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Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:20:04 +0400
Subject: Re: Server software (web server, database and backup)?

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:
(with fully-rewritten SUexec capable of running PHP scripts via CGI)
(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.
(there's 5.6.13, but it still isn't ready for first-time installation, only
for updates)
(no version 9 yet, but that's on my agenda)

 > And I have no idea about backup programs.
(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
(slightly patched for running via suexec)

Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru>
GPG: 8832FE9FA791F7968AC96E4E909DAC45EF3B1FA8 @ hkp://

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