This article describes how to configure Apache to run a Slim Framework application using PHP-FPM, as a FastCGI application.
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I’ve been creating a zillion RewriteRules to perform 301 redirects, and the code has gotten ridiculous. I can’t even read it anymore.
I created a small tool that removes duplicate rules, reducing the number of matches that mod_rewrite needs to try. It also resolves chains of 301 redirects into a single redirect.
Check it out: Redirect Reducer.
antix-net is a small Vagrant VM with almost nothing installed. Based on AntiX-17 x64, with Python 2.7 added so it can be provisioned with Ansible.
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I was being blocked by the Microsoft email servers, and their help pages were so convoluted that I had trouble finding out what the real problem was.
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This is a small IP address blocking “firewall” for an old PHP based website. It’s totally basic, with no features at all. This is for those annoying situations when old software contains security holes, and you find out in the logs, when you see some queries with a long string of SQL-like code.
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