UNIX Web Server Administrator's Interactive Workbook

UNIX Web Server Administrator's Interactive Workbook

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Learn Apache, the world's leading Web Server software, hands-on -- and get exclusive access to an up-to-the-minute Web-based training site! This is soup-to-nuts Apache coverage -- all of it hands-on and interactive! Walk through compiling, modifying, installing and configuring Apache, step by step. Learn how to develop and organize your site, implement search and index capabilities, extend HTML with graphics, image maps, frames and tables; and secure your system with firewalls, authentication and SSL. Create forms; run news and mail services; analyze your traffic; use JavaScript and Perl scripting; even implement multiple servers and domains. The accompanying Web site includes a Virtual Study Lounge where you can meet authors and other users; interactive testing modules that offer instant feedback; bonus projects and solutions; updates, new info, feedback areas and more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 179.07 x 235.2 x 43.69mm | 1,179.33g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130200654
  • 9780130200655

Table of contents

1. Running the Server.

Server Basics. Server Directives. The HTTPD Server. HTTP Server Configuration Files. Running the HTTP Daemon. Server User and Group. Test Your Thinking.

2. Resource Configuration.

Basic Resource Configuration. Scope of Directives. Per-Directory Configuration. Access Files. Basic Indexing. Advanced Indexing. Index Icons. Specific Files. Test Your Thinking.

3. Server Configuration.

Server Names. Servers and Clients. User Pages. Page Redirection. Rewriting URLs. File Types. Test Your Thinking.

4. Presenting Information.

Using HTML. Tables. Images. Image Maps. Test Your Thinking.

5. Frames.

Frames and Framesets. Frame Options. Test Your Thinking.

6. Interacting with the System.

Forms. Including Files. Server-Side IncludesOAdvancedETopics. SSI Directives. Test Your Thinking.

7. Site Management.

Basic Organization. File and Directory Names. File Links. Designing Your Web Site. Navigating the Site. Test Your Thinking.

8. Server Security.

Scope Security. File and Directory Permissions. Host Access. User Access. Security and CGI. Secure Socket Layer and Certificates. Test Your Thinking.

9. System Security.

Configuring the Kernel for Firewalls. Packet Filtering. Firewall Design. Securing the Server. Limiting User Access. Test Your Thinking.

10. Virtual Hosts.

Virtual Host Basics. Virtual Host Configuration. Virtual Hosts-Advanced Topics. IP Aliasing. Test Your Thinking.

11. Other Services.

Anonymous FTP Basics. Anonymous FTP-Restricting Access. FTP Service. Anonymous FTP-Displaying Informational Messages. Mailing List Basics. Mailing List Aliases. Test Your Thinking.

12. Continued Administration.

DNS Lookups. System Logging. Server Logging. Network Monitoring. Robots, Spiders, and Other Creepy Things. Test Your Thinking.

Appendix A. Answers to Self-Review Questions.

Appendix B. Installing the Apache Server.

Appendix C. Alphabetical List of Apache Directives.

Appendix D. Apache Modules.

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About Jim Mohr

Jim Mohris author of several book s on UNIX, including SCO Companion and Linux User's Resource (Prentice Hall PTR). He is also the Nuthin' but Net columnist for SCO World Magazine.
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