To work around this issue, add the EnableAggressiveMemoryUsage registry entry to the following registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\HTTP\Parameters

Then, set the EnableAggressiveMemoryUsage registry entry to 1.

To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. Click the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\HTTP\Parameters
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
  4. Type EnableAggressiveMemoryUsage, and then press ENTER.
  5. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  6. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  7. On the File menu, click Exit to exit Registry Editor.
  8. Restart the HTTP service. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, click Run, type cmd in the Open box, and then click OK.
    2. At the command prompt, type net stop http /y, and then press ENTER.
    3. At the command prompt, type iisreset /restart, and then press ENTER.

Customizing the MOTD – Linux, BSD

Posted: 20th February 2016 by Babar Shafiq in System Administration

 

If you want your custom logo, or custom info to also be shown whenever any user logs into the machine you can do so with

For CentOS :-
yum install figlet

For Debian :-

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install toilet figlet

For BSD:-

cd /usr/ports/misc/figlet && 
make install distclean
figlet We-Rock

Copy Paste the output in motd

# vim motd

Fingerprinting / Identify Remote Web Server

Posted: 18th January 2016 by Babar Shafiq in System Administration, Tips

telnet – Identify remote web server

Use telnet to connect to remove web server, enter
$ telnet www.vivekgite.com www
Output:

Trying 74.86.49.130...
Connected to www.vivekgite.com.
Escape character is '^]'.

Request header, enter the following command and hit [ENTER] key twice:
HEAD / HTTP/1.0
Output:

HTTP/1.0 200 OK
Connection: close
X-Pingback: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/xmlrpc.php
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
Content-Length: 0
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 08:50:55 GMT
Server: lighttpd
Connection closed by foreign host.

curl – Identify remote web server

Type the command as follows:
$ curl -I http://www.remote-server.com/
$ curl -I http://vivekgite.com/

Output:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: text/html
Content-Length: 0
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 08:53:54 GMT
Server: lighttpd

I was trying to build a webserver for just displaying a simple message but I don’t want to use Apache/IIS/nginx etc.
So I tried nodejs and literally it is so easy to write a webserver in just 15 lines of code.

Webserver:

  • which can show static index.html page
  • which can log remote client IPs
  • which can use port from commandline to listen.
  • Portable, can run same code on Windows/Linux

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Have you ever encountered out of disk space issues on your wonderful VMs when trying install a critical application? Here are a few easy steps that help you to solve the disk space problems on your VMware workstation VMs Read the rest of this entry »

Mozilla launched Firefox 34 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Major additions to the browser include a built-in video chat feature, a revamped search bar, and tab mirroring from Android to Chromecast.

Firefox 34 for the desktop is available for download now on Firefox.com, and all existing users should be able to upgrade to it automatically. As always, the Android version is trickling out slowly on Google Play

 

The biggest addition for the desktop platforms is Firefox Hello Read the rest of this entry »