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mod_ruid2 vs suphp

Discussion in 'Server Configuration and Hosting' started by Biker, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. Biker

    Biker Well-Known Member

    For those of you running mod_ruid2, what advantages have you gained over the older Apache configurations? I'm tempted to do a recompile, but as this is a live server, don't want to risk the downtime if things head south.
     
  2. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    I've been using mod_ruid2 for a while now (June 2012). It means you can use APC/Xcache correctly, while still keeping different hosting accounts separate.
     
  3. Biker

    Biker Well-Known Member

    Any performance gains?
     
  4. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    Yeah, because you can use APC/Xcache to store the compiled PHP pages. (y)

    Even without that, it ran faster than suPHP. I got rid of suPHP for fgci, and then moved to mod_ruid2 when I migrated to XenForo.
     
  5. Biker

    Biker Well-Known Member

    Matt, did you run into any issues with mod_security after you changed over? I've read about a few issues on other sites, but I'm tempted to chalk it up to the experience (or lack thereof) of the administrator doing the changes.
     
  6. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    I totally removed it when moved to XenForo, as it was randomly triggering security blocks, and firewall'ing off genuine members.
     
  7. Biker

    Biker Well-Known Member

    I use the Atomicorp rules and I've turned off the 3 or 4 rules that were causing issues with the membership and all seems to be going well. I check the logs religiously to ensure I'm not blocking legitimate user traffic. I don't think I've blocked a legitimate user in ages now.
     
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  8. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    It should be fine then. I removed it before I even went to mod_ruid2 on my VPS.
     

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