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This Apache Web Server training class is for Web Server administrators who need to be able to install, configure and run Apache httpd Web Server.

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Course Outline

Introduction to Apache
  • Apache HTTP Server is an open-source project managed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
  • The ASF supports many "projects", including:
  • HTTP Web server (Apache)
  • Jakarta
  • Perl, PHP, XML, TCL, Ant, Logging
  • and many others...
  • Downloading Apache
  • Download the Apache Binary for Windows
  • Make sure Port 80 is available
  • Run the Install Program
  • Change the install folder to be c:\Apache
  • Click "Install" to complete the installation
  • Test the Installation
Starting and Stopping Apache
  • Start/Stop the Server on Windows
  • The Apache Monitor
  • Install Apache as a Service
  • The apachectl Script
The Apache Configuration Files
  • The contents of the /conf directory
  • The httpd.conf file
  • Directives
  • Sections
  • The Include Directive
  • The Options Directive
  • The Installed Directories
The .htaccess File
  • Overview of .htacces files
  • Configuring .htaccess
  • The AllowOverride directive
  • Setting directory authentication
  • Allowing CGI scripts
  • Performance Issues
Virtual Hosts
  • Overview of Virtual Hosting
  • IP-Based Virtual Hosts
  • Name-based Virtual Hosts
  • Port-based Virtual Hosts
  • Bulk Virtual Hosting
MIME and File Types
  • Overview of MIME Types
  • Configuring MIME Types
  • Encoding Files
  • Character Sets
  • Languages
URL Mapping
  • Configuring Aliases
  • Configuring Redirects
  • The DocumentRoot Directive
  • Error Documents
Directory Indexing
  • The DirectoryIndex Directive
  • Fancy Indexing
  • Headers and Footers
  • Ignoring Files
  • Searching and Sorting
Performance Tuning
  • The ApacheBench Utility Program
  • Tweaking the Apache Configuration
Handlers and Filters
  • Overview of Handlers
  • The Section
  • Configuring Handlers
  • The server-status Handler
  • Overview of Filters
  • Configuring Filters
  • Overview of SSI
  • Configuring SSI
  • Using SSI Directives
Managing Scripts
  • Overview of scripting options
  • The mod_perl Module
  • Configuring mod_perl
  • Installing PHP on Windows
  • Configuring PHP
  • Common Security Issues with Apache
  • Dynamic Content Issues
  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Access Control
  • Unix File Permissions
  • Overview of Apache Modules
  • Installing Modules

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