[Ubuntu] Web Server Cheatsheet

[Ubuntu] Web Server Cheatsheet

I created and will udpdate this list in relation to my own usage. Just tell me if you think something is missing.

Server First Set Up

Installation of Apache, PHP and MySQL

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install apache2 libapache2-mod-php5 mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql

Set up Apache virtuals hosts

sudo cp /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf /etc/apache2/sites-available/example.com.conf
sudo vim /etc/apache2/sites-available/example.com.conf

Example :

<VirtualHost *:80>
    ServerAdmin [email protected]
    ServerName example.com
    ServerAlias www.example.com
    DocumentRoot /var/www/example.com
    ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
    CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined
</VirtualHost>

And :

sudo a2dissite 000-default
sudo a2ensite example.com
sudo service apache2 reload

Set up domain DNS records

@ 10800 IN A 12.34.56.78

Linux bash common operations

Extract a .tar.gz

tar -zxvf file.tar.gz

MySQL common operations

List MySQL users

SELECT User, Host, Password FROM mysql.user;

Create new MySQL user

CREATE USER 'jeffrey'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'mypass';

Change MySQL user password

SET PASSWORD FOR 'bob'@'%.example.org' = PASSWORD('cleartext password');

Delete MySQL user

DROP USER 'jeffrey'@'localhost';

Create MySQL database

CREATE DATABASE dbname CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci;

Grant MySQL privileges

GRANT ALL ON db1.* TO 'jeffrey'@'localhost';

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