Apache+SSL, PHP, and MySQL

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I’m sure many of you have been wondering how people host secure sites using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). This guide will show you how to set up a web server with SSL, PHP, and MySQL support.

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Setting Up phpMyAdmin

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If you are a point-and-click kind of person and have to manage one or more MySQL servers, you may find this web-based utility to be a goldmine.

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Apache, PHP, and MySQL

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This guide will teach you how to set up a basic web server with Apache, PHP support, and MySQL for the database.

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Change MySQL Database Location

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The default location for your MySQL database data files may need to be moved to another partition that offers more storage space, or you may want to keep your data organized. These simple steps allows you to move your MySQL data without losing any information.

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Installing and Securing MySQL

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MySQL is one of the most popular databases on the Internet. Besides its undoubted advantages, such as easy of use and relatively high performance, MySQL offers simple, but very effective security mechanisms. Unfortunately, the default installation of MySQL, and in particular the empty root password and the potential vulnerability to buffer overflow attacks, makes the database an easy target for attacks.

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