Author Archives: Randy

Cpanel Apache Symlink Protection

wget -O /scripts/before_apache_make chmod 700 /scripts/before_apache_make ## Rebuild apache (might want to do it thru WHM instead) /scripts/easyapache –build

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AS Number Stats on Linux

I’ve got a couple of Linux machines that are sitting outside of the Sflow ‘zone’ and AS traffic stats go unmeasured. I wanted to get a rough idea on the number of connections per AS number so here’s a little app that parses netstat and sorts AS numbers by number of connection. NOTE1: This won’t […]

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Obfuscate or Encrypt Perl

There are 3 primary options: 1. Use PAR with PAR::Filter::Obfuscate or PAR::Filter::Crypto 2. Use Filter::Crypto::CryptFile (requires certain modules installed on target system) 3. Encrypt modules with Module::Crypt.

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Find symlinks on Cpanel

Find all possible root symlinks (leftover from attempted exploits) and save them as a list ‘symlinks.txt’. ls /var/cpanel/users | grep -v “\`\|\.\|cpanel\|root\|mysql\|nobody” | \ while read CPUSER; do find /home/$CPUSER -type l -not \( -lname “/home/$CPUSER/*” \ -o -lname “*rvsitebuilder*” -o -lname “[^/]*” -o -lname “/usr/local/apache/domlogs/*” \ -o -lname “/usr/local/urchin/*” \) ; done \ > […]

Simple Monitoring with Email Alerts that works on LSI MegaRAID and Adaptec

This tool will poll the output of command(s) or URL(s), and send email alerts if the output changes, contains (or not contains) certain text, or becomes unavailable. It’s a light weight, reliable monitoring replacement for the pile of garbage most RAID vendors include with their cards. Complex excludes and finds can be specified as Perl […]

Winsplit Revolution (Like Windows Snap but for Multiple Displays)

I just added a 4th monitor to my office PC and finally admitted to needing help with window placement, far beyond Windows 7’s limited snap feature, this tool really gets the job done: It’s a free, light-weight ‘snap’ on steroids designed specifically for multi-display setups.

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XenServer multipath configuration for LIO targets

XenServer multipath.conf with special support for LIO-based iSCSI targets to maximize multipath performance and ensures 100% stability. path_grouping_policy setting doesn’t seem to matter (between group_by_prio and multibus) in most basic setups. Invalid lines (as reported by XenServer 6.1) have also been removed. Specifically: device { vendor “LIO-ORG” product “*” path_grouping_policy group_by_prio path_checker tur getuid_callout […]