Apache Web Server
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Apache Web Server

Duration: 3 days

Course Code: APH

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Course Overview

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Apache Web Server Course Overview

The Apache Web Server 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. The course also covers the installation and differences between APACHE on UNIX and Win32 systems.

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

  • Installing APACHE
  • Configuring APACHE Server Directives
  • Setting ROOT Directives
  • Starting and Stopping the APACHE Web Server
  • Httpd.conf File Configuration
  • Setting up and Securing CGI within APACHE Web Server
  • Working with PHP
  • Basic Authentication
  • Creating and Configuring a Proxy Server
  • Load Balancing Apache Web Servers
  • Install and Configure APACHE for Win32

Who will the Course Benefit?

Programmers, administrators and support personnel who need to understand the APACHE Web Server, APACHE server configuration, and the integration with CGI scripts.

Some programming experience may also prove advantageous.

Course Objectives

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

Requirements

A good operating system knowledge similar to that covered on our UNIX Introduction/ Linux Introduction courses or equivalent Windows courses is required.

A working knowledge of a scripting language such as Perl Programming, PHP Programming or Ruby Programming would be beneficial. Attendance on a UNIX/AIX/SOLARIS/HP-UX or Linux System Administration (LPI & CompTIA) course or similar Windows operating system knowledge is desirable.

Follow-On Courses

Notes:
  • Course technical content is subject to change without notice.
  • Course content is structured as sessions, this does not strictly map to course timings. Concepts, content and practicals often span sessions.


 

Course Contents

Apache Web Server Training Course

Course Introduction

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

Session 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE APACHE WEB SERVER

  • APACHE Architecture
  • Client Side
  • Server Side

Session 2: INSTALLING APACHE

  • APACHE Binaries
  • Directories and Permissions
  • Modules

Session 3: STARTING APACHE

  • Option to httpd
  • Starting Manually
  • Automatic System Start

Session 4: CONFIGURING APACHE

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

Session 5: SECURITY CONFIGURATION

  • Passwords
  • Authentication
  • Require

Apache Web Server Training Course

Session 6: OTHER ACCESS CONSIDERATIONS

  • Aliases
  • Access to Manuals

Session 7: MULTIPLE SITES

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

Session 8: PHP

  • Understanding PHP
  • Creating a simple form
  • Dynamic web content with PHP

Session 9: TOMCAT

  • Using Apache to Proxy to Tomcat
  • Understanding the differences between Tomcat and Apache httpd

Apache Web Server Training Course

Session 10: URL REWRITING

  • Managing the lifecycle of content of the web server
  • Rewrite moved or named URLS
  • Provide access to pages based on the time of day

Session 11: INDEXING

  • What is indexing?
  • FancyIndexing
  • AddDescription
  • AddIcon

Session 12: SSL

  • Understanding Encryption mechanisms
  • Configuring SSL and HTTPS access to Apache
  • Testing secure web access using authentication over SSL

Session 13: PROXY SERVER

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

Session 14: LOGGING

  • Standard Logging
  • Customised Logging
  • Tracking Site Usage

Session 15: LOAD BALANCING

  • Effective Web Farm management
  • Load Balancing with Apache
  • Configuring Load Balancing with the Load Balancer manager

Session 16: APACHE FOR WINDOWS

  • 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

Duration: 3 days
RRP: £1,350.00 exc. VAT 

Course Code: APH

Course Dates

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