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Monday, January 11, 2016
Securing Apache On Ubuntu/Debian [x-post]
So you have an Apache2 webserver completely configured and installed on an Ubuntu/Debian machine. Perhaps you are using a MySQL backend along with PHP support (How To Install LAMP Server On Ubuntu ). But what happens when malicious attackers or bots begin to stress your server? As the savvy administrator or tech connoisseur that you are, you decide to take your Apache web server’s security into your own hands.
Below are just a few quick steps to enhance the security of an Apache installation....