Tag: Web Server
How to Install NGINX on cPanel With WHM’s NGINX Manager
NGINX is an open source web server designed to improve the stability, availability, and overall performance of your server. Here are some of the main features of NGINX:
What is Internet Information Services (IIS)?
When browsing websites or your favorite apps, the pages you see on your screen are rendered from a web server. A web server hosts files and assets (think video, graphics, text, and code, specifically HTML) and renders them in your browser as a web page or on your device as an application. Web servers typically run on either Windows or Linux operating systems and are hosted in a data center. However, this article focuses on Internet Information Services (IIS), a web server specific to Windows that runs on the desktop or is hosted on a Windows Server.
What is NGINX, and What Does it Do?
The web server is one of the core components of the internet. They deliver the requested webpage. Each web server has an IP address as well as a domain name. To turn your server into a web server, you must install web server software such as NGINX, Apache, and others.
How to Install Apache 2 on Ubuntu 18.04
Apache 2 is an open source web server that is used to host websites and applications. It's known for being reliable, secure, and fast, making it a popular choice for those looking to install a web server quickly. Apache 2 is relatively easy to install and configure and runs on various platforms, including Linux, Windows, and Mac. It also supports multiple programming languages and databases and is used to develop complex applications and websites.
What is Apache?
Apache HTTP Server is a free and open-source hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) web server commonly used on Unix, Linux, and Solaris platforms. Created by American software developer, Robert McCool, it was released in 1995 and quickly obtained a majority hold on the web server market. The primary advantage of Apache is that it is generally free and typically packaged as one-fourth of the LAMP stack.
How to Configure a .htaccess Redirect
In this tutorial, we discuss the Apache .htaccess file and the many ways it can be modified and configured to suit your specific needs. We will be reviewing how to configure .htaccess redirects, rewrites, and add other customizations.
Let's say you have decided to change domain names or have one web address on your site that you want to redirect to a completely different location. Using a .htaccess redirects, you can send visitors to the new page or site automatically!
How to Install lsyncd on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
What is lsyncd?
lsyncd is a rsync-based tool that monitors specified directories (including subdirectories) for updates and modifications, and then syncs those changes to a specified destination. It is a lightweight command application that is easy to install and configure using the popular Lua language.
How to Install Squid Proxy Server on Ubuntu 16.04
A Squid Proxy Server is a feature-rich web server application that provides both reverse proxy services and caching options for websites. This provides a noticeable speedup of sites and allows for reduced load times when being utilized.
How to Convert .htaccess Rules to NGINX Directives
NGINX is a web server that is becoming an increasingly popular option for web hosting, as sixteen percent of all sites on the internet are utilizing NGINX. This percentage is constantly increasing as clients require a web server that can serve content faster. It can also be used for proxies, reverse proxies, load balancing, and more depending on what modules you load onto NGINX. One of the significant differences between Apache (a popular webserver) and NGINX is the way each system handles access rules. If you are familiar with using .htaccess rules in Apache, then the method that NGINX uses of including directives in the server's vhost block will be a substantial change.
How to Install and Use ApacheTop
What is ApacheTop?
ApacheTop is an uncomplicated command line (CLI) utility that is used to monitor http traffic in real-time. It achieves this task by analyzing the incoming apache logs and based on that data presents understandable output to our screen. It can be configured to output X number of hits, or output X number of hits within X seconds.
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