Tag: web server

Disable Server Tokens and Server Signature For Apache

In this post I will be showing you how to quickly disable the server signature and server tokens for your Apache web server. For those who don’t know what these are its a line at the bottom of your error pages stating what your OS is, what version of Apache you are running, as-well as the same information in your …

How To Run Basic Shell Commands From PHP

Today I will be showing you how to run basic shell commands from a PHP script. While you can’t interact with these commands (for example top will not output or update, you can still use them to somewhat interact with your web server. Note that most shared web hosting providers block these functions in their php.ini settings for security reasons. …

How To Check Your PHP Version

There may come a time where you need to know which PHP version your web server is running. In this guide I will be showing you multiple ways to check which PHP version your Linux server is running.

Install And Use Rootkit Hunter On Linux Server

In this post I will show you how to install and run Rootkit Hunter on your Linux based servers. Rootkit Hunter does what it’s name suggests, hunts for potential rootkits on your server. If you are infected you can try to clean it but you really may want to nuke the server and start from scratch or revert to a …

Generate Free SSL Certificate For Apache

In this quick and simple post I will show you how to generate a free SSL certificate for Apache using letsencrypt and certbot, this will allow your users to view your website or blog over a secure and encrypted HTTPS connection instead of a standard insecure HTTP connection. For the purpose of this guide I will assume you are using …