Reading time: 3 – 5 minutes Yesterday the Google team posted an entry on all their blogs about a new operating system that is to come. They are going to call it Google Chrome OS. The blog entry doesn’t really give away a great deal of details, but it states that this new OS will [...]
I have seen people asking this question more than two times now, so I decided it’s about time I write a blog post about it. In ColdFusion it was really easy to solve this problem, as CFIDE is a physical folder, so you could simply move it away from the webroot, and it wouldn’t be accessible to the entire world.
On Railo it’s a bit trickier, as the admin and server folders
are virtual directories, hence you can’t simply “move it away”.
Obviously it’s password protected, so people won’t simply have access
to it and screw up with your configuration, but a more will powered
person could easily brute force into it.
I have to reinforce here that a really will powered lad would
probably break into anything, or even log into your server and make it
a real mess. It’s always good to have this false security sensation
though, so I’ll post here how I do my own security.
Reading time: 2 – 2 minutes This is really for my future reference, but I thought someone would bump into that any time. I’m configuring a new CentOS 5 server and for my surprise it didn’t come with yum installed.
Reading time: < 1 minute They finally made it! Adobe just released the Flash Player for Linux. Now Linux users can deploy apps using the free Adobe Flex® 2 Software Developers Kit (SDK), Adobe Flash Player 9 and Flex Data Services 2 Express. All this for free… nothing… nada… niente! So if you’re using Linux, [...]