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by hwcltjn
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Web Server
Topic: Apache not releasing memory
Replies: 5
Views: 1267

Re: Apache not releasing memory

Thanks plutocrat - really appreciate the guidance. I've been keeping an eye on Apache and memory is hovering on average at 75% usage at the moment. First of all, what is happening to your swap at the time of the attack? According to NixStats, about 300Mb of swap was used during the attack. Upon Apac...
by hwcltjn
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Web Server
Topic: Let's Encrypt SSL for the subdomain Topic is solved
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: Let's Encrypt SSL for the subdomain Topic is solved

Try changing it from a CNAME to an A record.
by hwcltjn
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Web Server
Topic: Apache not releasing memory
Replies: 5
Views: 1267

Re: Apache not releasing memory

plutocrat thanks for replying. I have a good idea of how to ensure that Apache doesn't utilise too much memory and start too many child processes. I was actually trying to figure out why Apache didn't release any of the memory it was using once the attack had stopped and why it had to be restarted t...
by hwcltjn
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Web Server
Topic: Apache not releasing memory
Replies: 5
Views: 1267

Apache not releasing memory

Whilst sound asleep, a WordPress installation of mine hosted on Vesta 0.9.8-17 with Apache2 + nginx had it's xmlrpc.php file totally hammered by some bot somewhere for a few hours . There's thousands of requests like the one below - almost 4 a second. 69.197.x.x - - [05/Dec/2017:05:12:53 +0000] &quo...
by hwcltjn
Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Next VestaCP Release
Replies: 14
Views: 2432

Re: Next VestaCP Release

*bump*
by hwcltjn
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: 3rd Party Software
Topic: Script | Fail2Ban Protection for PHPMyAdmin + RoundCube
Replies: 0
Views: 302

Script | Fail2Ban Protection for PHPMyAdmin + RoundCube

Hi guys, I wrote 2 simple scripts that add fail2ban protection for PHPMyAdmin and RoundCube. I've only tested them on Ubuntu 16.04 on VestaCP 0.9.8-17 with Apache+Nginx. More jails, distros and only nginx to follow! Details and usage on Gitlab links below: Vesta CP PHPMyAdmin Fail2Ban Jail - https:/...

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