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If you have a server with a lot of sites on it, error logs can be forgotten about and end up taking up a lot of unnecessary space. Here’s a good way to keep them cleaned up!
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This is something that cPanel has set by default – the ability to see directory listings when visiting a directory with no acceptable ‘index’ page. You really don’t want this enabled as unsavory types can view what else you have in that directory. Follow this simple guide to secure your server a bit more and disable directory listing.
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If you manage an Apache server, you may be noticing a large amount of TIME_WAIT connections all of the time. Don’t get me wrong, TIME_WAIT is a good thing.. it basically means that your server has closed the connection, but it’s being kept around so any delayed packets matched to the connection can be handled properly. We can reduce them, however.
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