Category Archives: Virtual Private Server

New cheap VPS provider

I just noticed that my VPS just expired 3 weeks ago, and there is no way to retrieve it back. That VPS equipped with 128MB RAM, 10GB HDD space for USD4.99 per year (damn cheap). Then I’m seeking for another poor man VPS. I do not need humongous memory and disk space, just enough for… Read More »

Compile and Install BIND 9.9.7 ESV in Debian

This article will guide you step by step to get Bind DNS running. Install Dependencies: [email protected]:~# apt-get update [email protected]:~# apt-get upgrade [email protected]:~# apt-get install build-essential openssl libssl-dev libdb5.1-dev Download Bind: [email protected]:~# wget ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.9.7/bind-9.9.7.tar.gz Unpack Bind: [email protected]:~# tar zxvf bind-9.9.7.tar.gz Configure and then compile Bind9 source pre: [email protected]:~# fakeroot ./configure –prefix=/usr –mandir=/usr/share/man –infodir=/usr/share/info –sysconfdir=/etc/bind –localstatedir=/var –enable-threads… Read More »

CloudFlare: Restore original visitor IP to Apache Web Servers

Since CloudFlare acts as a reverse proxy for websites, CloudFlare’s IPs are going to show in your server logs. This can be easily identified from awstats or webalizer. There is an easy fix to restore original visitor IP for any web server. 1) Copy the source file mod_cloudflare.c to your web server. wget https://raw.github.com/cloudflare/CloudFlare-Tools/master/mod_cloudflare.c 2)… Read More »