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How to fix – We were unable to find a vhost with a ServerName or Address [ssl]

creating a configuration file symbolic link

sudo ln -s /etc/apache2/sites-available/default-ssl.conf /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default-ssl.conf

Enable SSL for apache server in 5 minutes

add this to 000-default-le-ssl.conf

ServerName example.com
ServerAlias www.example.com


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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How to turn off server signature on Apache web server

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

How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu / Debian

1. Install Apache

sudo apt-get install apache2

2. Install MySQL

sudo apt-get install mysql-server

3. Install PHP

sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5

4. Restart Server

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart


ps: After installation of phpMyAdmin it creates a configuration file for Apache2. Edit Apache2 main configuration file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

vi /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

add following line at the end of file.

Include /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf

Restart Server

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

How to Install phpMyAdmin in Ubuntu 16.04, 14.04 & LinuxMint

How to reset or change the MySQL root password

1. Stop the MySQL Server.

sudo /etc/init.d/mysql stop

2. Start the mysqld configuration.

sudo mysqld –skip-grant-tables &

3. Login to MySQL as root.

mysql -u root mysql

4. Replace YOURNEWPASSWORD with your new password!