FAQ Updates – July/16/2010

in Categories FAQ last updated July 16, 2009

I‘m still working on getting my rss feed mess which bombarded your feed reader and inbox two days ago. Meanwhile, our FAQ section is updated in last few days with new howtos (if you want FAQ updates just follow us on twitter or identi.ca):

Linux Iptables: HowTo Block or Open HTTP/Web Service Port 80 & 443

in Categories Iptables, Linux last updated July 11, 2005

By default Apache webserver listen on port 80 (http) and port 443 (https i.e. secure http). Apache webserver uses the TCP protocol to transfer information/data between server and browser. The default Iptables configuration does not allow inbound access to the HTTP (80) and HTTPS (443) ports used by the web server. This post explains how to allow inbound and outbound access to web services under Linux.