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

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


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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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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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FreeBSD: Install bindgraph To Make Graphs About Queries Sent To BIND

How do I install bindgraph to make pretty query statistics about my BIND server running FreeBSD Unix operating system?
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Troubleshooting: Apache Webserver Will Not Restart / Start

My CentOS Apache 2 (httpd) webserver will not start. It was working fine but I made few changes to httpd.conf and it is not restarting. What are some things to check in order to solve my issues?
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