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comment Stop China from connecting to my google cloud compute server
@TomTom According to cloud.google.com/compute/pricing#network ingress traffic is free. As long as the port is closed there shouldn't be any egress to charge.
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comment Is /etc, /home and /var enough for a Ubuntu server backup?
Only you can answer this. We put our PHP in /srv for example.
12h
comment Stop China from connecting to my google cloud compute server
Google charges you for traffic to blocked ports? Yeesh.
13h
comment Stop China from connecting to my google cloud compute server
Why have port 11 open at all?
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comment Hosting anonymous websites on the same VPS that hosts a non-anonymous site?
You can't get more than one IP on Digital Ocean, but another $5/month VPS would suffice.
1d
comment How to get mod_security to log all POST data?
Note: this will expose things like passwords in plain-text. If your system is at all sensitive (god forbid it process credit cards) this may be an unacceptable risk.
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comment I am confused with SQL server and usage
"BTW: I am in flooring and have NO CLUE!" Sorry, but you're more likely to destroy it than to fix it if you've got zero experience with SQL Server.
2d
comment “Site Down for Maintenance” what kind of maintenance work do they do?
@TomTom For some banks, "the last 20 years or so" in our world are their distant future.
2d
comment Linking GoDaddy domaine name to OVH VPS
@WaiylKarim Glad I could help. :-)
2d
comment Linking GoDaddy domaine name to OVH VPS
What's the domain name? Sometimes redirecting to a GoDaddy parked page sounds like a nameserver issue, not a ServerName one.
2d
comment How Active Directory identifies a computer?
@Landeeyo Given that many of the people on this site are in charge of preventing random unauthorized people from connecting random unsecured/unapproved devices to sensitive networks, we'd probably rather not "be helpful for many people" in this case.
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comment Google compute engine - CPU usage alarms
stackoverflow.com/questions/16608594/…
May
22
comment How to prevent password bruteforce in web application?
Make sure you're using bcrypt for password storage.
May
20
comment Mysql crashed showing following errors. Is this a hack?
@PavanKumarN If this fixes it, you have a serious security issue that your MySQL server is publicly accessible.
May
20
comment Custom SSL cert (via SNI) over Cloudfront works for non-www requests but fails with www
Can you give us the actual domain, please?
May
20
comment Emergency response CMS
Big +1 for using someone like WordPress.com for this.
May
20
comment Mysql crashed showing following errors. Is this a hack?
Why are what look like public IPs/hostnames connecting then?
May
20
comment Mysql crashed showing following errors. Is this a hack?
Is your MySQL installation open to the public internet?
May
19
comment What are the key differences between AWS Spot Instances and Google's Preemptible Instances?
They are essentially Google's equivalent offering. Prices are fixed where EC2's Spot Instances have fluctuating prices based on demand/bids. I imagine there are a variety of other differences.
May
19
comment Low CPU and Memory utilization. Does that mean server is healthy?
That's great. I'm just pointing out your monitoring needs to do more than check CPU/memory usage. You'll want to verify it works.