Press y Y for Yes, any other key for No : Y Success. Or, you can install other plugins or tools to manage your database. It has proven its stability. Step 1: Update repository index In order to install the latest available version of a software from the Internet repositories, your local repository index needs to be in line with them. Normally, root should only be allowed to connect from 'localhost'. These applications are very useful when it comes to running dynamic websites that rely on databases and server-side scripting languages.
Next, the installer will describe the features of the Validate Password plugin. We need to configure it to make our server less vulnerable to attacks. This is your choice, but enabling this plugin is more secure. Summary In this tutorial we learned how to install Lamp stack on Ubuntu 18. They are in this order : remove anonymous user, disallow root login remotely, remove test database and access to it, reload privilege tables now.
This may take a few minutes depending on your internet connection. You can open the Ubuntu command line, the Terminal, either through the application launcher search bar or the Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. This password grants total access to the database, so it should be secure and private. This is intended only for testing, and to make the installation go a bit smoother. If you think it might help, type in y or Y and press Enter, then choose a strength level for your password and input the one you want to use.
Read my to find out how. After the installation is complete, we need to restart the apache server: sudo systemctl restart apache2. Press y Y for Yes, any other key for No : Y - Dropping test database. The prompts will allow us to set a password policy and root password. This ensures that someone cannot guess at the root password from the network.
Remove test database and access to it? You should remove them before moving into a production environment. Nothing about allowing multiple access. Enter Y in order to run the Validate Password Plugin and you will get the following prompt: Enter your number of choice for password strength and hit Enter. For the other options, I suggest enabling them typing in y or Y and pressing Enter for each of them. Apache is fast, secure and consistently a high-quality web server software which is the most popular since 1996. Luckily there is a single configuration command that will make things easier for us.
You may need to press q to exit the service status. You will be prompted a second time for the password. This lets you set a secure password for root depending on the strength of the password you want to choose. Press y and hit Enter. Creating Apache Virtual Hosts Virtual Hosting are a way of serving multiple websites from a single server. Enter and then re-enter the password on the following prompts.
Reloading the privilege tables will ensure that all changes made so far will take effect immediately. The only approach that worked was downloading the deb-bundble. Reloading the privilege tables will ensure that all changes made so far will take effect immediately. To install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 18. Very basic, not the latest version 5. Reloading the privilege tables will ensure that all changes made so far will take effect immediately. I have entered Y for all of these.
Final note When I became hopeless that any approach would work, I considered compiling and installing it from source, I started that endeavor I installed the build essentials and created the user group and the user and was about to grab the source code when I stumbled upon the deb-bundle that turned out to be fruitful and was the successful approach I described above. Enter y to remove this test database. This ensures that someone cannot guess at the root password from the network. Does the configuration prompt just straight-up crash after entering a password? Every website will have their own configuration and separate Document Root to host website contents. For this demonstration, I am going to create a new virtual host for the example. Hit Y if you are security conscious, otherwise hit any other key. Let us run one of the administrative commands through it as an example to check if the system is running properly and our root is configured to use it.
Use root account password set in above step. Enter y and all your security changes will be committed. Hit y then Enter to continue. You will be asked if you want to set up the Validate Password Plugin. This is also intended only for testing, and should be removed before moving into a production environment.