Remove backup files from serveur

mv ~/html/*~ ~
This prevents access to old CGI code

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By: pascalv
2016-08-17 17:28:07

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Misleading title, "mv ~/html/*~ ~" is not "removing backup files", it's moving files with names ending in "~" from "~/html" folder to your $HOME.
altblue · 92 weeks ago
you can block it on your server. Example for apache: Order allow,deny Deny from all Satisfy All
tictacbum · 91 weeks and 6 days ago
ups, second try: <FilesMatch ".(bak|config|sql|fla|psd|ini|log|sh|inc|~|swp)$"> Order allow,deny Deny from all Satisfy All </FilesMatch>
tictacbum · 91 weeks and 6 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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