A web server is a computer that runs websites. It's a computer program that distributes web pages as they are requisitioned. The basic objective of the web server is to store, process and deliver web pages to the users. This intercommunication is done using Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).

Setting up a Web Server - Linux

In this “Setting up a Web Server - Linux” you will learn about following topics:

  1. Introduction to Web Servers
  2. The Apache Webserver
  3. Starting the Apache Web Server
  4. Configuring the Apache Server
  5. Setting The Global Environment
  6. Setting The Number Of Server Processes
  7. Binding To Specific Addresses
  8. Setting The Main Server's Configuration
  9. Choosing The Server's User And Group
  10. Disabling Indexes In Root Directory
  11. Identifying User Directories
  12. Starting and Stopping the Server
  13. Monitoring Server Activities
  14. Displaying Server Information
  15. Displaying Server Status
  16. Further Security Of Server-Info And Server-Status
  17. Logging Errors
  18. Logging Transfers
  19. Statistics Packages Available For Red Hat Linux

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