Apache

Apache is a free Web server, that according to a Netcraft Web server survey, powers more than 60% of all Web sites on the Internet. Apache runs on most operating systems including Linux, Windows, Solaris, Digital UNIX, AmigaOS, etc.
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PHP handlers Compared

In plain English: PHP handlers are Apache modules that interpret and run PHP code. Using right PHP handler on your website can have a huge impact on the overall performance. In cPanel you can have different PHP versions with different handlers for...

Set default Timezone via htaccess in cPanel

Here in how to change the default Time Zone permanently in cPanel using the .htaccess file Step 1. First, check you current time yone settings using a simple .php script like this: <?php echo "Today is " . date("Y/m/d") . "<br>"; echo "The...

PHP Script to check for open ports

Here is a simple PHP script that you can use to test if a port is open on the server or not. <?php $host = $_SERVER['SERVER_ADDR']; $ports = array(21, 25, 80, 81, 110, 443, 3306); foreach ($ports as $port) { $connection = @fsockopen($host...

How to disable Mod_Sec for a specific folder/file

On a WordPress website that is protected with ModSecurity, when admin edits pages using Elementor or Gutenber in wp-admin dashboard, ModSecurity may falsely detect it as XSS attack. What we usually do is disable specific rules that create this false...

❌ Uninstall Apache Tomcat 10.0 Application Server

You can uninstall Apache Tomcat from either a Windows or Linux server with the following steps: Step 1: Stop the Tomcat service On Windows: On the machine where the product is installed, click Start > Control...

Configure 🔒 SSL on Apache Tomcat

To set SSL on Tomcat, we need a digital certificate that can be created using Java keytool for the development environment. For the production environment, you should get a certificate from trusted providers such as Lets’ Encrypt. Create...

⚠️ CVE-2011-3368

The information has been provided by Rodrigo Marcos. A recent Apache vulnerability has been made public whereby an attacker could gain unauthorised access to content in the DMZ network: The mod_proxy module in the Apache HTTP Server 1.3.x through 1...

🦥 Slowloris DDoS Attack

Slowloris is a denial-of-service attack program that allows an attacker to overwhelm a targeted server by opening and maintaining many simultaneous HTTP connections between the attacker and the target.

Disable directory index 📁 on Apache

When Apache Directory Index is enabled, if you browse to a url that have no index file present, you will see list of all files. This is not good for securiy as hackers can see all files present in the directory.