How to remove and uninstall NGINX on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

Posted by Rook on September 20, 2017 in How-To, Linux, WordPress

How to remove and uninstall NGINX on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7.   Remember to only run the commands and omit “root@M-MMCS1 ~]#”

Example output from the step above:


Create Hyper-V VM Template without VMM

Posted by Rook on September 7, 2017 in Hyper-V, VHD, VMWare

Creating a virtual machine (VM) template in Hyper-V without VMM is possible. This is normally a use case for a small Hyper-V environment or simple lab setups.   1. Create your VM, install the OS and patch it.   2. On the OS you just patched and prepped to be used for the template, run
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Block Powershell Connection via Windows Firewall

Posted by public on July 12, 2017 in Powershell, Scripting, Security, Server 2012, Servers

Lets say you have a document or file being called by Powershell. Using the Windows Firewall you can block Powershell from running. While this is basic, its a good feature to enable if you don’t have other mechanisms in place to control elevation at a low level.  


HAProxy – Protect against Poodle SSLv3 Vulnerability

Posted by public on July 10, 2017 in Linux, Load Balancing

HAProxy is a Layer 4 Load Balancer, check out their page and docs. They have a great proven product with extensive documentation.   Disabling SSLv3 Edit haproxy.cfg

Change your front end configuration, bind the IP address and port then append no-sslv3 to the end. See example below.

Restart the haproxy service