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Mastering Ubuntu Server by Jay LaCroix

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Summary

In this action-packed chapter, we looked at serving web pages with Apache. We started out by installing and configuring Apache, and then added additional modules. We also covered the concept of virtual hosts, which allows us to serve multiple websites on a single server, even if we only have a single network interface. Then, we walked through securing our Apache server with SSL. With Apache, we can use self-signed certificates, or we can purchase SSL certificates from a vendor for a fee. We looked at both possibilities. keepalived is a handy daemon that we can use to make a service highly available. It allows us to declare a floating IP, which we can use to make an application such as Apache highly available. Should something go wrong, ...

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