Setting up a new Ubuntu Webserver

Posted on Sat 11 November 2017 in Sysadmin

Here's a collection of links that provide helpful information when you have a brandnew Ubuntu machine with root access and you want to set it up as a webserver:

If you want to use PHP 7 with mcrypt, you might need to add an extra apt repository like this:

sudo add-apt-repository universe
sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:ondrej/php
sudo apt-get install -y php7.0 libapache2-mod-php7.0 php7.0-mcrypt php7.0-mysql

The following links help you secure your server: