Hide nginx version number
When Apache HTTPD server pretty much entirely dominated the market, one of the first tasks admin would do was to hide version number:
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If you are on CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux, nginx configuration is located at:
Setting that needs to be added is very similar to Apache's:
Make sure to add it in http context. You might already have configuration file for your “virtual host” similar like:
Since files under conf.d are automatically included in http context, all you need is to add server_tokens in the beginning of the file.
Restart nginx and there you go – instead of:
we will see:
Stay tuned for more #server tips.
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