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Sep/18

HAProxy Redirect Unknown Subdomains

Overview It’s possible to redirect non configured sub domains to a different error message rather than a default or error 503 which is a server side error. Edit /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg and add the following to the default frontend: default_backend no-match Then … Continue reading

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Jun/18

Securing HAProxy Headers

Overview https://securityheaders.io will give a score of how well placed the HTTP headers are on a site ranging from A+ to F (not sure what the R rating is for). Headers are a powerful meta (invisible to the naked eye) … Continue reading

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Apr/18

Upgrading HAProxy On Ubuntu

Overview Following my earlier post using Vbernat’s PPA to install the latest Haproxy on Ubuntu, there have been several minor versions since the original post. The steps below will show you how to upgrade to any version offered by Vbernat’s … Continue reading

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Jun/17

Adding Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway To Existing Network

Overview Adding a the Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway (USG) to my existing setup was slightly more involved than I had hoped however it was fairly idiot proof. The issue is if the controller is on a different subnet to the … Continue reading

3

Oct/16

Install UniFi Controller On Ubuntu 16.04

Overview The Ubiquiti networking gear comes with a Java controller software to provision the hardware. It’s called the Unfi controller. Because it’s a Java application it can run on any Java compatible system so in my case I wanted to … Continue reading

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Oct/14

Install HA Proxy 1.5 On Ubuntu

Overview Apache’s HAProxy is a proxy software but it can also load balance between servers. The significance of version 1.5 is it’s ability to handle SSL connections where as before you needed to off load the connection to a different … Continue reading

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Mar/14

cFos Spurious ICMP

Another spot were rogue ICMP being sent to 194.95.249.23 which goes to a German company. A quick Google reveals it’s due to cFos software which is included again by Asus as part of the ROG traffic management software.

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Feb/14

Keep VPN Alive On Ubuntu

Overview I have tried VPNs in the past but for whatever reason they always disconnect after a certain amount of time despite selecting automatically connect. I found a post on how to keep a VPN alive by using network manger … Continue reading