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Apache Cookbook Solutions and Examples for Apache Administrators

ISBN-10: 0596529945

ISBN-13: 9780596529949

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Rich Bowen, Ken Coar, Ken A. L. Coar, Richard Cooper Bowen

List price: $34.99
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There's plenty of documentation on installing and configuring the Apache web server, but where do you find help for the day-to-day stuff, like adding common modules or fine-tuning your activity logging? That's easy. The new edition of the Apache Cookbook offers you updated solutions to the problems you're likely to encounter with the new versions of Apache. Written by members of the Apache Software Foundation, and thoroughly revised for Apache versions 2.0 and 2.2, recipes in this book range from simple tasks, such installing the server on Red Hat Linux or Windows, to more complex tasks, such as setting up name-based virtual hosts or securing and managing your proxy server. Altogether, you get more than 200 timesaving recipes for solving a crisis or other deadline conundrums, with topics including: Security Aliases, Redirecting, and Rewriting CGI Scripts, the suexec Wrapper, and other dynamic content techniques Error Handling SSL Performance This book tackles everything from beginner problems to those faced by experienced users. For every problem addressed in the book, you will find a worked-out solution that includes short, focused pieces of code you can use immediately. You also get explanations of how and why the code works, so you can adapt the problem-solving techniques to similar situations. Instead of poking around mailing lists, online documentation, and other sources, rely on the Apache Cookbook for quick solutions when you need them. Then you can spend your time and energy where it matters most.
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/31/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 306
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Rich Bowen has been involved with the Apache Web Server project since 1998, and has written a number of books about it. He works on the web team at Asbury College, where he gets to put into practice a few of the things he writes about. Rich lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

Ken Coar is a member of the Apache Software Foundation, the body that oversees Apache development. He is the author of Apache Server for Dummies (January 1998) and co-author of Apache Server Unleashed (March 2000). Ken has been responsible for fielding email sent to the Apache project, and his experience with that mailing list provided a foundation for this book.

Preface
What#x2019;s in This Book
Platform Notes
Other Books
Other Sources
How This Book Is Organized
Conventions Used in This Book
Using Code Examples
We#x2019;d Like to Hear from You
Safari#xAE; Enabled
Acknowledgments
Installation
Installing installation from Red Hat Linux packagespackagesRed Hat Linux, installation fromRed Hat Linux, packages, installation fromfrom Red Hat Linux#x2019;s Packages
Debian, packages, installation frominstallationfrom Debian packagespackagesDebian, installation fromInstalling from Debian Packages
Windowsinstallation onInstalling Apache installationon Windowson Windows
Subversiondownloading sourcessourcesdownloadingDownloading the Apache downloadssourcesSources
Apachebuilding from sourcesbuilding Apache from sourcessourcesbuilding Apache fromBuilding Apache from the Sources
ApacheToolbox, installation withInstalling with downloadsApacheToolboxinstallationApacheToolbox andApacheToolbox
Apachestartingstarting ApacheStarting, Apachestoppingstopping ApacheStopping, and Apacherestartingrestarting ApacheRestarting Apache
Apacheuninstallinguninstalling ApacheUninstalling Apache
Which ApacheversionsVersion of Apache to Use
Upgrades, config.nice andUpgrading Using config.niceconfig.nice
Boot, starting Apache atStarting Apache Apachestartingat bootstarting Apacheat bootat Boot
Useful configure script, optionsconfigure Options
Finding Apache#x2019;s fileslocationFiles
Adding Common Modules
Installing a Generic installationmodules, third-partymodulesthird-partythird-party modulesThird-Party Module
Installing Unixmod_davmod_dav on a installationmod_davUnixmod_davUnixUnixish System
Installing Windowsmod_davmod_dav on installationmod_davWindowsmod_davWindowsWindows
Installing installationmod_perl, UnixUnixmod_perlmod_perl on a mod_perlUnixUnixish System
Installing Unixmod_phpmod_php on a installationmod_phpUnixmod_phpUnixUnixish System
Installing Windowsmod_phpmod_php on installationmod_phpWindowsmod_phpWindowsWindows
Installing installationmod_sslmod_sslSSL (Secure Socket Layers)mod_sslmod_ssl
Finding Modules Using moduleslocating, modules.apache.orgmodules.apache.orgmodules.apache.org
Installing installationmod_securitymod_security
Why Won#x2019;t This modulestroubleshootingModule Work?
Logging
Getting More logsentries, detailsDetails in Your Log Entries
Getting More error log, detailslogserror, detailsDetailed Errors
POST, contents, loggingLogging logsPOST contentsPOST Contents
Clients, proxied, logging IP addressesIP addresseslogging, proxied clientsproxiesclients, logging IP addressesLogging a logsproxied clients, IP addressesProxied Client#x2019;s IP Address
MAC, addresses, loggingLogging Client logsMAC addressesMAC Addresses
Cookies, loggingLogging logscookiesCookies
Not Logging logsimage requests, local pagesImage Requests from Local Pages
Logslogfiles, rotating at specifi