Detecting PHP email spam scripts on your server

In this article I am describing how to identify PHP scripts that are being used for email spamming through a Postfix mail server on an Debian based server. I just recognized last week an unnormal high workload on my server, causing the fast-cgi PHP instances not working well anymore. There was a noticeable delivery of HTTP 500 error

Information about mail sending PHP scripts

To be enabled to gather information about PHP emailing scripts on your server, you can add two lines to your main php.ini: [crayon-592a2210eadc0168461874/] Restart your webserver after changing the php.ini. First parameter is adding a "X-PHP-Originating-Script:" information to the mail header, stating the user name an script name sending the mail. The second one is

Call to undefined function apc_fetch()

I just stumbled upon an error in one of my clients web spaces. The costumer is running a presta shop on his web space and encoured an error in form of the "white screen of death". While taking a look to the server logs I encountered a repeating error about [crayon-592a2210eae0f376374044/] This error is caused by

Lighttpd with PHP5-CGI and SQLite

Software Download This solution is quite old (written in 2010). It might not work with newer versions of Voyage Linux! First you have to download all necessary software packages. As I am running voyage linux (a debian derivate) it is really simple by using apt-get. [crayon-592a2210eaeba038321249/] Configuration First of all you have to add

Installing Symfony Framework into XAMPP for Windows

Getting started Download a fresh copy of ApacheFriend XAMPP System and install it according to the tutorials. In the next step, we have to set the right include path to make sure that all pear packages will be installed in the right locations. Goto System Properties into the Advanced tab. Click on Environment Variables Extend

Speed up your WordPress installation with „PHP APC“, „WP Super Cache“ and „Use Google Libraries“

Even when now running a Wordpress installation with a (from my point of view) very fancy and clean design I was a bit dissapointed by the loss of speed compared to my former CMS installation of Contao (former Typolight). In this post I like to shortly introduce you to the actions I performed to regain

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