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Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:22:57 +0200
From: Zenny <garbytrash@...il.com>
To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Server software (web server, database and backup)?

@Solar & gremlin: Your replies are so explicit that they rock and
sparkles like gems as always! Spacibo bolshoi! :-)

On 9/23/13, gremlin@...mlin.ru <gremlin@...mlin.ru> wrote:
> On 21-Sep-2013 16:51:58 -0400, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>
>  > I did not see Apache or Ngix, so I'm wondering what the hardened
>  > web server is used by Openwall.
>
> I use both:
>
> ftp://gremlin.people.openwall.com/pub/linux/Owl/SRPMS/httpd-2.2.25-g1.src.rpm
> (with fully-rewritten SUexec capable of running PHP scripts via CGI)
>
> ftp://gremlin.people.openwall.com/pub/linux/Owl/SRPMS/nginx-1.4.2-g1.src.rpm
> (frontend for the above, not thoroughly checked yet)
>
> Given the deficite of IPv4 addresses, I run Nginx at the OpenVZ host as a
> frontend for the httpd instances running in separate containers.
>
>  > I did not see PostgreSQL or MySQL either.
>
> ftp://gremlin.people.openwall.com/pub/linux/Owl/SRPMS/mysql-5.1.70-g1.src.rpm
> (there's 5.6.13, but it still isn't ready for first-time installation, only
> for updates)
>
> ftp://gremlin.people.openwall.com/pub/linux/Owl/SRPMS/postgresql-8.3.5-g1.src.rpm
> (no version 9 yet, but that's on my agenda)
>
>  > And I have no idea about backup programs.
>
> ftp://gremlin.people.openwall.com/pub/linux/Owl/SRPMS/rsync-3.0.9-g1.src.rpm
> (I'm quite happy with it, as it allows quick migration of OpenVZ containers
> to other hosts)
>
> And, of course, /usr/bin/tar :-)
>
>  > Would anyone be able to point out what Openwall provides or
>  > recommends fro web server, database and backup?
>
> For generic LAMP server, I use the abovementioned packages together with
> ftp://gremlin.people.openwall.com/pub/linux/Owl/SRPMS/php-5.3.21-g2.src.rpm
> (slightly patched for running via suexec)
>
>
> --
> Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru>
> GPG: 8832FE9FA791F7968AC96E4E909DAC45EF3B1FA8 @ hkp://keys.gnupg.net
>

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