Setting up Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE) can be a little tricky. This guide shows the steps needed to get Collabora CODE working using an Apache 2.2 reverse proxy on Debian 8 Jessie. The steps we are going to have a look at are as follows: Setup Apache reverse proxy Setup Collabora CODE based on […]
Deploying Varnish caching server can significantly speed up web-based applications, as well as simple websites. Varnish supports different back-end systems, ranging from the popular Apache web server to the more efficient nginx. Especially when it comes to handling high traffic sites Varnish can bring a considerable uplift to the responsiveness by e.g. caching entire pages […]
In case you haven’t disabled support for SSLv3 for Apache yet – do so now! You can easily disable SSLv3 using your Apache configuration httpd.conf using the option -SSLv3: As always, make sure to restart Apache afterwards. Note that depending on your setup you might need to set the list of supported protocols for each […]
When it comes to generating SSL keys passphrases play an immanent role. They need to be specified when creating SSL keys and are checked each time the key is being used to ensure authorized access. For instance, when starting your Apache web server with a SSL certificate you will need to enter the original passphrase […]
When trying to share resources across different domains (host-a.com vs. host-b.com) you will come across the concept of Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS). In order to be able to share resources across different domains you will most likely need to enable to CORS manually on your server. For instance, when a script on host-a.com tries to […]
Recently I was asked to do Apache log file analysis for a customer portal. Up until then no log file analysis has been done for this particular site and only raw Apache log data was available. Thus, I needed to find a way to be able to do offline Apache log file analysis to satisfy […]
Especially when in comes to switching between different working environments such as development, staging and production Apache’s enviroment variables represent a vital solution. But be advised that they do not work out of the box, as certain preconditions must be met. Enable mod_env First of all, you need to enable mod_env for your Apache setup. […]
This snippet overrides Apache’s default presentation of folder contents.