Proxy Server: Forward Vs Reverse

forward reverse proxy

Proxy server is an intermediary server or application that intercepts the requests for resource from client (browser) and forward them to appropriate server (File server or Web server) with aim to provide enhanced security and lessen network traffic. Depending upon the configuration and requirement they are mainly classified as: Forward Proxy: is the most common form …

Detect Executable file or Virus during File Upload

Many times we fall in a situation where we have implemented detection of file type based on file extension. It’s pretty easy to do that on both client as well as server side. But does it guarantees that file uploaded is not actually an “exe” file. Well, anyone can rename an “abc.exe” to “abc.txt” and upload it to your …