Apache is far and away the most widely used web server platform in the world. This versatile server runs more than half of the world's existing web sites. Apache is both free and rock-solid, running more than 21 million web sites ranging from huge e-commerce operations to corporate intranets and smaller hobby sites.
With this tutorial, web administrators new to Apache will come up to speed quickly, and experienced administrators will find the logically organized, concise reference lessons indispensable, and system programmers interested in customizing their servers will rely on the lessons on the API and Apache modules.
This useful tutorial discusses how to obtain, set up, secure, modify, and troubleshoot the Apache software on both Unix and Windows systems. Dozens of clearly stated examples provide the answers to the real-world issues that Apache administrators face everyday. In addition to covering the installation and configuration of mod_perl and Tomcat, the tutorial examines PHP, Cocoon, and other new technologies that are associated with the Apache web server. Additional coverage of security and the Apache API make this tutorial essential guide for the world's most popular web server.