Checking SSL/TLS connectivity via openssl to verify Poodle Fix

You can use below commands to check on which protocols a particular website responds: Recommended practice is to use only TLS1_1 & TLS1_2 as the enabled protocols on your web/app server. As SSL3 & TLS1 are not that secure now due to various uncovered vulnerabilities. openssl s_client -connect : -<ssl3|ssl2|tls1|tls1_1|tls1_2> openssl s_client -connect localhost:8080 -ssl2 ...

Apache installation & integration with Weblogic on Linux

I. Download from : http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi II. Install the apache web server in Linux: Step 1: first unzip the file on zip file gunzip httpd-2.0.55.gzStep 2: tar file is open. Untar that filetar –xvf httpd-2.o.55.tarThe file will display httpd-2.o.55Step 3: cd httpd-2.0.55./configure —prefix= \home\Apache2.2\Apachemakemake installThe install is completed.III. Check Apache servers running processes:ps -ef | grephttpd ...

Running Middleware apps with non-root user on privileged ports < 1024 on Solaris

In Solaris 9 and above, non root users can open ports < 1024 with the below command: # su – # /usr/sbin/usermod -K defaultpriv=basic,net_privaddr <userId> Also this needs to be run once by root user, after this user will be able to bind to any available port & there will be no restriction

Heartbleed Bug affecting Weblogic websphere apache & other middleware application / web servers ?

So we all are hearing various news about Heartbleed Bug, so let’s see which of our middleware application servers are affected by this: Here is an brief review of the Bug -CVE-2014-0160: “OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in the TLS/DTLS heartbeat functionality. An attacker could exploit ...

Find which process is using a particular Port (AIX, Linux, Windows)

AIX Command 1. lsof -i :<port number> – This command must be run as root. lsof executable is available here. https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/iwm/web/reg/pick.do?source=aixbp&lang=en_US AIX Example Let’s set SVCENAME to 50000, so that the listener will use this port. $ db2 update dbm cfg using svcename 50000 $ db2start Then, use the command above to check if the ...

Weblogic Application Server versions and difference between Weblogic 10g & 11g & 12c

Weblogic Application Server Versions:

Installing Jboss in linux and starting it in Standalone Mode. 1

Installing Jboss in linux and starting it in Standalone Mode.
1) Download the latest jboss version  i.e jboss 7.1.1 Final from the below link to your linux machine. Download Page: http://www.jboss.org/jbossas/downloads/ or use belo command to get it through the terminal. #wget http://download.jboss.org/jbossas/7.1/jboss-as-7.1.1.Final/jboss-as-7.1.1.Final.zip 2) Change to root and Unzip the download file jboss-as-7.1.1.Final.zip by using the unzip comand to get /opt/jboss-as-7.1.1.Final/ #unzip jboss-as-7.1.1.Final.zip /opt This ends the jboss installation ...

Patch Installation in Weblogic Server

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Increase JMS Adapter Connection Pool in Weblogic

Download jms-xa-adp.rar from Unix machine, unrar it then edit the Weblogic-ra.xml and change as follows:

Configure Oracle HTTP Server infront of Oracle WebLogic Server

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