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Tutorials, howtos, and general web server security & optimization tips about Apache web server under Linux and Unix like operating systems.

Linux: Find Out Apache User Name

How do I find out my apache username under Linux operating system or CentOS Linux server?
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Mac OS X: Restart / Stop / Start Apache2

How do I restart Apache 2 web server under Apple Mac OS X UNIX operating systems?
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Varnish Change Web Server Signature Headers

I‘m using Varnish cache infront of Apache web server and I’d like change my web server signature from

Apache/2.2.8 (Ubuntu) mod_python/3.3.1 Python/2.5.2 mod_ssl/2.2.8 OpenSSL/0.9.8g

To:

Apache Web server

How do I change headers using Varnish?
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HowTo: UNIX Restart Apache Server

How do I restart Apache web server under UNIX operating systems using command line or over the ssh session?
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PHP Add Captcha Protection To Web Forms

I own a small business website. However, bots started to abusing my forms such as contact.php. How do I stop bad bots from abusing my site? How do I tell if PHP form is submitted by a person or a script?
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How To Verify SSL Certificate From A Shell Prompt

How do I verify and diagnosis SSL certification installation from a Linux / UNIX shell prompt? How do I validate SSL Certificate installation and save hours of troubleshooting headaches without using a browser? How do I confirm I’ve the correct and working SSL certificates?
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Red Hat / CentOS Install mod_security Apache Intrusion Detection And Prevention Engine

How do I install ModSecurity – an open source intrusion detection and prevention engine for web applications under CentOS / RHEL / Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x server?
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FreeBSD: Upgrade PHP4 To PHP5

How do I update PHP4 to PHP5 under FreeBSD operating systems?
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Debian / Ubuntu Linux Apache mod_python Configuration

I‘ve installed a Web server (Apache2) and like to use Python interpreter correctly. How do I configure mod_python under Debian or Ubuntu Linux running Apache server version 2.x?
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Linux Iptables Just Block By Country

I admin ecom website and a lot of bogus traffic comes from countries that do not offer much in commercial value. How do I just configure Apache or iptables to just refuse connections to certain countries?
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