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Forcing HTTPS with PHP

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To force HTTPS with a PHP script, just put this snippet near the top:

Disabling SSLv2 in Plesk

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To disable SSLv2 server-wide on a Plesk server, add this in your /etc/httpd/conf.

Hide Apache Version

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If you want to hide the current version of Apache and your OS, just replace

Make Apache logs mimic IIS

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To make Apache write logs similar to IIS, toss this into your Apache configuration:

Verify that SSLv2 is disabled

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If you’re looking to get PCI/CISP compliance, or you just like better security, disable SSL version 2.

Strip off www from URLs with mod_rewrite

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If you need to remove subdomains from the URL that users enter to visit your website, toss this into your VirtualHost directive:

Sum Apache Bandwidth From Logs

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If you’re not a fan of scientific notation, use this to calculate the apache bandwidth used from log files in MB:


Raising MaxClients? Change ServerLimit.

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Remember, if you raise MaxClients for an MPM in Apache, you must raise the ServerLimit directive, which is normally set to 256 on most servers.