This is always useful and handy, if you are doing a VPS, you might want to checkout this tutorial to enable ssl-based sites.
I need to set up a server to host our subversion in a secured fashion and to make it available on the Web. Therefore, I first install the Apache HTTP Server (httpd) and configure it to allow for SSL connections only.
If there are mistakes in this post, please comment. I’m eager to improve it and learn.
It took me quite some time to find some proper documentation on how to configure Apache2 on Ubuntu/Debian. I came across that interesting page on the apache Web site that pointed me to a README file: /usr/share/doc/apache2/README.Debian.gz that contains information on how to configure Apache2 on Debian.
Step 1: Install the Apache2 package
There is an Apache httpd package readily available for aptitude under the name apache2. To install it, run the following command from the terminal.
To test that the package was properly installed, open the following address in your browser: http://yourhostname
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