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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 Configure Postfix to Send an Email using SMTP on Linux VPS

If your website is running on Linux VPS, then you may want to install and configure Postfix for sending an email.

Postfix is an open-source, free, and the most widely used Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) that routes and delivers an email.

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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.

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Common WordPress Security Issues and Solutions on How to Fix Them

WordPress is the most popular and open-source content management system (CMS) for building your websites. Since it’s open-source, anyone can contribute to it and there are many themes and plugins available that make it important to know the common security issues around it.