Lessons Learned: Apache CGI & Livecheck

I recently had a project where I used a combination of nagios / livecheck and Apache's CGI to create a lightweight Nagios Dashboard for the NOC team. It was quite a simple process, much aided by the fact that the CGI gateway allows you to use any programming language, including my favorite bash. The project took … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Apache CGI & Livecheck

Preserving client IP w/ apache reverse proxy

We recently had a scenario where an apache reverse proxy needed to be deployed in front of a pair of tomcat servers. Due to security concerns, this reverse proxy was hosting mod_security and acting as a web application firewall (WAF) However, a critical requirement was that the tomcat applications would be able to see the … Continue reading Preserving client IP w/ apache reverse proxy