[Updated 2018-06-10] This post explains how to set up robust security headers in NGINX to protect your web application from malicious payloads and other forms of attacks. Choose your HTTP(S) headers wisely.
In the age of cyber warfare, being paranoid is the only reasonable attitude and that means, among other things, being paranoid about software updates.
Here’s a tip on how to fix the error message:
nginx.service: Failed to read PID from file /run/nginx.pid: Invalid argument
quick and easy. This fix should do it for you.
When the server can’t write to the session data directory, if will use /var/cache/nginx/fastcgi_temp/ and complain in the error log. You don’t want any of these errors, but a setting considered insecure will not even be reported as such. Here is how to bolster your PHP 7 session security with NGINX and php-fpm.
Your users want to access a web server instance as a staging or production environment for DevOps… They want access to the web server document root of the sites they manage. Your job is to maintain the integrity of the whole system in terms of cyber security.
If you happen to be running a web server on Linux—for example in EC2 on Amazon AWS—and need to provide site owners remote access in a secure and responsible manner, here is how to do it.