"With that said, let’s get our Apache security on!
"1. Update, update, update! One of the biggest no nos Linux
administrators make is to “set it and forget it”. This
should not be your standard policy. There are always updates that
close new holes and patch security flaws. This holds true for
Apache as much as it does any other system or application. Keep
watch, using your normal means of update, for any security update
for Apache or any constituent component you have installed. By
doing this you will ensure your web server is safe from any new
"2. Disable modules you do not use. If you check the Apache
configuration file. Most often this file is called httpd.conf and
its location will depend upon what distribution you are running
(For example CentOS has this file in /etc/httpd/conf/ whereas
Ubuntu locates it in /etc/apache2). If you examine that file you
will see quite a few modules listed. These modules will look
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