How Install ModSecurity NGINX module in CentOS/RHEL 7


by Danila Vershinin, April 20, 2018

Here’s how to easily install ModSecurity to your NGINX in CentOS/RHEL 7.

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nginx: client_max_body_size inheritance


by Danila Vershinin, April 17, 2018

Quick information on how client_max_body_size directive is evaluated in nginx web server.

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PHP Security: disable error_reporting() NOW


by Danila Vershinin, April 9, 2018

Disable php error_reporting() function to secure your server from malware and bad coders pushing junk to it.

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CentOS 7, 8: ban bad IPs and networks with FirewallD


by Danila Vershinin, April 7, 2018

Now this is how you ban the bad guys from your server with the convenient Firewalld drop zone.

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How to install nginx on RHEL 7 / CentOS 7 properly


by Danila Vershinin,

Here’s how you properly install stable or mainline NGINX on CentOS/RHEL 7 servers.

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Add $_SERVER[‘REDIRECT_URL’] to nginx.


by Danila Vershinin, March 28, 2018

Here’s how to turn your nginx into a little bit of Apache by having nginx set and make use of $_SERVER[‘REDIRECT_URL’].

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Minimalistic Cache Warmer


by Danila Vershinin, March 12, 2018

Warm up your website cache using nothing but wget.

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Auto-upgrade specific packages while keeping the system secure. Nginx Amplify


by Danila Vershinin, February 19, 2018

The sleek way to automatically upgrade Nginx Amplify agent to latest versions while having the rest of the system automatically upgrade on critical security updates only.

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The evil increment_id? Or why MySQL is not using an index


by Danila Vershinin, February 17, 2018

Debugging guide to help you with your MySQL index optimization in Magento 1.x

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Implementing grace mode in Varnish 5.2


by Danila Vershinin, February 6, 2018

Here’s how you can implement Varnish grace mode with Varnish 5.2 and have it work for purged objects too.

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