How to Disable Apache Web Server Signature

On Debian, Ubuntu or Linux Mint:

sudo vi /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

On CentOS, Fedora, RHEL or Arch Linux:

sudo vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

Add the following two lines at the end of Apache config file.

ServerSignature Off

ServerTokens Prod

Then restart web server to activate the change:

sudo service apache2 restart (Debian, Ubuntu or Linux Mint)

sudo service httpd restart (CentOS/RHEL 6)

sudo systemctl restart httpd.service (Fedora, CentOS/RHEL 7, Arch Linux)

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ps: ServerTokens can be set to:

Prod (Server: Apache)
Min (Server: Apache/1.3.0)
OS (Server: Apache/1.3.0 (Unix))

Full (Apache/1.3.0 (Unix) PHP/3.0 MyMod/1.2)

How to disable (apache’s) server signature

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