ApacheCon NA 2013

Portland, Oregon

February 26th – 28th, 2013

Apache httpd basics

Rich Bowen

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Looking to get started with the Apache http server? This tutorial covers the basics. Led by Rich Bowen, author of Apache Cookbook, and member of the httpd documentation team.


In this talk, you'll learn how to get Apache httpd installed and configured, and you'll learn enough to get yourself started on the road to being a web server administrator. We'll cover:

  • Installation
  • Configuration files
  • Standard modules
  • Access control and authentication
  • Security
  • Performance tuning
  • URL mapping
  • ... more

Rich Bowen is the author of Apache Cookbook, and the Definitive Guide to Apache mod_rewrite. He's been working on the Apache httpd documentation for more than 15 years.