Tag Archives: SysAdmin

Cygwin – SSH Without A Password On Every Request

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Cygwin I’ve avoided doing this until now coz I sometimes make mistakes and the SSH password is an additional layer of anti-idiot. Anyway… Whenever you SSH to a new machine (or SCP a file) on Cygwin, you’re probably used to entering your password for the connection each time. Wouldn’t it be […]

Password Protect Directories Using Htpasswd On Nginx

Nginx 1.4.3, Magento CE Apache offers us a neat security feature using http auth. It provides a simple way of protecting files and directories which is extremely useful, albeit not high-level security. Nginx users will be happy to hear that this functionality is also available by default on Nginx 1.4.3 using the HttpAuthBasicModule. The […]