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Install And Configure Varnish Cache With Apache On Debian 7

Varnish Cache is a web accelerator, sometimes referred to as a HTTP accelerator or a reverse HTTP proxy, that will significantly enhance your web performance. Normally Varnish Cache is available on Debian default repositories. But i suggest you to use Varnish Cache repositories to get latest version of Varnish Cache.

Using RoundCube Webmail With ISPConfig 3 On Debian Wheezy (Apache2)

This guide explains how to install the RoundCube webmail application on a Debian Wheezy server running ISPConfig and Apache2, and how to enable the ISPConfig 3 plugins for RoundCube so that users can perform actions like changing their email passwords from within RoundCube. Roundcube webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user […]

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Wheezy

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Debian Wheezy server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On Debian Squeeze

This guide explains how to set up mod_chroot with Apache2 on a Debian Squeeze system. With mod_chroot, you can run Apache2 in a secure chroot environment and make your server less vulnerable to break-in attempts that try to exploit vulnerabilities in Apache2 or your installed web applications.

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On Debian Squeeze

This tutorial describes how you can install Apache2 with mod_fcgid and PHP5 on Debian Squeeze. mod_fcgid is a compatible alternative to the older mod_fastcgi. It lets you execute PHP scripts with the permissions of their owners instead of the Apache user.

Bits from the Apache Maintainers / Upcoming apache2 2.4 transition

This is the first “Bits from the Apache Maintainers” announcement ever. There are lots of changes coming up and following a well-established practice we are going to announce some of them here.

Running Feng Office (Community Edition) On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10

Feng Office is a web-based software that integrates project management, client relationship management, billing, financing, among other features that help you efficiently run your professional services business. nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.

Changing Apache Server Name To Whatever You Want With mod_security On Debian 6

In this tutorial I want to focus on how to change the Apache server name to whatever you want, so you can give your own name or sentence to Apache server headers that are sent to whois programs or websites, for example you can type “YTS”,”GWS” or “Microsoft-IIS/7.0” to misguide the hacker to guess which […]

Debian patches Apache bug, upstream yet to react

The Debian GNU/Linux project has issued a patch so its users can fix the denial of service vulnerability in the open source Apache httpd server that was announced by the Apache Software Foundation last week.

Apache on Ubuntu/Debian

When I first started using Ubuntu, I was coming from a distro journey that started with FreeBSD and took in Mandrake and Gentoo along the way; I hadn’t worked with any Debian-based systems before and was new to the way that Apache is configured on those platforms.

Make Browsers Cache Static Files With mod_expires On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze)

This tutorial explains how you can configure Apache2 to set the Expires HTTP header and the max-age directive of the Cache-Control HTTP header of static files (such as images, CSS and Javascript files) to a date in the future so that these files will be cached by your visitors’ browsers.

The Perfect Server – Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) With BIND & Courier [ISPConfig 3]

This tutorial shows how to prepare a Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, […]

Hosting Multiple SSL Web Sites On One IP Address With Apache 2.2 And GnuTLS (Debian Lenny)

This tutorial describes how you can host multiple SSL-encrypted web sites (HTTPS) on one IP address with Apache 2.2 and GnuTLS on a Debian Lenny server.

A simple Debian based dev environment

This is just a quick walkthrough describing how to setup a decent development environment allowing the easy setup of multiple sites. It already assumes you have a working Debian or Ubuntu OS installed and configured with PHP, MySql & Apache already running. You will also need to have a working sudo.

Caching With Apache’s mod_cache On Debian Lenny

This article explains how you can cache your web site contents with Apache’s mod_cache on Debian Lenny. If you have a high-traffic dynamic web site that generates lots of database queries on each request, you can decrease the server load dramatically by caching your content for a few minutes or more (that depends on how […]

Apache Hadoop in Debian Squeeze

Since I always had a GNU Debian on my private box as my main operating system – even installed it on my MacBook following the steps in the Debian Wiki. As I am also an Apache Mahout committer, closely related to the Apache Hadoop project, I always found it kind of sad that there were […]

Configuring the Apache MPM on Debian

Part of the apache web server installation is the “MPM”, which stands for “Multi-Processing Method”. The MPM determines the mechanism apache uses to handle multiple connections.

Tightening PHP Security on Apache 2.2 with ModSecurity2 on Debian Lenny Linux

In this article you’ll learn how I easily installed and configured the ModSecurity 2 on a Debian Lenny system.

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On Debian Lenny

This guide explains how to set up mod_chroot with Apache2 on a Debian Lenny system. With mod_chroot, you can run Apache2 in a secure chroot environment and make your server less vulnerable to break-in attempts that try to exploit vulnerabilities in Apache2 or your installed web applications.

How to authenticate Apache 2 with Radius on Debian

This short guide shows how to authenticate Apache 2 with Radius on Debian

Installing PHP on Debian without Apache

When I recently went to install PHP on a server on which I did *not* want Apache, I learned that a simple, “apt-get install php5” will install Apache.

Resolving the /etc/hosts localhost Issue in Apache

This week I once again ran into a problem I’ve encountered before: issues caused by the default values in /etc/hosts used in several Linux distributions, including older versions of Debian and Ubuntu.

How To Set Up An SSL Vhost Under Apache2 On Ubuntu 9.10/Debian Lenny

This article explains how you can set up an SSL vhost under Apache2 on Ubuntu 9.10 and Debian Lenny so that you can access the vhost over HTTPS (port 443).

Django, Apache, and X-SendFile in Debian

The idea for this post is to allow downloading files only to restricted users. The only constraint for now is that users are logged in. As I add more code to the Django app, I plan to include the ability to specify which users should have access to which files.

Installing memcached And The PHP5 memcache Module On Debian

This tutorial ( How To ) explains how to install memcached and the PHP5 memcache module on a Debian system with Apache2. Memcached is a daemon that can store objects in the system’s memory (e.g. results of database queries) which can speed up your web site tremendously.

How To Set Up Debian Linux Internet Servers

On this page we’ll show you how to set up the two most common types of Internet servers. A server running Apache to act as an external (Internet) or internal (Intranet) Web Server, and an e-mail server running Sendmail which is the most widely used e-mail server software on the Internet.

How to setup Ruby on Rails, Apache and Passenger on Debian Linux

For this article I’m going to install a single (virtual) server to run a standard Ruby on Rails application. I will be using Apache2 and passenger for the webserver stack and MySQL as a database server.

Installing mod_geoip for Apache2 On Debian Lenny

This guide explains how to set up mod_geoip with Apache2 on a Debian Lenny system. mod_geoip looks up the IP address of the client end user.

Configure Glassfish with Apache on Debian

I can’t believe how much time I spent on this simple task … couldn’t find a straight answer anywhere. Hope this posting may help some other souls looking for the same thing –

How To Install Django On Debian Lenny (Apache2/mod_python)

This tutorial explains how to install Django on a Debian Lenny server. Django is a web framework that allows to develop Python web applications quickly with as much automation as possible. I will use it with Apache2 and mod_python in this guide.

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