UNM Division of Continuing Education Course: Apache Web Server Management
NOTE: Assignments and Instructions are shown in this bold blue text. Follow these instructions.
Please mark this page as your home page. We will be returning here frequently.
After we cover each chapter, you are responsible to study the chapter on your own.
A file server that targets the browser
The Apache root
The web root
The Apache user
Application server: C/C++, Java, VB, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, etc. …
The Apache philosophy
The Classic Version: 1.3
The Apache web site: http://www.apache.org/
Their documentation: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/
Version 2.0: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/new_features_2_0.html
Version 2.2: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/new_features_2_2.html
Apache Administrator’s Handbook, supplied with this course
Page citations are indicated in blue italics: (p. 1)
What is DNS?
Apache will function on only IP
Resolution is needed for a true domain name
Logging: should you do reverse lookups? – DNS required
Installing on Windows
Assignment: Download and install Apache for Windows.
Installing via tarball
Assignment: Download and install the most current Apache tarball.
(See http://www.lamphowto.com/lampssl.htm for the goriest possible scenario.)
Installing via RPM
Assignment: Download and install the most current Apache RPM for Fedora 4.