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cpanel/whm hosting tech

Digest::SHA1 Crypt::PasswdMD5 install failure, with easyapache

If you’re trying to install cPanel, and it hangs on:

\_ /usr/local/cpanel/bin/apache_conf_distiller

and your post-cpanel install easyapache bails on:

!! Failed to install CPAN Perl module(s) Digest::SHA1 Crypt::PasswdMD5 !!

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hosting tech

WordPress, wp-login.php brute forces, and mod_security

 

wordpress

So, there’s finally been a bit of chatter¬†about an attack that’s been ongoing across many webhosts for a few weeks. The most effective solutions that I’ve seen involve identifying patterns in the nefarious traffic, and blocking based on that. Something like this mod_security rule:

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hosting pwyw

PWYW music, and amanda palmer.

I’m in love with this. “It’s about a few people loving you up close, and about those people being enough.”

I want to help the music industry. I want to help the artisan industry. I want to help the art industry.

I want to help all of my friends (known and unknown) who want to distribute their art. I have ideas, lots of ideas. And I have resources. But I’m going to start here: If you are an artist of any kind, and you need hosting for your art and for a website, and for distribution, I’m your lady. Let’s make this happen.