WEB SERVERS

This category provides topics on installation / configuration of various webservers (apache / nginx) and their managements.

Linux: How to Restart Nginx on Ubuntu/Centos/Docker

linux restart nginx

How often do you restart ngnix service on Linux webserver? This blog post will cover various ways to restart Nginx on a Linux system via command line and on Nginx running in a docker container. I have covered on both on a [...]

Josphat Mutai 6:16 am

Find How to Stop and Restart Apache on Linux Systems

stop and restart apache linux

As we all know, Apache is a free and open source cross-platform web server that is used to serve both static and dynamic web pages. on the web. In this article, we'll focus on how you can start and restart [...]

Jamie Arthur 6:55 am

How to Create Self-Signed SSL Certificate for Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

Create Self-Signed SSL Certificate Nginx

SSL stands for "Secure Sockets Layer", which is the standard security technology meant for creating an encrypted link between a Web server and a Web browser. This link ensures that all information passed between the server and browser remains private [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am

How to Install Let's Encrypt SSL Certificates on Ubuntu 18.04

Fetch LetsEncrypt SSL Certificates

Certbot is a user-friendly automatic client that fetches and deploys SSL/TLS certificates for your web server. It is an EFF's tool which is used to obtain certs from Let's Encrypt and auto-enable HTTPS on your server. In short, it acts [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am

How to Install LEMP on Ubuntu 18.04

install lemp stack ubuntu

LEMP is a much similar stack of components as the classic LAMP, except the web server Apache replaced by Nginx pronounced Engine-x, explaining the 'E' on LEMP. Nginx is an open source reverse proxy server for HTTP, HTTPS, and for some others protocols which [...]

Alain Francois 12:42 am

How to Install Nginx Amplify Agent on CentOS 7

Install Nginx Amplify Agent

Nginx Amplify Agent is a powerful Nginx monitoring tool written in Python. Its role is to collect various metrics and metadata and send them securely to the backend for storage and visualization. After proper installation, it provides you with  NGINX [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am

How to Install XAMPP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 from Terminal

XAMPP Stack ubuntu

The "XAMPP" stack is an acronym where X stands for an operating system, A stands for Apache web server, M stands for MySQL or MariaDB database server and PP stands for PHP and Perl. So, as we are installing XAMP [...]

Arun Pyasi 2:00 am

NGINX Unit - An Open Source Web Application Server

NGINX Unit application server

Nginx announced the release of the first beta of Unit - Nginx Unit, a dynamic web application server, designed to run applications in multiple languages.  It is an application server that supports Python, PHP and Go, with support coming for Java, Node.js [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Install PHP 7 Imagick Extension on Ubuntu 16.04

Imagick ubuntu16 install

The php imagick extension enables servers to create, edit, convert and/or manipulate images via PHP using the ImageMagick software. It can read and write images in most of the image formats including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, [...]

Dwijadas Dey 10:25 am

How to Setup FreeBSD 11 Webserver with Nginx, Mysql, PHP 7.0 (PHP FPM)

FreeBSD 11 php nginx

We have been running LEMP stack ie Nginx, MySQL and PHP in Linux based operating system but today we'll be installing FEMP stack on FreeBSD 11. FreeBSD is a free and open source Unix-like operating system based on BSD systems. [...]

Arun Pyasi 3:00 am

How to Install WordPress on FreeBSD 11 with Apache, PHP and MySQL

Wordpress Dashboard FreeBSD 11

WordPress is a free and open source content management system written on PHP and MySQL which powers most of the websites running in the web now a days. WordPress powers more than 26.4% of the top 10 million websites as [...]

Arun Pyasi 3:00 am

How to Install Tomcat 8 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Multiple Instances)

Apache Tomcat commonly called as Tomcat is an open source Webserver and Servlet container developed by Apache Software Foundation. It is written in Java and released under Apache 2.0 License. This is a cross platform application. Tomcat is actually composed [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

How to Setup Lighttpd Web server on Ubuntu 15.04 / CentOS 7

install lighttpd ubuntu

Lighttpd is an open source web server which is secure, fast, compliant, and very flexible and is optimized for high-performance environments. It uses very low memory compared to other web servers , small CPU load and speed optimization making it [...]

Arun Pyasi 3:00 am

How to Set Nginx as Reverse Proxy on Centos7 CPanel

Nginx is one of the fastest and most powerful web-server. It is known for its high performance and low resource utilization. It can be installed as both a standalone and a Reverse Proxy Web-server. In this article, I'm discussing about [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am