How to Install and Configure Apache Web Server in Ubuntu

 How to Install and Configure Apache Web Server in Ubuntu

In this tutorial, you will learn how to Install and Configure Apache Web Server in Ubuntu. Apache web server is a widely used open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows.

How to install and configure the Apache web server in Ubuntu systems.

Step 1: Updating Repositories
You can download and update the latest repositories in ubuntu. Open the terminal or login using SSH and run the following command

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install Apache2
Run the following command to install the Apache webserver.

sudo apt install apache2

Step 3: Configure the Firewall
Skip this step if you are installing Apache on AWS EC2 instances. Run the following command to check the ufw application profiles

sudo ufw app list


Available applications:
  Apache Full
  Apache Secure

Allow apache on ufw and verify the status

sudo ufw allow 'Apache'

once you run above command the system will show apache status ‘running’

Step 4: Verify the apache server is running

sudo systemctl status apache2

The status “active (running)” verifies that the apache2 service is running.

Step 5: Verify that Apache is running properly and listening to your IP address

Open your IP address in browser


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