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ISBN-10: 0596002033

ISBN-13: 9780596002039

Edition: 3rd 2002

Authors: Ben Laurie, Peter Laurie

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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 new third edition of "Apache: The Definitive Guide, web administrators new to Apache will come up to speed quickly, and experienced administrators will find the logically organized, concise reference sections indispensable, and system programmers interested in customizing their servers will rely on the chapters on the API and Apache modules. Updated to cover the…    
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List price: $49.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 590
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Preface
Getting Started
What Does a Web Server Do?
How Apache Works
Apache and Networking
How HTTP Clients Work
What Happens at the Server End?
Planning the Apache Installation
Windows?
Which Apache?
Installing Apache
Building Apache 1.3.X Under Unix
New Features in Apache v2
Making and Installing Apache v2 Under Unix
Apache Under Windows
Configuring Apache: The First Steps
What's Behind an Apache Web Site?
site.toddle
Setting Up a Unix Server
Setting Up a Win32 Server
Directives
Shared Objects
Toward a Real Web Site
More and Better Web Sites: site.simple
Butterthlies, Inc., Gets Going
Block Directives
Other Directives
HTTP Response Headers
Restarts
.htaccess
CERN Metafiles
Expirations
Virtual Hosts
Two Sites and Apache
Virtual Hosts
Two Copies of Apache
Dynamically Configured Virtual Hosting
Authentication
Authentication Protocol
Authentication Directives
Passwords Under Unix
Passwords Under Win32
Passwords over the Web
From the Client's Point of View
CGI Scripts
Variations on a Theme
Order, Allow, and Deny
DBM Files on Unix
Digest Authentication
Anonymous Access
Experiments
Automatic User Information
Using .htaccess Files
Overrides
Content Description and Modification
MIME Types
Content Negotiation
Language Negotiation
Type Maps
Browsers and HTTP/1.1
Filters
Indexing
Making Better Indexes in Apache
Making Our Own Indexes
Imagemaps
Image Map Directives
Redirection
Alias
Rewrite
Speling
Proxying
Security
Proxy Directives
Apparent Bug
Performance
Setup
Logging
Logging by Script and Database
Apache's Logging Facilities
Configuration Logging
Status
Security
Internal and External Users
Binary Signatures, Virtual Cash
Certificates
Firewalls
Legal Issues
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
Apache's Security Precautions
SSL Directives
Cipher Suites
Security in Real Life
Future Directions
Running a Big Web Site
Machine Setup
Server Security
Managing a Big Site
Supporting Software
Scalability
Load Balancing
Building Applications
Web Sites as Applications
Providing Application Logic
XML, XSLT, and Web Applications
Server-Side Includes
File Size
File Modification Time
Includes
Execute CGI
Echo
Apache v2: SSI Filters
PHP
Installing PHP
Site.php
CGI and Perl
The World of CGI
Telling Apache About the Script
Setting Environment Variables
Cookies
Script Directives
SuEXEC on Unix
Handlers
Actions
Browsers
Mod_perl
How mod_perl Works
Mod_perl Documentation
Installing mod_perl--The Simple Way
Modifying Your Scripts to Run Under mod_perl
Global Variables
Strict Pregame
Loading Changes
Opening and Closing Files
Configuring Apache to Use mod_perl
Mod_jserv and Tomcat
Mod_jserv
Tomcat
Connecting Tomcat to Apache
XML and Cocoon
XML
XML and Perl
Cocoon
Cocoon 1.8 and JServ
Cocoon 2.0.3 and Tomcat
Testing Cocoon
The Apache API
Documentation
APR
Pools
Per-Server Configuration
Per-Directory Configuration
Per-Request Information
Access to Configuration and Request Information
Hooks, Optional Hooks, and Optional Functions
Filters, Buckets, and Bucket Brigades
Modules
Writing Apache Modules
Overview
Status Codes
The Module Structure
A Complete Example
General Hints
Porting to Apache 2.0
The Apache 1.x API
Index