This chapter provides a quick introduction to the Apache web server, its architecture, and the differences between major versions (1.3, 2.x). It explains how to download and compile Apac he from source or using binary packages, how to enable or disable common modules, the layout of server files, and the structure and syntax of the server configuration files. It also covers how to start/stop/restart Apache and the minimum configuration changes required to get Apache up and running.
Apache is the most popular web server on the Internet, with around 68% of the market share, according to Netcraft (http://www.netcraft.com).
Portable—. It runs on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, and many other operating systems. ...