The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Apache2, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Apache2, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise
Pangolin) server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3,
and how to install ISPCon…

CentOS 6.2 – Installing mod_spdy With Apache 2 – Level Novice

CentOS 6.2 – Installing mod_spdy With Apache 2 – Level Novice
SPDY (Speedy) is an experiment with protocols for the web. Its goal
is to reduce the latency of web pages. mod_spdy is an open-source Apache
module which supports the use of SPDY protocol…

How To Set Up WebDAV With MySQL Authentication On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze)

How To Set Up WebDAV With MySQL Authentication On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze)

This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with MySQL authentication
(using mod_auth_mysql) on Apache2 on a Debian Squeeze server. WebDAV
stands for Web-based Distributed Auth…

Using mod_spdy With Apache2 On Debian Squeeze

Using mod_spdy With Apache2 On Debian Squeeze

SPDY (pronounced “SPeeDY”) is a new networking protocol whose goal
is to speed up the web. It is Google’s alternative to the HTTP protocol
and a candidate for HTTP/2.0. SPDY augments HTTP with several…

Apache HTTP Server 2.4.1 released

Version 2.4.1 of the Apache HTTP server – the first release in the 2.4 series – is now available. There are plenty of new features, including runtime-loadable processing modules, better asynchronous I/O support, more logging configuration options, a new general-purpose expression parser, a dozen or so new modules, and more.

Apache HTTP Server 2.2.22 released

Apache HTTP Server 2.2.22 Released The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache HTTP Server Project are pleased to announce the release of version 2.2.22 of the Apache HTTP Server (“Apache”). This version of Apache is principally a security and bug fix release, including the following significant security fixes: * SECURITY: CVE-2011-3368 ( Reject requests where […]

Apache Disavows Team e.V.

Thursday’s story about the future of garnered an interesting response from the Apache Software Foundation that, coupled with a broader statement on the ASF blog, disavows any notion of trouble within the project. If indeed Apache project is doing fine, then questions must now be raised about the role of Team […]

Apache hole allows attackers to access internal servers

Security experts at Context have discovered a hole in the Apache web server that allows remote attackers to access internal servers. The mod_rewrite rewrite engine ensures that requests are distributed across different servers according to definable rules, for example, in order to balance loads or to separate dynamic and static content. This configuration is also […]

Apache Software Foundation announces ApacheCon Keynotes

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Apache powers half the Internet, terabytes of data, teraflops of operations, billions of objects, and enhances the lives of countless users and developers. Established in 1999 to shepherd, develop, and incubate Open Source innovations “The Apache Way”, the ASF oversees 150+ projects led by a volunteer community of over 350 […]

Apache HTTP server 2.2.21

There is a new release of Apache httpd out there. This one corrects another denial of service vulnerability (it requires both mod_proxy_ajp and mod_proxy_balancer, so it will affect fewer sites) and adds further fixes for the range-request denial of service vulnerability. Read more at

Apache HTTP Server 2.2.20 Released

Apache has released an update to its HTTP server that fixes the denial of service problem that was reported on August 24 (and updated on August 26). We should see updates from distributions soon, though it should be noted that Debian put out an update on August 29. “Fix handling of byte-range requests to use […]

Apache Alternatives for Serving PHP

Do you have problems serving more than two pages per second on your WordPress or Drupal blog? Do the sites of your competitors serve pages faster than yours? Their secret weapon may be a different web server and PHP combo than Apache and mod_php. But don’t worry – you can turn to one of these […]

Percentage Of Websites Using Microsoft IIS Down To Pre-1998 Level – But Does It Reflect The Reality?

According to Netctaft’s Web Server Survey, the percentage of websites using Microsoft’s IIS is rapidly decreasing. Netcraft’s survey covers a total of more than 340 million websites. The percentage of websites using Microsoft IIS has decreased to such an extent that it is now at the level that it was before 1998. Within a one […]

OpenOffice proposed as Apache project

Oracle is to propose that becomes an Apache Software Foundation (ASF) project and enters the Apache incubation process. The proposal comes six weeks after Oracle abandoned commercial development of OpenOffice and said it was looking for a way to have the office suite managed by the community. Luke Kowalski, vice president of Oracle’s Corporate […]

Another DoS fix for Apache HTTP server

The update of the Apache HTTP Server (httpd) to version 2.2.18 earlier this month to close a denial of service (DoS) problem appears to have exposed a related DoS vulnerability. The developers have now released httpd 2.2.19 to fix this new problem which has been rated as moderately critical; however, as with the previous DoS […]

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On Ubuntu 10.10

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On Ubuntu 10.10 How To…

Oracle asks Apache to reconsider its position on Java

Oracle considers the Apache Software Foundation’s (ASF) request that other members of the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee vote against Oracle’s proposed standardisation of the currently developed Java 7 a cause for further development delays. In an open post Don Deutsch, Oracle’s Vice President of Standards and Architecture, asks Apache to “reconsider their position […]

Apache Declares War on Oracle Over Java

Charging that Oracle has willfully disregarded the licensing terms for its own Java technology, the Apache Software Foundation has called upon other members of the Java Community Process (JCP) to vote against the next proposed version of the language, should Oracle continue to impose restrictions on open-source Java use. The nonprofit organization has also indicated […]

Google Soups Up Apache With New Speed Module

Google on Wednesday released mod_pagespeed, a module for the Apache HTTP Server that will automatically perform various website speed optimization tasks. This includes 15 or so on-the-fly optimizations. Google claims mod_pagespeed reduces average page load times by up to 50 percent. However, mod_pagespeed works only on Apache servers and is complex to deploy, according to […]

The ASF Hits its Millionth Commit!

The Apache Software Foundation reached its millionth revision milestone today with a commit by ASF Member Yonik Seeley on behalf of the Apache Lucene Project: lucene/ r1000000 yonik SOLR-2128: full param substitution for function queries The all-volunteer ASF oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server — the world’s most […]