Tagged: apache

nginx reverse proxy

Simple way to configure Nginx Reverse Proxy

A reverse proxy is a server that takes the requests (http/https) & then transfers or distributes them to backend server. Backend server can be an application server like Tomcat, wildfly or Jenkins etc or...

redirect http to https

Redirect http to https: Apache Server

SSL secured webstites or HTTPS has now become a must to have on website, especially those handling sensitive client information. Having a HTTPS enabled website means that a intruder can’t intrude to communication between...

install varnish

Install Varnish Cache for Apache Web Server to Speed up Website

Varnish or Varnish cache is an open source http proxy/accelerator that is put in front of webserver, for the purpose of speeding up the webserver (Apache & nginx both), it’s especially meant for webservers...

Apache with modsecurity

Easy way to integrate Apache with modsecurity on Ubuntu

ModSecurity WAF (Web Application Firewall ) is an open source software firewall that is used to safeguard applications from attacks & unauthorised access. ModSecurity WAF can be used as a module with already installed...

sha2 certificate

Secure your website with SSL sha2 certificate

Securing websites, especially those that saves users information, is of utmost importance. We use SSL certificates to secure communication between users & websites. SSL certificates helps in encrypting communication between user & website, so...

apache as reverse proxy

How to use Apache as Reverse Proxy on CentOS & RHEL

Reverse proxy is a kind of proxy server that takes http or https request & transfers/distributes them to one or more backend servers. Reverse proxy is useful in many ways, like – It can...

installing mod_pagespeed

Installing mod_pagespeed for Apache webserver

Pagespeed or mod_pagespeed is an open source module used in apache & is used to speed up the websites. It applies various layers of filters to all the associated assets like pages, style-sheets, images...

let's encrypt on centos

Create a free Apache SSL certificate with Let’s Encrypt on CentOS & RHEL

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated & open certificate authority that is supported by ISRG, Internet Security Research Group. Let’s encrypt provides X.509 certificates for TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption via automated process which...

Block Web traffic in Apache

Block Web traffic in Apache server using .htaccess

.htaccess file is a very important & useful file used to alter the configuration of Apache web server. .htaccess files can be used to change the configuration of the Apache Web Server to enable/disable...

install couchdb

How to install CouchDB (& GUI manager) on CentOS & Ubuntu

Apache CouchDB is an open source, document oriented NoSQL database server. CouchDB uses JSON for data storage, JavaScript for MapReduce indexes, and regular HTTP for its API & can be easily managed from a...

Installing awstat

Installing Awstat for analyzing Apache logs

AWSTAT is free an  very powerful log analyser tool for apache log files. After analyzing logs from apache, it present them in easy to understand graphical format. Awstat is short for Advanced Web statistics &...

offline yum

Creating an Offline YUM repository for LAN

In our earlier tutorial, we discussed “How we can create our own yum repository with ISO image & by mirroring an online yum repository”. Creating your own yum repository is a good idea but...

analyzing apache logs

Analyzing APACHE logs in CLI (& GUI) using GoAccess

Analyzing logs is a major part of System Admin’s profile. Whether they are system logs or application logs, its necessary to analyze them get various stats or troubleshoot errors/issues. In this tutorial, we are...

Apache reverse proxy as Load Balancer

How to use Apache reverse proxy as Load Balancer

Earlier we have learned about how we can configure apache as reverse proxy. As discussed earlier, Reverse proxy is a kind of a proxy that takes http or https request & transfers/distributes them to...

password protect apache

Password Protect APACHE Directory with Basic Authentication

In our earlier tutorials, we have discussed ‘how we can create a apache server’ ‘secure it using an SSL certificate’ & also learned ‘some tips for Hardening apache server’. In this tutorial, we are...

lamp stack on ubuntu

Installation of LAMP Stack on Ubuntu

LAMP server is set of free and open source tools that is used to host websites, especially dynamic websites. LAMP server or LAMP stack, is an acronym with L being Linux, the Operating System,...