Apache: Protect a folder by a password, but one file is for public access


let us assume you want to protect a whole directory by password and but one file must be readable for public access. This can easily be done by a .htaccess file.

For example: Who want to trotect the folder /var/www/html and only the file public.html should be readable without a password.
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Apache: Protect just one file in a directory by password


these are the steps to protect a single file in a directoy by a password.

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Linux: Install LAMP stack on debian

Hi ,

this post describes the steps to install a lamp stack on debian linux. This is the base for many content management systems like Joomla, WordPress or Drupal.

LAMP means linux as operating system, apache as webserver,  mysql as database and PHP as script language. To install all packages login as root.
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Apache: Setting up a simple reverse proxy


this post describes how to setup a reverse proxy for a host. All http requests to host reverseproxy.domain.org should deliver the content of www.domain.org at Port 8080.

First you have to enable the requiered modules in httpd.conf

LoadModule proxy_module modules/mod_proxy.so
LoadModule proxy_http_module modules/mod_proxy_http.so

Then insert a virtual host directive:

<VirtualHost *>
    ServerName reverseproxy.domain.org
    ProxyRequests off
    ProxyPreserveHost On
    ProxyPass / http://www.domain.org:8080/
    ProxyPassReverse / http://www.domain.org:8080/

That’s it.


Apache: Enable Server side includes SSI for a virtual directory


short post as reminder how to enable Server Side Includes on a virtual directory.

mod_include must be enabled. MimeType for text/html must associated with .shtml file extension. Sample config for SSI looks like these:

<Directory "D:/user/www/virtualdirectory/">
    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews ExecCGI Includes
    AllowOverride All
    Order allow,deny
    Allow from all
    Require all granted
    AddType text/html .shtml
    AddOutputFilter INCLUDES .shtml

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