How to install Magento, an eCommerce Software

This tutorial is for users who would like to install Magento, a popular eCommerce software businesses use to help them sell products through their website.  However, most eCommerce software is compatible with Arvixe services and people have the freedom to choose which software they like to use.  For the purpose of this demo, I will use the domain magento.arvixedemo.com as an example.

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Disable Expose PHP and Use Production Value for ServerTokens (Apache)

Servers by default display information via Apache and PHP that makes them vulnerable. With Apache, the version number and installed module versions are listed at the bottom of 404 error pages. With PHP, because it runs on our servers as CGI, when it processes php scripts, it adds the “X-Powered By” and displays the version number. In both cases this is not desirable as attackers can use such information to compromise the server.

This is what it looks like when ServerTokens are set to Full.

This is what it looks like when ServerTokens are set to Full.

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Installing Joomla 1.5 using Fanastico

Select the Fantastico Icon

Step One:

In this Tutorial I am going to Install Joomla 1.5 into my website using Fantastico.To begin, you must first login into your cpanel. This can be done by typing in your browser http://cpanel.yourdomain.com, or http://yourdomain.com/cpanel. You will then be asked for a username and password, which you chose when setting up your account. Once you are logged into cpanel, scroll about three-fourths of the way down the page and find the Fantastico De Luxe icon; which is the light blue, circular smiley face, in the middle far right of this screenshot.

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