Saturday, August 27, 2016

Stop Apache from rendering icons README file

If you try to access /icons/README or /icons/README.html from your domain and you get a page with content, then you know apache is running on the server side and exposing some default content. How bad is that? Probably not big deal but its removal is mandatory when it comes to hardening apache for most situations. Better not to give the public any chance to access a resource that should not be exposed. You can correct this with s simple POB recipe:

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