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Error when starting php-fpm on a virtualmin centos

Last day ran into an issue in which the php-fpm service was facing an issue and httpd service was failing to start. On checking the logs, could see this : Date [proxy:error] [pid] 111  connection refused:FCGI:attempt to connect to 127.0.0.1:8000 (*) failed Date...

cPanel – Install Nginx + Varnish alongside Apache !

Nginx is a very fast webserver when compared with the default Apache offered by cPanel. Nginx is known for its high performance and low resource consumption. Servers hosting WordPress sites are employing Nginx as it improves the performance. Nginx will work as a front...

mod_ruid2 – Issues in mutual exclusion ?

The mod_ruid2 Apache module changes the permissions of all of the HTTP requests for a domain to the permissions of the owner of that domain. This is just like suexec or the module mod_suphp ! If you have enabled mod_ruid2 in your server and if there are any scripts...

Should I enable/disable mod_gzip in my server ?

​mod_gzip is an external extension module for Apache, which uses Gzip compression method for a significant reduction of the volume of web page content served. Disabling mod_gzip has advantages as well as disadvantages. Among the advantages are that you can save up...

DDoS protection guide – Part 1

What is a DDoS attack ? DDoS, short for Distributed Denial of Service, is a type of DOS attack where multiple compromised systems — which are usually infected with a Trojan (70% of the time)– are used to target a single system causing a Denial of Service (DoS) attack....