Apache Miscellaneous Documentation
Below is a list of additional documentation pages that apply to the Apache web server development project.
API Description of Apache’s Application Programming Interface. FAQ Frequently-Asked Questions concerning the Apache project and server. Reading Client Input in Apache 1.2 Describes differences between Apache 1.1 and 1.2 in how modules read information from the client. Compatibility with NCSA Notes about Apache’s compatibility with the NCSA server. How to use XSSI and Negotiation for custom ErrorDocuments 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. File Descriptor use in Apache Describes how Apache uses file descriptors and talks about various limits imposed on the number of descriptors available by various operating systems. FIN_WAIT_2 A description of the causes of Apache processes going into the FIN_WAIT_2 state, and what you can do about it. “How-To” Instructions about how to accomplish some commonly-desired server functionality changes. HTTP Features list A tab-separate table of HTTP features implemented and tested in Apache. Known Client Problems A list of problems in HTTP clients which can be mitigated by Apache. No PGP Why we took PEM and PGP support out of the base Apache distribution. Performance Notes (BSD 4.4) Some notes about ways to improve/optimize Apache performance on BSD 4.4 systems. Performance Notes (Digital UNIX) Extracts of USENET postings describing how to optimize Apache performance on Digital UNIX systems. Performance Notes (HPUX) Email from an HP engineer on how to optimize HP-UX 10.20. Performance Notes (General) Some generic notes about how to improve the performance of your machine/OS. Performance Notes — Apache Tuning 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). Security Tips Some “do”s – and “don’t”s – for keeping your Apache web site secure. Virtual Hosts (IP-based) Excerpts and notes about configuring and using Apache IP-based virtual hosts. Windows Bug with Web Keepalive A brief description of a known problem with Microsoft Windows and web sites accessed using keepalive connections.
Apache HTTP Server Version 1.3