Apache HTTP Server Version 2.0
This document refers to the 2.0 version of Apache httpd, which is no longer maintained. Upgrade, and refer to the current version of httpd instead, documented at:
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Below is a list of additional documentation pages that apply to the Apache web server development project.
Some of the documents below have not been fully updated to take into account changes made in the 2.0 version of the Apache HTTP Server. Some of the information may still be relevant, but please use it with care.
Describes a solution which uses XSSI and negotiation to custom-tailor the Apache ErrorDocuments to taste, adding the advantage of returning internationalized versions of the error messages depending on the client's language preferences.
Describes how Apache uses file descriptors and talks about various limits imposed on the number of descriptors available by various operating systems.
A description of the causes of Apache processes going
FIN_WAIT_2 state, and what you can do
A list of problems in HTTP clients which can be mitigated by Apache.
Notes about how to (run-time and compile-time) configure Apache for highest performance. Notes explaining why Apache does some things, and why it doesn't do other things (which make it slower/faster).
Some "do"s - and "don't"s - for keeping your Apache web site secure.
This document supplements the
It describes how one can use Apache's
to solve typical URL-based problems webmasters are usually confronted
with in practice.
A list of external resources which help to accomplish common tasks with the Apache HTTP server.
This document acts as a reference page for most of the relevant standards that Apache follows.