

How To Setup a NGINX Virtual Host Using a Custom Domain

Getting Started Thanks to: http://www.farinspace.com/nginx-virtual-host/ This guide assumes that you’ve been following along from the previous tutorial: How to Install and Configure a NGINX Server (LEMP Stack) Important: to properly setup your virtual host you will need to be able to create a DNS A RECORD for a domain or subdomain you own. I use GoDaddy to register my […]

PIWIK STATS INSTALL ON UBUNTU

Source: http://www.anoneh.com/162.php Download PIWIK web analytics. Upload to server. Create a mysql table. Go to your site. And it will guide you step by step. eg. 1.chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/piwik This is because it wants to create a configuration for you. Then it will ask your mysql connection settings. Then it will ask your user name and […]