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Apache Server 2.0: A Beginner's Guide (Network Professional's Library)

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Learn to install and run Apache Server 2.0 — even for the first time

Effectively install, configure, and administer the latest version of Apache with help from this practical introductory guide. You'll find all the information you need to get up to speed on running Apache in a variety of environments — including Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Filled with straightforward advice on basic topics such as locating and downloading Apache to more advanced topics that include daily administration and proxy configuration, this hands-on resource is ideal for administrators who are new to this powerful Web server. Written by an Apache expert, this book offers insider tips on potential security issues and contains valuable troubleshooting techniques. For clear instructions for bringing Apache's speed, reliability, and scalability to your network, this guide is exactly what you need.


  • Choose the right source code package for your operating system
  • Identify and remove prior servers
  • Configure and test Apache after installation
  • Learn daily administration tasks — reading logs, load balancing, and performance tuning
  • Build and enable image maps
  • Find and close security holes by utilizing firewalls and proxies
  • Determine whether to host virtual domains
  • Get tips for troubleshooting and preview advanced Apache topics including CGI and e-commerce

Synopsis:

This work offers clear and straightforward instructions for tasks ranging from basic to technical, as well as the background information required for an administrator to understand the history of the server and how best to run it in today's Web environment. It contains information on running Apache with different platforms, including UNIX-based systems like Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris; Windows products, including NT and Windows 2000; and Mac OS X. There are eight pages of blueprints which demonstrate the differences between Apache Server and IIS 5 and diagrams showing Apache running on different operating systems.

Table of Contents

Part I: Installing Apache

1 History and Background of Apache

2 Preparing for Apache

3 Installing Apache

4 Running a Heterogeneous Network

5 Apache Modules

Part II: Configuring and Running Apache

6 Configuring and Testing Apache

7 Managing the Apache Server

8 Dealing with Innovation (mod_perl: A Case Study)

Part III: Apache Administration

9 Logs

10 Disk Management

11 Performance Tuning

12 Dealing with Users

13 Serving Compliant HTML

Part IV: Beyond the Basics: Advanced Apache Topics

14 MIME and Other Encoding

15 CGI: The Common Gateway Interface

16 Image Maps

17 Using Apache to Save Time: SSI and CSS

18 Virtual Domain Hosting

19 E-Commerce

Part V: Security and Apache

20 Basic Security Concerns

21 What to Do If You Get Cracked

22 SSL: The Secure Socket Layer

23 Firewalls and Proxies

Part VI: Appendices

A Internet Resources

B Using a Unix Text Editor

C Glossary

D Common Unix Commands

E Apache Configuration Files

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072191837
Author:
Wrightson, Kate
Author:
Wrightson, Katherine
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Location:
New York
Subject:
Networking - General
Subject:
Client-server computing
Subject:
Computer programs
Subject:
Web servers
Subject:
Apache
Subject:
Internet - Hardware
Subject:
Client-Server Computing - General
Subject:
Web servers -- Computer programs.
Subject:
Hardware - Network Hardware
Subject:
Networking-Hardware
Series:
Network Professional's Library
Series Volume:
01-02
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
9.74x7.03x1.23 in. 2.19 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This work offers clear and straightforward instructions for tasks ranging from basic to technical, as well as the background information required for an administrator to understand the history of the server and how best to run it in today's Web environment. It contains information on running Apache with different platforms, including UNIX-based systems like Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris; Windows products, including NT and Windows 2000; and Mac OS X. There are eight pages of blueprints which demonstrate the differences between Apache Server and IIS 5 and diagrams showing Apache running on different operating systems.

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