Apache Miscellaneous Documentation
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.
- 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
- File Descriptor use in
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
- Known Client
A list of problems in HTTP clients which can be mitigated
- Performance Notes - 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).
- Security Tips
Some "do"s - and "don't"s - for keeping your Apache web
- URL Rewriting Guide
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.
- Apache Tutorials
A list of external resources which help to accomplish common
tasks with the Apache HTTP server.
- Relevant Standards
This document acts as a reference page for most of the relevant
standards that Apache follows.