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vmware server 2.0.2 and fedora 13

I am trying to install Vmware server 2.0.2 build-203138 into my Fedora 13 with kernel 2.6.33.6-147.

Luckily I manage to found this page , otherwise I wouldn't know how to solve all the problem that I am facing while trying to install the Vmware server into the fedora.

The detail is in this page.

This article describes the process we went through recently to get VMWare Server 2.0.2 to run on the latest kernel in Fedora 13.

http://www.bhcblog.com/2010/06/28/howto-vmware-2-0-2-on-2-6-33-5-124-fc13-x86_64-fedora-13/

When you are editing the vmware-config.pl file , make sure there is no dot in front of the word generated for the first line.



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Reverse Proxy with squid and multiple virtual host

This post is to document down the detail that I did to configure a squid as reverse proxy and also enable LDAP authentication . Not only that , I need the squid reverse proxy able to handle virtual host as well. I did a search at google and didn't find any exact match for my requirement so I did one for my self.

I have 3 physical web server but I only have one public ip.

Here is my requirement.

1. All three web server have to listen at port 80 and must be able to access from internet.
2. Some web site need authentication and some web site don't need authentication.
3. One of the web server has two virtual host and these two virtual host must be accessible from internet.

After combine knowledge from multiple page , these are the lines that I added into the squid.conf .

auth_param basic program /usr/lib64/squid/squid_ldap_auth -b "dc=example,dc=com" -f "uid=%s" -h ldap.example.com
auth_param basic children 30
auth_param basic realm Please authenticate yourself
auth_par…