Tag Archives: Apache

LAMPSecurityToolkit v2.0 is in the making, get your feature requests in now!

If you’ve been following my online activity for some time, you might remember a quick and dirty project some 3 years ago: LAMPSecurityToolkit. My aim was to create a PHP-based interface to do a quick check on the most basic PHP security settings to help emerging system administrators to keep their servers secure. Although the feature set has been limited and the interface was rather crude, the tool was useful. Now it is time to create version 2.0.

LAMPSecurityToolkit v2.0

So get your feature requests in by the end of March and they might just make it into version 2.0.

Setting up Apache with PHP-FPM

Nowadays nginx seems to experience a serious growth in terms of numbers when looking at HTTP server software. Almost all articles regarding PHP-FPM detail the setup with nginx, very few talk about the good old Apache HTTPd. Admittedly, it’s a little harder to set up due to the myriad hacks layered in it’s internal infrastructure. It has one major advantage however: it handles .htaccess files which allows customers to configure their own little corner of the webserver without poking the admin or endangering the server’s stability.
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