Linux Tutorials on the topic “apache”

  • mod_gzip - serving compressed content by the Apache webserver

    Author: michael_schroeplTags: Comments: 0

    Author: Michael Schröpl mod_gzip - serving compressed content by the Apache webserver mod_gzip - what's that, anyway? mod_gzip is an external extension module for the WWW's most popular web server Apache, created in autumn, 2000. Its implementation allows for using the compression method gzip for a significant reduction of the volume of web page content served over the HTTP protocol.

  • Configuring Apache for Maximum Performance

    Author: bobcaresTags: Comments: 8

    Apache server performance can be improved by adding additional hardware resources such as RAM, faster CPU etc. But, most of the time, the same result can be achieved by custom configuration of the server. This article looks into getting maximum performance out of Apache with the existing hardware resources, specifically on the Linux systems.

  • How To Save Traffic With Apache2's mod_deflate

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 11

    How To Save Traffic With Apache2's mod_deflate In this tutorial I will describe how to install and configure mod_deflate on an Apache2 web server. mod_deflate allows Apache2 to compress files and deliver them to clients (e.g. browsers) that can handle compressed content which most modern browsers do. With mod_deflate, you can compress HTML, text or XML files to approx. 20 - 30% of their original sizes, thus saving you server traffic and making your modem users happier.

  • Manage Apache Download Speed And Traffic Limits With mod_cband

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 16

    Manage Apache Download Speed And Traffic Limits With mod_cband In this tutorial I will describe how to install and configure mod_cband on an Apache2 web server. mod_cband is an Apache 2 module which provides bandwidth quota and throttling. It solves the problem of limiting users' and virtualhosts' bandwidth usage. The current version can set virtualhosts' and users' bandwidth quotas, maximal download speed, requests-per-second speed and the maximal number of simultanous IP connections.

  • How To Set Up suPHP With PHP4 And PHP5

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 7

    How To Set Up suPHP With PHP4 And PHP5 This tutorial shows how to install and use suPHP with PHP4 and PHP5. suPHP is a tool for executing PHP scripts with the permissions of their owners instead of the Apache user. With the help of suPHP you can also have PHP4 and PHP5 installed at the same time which I will describe at the end of this article. suPHP integrates into Apache2 as a module. At the time of this writing it does work with Apache2 prior to version 2.2. Version 2.2 is not supported yet.

  • Secure Your Apache With mod_security

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 10

    Secure Your Apache With mod_security This article shows how to install and configure mod_security. mod_security is an Apache module (for Apache 1 and 2) that provides intrusion detection and prevention for web applications. It aims at shielding web applications from known and unknown attacks, such as SQL injection attacks, cross-site scripting, path traversal attacks, etc.

  • Security Testing your Apache Configuration with Nikto

    Author: xenlabTags: , Comments: 11

    Security Testing your Apache Configuration with Nikto  By now you've got the perfect setup for your new Ubuntu 6.0.6 (Dapper Drake) box. You may have even followed the excellent Intrusion Detection and Prevention with BASE and Snort tutorial. And as an added precaution you installed DenyHosts to prevent hack attempts via ssh. But now that you've got your new LAMP server on the internet, how can you tell that your new web server is secure? You test it, of course!