13 Apache Web Server Security and Hardening Tips

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Tarunika Shrivastava

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35 Responses

  1. Abid says:

    Hey! Thanks for the secure apache servers tips awesome stuff about the topic.

  2. Arjuna says:

    Hey!
    After i changed the user and group name my .htaccess wasn’t recognized anymore..
    You know any workaround ?

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Arjuna,
      Your .htaccess file must read by your Apache webserver to serve properly. Please set the correct user and group to your htaccess file…

  3. Danial Gordi says:

    hey there,
    good stuff here :D

  4. Kurt says:

    Nice Job, thank you! In Step 11, it’s not clear where these settings need to be applied, such as Timeout? Earlier steps are specific, later steps are missing some details. Please clarify.

    Thanks again.

  5. pedram says:

    hello
    how to show Apache Version and OS Identity after hide Apache Version and OS Identity?

    and how to hide file from directory index but i can download it as in public directory index visitor?

  6. LDVHAI says:

    Very well, it’s OK to apply our system.

    Many thks.

  7. Malarvizhi R says:

    Hi, When i request the application for the directories like resources, icons, js, images etc., it return HTTPStatus code 200 ok. i need it to return 404 not found.
    say example http://201.10.13.114/resources/
    However the directory listing is disabled. but the hacker can guess the existence of such directories.

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