Category: Http Web Servers

Light Weight, Open Source Web Servers

Nginx Nginx has become one of the most important web servers over the last couple of years. There’s a reason for that. Instead of using the standard threaded- or process-oriented architecture, it uses a scalable, …

Enable apache mod_rewrite in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS comes with Apache 2.4. This new version introduced different default config filenames and in general some differences. (DocumentRoot /var/www/html) Activate the mod_rewrite module with sudo a2enmod rewrite and restart the apache sudo …

Create an Apache SSL Certificate on Ubuntu

1.1: SSL Certificates- An Overview An SSL certificate is an encryption mechanism to secure a website’s information to establish a failsafe connection. Furthermore, the SSL certificate can display the virtual identification information of the private …

Apache with PHP-FPM on Debian and Ubuntu

Apache‘s default and easiest implementation of PHP mod_php consumes a lot of system resources. It is loaded by Apache even when non-PHP files (like plain HTML and JavaScript) are requested. Configuring PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) …