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Switching off unnecessary services will also give an extra boost to your server performances, by freeing some hardware resources.
Although nowadays it is not practical, when possible, server administrators should login to web servers locally.
Switch off all unnecessary services and disable them, so next time the server is rebooted, they are not started automatically.
Securing a web server is as important as securing the website or web application itself and the network around it.
If you have a secure web application and an insecure web server, or vice versa, it still puts your business at a huge risk.
Therefore one must take some necessary steps in order to increase web server security.
Below is a list of tasks one should follow when securing a web server.