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How to Configure APC Cache on Virtual Servers with PHP running under FCGId

…to expire and be replaced. In general, you must double apc.shm_size in relation to APC’s highest reported Memory Usage to avoid fragmentation completely. Configuration Suggestion for php.ini in the virtual server’s /home/, add the following configuration: (you may also install memcached, and should install fileinfo for full use of W3 Total Cache) [memcached] ;memcached for […]

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WordPress with W3 Total Cache on Nginx with APC (Virtualmin)

…the php-fastcgi processes if you change php.ini. Luckily, Virtualmin creates service scripts for each virtual domain, which you can use to reload PHP. The service scripts are located in /etc/rc.d/init.d. php-fcgi-domain1-com php-fcgi-domain2-com Script allows stop, start, restart e.g. service php-fcgi-domain2-com restart The service may also be restarted via Webmin > Services > Bootup and Shutdown […]

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Decades of experience hosting websites, from small local sites with only a few html pages, to high-traffic sites with thousands of users and pages.  Website hosting, evolved Web hosting has changed dramatically in the last few years. The majority of accounts are now running PHP scripts and MySQL, whereas in the past most accounts were only […]

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APC Cache Considerations for Virtual Hosting Environments

APC cache does not work well in a virtual hosting environment unless PHP is running as FCGID, and every individual virtual host has a unique PHP.ini and a unique fcgiwrapper. This is not the case with many virtual hosting environments because the memory and CPU requirements are too great. I suggest using Virtualmin for a […]

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Install phpMyAdmin with SSL on CentOS, Amazon Linux, RedHat (Apache or NginX)

phpMyAdmin database display I recently ran into a problem with the upgraded 3.5.2 phpMyAdmin package provided via the rpmforge.repo. Search no longer works, nor does pagination, etc. Plus, it’s out of date and vulnerable to an XSS exploit. I have solved this by changing to the EPEL repo, which maintains the latest version of phpMyAdmin. […]

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Auto Mailer Form with Validation and reCAPTCHA

…ch is on the example pages. Installation: put the downloaded folder in a public_html space that’s running PHP 5+. Note that there are different packages for PHP 5.3, so get the correct flavor of version 3. This example works with PHP 5.3. I have created an example form that includes most of the different types […]

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Apache and MySql Performance Tuning for High Traffic WordPress Website on Cpanel

…ount of resources a single legitimate IP address can monopolize, in addition to blacklisting attackers. This is the first step to proper web server performance in today’s Internet climate. Popular sites that do not have a solid security and load balancing strategy are subject to crippling traffic from the Internet’s millions of malicious and compromised […]

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Chris Gilligan Web Developer, Information Architect, Web Server Administrator, Media Producer web • video • print I design and produce information and communication media for university, corporate, small business, manufacturing and non-profit clients: web sites Information architecture and design for open source content management systems Front-end UI design, HTML, PHP, LESS Linux Apache […]

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WordPress Fail2Ban RegEx for RedHat, CentOS, Amazon Linux

VacantServer WordPress sites are getting hammered with bad logins and probes. We’ve implemented a plugin to log failed login attempts to syslog, and a Fail2Ban filter for the same. If you run these on RedHat, you’ll need some additional configuration info… here it is: WordPress login failure regex (error_log): ^%(__prefix_line)sAuthentication failure for .* from <HOST>$ […]

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Tuning Apache and MySQL for Best Performance in a Shared Virtual Hosting Environment

…ould consider following this method: (the formula works well as a basic guide… but does not take into account PHP memory requirements… see Ovidiu’s comment below). MySQL Tuning Is More Difficult: Trial and Error To test your MySQL server performance, you may try: mysqltuner: (or http://mysq… 4, 0, 1, 0 and 303.59

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