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How to setup mod security?

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Joined: 27 Apr 2012
Posts: 188
Location: The Netherlands

PostPosted: Sun 27 Oct '13 14:09    Post subject: How to setup mod security? Reply with quote


I'm planning on setting up mod security but I'd like to know what the pro's and con's of this are.
And I'd also like to have some questions answered.

For example: Is there a huge performance impact?
Will my websites still work properly once this is installed?

I also don't know how to set it up, it appears the handbook is unavailable: https://www.feistyduck.com/books/modsecurity-handbook/gettingStarted.html

Does anyone know a good tutorial on how to set this up on Windows?
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James Blond

Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Posts: 6311
Location: Germany, Next to Hamburg

PostPosted: Tue 26 Nov '13 16:27    Post subject: Reply with quote

A good start point is to install mod security and enable only the core rules. YAou should test that on a non productive server to see if you applications still work.
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