Apache Miscellaneous Documentation

Below is a list of additional documentation pages that apply to the Apache web server development project.


The documents below have not been fully updated to take into account changes made in the 2.1 version of the Apache HTTP Server. Some of the information may still be relevant, but please use it with care.

  • 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.

  • Relevant Standards
    This document acts as a reference page for most of the relevant standards that Apache follows.

  • Password Encryption Formats
    Discussion of the various ciphers supported by Apache for authentication purposes.

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