You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you've got something to say.

 --F. Scott Fitzgerald

So, What Does This Book Have to Say?

This book explains in simple, clear terms how to configure, manage, and extend version 2.0 of Apache, the most popular Web server on the Internet.

The main goal of writing this book is to show that Apache is not hard to use or administer[1], at least not as hard as many people seem to think. One of the reasons Apache is so popular with experienced system administrators is because it allows for a great deal of flexibility in how it is built and configured. But that flexibility also means that the server can be intimidating and complex for beginner users. The default Apache distribution ...

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