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Techniques to restart Apache without rebooting CentOS Linux server

Restarting the Apache httpd Web server commonly comes into play in the following scenarios: When updating the Web server’s configuration file. When httpd itself becomes hopelessly confused and unresponsive. To test other services in isolation. The trick is stop & start Apache without having to reboot the hosted CentOS Linux server. To get started, you’ll …

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Fed up of bad bots?

Bad bots, ie robots and spiders that index your site in an aggressive mannger with little benefit to yourself, can easily cause problems with bandwidth. To ban the bots, you have a few options. ROBOTS.TXT Good bots should obey robots.txt, but bad bots usually don’t so whilst it’s good practice to use this file, it …

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