Introduction to Apache

Course:  APACHE
Duration:  3 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

This course provides an introduction to configuring and administrating the Apache web server.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Introduction to Apache

  • History of Apache

Downloading and installing

  • Install on Windows using binary
  • Discuss Unix/Linux install
  • Testing installation

Starting, Stopping, and restarting

  • Starting, stopping, starting on Windows platform
  • Starting, stopping, starting on Unix/Linux platform

Apache configuration files

  • Contents of /conf directory
  • Directives
  • Sections
  • The Include Directive
  • The Options Directive
  • The Installed Directories

Working with virtual hosts

  • Overview of Virtual Hosting
  • IP based
  • Name based
  • Port based
  • Bulk hosting

MIME and File Types

  • Overview
  • File types

Directory Indexing

  • Managing Index Options
  • Security issues

Performance Tuning

  • Building Apache with the modules you need
  • performance strategies

Handlers and Filters

  • Overview of Handlers
  • Configuring Handlers
  • Overview of Filters
  • Configuring of Filters
  • Configuring SSI

Managing Scripts on Apache

  • Overview of scripting options
  • Overview of mod_perl Module
  • Configuring mod_perl Module
  • Overview of PHP
  • Configuring PHP

Basic Security

  • Common Security issues
  • File permissions
  • Basics of authentication
  • Basics of authorization
  • Summary and Class Wrap-up
What You Can Expect
  • Understand how to install, configure and tune Apache
  • Starting, stopping, and restarting Apache
  • Working with Virtual hosts
  • Managing Scripts
  • Basic security concepts
Who Should Take This Course

This course is intended for individuals that are new to web server administration.

Recommended Prerequisites

Basic principles of web server administration.

Training Style

Instructor-led participative lecture with an emphasis on exercises.

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