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glfusion:hardening [2010/02/02 02:12]
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glfusion:hardening [2010/04/05 20:21] (current)
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 If you used Fantastico/cPanel, you can still implement the steps below but it does require moving files around on the server. Also, it may well break future upgrades through the install tool. My recommendation would be to do a manual glFusion install. It really isn't that difficult and there are lots of folks willing to answer questions in the glFusion forums. Also, there are several folks who will do the install for you for a small fee. If you used Fantastico/cPanel, you can still implement the steps below but it does require moving files around on the server. Also, it may well break future upgrades through the install tool. My recommendation would be to do a manual glFusion install. It really isn't that difficult and there are lots of folks willing to answer questions in the glFusion forums. Also, there are several folks who will do the install for you for a small fee.
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 ====== How To Install in Web Root (if you must) ====== ====== How To Install in Web Root (if you must) ======
  
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   * At the top level, create a new directory (try choosing a not too obvious name, i.e. don't just name it "glfusion" or "private").   * At the top level, create a new directory (try choosing a not too obvious name, i.e. don't just name it "glfusion" or "private").
   * In that directory, copy all the files from the private/ directory that came in the glFusion distribution.   * In that directory, copy all the files from the private/ directory that came in the glFusion distribution.
-  * Password-protect that directory!+  * Password-protect that directory! thesitewiard.com site has a good tutorial on [[http://www.thesitewizard.com/apache/password-protect-directory.shtml|How to Password Protect a Directory on Your Website]]
   * Run the installation program as normal.   * Run the installation program as normal.
  
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 By implementing the tools and methods mentioned above and staying informed, you can easily run a secure site with minimal effort.  By implementing the tools and methods mentioned above and staying informed, you can easily run a secure site with minimal effort. 
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glfusion/hardening.txt · Last modified: 2010/04/05 20:21 by Mark
 
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