Secure shared hosting environment basics

B.R. reallfqq-nginx at
Wed Oct 31 02:28:40 UTC 2012


I would be interested by knowing which elements you consider to reach such
a conclusion.
AFAIK, whichever Webserver you use, the problem lies on the environment &
server configuration.
*B. R.*

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:11 PM, Simon <greminn at> wrote:

> On 29/10/2012, at 3:11 PM, Simon <greminn at> wrote:
> > Hi There,
> >
> > I know this question has probably been churned over and over in various
> different variations, so i applogise in advance if its one of those 'here
> we go again…' posts :)
> >
> > We are a hosting provider that is currently using the LAMP stack to host
> our clients websites. 80% of these are on our shared hosting instance that
> currently has PHP 5.3 using safemode to assist in keeping sites to their
> own area. We are looking to build a new shared service and have been
> playing with nginx/php-fpm (on debian squeeze) and love the easy
> configuration and speed.
> >
> > My question is: What is the best way to go about setting up a shared
> hosting environment for 1000's of customers, which is secure from the point
> of view that the customers can't access other sites.
> >
> > Im not looking for a how-to, really just a "this is the correct way you
> should look todo this" hint that will point us in the right direction….
> >
> > Thank you for reading!
> From what i have read so far nginx is just not really setup for truly
> secure shared hosting (multiple owners) - is this the case?
> Simon
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