Windows Server

Restrict access to website using IP address in IIS 7

We can restrict the access to a website using IP addresses or domain name in IIS 7 easily using the “IP and Domain Restrictions” module. Unlike IIS 6, this module is not enabled by default when you install Internet Information Services (IIS). we need to install it. But don’t worry, this can also be done easily through Server Manager. You can follow the below step by step instruction:-   Enabling the “IP and Domain...

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Distributed Denial of service(DDOS)

A denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) or distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS attack) is an attempt to make a computer or network resource unavailable to its intended users. The speciality of the DDOS is that, it relays attacks not from a single network/host like DOS. The DDOS attack will be launched from different dynamic networks which has already been compromised. Types:- Ping of death :- Attacker deliverately sending a ping packet,...

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How dns works

A DNS client “resolves” an IP address by sending a specially formatted request to a DNS server. The client has to know the address of one or more DNS servers in advance. The reply from the server may be a direct reply with the IP address associated with the hostname, a referral to another DNS server, or a response indicating the requested name can’t be found in DNS. Typically, the request will ask the server to...

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Verify PHP/cURL is working correctly

Simply, cURL is a command line tool for getting or sending files using URL syntax. It supports a range of common Internet protocols, including HTTP, FTP, SCP, SFTP, TFTP, TELNET, FILE, IMAP, POP3, SMTP and RTSP, etc. The command is designed to work without user interaction. Usage:- Basic use of cURL involves simply typing curl at the command line, followed by the URL of the output to retrieve. To retrieve the google.com homepage, type: curl...

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Custom php.ini per domain in Plesk Windows server

There will always be the scenarios where we need to set some special php settings for a particular domain or for a particular directory. This can be easily done in a Linux server, but with Windows it is always issues. But we can done this windows servers also and tell you what i have verified this by myself. Prerequisites:- *Custom php,ini file only works with php handler as “cgi” and not with “fastcgi” nor with ISAPI...

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