Apache web server basic security measures

Tuesday, 8 August 2006, 12:10 PM EST

While running a HTTP server such as Apache, there is a few step an administrator have to take in order not to get easily hacked. The very basic one is to hide from the outside which software version and operating system version are running.

While keeping software up to date is already a good start to avoid your server being hacked because of known exploit, there is other few actions you can take to minimize the possibilities of being hacked.

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