How to configure SSH on CentOS

How to configure secure SSH on CentOS

Hello everyone! In this tutorial I will show you how to increase server security┬áby tuning up configuration of SSH. Before you begin There are basically two requirements for this tutorial: You need to have working SSH keys. You need to be able to login to your server by using them. After completing this tutorial, SSH […]

Install MySQL community server on CentOS

How to install and configure latest version of MySQL on CentOS?

Hi there! Today I want to show you how to install latest version of MySQL Community server (5.7.16) on CentOS 7. I will show you how to install it, set root password, configure server and optimize it for performance. Also I will show you how to create databases and assign users to them. How to […]

Hardening Apache with Mod Security

Apache hardening with mod_security

In this part of setup complete webserver we will harden Apache with popular mod_security. Mod_security is a small module that works like application firewall. It protect the app before most common attacks and vulnerabilities. It’s good to have such thing on the webserver. I assume that You have Apache already installed, if not check out […]

How to install apache from source on CentOS

How to install latest Apache HTTPD on CentOS

Hi there!┬áToday I’d like to show you how do I install and configure Apache HTTPD on CentOS 7. I like to have it installed in minimal and secure way. Beware! This is pretty long tutorial covering lot’s of aspects from compilation, through configuration, SSL/HTTPS/HTTP2, basic hardening etc. How to install Apache HTTPD on CentOS using […]