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How To Harden An NGINX Web Server

The next segment in our InfoSec System Hardening series is how to harden an NGINX Web Server. NGINX is an alternative to the popular Apache Web Server on Linux. In this article, we'll show you some of the basics you'll want to take to secure your NGINX Web Server. To get started, you can follow [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Security, Server Hardening, System Administration|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

HTTP/2, HTTPS, Let’s Encrypt, NGINX and WordPress Hardening

If you're running a Wordpress site on a Linux server running NGINX, then you might be interested in setting up a free SSL (HTTPS) certificate using Let's Encrypt. The internet is moving towards HTTPS, and even Google is said to rank HTTPS pages higher than the standard HTTP pages. If you're using Wordpress, you have [...]

LEMP Install NGINX PHP7 MySQL on CentOS 7 / RHEL / Fedora

If you’re a blogger or a web developer, there will hopefully come a time when you out-grow a shared host and need either a VPS or a dedicated server to run your website. In this article, I’ll walk you through the steps to do a LEMP install on a Red Hat based Linux Distribution like [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Linux, System Administration|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

LEMP Install NGINX PHP7 MySQL on Ubuntu 16.04 Server

If you're a blogger or a web developer, there will hopefully come a time when you out-grow a shared host and need either a VPS or a dedicated server to run your website. In this article, I'll walk you through the steps to do a LEMP install on Ubuntu 16.04 Server. A LEMP install will [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: Linux, System Administration|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

NGINX – Display Full Filename In Directory Listing

If you use NGINX as your webserver, there might be certain folders you want to display as a directory listing instead of serving up an HTML page. When I ran NGINX on my server, I noticed that it would truncate the filename to about 50 characters. This was unacceptable for the application I needed it [...]

By | December 10th, 2014|Categories: System Administration|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments
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