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Sat Jul 14 13:05:55 UTC 2007
On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 13:03:24 +0300
Bazy <bazy at goofy.celuloza.ro> wrote:
> An article just came up on HowToForge about it, and I'm skeptic about installing it on my FreeBSD box.
> Is mod_security2 ok?
I dont know, sorry
> Will it load the CPU?
more than not running it? definitely. Too much that is unacceptable for your needs? i dont think we can tell, give it a try in a test server and see how it affects your loads.
> Will it make apache22 slow?
along the same lines :) executing code that is not directly related to serving your pages will mean your server will have less time for processing the web requests... is this acceptable, given the benefits you may get? i dont know :)
> http://www.howtoforge.com/apache2_mod_security_debian_etch "ModSecurity is an Apache module that provides intrusion detection and prevention for web applications. It aims at shielding web applications from known and unknown attacks, such as SQL injection attacks, cross-site scripting, path traversal attacks, etc."
it sounds like a pretty useful module...may be doing some heavy lifting though..
let us know what you find out :)
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