Category Archives: Apache


install php ziparchive

PHP ZipArchive is a file archive for zip compression used by many web applications and plugins. How to install PHP ZipArchive for Debian is an easy task. Let’s see how we install it. PHP ZipArchive Library is missing or disabled Read more…


debian apache log

Debian Apache log files contain tons of useful information about your web server and websites. Here I will show how to install GoAccess to help you get data and statistics on a lot of information. Here is what data you Read more…


ssh upload www

ssh upload www Ssh upload www. Note this article is for Debian based Linux distributions. Several web designing tools offer ssh or sftp uploads to your site folder. Normally your user (if using a regular user) doesn’t have access to Read more…


libwww-perl access blocking Libwww-perl access is often used by botnets and other nasty softwares to scan your site for vulnerabilities. Luckily it is quite easy to block libwww-perl access. Blocking libwww-perl access will increase safety on your server. Here is Read more…


Disable directory browsing If you have directory browsing enabled, which it is by default, your users can browse the directories on your web server. This is not particularly good regarding security. So we better disable directory browsing to be on Read more…


Having your server include a signature at the end of a web page can be a security risk. So turn off server signature before someone target your server. They will easily know what web server version and operating system you Read more…


Site does not exist Did you upgrade to Debian 8 and got Site does not exist? I recently upgraded one of my web servers from Debian 7 to Debian 8. I was going to re-install it anyway and figured this Read more…


If you change your permalinks from default to something else, and it gives you a 404 error. Chances are the rewrite module in apache2 is not enabled. I´m not sure how to do this on a windows server. On Debian Read more…


If you try to transfer files to your website folders (as a user) with FileZilla or any other sftp software, you most likely get write: permission denied. To grant write access to your user, follow these steps (Ubuntu users add Read more…


Apache can easily host more than one domain. And here is how. We assume the new domain is called example.com. First we create the needed directories. mkdir /var/www/example.com mkdir /var/www/example.com/logs If you are going to run web applications like a Read more…