Apache HTTP Server Version 2.4 installation & SSL Configuration

1. Download: http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi 2. Extract: gzip -d httpd-NN.tar.gz | cd httpd-NN 3. Configure: ./configure –prefix=PREFIX (PREFIX must be replaced with the filesystem path under which the server should be installed. If PREFIX is not specified, it defaults to /usr/local/apache2.) Eg: #./configure –prefix=/usr/local/apache2 –with-included-apr –enable-ssl –enable-so Or #./configure –with-included-apr –enable-ssl –enable-so 4. Compile: #make 5. Install: […]

Microsoft releases emergency update to patch Internet Explorer bug

Microsoft has released an emergency update to patch a security vulnerability in Internet Explorer that is being exploited in attacks aimed at government contractors and other targeted organizations. The patch fixes a “use after free” bug in versions 6, 7, and 8 of the Microsoft browser and will be automatically installed on affected machines that […]

Java™ SE Development Kit 7, Update 11 (JDK 7u11) released

oracle had an unplanned release for  recent  Java SE Dev kit 7, due to security vulnerabilities. The latest release is 1.7.0_11-b21 (where “b” means “build”) and the version number is 7u11. update release notes can be found here. This release contains fixes for security vulnerabilities. For more information, see Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2013-0422. In addition, the […]

Parameter processes in oracle DB

How to update parameter processes value in oracle Database 1. Login to oracle $sqlplus SYS as SYSDBA 2. Check the current processes value $SQL> show parameter processes; 3. update it to the desired value, for eg: updating to 500 $SQL>alter system set processes=500 scope=spfile; $SQL> commit $SQL>shutdown immediate $SQL> startup 4. you are done, recheck […]