Proxy

Proxy servers are mostly used to bypass certain firewalls, but not all are set like that. We help you here to set a proxy server configuration to speed / balance the load of your web server, eg. reverse proxy server.


How to install haproxy as a reverse proxy

How to install haproxy as a reverse proxy This article was actually scheduled for some time now, I don’t really know why I left it in my draft here for so much time. I finally got the time to test and install haproxy as a reverse proxy server in front of apache web server. Install

How to install Varnish cache on CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian

varnish cache

How to install Varnish cache on┬áCentOS, Ubuntu and Debian I started long ago an article that stated I was using Varnish cache for one of my servers, which is true, but never caught my mind to make an article on how to install Varnish on CentOS or Ubuntu or Debian. You’ve probably noticed, but these

Setup a proxy server using squid

squid reverse proxy

Setup a proxy server using squid I have written a few articles about how you can create a reverse proxy server for a backend web server and minimize impact on attacks or even on security. This time however I thought of showing you how you can install a proxy server (just a proxy) and secure

Nginx block sql injection and file injection

Nginx block sql injection and file injection Currently most hackers are looking for two major things when trying to hack a website, they are testing if its possible to inject their own sql queries for reading the actual database for other information, but also testing for file injection, and this is a major security that

Reverse proxy and cache server using nginx

reverse proxy

Why using Nginx web server? Some of you will have this question, but others will feel this is the right thing to do. Well either way, I recommend using Nginx as a reverse proxy due to its scalability and performance. Nginx is being used to power up Cloudflare network, so this has been massively tested

Restrict access using squid proxy server

squid denied

Restrict access using squid proxy server When using a ┬áproxy you need to think first and foremost about its security, there’s a lot of bad guys out there that are just looking for a way to find new proxy sites for their own purpose, good or bad. But its not just with squid proxy, any

Exclude domains and paths from squid cache

squid reverse proxy

Exclude domains and paths from squid cache I’ve written some time ago an article showing you how to install squid and use it for reverse cache proxy and acceleration, however there are times when you do not want to have a certain urls or paths cached using squid, probably for debugging or similar. Normally you

Install squid proxy with –enable-ssl for https_port

squid reverse proxy

Squid proxy with –enable-ssl A few months back when I was testing a few reverse proxy for leveraging load on my web server, I needed to setup SSL for one of my websites, unfortunately squid proxy, which I was using for reverse proxy, was not installed by default with –enable-ssl. This is only happening on

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