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Welcome to the Techstacks HOWTO Guide section!  A HOWTO Guide provides step-by-step instructions for performing certain administrative tasks for IIS, Apache, JBoss, Tomcat, BigIP, PCI Compliance remediation tasks, etc.  The following HOWTO Guides are now available.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

HOWTO: Disable Trace/Track in IIS

HOWTO: Set Up IIS and the Jakarta isapi_redirect Connector

Apache Web Server

HOWTO: Disable HTTP Methods in Apache

HOWTO: Disable Trace/Track in Apache HTTPD

HOWTO: Log Client IP AND X-Forwarded-For IP in Apache

Apache Tomcat

HOWTO: Configure Access Logging in Tomcat

HOWTO: Disable HTTP Methods in Tomcat

HOWTO: Secure SSL in Tomcat and JBoss

HOWTO: Suppress Server Identity in Tomcat

JBoss Application Server

HOWTO: Troubleshoot JGroups and Multicast IP Issues

HOWTO: Change Default Port Numbers in JBoss

HOWTO: Remove the X-Powered-By Header in JBoss

F5 BigIP LTM (Load-Balancer)

HOWTO: Disable Trace/Track in Your BigIP LTM

HOWTO: Set Up JSessionID-Based Persistence on a BigIP


HOWTO: Distinguish the Good SSL Ciphers from the Bad in J2SE5

HOWTO: Grade Encryption Ciphers in Java 6

HOWTO: Enable SSLv2 and TLSv1.2 in OpenSSL 1.0.1c on Ubuntu 13.04

HOWTO: Enable SSLv2 Methods in Net:SSLeay

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