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How to Protect your Website Against DDoS in Apache Web Server

The distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is a malicious attempt to disrupt the target’s services by flooding the resource capacity of the server with high Internet traffic.

It is very crucial to detect such abnormal traffic and block the IP addresses of the attack source automatically to prevent the server from reaching its capacity.

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How to Install and Configure Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate for Apache

In this guide, we will install the Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate for a domain. Here, we assume your website is running on an Apache server in Ubuntu. Here, we will make use of “snap” which is a bundle of an app with its dependencies that can work across many different Linux distribution without modification. Also, we will install “certbot” using snap.