Limiting access is one of the ways we can help secure the contents of a site. In this video, learn how to use NGINX's HTTP Access module to limit who is allowed to see content and who gets denied.
- [Narrator] Limiting access is one of the ways…we can help secure the contents of a site.…Fortunately, Nginx provides the http access module…that includes allow and deny directives.…These are used to limit who is allowed…to see certain content and who gets denied.…Let's take a look at how these directives are configured…and how we can use them.…If you're following along with exercise files,…you can use the Vagrantfile in the folder for this lesson…It will boot the vm and install NGINX…and all supporting software and data for our demo site.…If you're not using the exercise files,…you can follow along with a vm running ubuntu 18.04 LTS.…
You'll need root access and you'll need to install NGINX.…Lets start by considering a page in our demo site…that we want to protect.…One of the most sensitive pages on our site…is the appointments page.…This page contains PII,…or personally identifiable information…about the vet clinics patients and their owners.…This is information that we don't want…the general public to have access to.…
- Installing NGINX on Linux
- Configuring a virtual host
- Installing PHP and MariaDB for the LEMP stack
- Securing sites with NGINX
- Creating SSL certificates
- Reverse proxies
- Load balancing
Skill Level Intermediate
DevOps Foundations: Infrastructure as Codewith Ernest Mueller2h 6m Intermediate
1. Install and Configure NGINX
2. The Linux, NGINX, MySQL, and PHP Stack
3. NGINX Security
4. Reverse Proxies and Load Balancers
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