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WordPress xmlrpc attack work around

Tweet Block the naughty IPs using the htaccess file and this code: $ tail -10000 access_log |grep /xmlrpc.php|awk ‘{ips[$1]++}END{for (i in ips) print i ” ” ips[i]}’ 68.x.x.52 1 173.x.x.17 1 185.x.x.249 15 117.x.x.46 1 192.x.x.80 1 80.x.x.104 1105 180.x.x.59 … Continue reading

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Migration of Off the Air Recordings

Tweet Current system The current system consists of eleven servers.  Seven of these are in Gateway House and four are in Kimberlin.  The current solution has two lots of storage, one at each site.  At the time when the system … Continue reading

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New cloud and dev, the new new.

Tweet Looking at Docker While having a quick look at Docker I happened across a slide show presenting Docker starting with its rapid take up. A list: Jenkins.  An extendable open source continuous integration server Travis. (From Wikipedia) In software … Continue reading

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Updating WordPress to 3.7.1 and then some of its 80+ plugins

Tweet Updating WordPress to 3.7.1 and then some of its 80+ plugins I need to update The Commons.  We have been at 3.5.2 for far too long.  With our CELT team, we have decided to update to the security update … Continue reading

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Hardening Apache using OpenVAS and RedHat advisories

Tweet Hardening Apache using OpenVAS and RedHat advisories My institution uses a tool provided by Janet to scan for vulnerabilities in web/servers.  We fix problems as soon as we see them.  I have recently been looking at Apache on an … Continue reading

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Protected: CentOS virtual machine template to support LAMP and other applications. Part 2

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CentOS virtual machine template to support LAMP and other applications. Part 1(Updated 2016)

Tweet Preparing an install of CentOS to become a VMWare template. Since being centralised and virtual machine infrastructure being some what new to ITMS, familiar to some, we are homing in on single solutions for systems administration that should provide … Continue reading

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DORA Regulatory Work Part 2b : Embargo changes

Tweet Part 1 is over here. Part 2a is over here. Embargo in DSpace To us it seems that the embargo code in DSpace is still being thought about.  It has changed between its first introduction in 1.6.x to 3.1.  … Continue reading

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DORA Regulatory Work Part 2a : Mandatory fields

Tweet Part 1 is over here. We added two new fields to our metadata: dc.funder Body funding the work dc.projectid Identification for the work These are added to DSpace/dspace/config/input-forms.xml.        <field>          <dc-schema>dc</dc-schema>          <dc-element>funder</dc-element>          <dc-qualifier></dc-qualifier>          <repeatable>true</repeatable>          … Continue reading

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DORA Regulatory Work Part 1 : Installing DSpace 3.1 with DMU EXPLORER

Tweet A list: Install CentOS 6 to a VM and update to 6.4 yum -y install rsync wget git ant (configure ssh to refuse passwords) yum -y groupinstall “Web Server”  “PostgreSQL Database server” “PostgreSQL Database client” Install latest Java JDK … Continue reading

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