Whitelisting in ModSecurity

Reading Time: 6 minutesBroken down into two parts our article’s first section hits on “how to whitelist IPs or URIs,” for people who are somewhat familiar with ModSecurity but want to know further about the process. Our second section examines why we configure ModSecurity and how to prevent the security of the server from getting in the way of our work. If you have a Fully Managed Liquid Web server reach out to our Heroic Support team for assistance with whitelisting! Continue reading “Whitelisting in ModSecurity”

What is ModDeflate?

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How mod_deflate works

When a visitor accesses a website, a request is made to the web server for a specific kind of data. An example might be a home page of a site. Next, the web server locates that data and delivers it to the client who is requesting that data – basically back to the web browser. In this example, the speed at which the home page loads can depend on a variety of factors. One of them could be how long it takes to find and deliver the data for that page. This is just one example. Some of that data – such as javascript files, css files, and php files – can actually be compressed into smaller sizes before they are delivered back to the visiting client or browser at the smaller size. The visitor can now have a more optimized browsing experience. This is where mod_deflate comes in. Continue reading “What is ModDeflate?”

How to Install and Configure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 15.04

Reading Time: 2 minutesphpMyAdmin is an open source tool used for the administration of MySQL. In addition to offering the capability to perform administration tasks such as creating, editing, or deleting databases, and managing users and permissions, phpMyAdmin provides a graphical user interface to do all of these tasks and more.

Pre-Flight Check

  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 15.04.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Ubuntu 15.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
  • A LAMP, Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, must be installed on your server.
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How to Install and Configure phpMyAdmin on Fedora 22

Reading Time: 2 minutesphpMyAdmin is an open source tool used for the administration of MySQL. In addition to offering the capability to perform administration tasks such as creating, editing, or deleting databases, and managing users and permissions, phpMyAdmin provides a graphical user interface to do all of these tasks and more.

Pre-Flight Check

  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing phpMyAdmin on Fedora 22.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 22 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
  • A LAMP stack, meaning Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, must be installed on your server.
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How to Install Apache on Fedora 21

Reading Time: < 1 minuteThe Apache web server is one of the most popular and powerful web servers in the world, due to its ease of administration and flexibility. In this tutorial we will install Apache on a server that doesn’t have a web server or database server already installed.
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  • These instructions are intended for installing Apache on a single Fedora 21 node.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and I’ll be logged in as non-root user. If you need more information then visit our tutorial on How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Fedora 21.
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How to Install Apache on Fedora 20

Reading Time: < 1 minuteThe Apache web server is one of the most popular and powerful web servers in the world, due to its ease of administration and flexibility. In this tutorial we will install Apache on a server that doesn’t have a web server or database server already installed.
Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended for installing Apache on a single Fedora 20 node.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as non-root user. If you need more information then visit our tutorial on How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Fedora 20.
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List Which Apache 2 Modules are Enabled on Fedora 21

Reading Time: < 1 minuteThe Apache web server is one of the most popular and powerful web servers in the world due to its ease of administration and flexibility. This flexibility comes Apache’s modular design, and allows for such features as: URL rewriting for SSL encryption natively, and Outlook Anywhere passthrough support in reverse proxy setups. Modularity allows Administrators to modify Apache to meet their needs; adding modules that are needed and removing ones that are not.
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  • These instructions are intended specifically for viewing which Apache modules are enabled on Fedora 21.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server with Apache 2 installed, and I’ll be logged in as root.
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How to Install Apache on CentOS 7

Reading Time: < 1 minuteThe Apache web server is one of the most popular and powerful web servers in the world, due to its ease of administration and flexibility. In this tutorial, we will install Apache on a server that doesn’t have a web server or database server already installed.
 
Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended for installing Apache on a single CentOS 7 node.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as non-root user. If you need more information then visit our tutorial on How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on CentOS 7.
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How to Install and Configure phpMyAdmin on Fedora 21

Reading Time: 2 minutesphpMyAdmin is an open source tool used for the administration of MySQL. In addition to offering the capability to perform administration tasks such as creating, editing, or deleting databases, and managing users and permissions, phpMyAdmin provides a graphical user interface to do all of these tasks and more.

Pre-Flight Check

  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing phpMyAdmin on Fedora 21.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
  • A LAMP stack, meaning Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, must be installed on your server.
Continue reading “How to Install and Configure phpMyAdmin on Fedora 21”

List Which Apache 2 Modules are Enabled on Fedora 20

Reading Time: < 1 minuteThe Apache web server is one of the most popular and powerful web servers in the world due to its ease of administration and flexibility. This flexibility comes Apache’s modular design, and allows for such features as: URL rewriting for SSL encryption natively, and Outlook Anywhere passthrough support in reverse proxy setups. Modularity allows Administrators to modify Apache to meet their needs; adding modules that are needed and removing ones that are not.
Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended specifically for viewing which Apache modules are enabled on Fedora 20.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server with Apache 2 installed, and I’ll be logged in as root.
Continue reading “List Which Apache 2 Modules are Enabled on Fedora 20”