Keep-Alive


by Danila Vershinin, March 20, 2016

Let’s talk about importance of Keep-Alive in HTTP and how you can enable it in Nginx, Apache and Varnish

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Linux: set hostname properly


by Danila Vershinin, March 8, 2016

First task of a system administrator while provisioning new system is setting the hostname. We talk how it’s done properly

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FTP backups to remote server


by Danila Vershinin, March 4, 2016

Easily setup FTP backups to remove server using LFTP utility and cron

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Putting SSH users to chroot via JailKit


by Danila Vershinin,

Isolate users on Linux system using chroot environments with Jailkit utility

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Solved: SSL connections do not work over IPv6


by Danila Vershinin, February 28, 2016

Troubleshoot and fix IPv6 SSL connections to Nginx server using simple checks

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Import website files from old server with Rsync and SSH


by Danila Vershinin,

Import website files from old server to new server using SSH protocol with Rsync

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GlusterFS Load Balancing


by Danila Vershinin,

Website files synchronization in load balancing setup, using GlusterFS

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Optimize website images automatically


by Danila Vershinin, February 27, 2016

Automatically optimize website images with a simple bash script.

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Varnish Command-Line Utilities. Tips and Tricks


by Danila Vershinin,

SSH commands for Varnish 4: log incoming requests to website, backend and many more

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Remove query parameters in Nginx


by Danila Vershinin,

Sometimes you want to make Nginx ignore a parameter passed in page request. Here is a short snippet to do that: if ($query_string ~ “^(.*)gclid=(.*)$”) { rewrite ^(.*)$ $uri? permanent; } This comes useful in case you run a Magento store with some SEO plugins that redirect to base URL of every page, but want […]

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