Posts Tagged ‘apache’

For work I was migrating an old undocumented reverse proxy configuration from 2.0 to 2.2. It contained some old perl scripts nobody understood and some strange bits here an there. Long story short I started from scratch. I ran into the usual problems like redirects and hyperlinks being broken if they use full self referencing […]

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 14:14 | Comments Off on Reverse Proxy and Hyperlinks

Here is a short tutorial on how to setup a multi stage authentication with an Apache HTTPd 2.4 server. The first stage will do a 2-way SSL encryption, so both server and client will need to present a certificate. The second stage will be password authentication, the username has to match the username in the […]

Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 21:28 | Comments Off on multi stage authentication using Apache HTTPd 2.4

I previously mentioned rpmbuild. I wanted to write a little post on what it does and how useful it is. But I though it would be easier to just show you. So what is rpmbuild? It is a tool for building rpm packages based on a spec file. The resulting rpm should be close to […]

Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 08:48 | Comments Off on Apache HTTPd 2.4 on RPM based distributions

Here is a little trick to connect to a server that requires a SSL Client certificate when your client does not support it. To make it work your client must be able to use a proxy. We will use this proxy to rewrite certain servers to a reverse proxy that injects the client certificate. Lets […]

Thursday, July 5th, 2012 at 23:12 | Comments Off on SSL Client certificate injection using reverse and forward proxies
Categories: Networking, Technology

Due to popular demand (I got 1 e-mail, but hey they’ve been gone for a few days). I’ve added some of the old Apache HTTPd 64-bit binaries to the download page under archive. Please use them with care. It is possible I’ll redo the compile tutorial at some point but I currently don’t have access […]

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 00:23 | Comments Off on Apache HTTPd 64-bit binaries

I found myself facing a strange issue while moving from my simple all-in-one VPS server to a more roomy Kimsufi 16G running ESXi 5.0. I only have one IPv4 address so I am using Sophos UTM 9’s Web Application Firewall to spread out some sites to different backend servers. This is working fine, I did […]

Monday, June 25th, 2012 at 22:51 | Comments Off on Encoding and Reverse Proxy with Zimbra
Categories: Networking, Technology