Default Router Login Password For Top Router Models

This Step By Step Tutorial Explains How to Find Out the Default Username and Password of a Router Routers protect their web interfaces — where you can configure their networking, parental control, and port forwarding settings — with a default username and password. You can change these default passwords to something a bit more secure, … Read more

Parsing Apache Web Server Logs

Parsing Apache Logs Apache web server access and error logs provide essential information showing the activity being performed by the server and errors encountered in the process. Extracting and parsing of logging data is thus essential for ongoing monitoring activity and production and debugging issues during development and testing. Apache server reports extensive data about … Read more

How to Send Apache Logs to Centralized rsyslog Server

Centralizing Apache Logs By default, Apache stores all logs on the local disk. This works well for development environments and small deployments but can become unsustainable once you have more than one server. Not only is it frustrating having to open each log file on each server, but trying to trace requests across multiple servers … Read more

Guide to Increasing Performance of WordPress Websites

In this post I will go step by step through optimizing PHP and WordPress to reduce page load times and increase requests/second of your website. WordPress is used on over 42% of all websites on the global internet. Considering that there are over 1.1 billion websites this comes to over 460 million website using WordPress … Read more

Increase Performance of PHP Apps and WordPress

Performance of PHP based application, either script based or web based is a factor of configuration of PHP, web server, hardware infrastructure, network topology and most important, the quality of written code. It does not matter if you are running WordPress or any other custom PHP application you will have to consider all those factors … Read more

Introduction to Jooby Framework

Overview Jooby is a scalable fast micro web server framework that allows you to build microservices as well as full stack applications with backend service and a front-end build using any of the following template engines. Among the many Java/Kotlin based frameworks for web developments Jooby shines because of its simplicity and high performance. TechEmpower, … Read more

Nginx HTTP Proxying, Load Balancing, Buffering, and Caching Setup

In this guide, I will discuss Nginx ngx_http_proxy and ngx_http_upstream modules, which provide the ability to proxy connections to backend application web servers and provide load-balancing capabilities. This proxying ability allows Nginx to pass requests to upstream webs servers for the final processing of a web request. The ability to proxy requests to single or … Read more

Complete Guide to Apache Web Server Logging

Apache Web Server power over 30 percent of all websites. I believe the share is likely higher when you consider servers hidden behind corporation firewalls. This is a long way from its initial release in 1995. Based on its widespread use the Apache server logs provide invaluable information in understanding not only the incoming traffic … Read more