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October 2008

Preventing MySQL Injection Attacks With GreenSQL On Debian Etch | HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials

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GreenSQL (or greensql-fw) is a firewall for MySQL databases that filters SQL injection attacks. It works as a reverse proxy, i.e., it takes the SQL queries, checks them, passes them on to the MySQL database and delivers back the result from the MySQL database. It comes with a web interface (called greensql-console) so that you can manage GreenSQL through a web browser. This guide shows how you can install GreenSQL and its web interface on a Debian Etch server.

Drupal Postfix Integration Under Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy) | HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials

his document is derived from Christoph Haas’ tutorial “Howto: ISP-style Email Server with Debian-Etch and Postfix” ( and Falko Timme’s tutorial “Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS)” ( The associated Mailfix Drupal module must be installed as part of this tutorial. It will guide you through the necessary steps to configure a Drupal driven Mail server. Provided features: * Drupal managed email accounts * Support for virtual domains * Automatic forwarding * Postfix quota support * Silent BCC monitoring * Other features: anti-spam, anti-virus

February 2008

Brent Meshier » Tuning Apache & MySQL for High Traffic Availability

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Here is a quick configuration guide for those running Apache & MySQL that will prepare your webserver for heavy demand. I manage a few webservers that handle 60 hits/second on average serving dynamic pages with this configuration. Using the right hardware and software you can mitigate a potential Slashdot Effect and live to tell the tale.