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Getting Started with ownCloud by Aditya Patawari

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Chapter 4. Securing your ownCloud

The Internet is not the safest place today. Everyday, we hear about websites getting hacked, software reporting vulnerabilities, and servers getting compromised. We need to protect ourselves and the data we possess. In this chapter we will focus on the security aspects of our setup. If we are putting anything on the Internet, then we have to make sure that our server is secure, and does not allow anyone to do anything unauthorized with malicious intent. It is worth noting that these guides, while helpful, are in no way exhaustive. System security is a very wide field, and new threats emerge everyday and get fixed.

Hardening the web server

Web server is the most important component of the ownCloud setup. It is also ...

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