Install LAMP Web Server on AWS EC2 Ubuntu 20.01

1. Install Apache

sudo apt update && sudo apt install apache2

2. Configure Firewall

sudo ufw allow OpenSSH

sudo ufw allow in "Apache Full"

sudo ufw enable

sudo ufw status

3. Test Apache

sudo service apache2 status

4. Install MySQL

sudo apt update && sudo apt install mysql-server

sudo service mysql status

5. MySQL Security

sudo mysql_secure_installation

-> ENTER | Y | Y | Y | Y

sudo mysqladmin -p -u root version

6. Install PHP

sudo apt update && sudo apt install php libapache2-mod-php php-mysql

php -version

7. Installing phpMyAdmin

sudo apt update && sudo apt install phpmyadmin

sudo ln -s /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf /etc/apache2/conf-available/phpmyadmin.conf

sudo a2enconf phpmyadmin.conf

sudo service apache2 reload

8. Create MySQL User

sudo mysql

CREATE USER 'newuser'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';

GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON * . * TO 'newuser'@'localhost';



9. Secure PhpMyAdmin

sudo nano /etc/apache2/conf-available/phpmyadmin.conf

Alias /your_url /usr/share/phpmyadmin

sudo service apache2 reload

10. Install ZIP/Unzip

apt-get update

apt-get install zip unzip

11. Enable .htaacess

sudo apt-get update

sudo a2enmod rewrite

sudo nano /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default.conf

<Directory "/var/www/html">
  AllowOverride All

12. Configure Apache File

sudo nano /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

<Directory /var/www/>
    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
    AllowOverride All
    Require all granted

 <Directory /var/www/html>
    Options -Indexes

 ServerSignature Off
   ServerTokens Prod

13. Install CURL

sudo apt-get install curl

sudo service apache2 restart

sudo apt-get install php7.0-curl

sudo service apache2 restart

14. install SSL Certificate

sudo apt-get update

 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:certbot/certbot

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install python-certbot-apache

 sudo apachectl stop

letsencrypt --authenticator standalone --installer apache -d

sudo service apache2 start

service apache2 restart

15. Setup SSH Key

sudo apt-get update

mkdir .ssh

cd ~/.ssh

touch authorized_keys

sudo nano authorized_keys

sudo nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config


sudo systemctl restart sshd.service

service apache2 restart

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