Open Source/Apache and Secure Web Server Administration

Apache and Secure Web Server Administration Certification Training Course Overview

Red Hat Apache and Secure Web Server Administration Boot Camp offers training to configure and maintain an Apache web server running under Red Hat Linux, incorporating CGI handlers, SSL security, dynamic content, and customization via modules.

Koenig's Red Hat Apache and Secure Web Server Administration is designed for Linux and/or UNIX systems administrators who want to configure and maintain a secure Apache Web Server.

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Course Modules

Module 1: Installation
  • Installing from Red Hat Linux’s Packages
  • Installing from Debian Packages
  • Installing Apache on Windows
  • Downloading the Apache Sources
  • Building Apache from the Sources
  • Installing with Apache Toolbox
  • Starting, Stopping, and Restarting Apache
  • Uninstalling Apache
  • Which Version of Apache to Use
  • Upgrading Using config.nice
  • Starting Apache at Boot
  • Useful configure Options
  • Finding Apache’s Files
Module 2: Adding Common Modules
  • Installing a Generic Third-Party Module
  • Installing mod_dav on a Unix System
  • Installing mod_dav on Windows
  • Installing mod_perl on a Unix System
  • Installing mod_php on a Unix System
  • Installing mod_php on Windows
  • Installing mod_ssl
  • Finding Modules Using Modules.Apache.Org
  • Installing mod_security
  • Why Won’t This Module Work?
Module 3: Logging
  • Getting More Details in Your Log Entries
  • Getting More Detailed Errors
  • Logging POST Contents
  • Logging a Proxies Client’s IP Address
  • Logging Client MAC Addresses
  • Logging Cookies
  • Not Logging Image Requests from Local Pages
  • Rotating log files at a particular time
  • Rotating Logs on the First of the Month
  • Logging Hostnames Instead of IP Addresses
Module 4: Virtual Hosts
  • Setting Up Name-Based Virtual Hosts
  • Designating One Name-Based Virtual Host as the Default
  • Setting Up Address-Based Virtual Hosts
  • Creating a Default Address-Based Virtual Host
  • Mixing Address-Based and Name-Based Virtual Hosts
  • Mass Virtual Hosting with mod_vhost_alias
  • Mass Virtual Hosting Using Rewrite Rules
  • Logging for Each Virtual Host
  • Splitting Up a Log File
  • Port-Based Virtual Hosts
  • Displaying the Same Content on Several Addresses
  • Defining virtual hosts in a database
Module 5: Aliases, Redirecting, and Rewriting
  • Mapping a URL to a Directory
  • Creating a New URL for Existing Content
  • Giving Users Their Own URLs
  • Aliasing Several URLs with a Single Directive
  • Mapping Several URLs to the Same CGI Directory
  • Creating a CGI Directory for Each User
  • Redirecting to Another Location
  • Redirecting Several URLs to the Same Destination
Module 6: Security
  • Using System Account Information for Web Authentication
  • Setting Up Single-Use Passwords
  • Expiring Passwords
  • Limiting Upload Size
  • Restricting Images from Being Used Off-Site
  • Requiring Both Weak and Strong Authentication
  • Managing .htpasswd Files
  • Making Password Files for Digest Authentication
  • Relaxing Security in a Subdirectory
  • Lifting Restrictions Selectively
Module 7: SSL
  • Installing SSL
  • Installing SSL on Windows
  • Generating Self-Signed SSL Certificates
  • Generating a Trusted CA
  • Serving a Portion of Your Site via SSL
  • Authenticating with Client Certificates
  • SSL Virtual Hosts
  • Wildcard Certificates
Module 8: Dynamic Content
  • Enabling a CGI Directory
  • Enabling CGI Scripts in Non-Script Aliased Directories
  • Specifying a Default Document in a CGI Directory
  • Using Windows File Extensions to Launch CGI Programs
  • Using Extensions to Identify CGI Scripts
  • Testing that CGI is Set up Correctly
  • Reading Form Parameters 176
  • nvoking a CGI Program for Certain Content Types
  • Getting SSIs to Work
Module 9: Error Handling
  • Handling a Missing Host Field 195
  • Changing the Response Status for CGI Scripts 196
  • Customized Error Messages 197
  • Providing Error Documents in Multiple Languages 198
  • Redirecting Invalid URLs to Some Other Page 199
  • Making Internet Explorer Display Your Error Page 200
  • Notification on Error Conditions
Module 10: Proxies
  • Securing Your Proxy Server 203
  • Preventing Your Proxy Server from Being Used as an Open Mail Relay
  • Forwarding Requests to Another Server
Module 11: Performance
  • Determining How Much Memory You Need
  • Benchmarking Apache with ab
  • Tuning Keep Alive Settings
  • Getting a Snapshot of Your Site’s Activity
  • Avoiding DNS Lookups
  • Optimizing Symbolic Links
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Course Prerequisites
  • Basic Computer Knowledge.

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:

  • Comprehend Security
  • Comprehend SSL
  • Comprehend Dynamic Content
  • Comprehend Error Handling
  • Comprehend Proxies
  • Comprehend Performance
  • Comprehend Directory Listings

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