Horde “not authorized for Mail” error

Everybody know that Horde is a free webmail program and mainly used to access the email present in the server. If you are using cPanel server you may come across the following error.   “User name@domainname.com is not authorized for Mail” To fix the above error I have searched the …

How to turn off MySQL STRICT mode

Sometimes MySQL STRICT mode cause Zencart to throw the following error: PHP Fatal error: 1406:Data too long for column ‘products_name’ at row 1 To resolve this issue you need to turn off MySQL STRICT mode. You can achieve this by two methods. 1. Edit MySQL global configuration file Open MySQL …

How to change timestamp on various email client

In this article, I would like to share how to set timestamp  on various email client such as Squirrelmail, Horde, Roundcube, Outlook2007 and thunderbird   SquirrelMail Go to Squirrel mail webmail program and click Options at the top. Click the first link called Personal Information. Under Timezone Options, look for …

DDoS Attack prevention methods

In this article I would like to share some information about DDoS attack or Distributed denial of service. It is a situation where a service ( like web service or mail service etc ) is not available for its legitimate users. There are different type of DoS attack is happening …

PCI compliant server configuration

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is a security standard for an organization that uses credit card for money transaction. Nowadays most of the eCommerse customers seek PCI compliance servers for handling card transactions. To pass the PCI scan we need to follow the guide lines issued by the …

WordPress htaccess rules to improve security and performance

Here I would like to share some htaccess rules that will help you to improve your wordpress site security and performance. I recommend you to contact your developer before adding these rules. To improve security. # Eliminating HTTP insertions RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/(wp-login.php|wp-admin/|wp-content/plugins/|wp-includes/).* [NC] RewriteCond %{THE_REQUEST} ^[A-Z]{3,9}\ ///.*\ HTTP/ [NC,OR] RewriteCond …

Mod_remoteip and real IP login in access log

If your cPanel server is configured with Apache + nginx as reverse proxy then the Apache access_log will not show the real IP address ( visitor’s IP address ), instead it shows server IP address. Due to this we cannot block the IPs that causing bruteforce attack. or we can’t …