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  • Linux VPS Security with mod_security and fail2ban

    Our VPS team wanted to improve the security on our Linux VPS VMs.  We opted to use mod_security and fail2ban.  Note that we use them independently.  We do not ban visits that violate mod_security, we simply discard the visit. NOTE: mod_evasive doesn’t work with Apache 2.4.1 anymore. It stores the violation counts PER CHILD.  Attackers […]

  • Moving Hosted Exchange 2003 ExMerge

    When moving to Hosted Exchange from Exchange 2003, it is necessary to move the mail. One method is to use ExMerge to export the mailboxes as PST files and then import them using Outlook. This procedure uses a utility called ExMerge. Overview of Exmerge Technet Exmerge: Microsoft Download ExMerge works on versions of Exchange between […]

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