Every now and then someone asks me how I’ve got blogs setup on my servers.
As such, I’ve decided to create this post that documents my setup and why I made some of the decisions I did.Continue reading
This post only covers the technical details of how to implement http/2 on an Apache web server running in Amazon Linux on Lightsail. It does not go into the details of what http/2 is or why use it. For that information, I suggest https://http2.github.io.
First you have to switch the Multi-Processing Modules (MPMs) from pre-fork (the default) to another one. I chose the event mpm for no particular reason.
To do this, edit /etc/httpd/conf.modules.d/00-mpm.conf and make the following changes …Continue reading
For anyone who runs a mailing list and has gotten pummeled recently with a rash of subscription attempts, they may be coming from mailbait.info.
A while ago I blogged on how to block mailbait, but it appears they have changed their host.
Their new host is ‘themailbait.bitbucket.org’.
I suggest you update your web server configuration to block any referrer that references the word ‘mailbait’ in the URL.
Here’s my new httpd.conf entry to block mailbait…
SetEnvIf Referer mailbait mailbait Deny from env=mailbait