After having a look at the upcoming stories over at digg.com‘s Unix/Linux section, I noticed a reference to an LDAP HOWTO. This article goes in depth describing the LDAP protocol. I didn’t have the time to read it thoroughly, but this is a must read. The author writes: LDAP is a complex subject. This Guide…

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ModSecurity Overview

ModSecurity is an Apache module which adds an extra layer of security by analyzing client requests before they are processed by Apache and, furthermore, by analyzing server responses after a request has been processed. This article intends to be a ModSecurity overview and to provide the reader with the basic knowledge about the most important…

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Creating An RSS 2.0 Feed Using cElementTree

I’ve made some progress with the cElementTree Python module. After reading the available documentation and the RSS 2.0 specification, I was able to write a very simplistic RSS 2.0 feed generator in order to demonstrate the usage of this module. There is no such example in the documentation, so this might be useful to someone.