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Apache Tips and Tricks

Apache Tips and Tricks

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Using Google’s Cache to Serve Deep Linked Images I run a few web sites. I don’t care if people copy any images off them to use on their own site. I don’t mind if

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Apache Tips: Disable the HTTP TRACE Method

Apache Tips: Disable the HTTP TRACE Method

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 1.3.x / apache 2.0.x Required apache module: - Scope: global server configurationType: security Description: How to disable the HTTP TRACE method on recent apache versions. Most vulnerability scanners (like the popular nessus, but commercial

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide a File Type From Directory Indexes

Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide a File Type From Directory Indexes

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 1.3.x / apache 2.0.x Required apache module: mod_autoindex Scope: global server configuration, virtual host, directory, .htaccess Type: security Description: How to hide some files from appearing in directory indexes. Useful: to prevent certain files from appearing

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide PHP Version (X-Powered-By)

Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide PHP Version (X-Powered-By)

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 1.3.x / apache 2.0.x Required apache module: mod-php4/mod-php5 Scope: php.ini Type: security Description: How to hide the PHP version to remote requests. Useful: to not disclose un-needed information. As shown in”Discover the web server software and

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide Apache Software Version

Apache Tips & Tricks: Hide Apache Software Version

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 1.3.x / apache 2.0.x Required apache module: – (included in core) Scope: global server configuration Type: security Description: How to hide the apache software version to remote requests. Useful: to not disclose un-needed information. As shown in

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Default Apache2 Configuration Files Location

Apache Tips & Tricks: Default Apache2 Configuration Files Location

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: apache 2.0.x Required apache module: – Scope: global server configuration Type: informational Description: where the default apache2 configuration files are located on various Linux distributions. Useful: hmm… you probably know this already, so not really useful… Just

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Apache Tips & Tricks: Discover the Web Server Software and Version of a Remote Server

Apache Tips & Tricks: Discover the Web Server Software and Version of a Remote Server

RussianRoot July 18, 2013 0

Applies: – (all web servers might respond with something ‘useful’ here, depends from configurations) Required apache module: – Scope: – Type: informational, remote Description: anyone can (if interested) find out (if not properly hidden) what software is running on a remote web

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Password Protect a Directory Using .htaccess

Password Protect a Directory Using .htaccess

RussianRoot July 1, 2013 0

Protecting files on your website from unauthorized users can be very important. Even more important is the method by which you accomplish this task. You could use PHP to listen for login authorization information

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30 Popular .htaccess code snippets (.Htaccess Code Snippets, Examples, Tips And Tricks)

30 Popular .htaccess code snippets (.Htaccess Code Snippets, Examples, Tips And Tricks)

RussianRoot June 28, 2013 0

“A .htaccess (hypertext access) file is a directory-level configuration file supported by several web servers, that allows for decentralized management of web server configuration„. (FromWikipedia) The .htaccess method will only effect the folder in

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Redirect http to https in Apache

Redirect http to https in Apache

RussianRoot November 23, 2012 0

In this article I am going to show how you can redirect http to https in apache. Let’s say we have customer management software on http://customers.russianroot.net/ and you would like to use it securely to

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