Tag Archives: Sysadmin

Symfony and lighttpd

Update: I have written a tool than can generate automatically the proper configuration and much more! I’ve seen some articles on how to configure lighttpd to serve a Symfony project, however they usually did at least one mistake: Assuming that requests with periods (‘.‘) are for static files (the period is a default separator in […]

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Switching from BIND to PowerDNS in a few seconds

Seconds, really. First, why stop using BIND? For me it just happened because I couldn’t understand why BIND wasn’t working (again). However there are many other reasons to make the switch before it’s too late. BIND has a bad security history, PowerDNS‘s code is more “modern” and its various parts are well-separated (for example, you […]

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