The chapters that follow and their contents are listed here:
Covers web servers, how Apache works, TCP/IP, HTTP, hostnames, what a client does, what happens at the server end, choosing a Unix version, and compiling and installing Apache under both Unix and Win32.
Discusses getting Apache to run, creating Apache users, runtime flags, permissions, and site.simple.
Introduces a demonstration business, Butterthlies, Inc.; some HTML; default indexing of web pages; server housekeeping; and block directives.
Demonstrates aliases, logs, HTML forms, shell script, a CGI in C, environment variables, and adapting to the client's browser.
Explains controlling access, collecting information about clients, cookies, DBM control, digest authentication, and anonymous access.
Covers content and language arbitration, type maps, and expiration of information.
Discusses better indexes, index options, your own indexes, and imagemaps.
Describes Alias, ScriptAlias, and the amazing Rewrite module.
Covers remote proxies and proxy caching.
Explains runtime commands in your HTML and XSSI—a more secure server-side include.
Covers server status, logging the action, and configuring the log files.
Discusses authentication, blocking, counters, faster CGI, languages, server-side scripting, and URL rewriting.