How to Install and Configure Apache2, PHP and MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04

LAMP stack is a group of open source software that installed together to let you run a server to host dynamic websites. “L” stand for Linux, “A” stand for Apache (to host Web server), “M” stand for MySQL(to store database) and “P” stand for PHP(to process dynamic content). With the release of Ubuntu 14.04 on […]

How to Install Varnish Cache With Apache On CentOS 6.5

Varnish is an open source web accelerator (also called a HTTP reverse proxy) designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites to speed up web server’s performance. Typical Web server will handles all the request and returning a response to the client. But with Varnish cache, it will serve the saved copy page instead of re-requesting the […]

How to Setup Apache httpd on CentOS Dedicated Server

The Apache HTTP Server is a free or open source Web server developed by the Apache Software Foundation ( This post describes the basic steps to setup Apache httpd on CentOS 6.4 64 bit dedicated server to host the website and blog. Having dedicated web server, you will get more control and flexibility on the […]

How to Fix “Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name”

Question : How to fix “Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name” when starting apache httpd service ? [root@centos64 ~]# service httpd start Starting httpd: httpd: apr_sockaddr_info_get() failed for centos64.ehowstuff.local httpd: Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name, using for ServerName [ OK ] Answer : Step 1: […]

Apache Reverse Proxy Configuration for Linux

Reverse Proxy is a gateway and it’s appears to the client like an ordinary web server. In this article, i will show quick steps to setup and configure Apache Reverse Proxy server. We need to add reverse proxy configuration into configuration to tell apache where it should be redirecting or caching information for clients that […]

How to Install Mod_Security to Apache HTTP Server on CentOS 6.3

ModSecurity is an open source web application firewall and intrusion detection and prevention system that provide filtering and other security features to the Apache HTTP Server. ModSecurity is a web application layer firewall and allows for HTTP traffic monitoring and real-time analysis with little or no changes to existing infrastructure. 1. Install some dependency packages […]