Sep 26 2014

VirtualHost settings upgrading from Apache 2.2 to Apache 2.4.

Upgrading from Apache 2.2 to 2.4 is simply but some configuration updates are necessary, because a working Apache 2.2 VirtualHost setup will break silently when you upgrade to Apache 2.4.
A full and comprehensive guide to updating from Apache 2.2 to 2.4 is available in the apache.org website.
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May 2 2011

Remove PassPhrase request on Apache Startup (SSL)

After configuring SSL on Apache, Administrators might want to remove the PassPhrase request dialog when the apache2 process starts.
This is a simple procedure to accomplish this task (on Ubuntu).

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May 2 2011

Enable Apache SSL

Quick procedure to enable SSL on Apache WebServer installed on Ubuntu, to deliver contents over a secure connection.

In this procedure, we assume the use of a Self-Signed Certificate.

The problem with using a self-signed certificate for a “real-life” working web server is that any browser connecting to the site will not recognize the certificate authority. This means that the user will be asked to verify the certificate.

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