Rsyslog is the Syslog server I have chosen to use. I could get Syslog-ng, but while reviewing the configuration files and having a lot of experience using the vanilla Syslog, Rsyslog seems to be the best option and the faster to work with.

By default, Rsyslog will always do the reverse resolution. This could be a double knife weapon, while sometimes it is nice having it, it makes the process slow (because the DNS takes time) and the output could be more confusing. is harder to read than

I will describe how I manage to disable it.

Again, this is almost a copy & paste recipe. This configuration will allow you to ask for a password to access a specific directory published through HTTP. It is very handy and I am using it very often, so it worths having it in an article.

RDS services are becoming very common now. Big players like AZURE, Amazon (AWS) or Google are ofering them. They are very handy, you get rid of scalability problems and you only focus on your database management.

One of the features you will find, as I did, in these new services is the enforced security. Which it is good, as the information traves through the Internet. Bad thing is not every system is aware of using TLS/SSL connections. I will talk how i did it in my cases.