Training Apache Web Server – 3 days

Class overview :

This course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the APACHE Web server. The most commonly used configuration commands are described in detail. It is designed to give delegates practical experience in installing and configuring APACHE.

Class goals :

To provide the skills needed to; configure and manage the APACHE Web Server environment.

The delegate will learn how to:

  • Install APACHE
  • Configure APACHE Server Directives
  • Set ROOT Directives
  • Start and Stopping the APACHE Web Server
  • Configure Httpd.conf File
  • Set up CGI within APACHE Web Server
  • Work with Server Side Includes
  • Administer Basic Authentication
  • Create and Configure a Proxy Server
  • Install and Configure APACHE for Win32

Content of Apache Web Server


  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Introduction to the Apache Web Sever

  • APACHE Architecture
  • Client Side
  • Server Side

Installing Apache

  • APACHE Binaries
  • Directories and Permissions
  • Modules

Starting Apache

  • Option to httpd
  • Starting Manually
  • Automatic System Start

Configuring Apache

  • httpd.conf File
  • Security
  • Document Root
  • Basic Server Directives

Server Status

  • Server Info
  • Managing Children
  • Include Directive

Apache and Security

  • Passwords
  • Authentication
  • Allow – Deny (Effect of Order)

Multiple Sites

  • Virtual Hosting
  • Name Based Virtual Hosting
  • IP-Based Virtual Hosting
  • Port-Based Virtual Hosting

Application Interaction

  • CGI
  • Http Methods
  • Databases
  • CGI Scripts vs Security
  • Perl – PHP – Tomcat
  • SSI
  • Re-writing


  • What is indexing?
  • FancyIndexing
  • AddDescription
  • AddIcon

Authentication and SSL

  • What is Authentication?
  • Secure Socket Layer
  • SSL Directives

Proxy Server

  • What is a Proxy Server?
  • Configuration for a Proxy Server
  • Caching


  • Standard Logging
  • Customised Logging
  • Tracking Site Usage

APACHE for Win32

  • Win32 Distributions
  • Installing APACHE for Win32
  • Starting/Stopping APACHE
  • Configuring APACHE for WIN32
  • Running APACHE from a Console Window
  • Httpd.conf for Win32
Apache Web Server
Training Apache Web Server

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