Apache 2 customized error pages and exceptions for websockets

Reverse Proxy with local error pages At first create a local directory for serving your customized error pages # local error pages DocumentRoot /srv/busypage/ Alias /error/ /srv/busypage/ <Directory /srv/busypage/           Options None           AllowOverride None           Require all granted </Directory> Now put your pages inside… Read More »

Debian, Apache and HTTP/2 – Important Info !

Deliver your websites with Apache and HTTP/2 IMPORTANT INFO ! I’ve backported apache 2.4.25, but it now depends on openssl from debian backports. The reason for this step back is this bug 828236. So you have to add the debian-backports repo in your system: echo ‘deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian jessie-backports main’ >>  /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian-backports.list and install/update the openssl packages… Read More »

Checking DNS and DNSSEC with Icinga2

The new and very good Icinga2 has a new way to define and apply checks. At first it takes a litte bit more time to define the commands, but it’s much more flexible. I’ve running all my domains with DNSSEC on my own DNS-Servers. All zones are secured with OpenDNSSEC, so I’ve to check the signature. The next… Read More »

Apache 2.4 Backports for Debian wheezy and (squeeze)

Running Apache 2.4 (SID) under Debian wheezy and (squeeze) Apache 2.4 is the current major release. This version is available in the debian SID and Testing tree (experimental before), so I’ve backported these packages to wheezy and in the past squeeze. The last available squeeze-version for i386 in this repro is 2.4.4-6, because I’ve no… Read More »

Postfix and lost connection after DATA

Trouble with immature firewalls and postfix. I run into trouble with one postfix server. This server is located behind a firewall and I got the error postfix/smtpd[1434]: lost connection after DATA from … in the mail logs. Debugging postfix with debug <>IP-address>> shows nothing unusually. So it must be another reason for that. Searching around… Read More »

Apache webdav read write permissions

Howto grant different rights to users on webdav shares Using webdav is an easy way to share files over HTTP(S). The Apache Webserver has the modules included. The caveat is the grant concept inside DAV. Under Linux all files are owned by the apache user e. g. www-data, so it is not possible to work… Read More »