Category Archives: Apache Web Server

Stop DNS Injection Attacks Apache Server mod-spamhaus

If you run an Apache web server you are probably always looking for ways to make your server more secure and less vulnerable to rogues, spammers or harvesters that are trying to hack your web server or harvest information. READ MY UPDATE BELOW Spam from web forms is a fast-track method of getting your domain […]

REDIS Cache WordPress DONT USE IT Apache Bottleneck Response Time

Why NOT to use REDIS Cache | Apache Bottleneck Response Time

This could turn out to be a lengthy article but I will try and keep it straight forward and simple. After setting up a brand new Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) web server (running apache 2.4) after having run all my sites on an existing one for over 6 years I spent a lot of time researching […]

APACHE2 NameVirtualHost has no effect and will be removed

Some Linux users will see a warning message “APACHE2 NameVirtualHost has no effect and will be removed” every time they boot their server that says NameVirtualHost has no effect and will be removed in the next release /etc/apache2/ports.conf:8 To fix this error, simply edit /etc/apache2/ports.conf and comment out the NameVirtualHost directive as below by placing […]

Optimizing Linux / Apache for WordPress | Memcached, mod_pagespeed, expires headers, mod_deflate gzip

Following on from my previous article about why NOT to use W3 Total Cache, as promised here is what I did to turn my Ubuntu and Debian servers running apache Web Server into a highly optimised beast for serving WordPress blogs and pages. As stated in my previous article, if you are stuck hosting your […]