Hi, I have just finished setting up my Ubuntu server (thanks for the guides here! :) ) for my multiple websites. I understand that there is still much to be done before I can even start working on the websites and so I read a bit more and have the following questions…
Should I even use phpMyAdmin? I heard that it provides a convenient way to manage databases (I am going to need to input a lot of data; every bit of convenience counts!) but there seem to be lots of security issues with it.
How do I use cron jobs to my advantage? I understand that they can help me do certain administrative tasks (especially updates) but I am not sure where to start learning more about them…
What/How should I monitor my server?
Should I install ClamAV or TripWire for the server?
How should I “harden” my Apache server?
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