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Apache Remove Server Signature

Apache’s signature is the small block of text identifiying the running version of Apache, OS Running and modules installed.

Example of a server signature:

Apache/2.2.16 (Debian) PHP/5.3.10-1 Server at Port 80

To remove this you need to edit “/etc/apache2/conf.d/security” to show “ServerSignature Off”.

You might want to play around with ServerTokens which limits the amount of infromation returned in the server HTTP header.

21 Mar 2012 | Tags ( apache Linux Security through obscurity )

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