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Web Host Manager by Aric Pedersen

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Chapter 4. Apache, PHP, Perl, and Databases

Before you attempt to put paying clients (or yourself) on your new server, you will want to make sure your web server (Apache), PHP, Perl, and MySQL (and PostgreSQL) are configured the way you need them. That's what we will examine in this chapter. Specifically, we will explore:

  • What Apache, PHP, Perl, MySQL, and PostgreSQL are
  • Updating Apache and PHP via WHM and SSH
  • Apache and PHP configuration options
  • PHPsuEXEC versus standard PHP module
  • PHP Safe Mode
  • Installing Zend Optimizer
  • Updating Perl
  • Adding Perl modules via WHM, Perlinstaller, or CPAN
  • Installing or updating MySQL
  • Resetting the local MySQL root password
  • Additional MySQL Access Hosts
  • Setting up a remote MySQL server
  • Repairing a MySQL Database
  • Change a MySQL ...

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