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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Getting Started

    1. What Does a Web Server Do?

    2. How Apache Works

    3. Apache and Networking

    4. How HTTP Clients Work

    5. What Happens at the Server End?

    6. Planning the Apache Installation

    7. Windows?

    8. Which Apache?

    9. Installing Apache

    10. Building Apache 1.3.X Under Unix

    11. New Features in Apache v2

    12. Making and Installing Apache v2 Under Unix

    13. Apache Under Windows

  2. Chapter 2 Configuring Apache: The First Steps

    1. What's Behind an Apache Web Site?

    2. site.toddle

    3. Setting Up a Unix Server

    4. Setting Up a Win32 Server

    5. Directives

    6. Shared Objects

  3. Chapter 3 Toward a Real Web Site

    1. More and Better Web Sites: site.simple

    2. Butterthlies, Inc., Gets Going

    3. Block Directives

    4. Other Directives

    5. HTTP Response Headers

    6. Restarts

    7. .htaccess

    8. CERN Metafiles

    9. Expirations

  4. Chapter 4 Virtual Hosts

    1. Two Sites and Apache

    2. Virtual Hosts

    3. Two Copies of Apache

    4. Dynamically Configured Virtual Hosting

  5. Chapter 5 Authentication

    1. Authentication Protocol

    2. Authentication Directives

    3. Passwords Under Unix

    4. Passwords Under Win32

    5. Passwords over the Web

    6. From the Client's Point of View

    7. CGI Scripts

    8. Variations on a Theme

    9. Order, Allow, and Deny

    10. DBM Files on Unix

    11. Digest Authentication

    12. Anonymous Access

    13. Experiments

    14. Automatic User Information

    15. Using .htaccess Files

    16. Overrides

  6. Chapter 6 Content Description and Modification

    1. MIME Types

    2. Content Negotiation

    3. Language Negotiation

    4. Type Maps

    5. Browsers and HTTP 1.1

    6. Filters

  7. Chapter 7 Indexing

    1. Making Better Indexes in Apache

    2. Making Our Own Indexes

    3. Imagemaps

    4. Image Map Directives

  8. Chapter 8 Redirection

    1. Alias

    2. Rewrite

    3. Speling

  9. Chapter 9 Proxying

    1. Security

    2. Proxy Directives

    3. Apparent Bug

    4. Performance

    5. Setup

  10. Chapter 10 Logging

    1. Logging by Script and Database

    2. Apache's Logging Facilities

    3. Configuration Logging

    4. Status

  11. Chapter 11 Security

    1. Internal and External Users

    2. Binary Signatures, Virtual Cash

    3. Certificates

    4. Firewalls

    5. Legal Issues

    6. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

    7. Apache's Security Precautions

    8. SSL Directives

    9. Cipher Suites

    10. Security in Real Life

    11. Future Directions

  12. Chapter 12 Running a Big Web Site

    1. Machine Setup

    2. Server Security

    3. Managing a Big Site

    4. Supporting Software

    5. Scalability

    6. Load Balancing

  13. Chapter 13 Building Applications

    1. Web Sites as Applications

    2. Providing Application Logic

    3. XML, XSLT, and Web Applications

  14. Chapter 14 Server-Side Includes

    1. File Size

    2. File Modification Time

    3. Includes

    4. Execute CGI

    5. Echo

    6. Apache v2: SSI Filters

  15. Chapter 15 PHP

    1. Installing PHP

    2. Site.php

  16. Chapter 16 CGI and Perl

    1. The World of CGI

    2. Telling Apache About the Script

    3. Setting Environment Variables

    4. Cookies

    5. Script Directives

    6. suEXEC on Unix

    7. Handlers

    8. Actions

    9. Browsers

  17. Chapter 17 mod_perl

    1. How mod_perl Works

    2. mod_perl Documentation

    3. Installing mod_perl — The Simple Way

    4. Modifying Your Scripts to Run Under mod_perl

    5. Global Variables

    6. Strict Pregame

    7. Loading Changes

    8. Opening and Closing Files

    9. Configuring Apache to Use mod_perl

  18. Chapter 18 mod_jserv and Tomcat

    1. mod_jserv

    2. Tomcat

    3. Connecting Tomcat to Apache

  19. Chapter 19 XML and Cocoon

    1. XML

    2. XML and Perl

    3. Cocoon

    4. Cocoon 1.8 and JServ

    5. Cocoon 2.0.3 and Tomcat

    6. Testing Cocoon

  20. Chapter 20 The Apache API

    1. Documentation

    2. APR

    3. Pools

    4. Per-Server Configuration

    5. Per-Directory Configuration

    6. Per-Request Information

    7. Access to Configuration and Request Information

    8. Hooks, Optional Hooks, and Optional Functions

    9. Filters, Buckets, and Bucket Brigades

    10. Modules

  21. Chapter 21 Writing Apache Modules

    1. Overview

    2. Status Codes

    3. The Module Structure

    4. A Complete Example

    5. General Hints

    6. Porting to Apache 2.0

  1. Appendix A The Apache 1.x API

    1. Pools

    2. Per-Server Configuration

    3. Per-Directory Configuration

    4. Per-Request Information

    5. Access to Configuration and Request Information

    6. Functions

  2. Colophon