How to manage web server ?

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How to manage web server ?

Postby hussain » Thu Dec 12, 2002 10:54 pm

I want to learn how to manage Web server with using linux os, how to access via remote, and how to host web sites on it, I will appreciate for documents, and if any body can teach me I will appreciate it.

Postby mrkkhattak » Fri Dec 13, 2002 11:11 am


Pls refer to & Oreilly's OpenBook Project .

You would be able to download a few good docs or whole books for web server adminstration.
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Postby fawad » Sun Oct 12, 2003 9:41 am

One neat tool I find useful for learning configurations I know absolutely nothing about is Webmin. It's a gigantic web based configuration tool for almost all aspects of a Linux based server (httpd, named, postfix, user/groups, packages). You can use it to kickstart the configuration, then go into the manuals of the configs for detailed knowledge.
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Remote Access - Use VNC

Postby jargon » Mon Oct 13, 2003 9:45 am

For remote access use vnc.

For example, on the linux box have sshd running.

Now (with a copy of vncserver) running, ssh into the system
and run vncserver. This will create a session that will allow you to login to the system remotely via a gui.

You could use Realvnc from a win32 box to connect and work on the linux box. Its really awesome.

Another alternative would be, if you are connecting to the linux machine from a win32 box, use cygwin (google::cygwin)
which comes with copy of X11 to connect onto the system. Of course this would be really slow if the system if off the lan.

either way, have ssh as a base to launch vnc. never use telnet.
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Postby aus76pk » Tue Oct 28, 2003 12:18 pm

The best way u can learn that is from

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Postby spawnisalive » Tue Oct 28, 2003 6:18 pm

i got that pdf have't read it yet but i intend to.
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How to manage web server ?

Postby mahin » Wed Oct 29, 2003 8:37 am

spawnisalive wrote:i got that pdf have't read it yet but i intend to.

Do it in Ramadan and you will get more Sawab :) Just Kidding :wink:
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Postby farhantoqeer » Wed Oct 29, 2003 8:52 am

Think twice about security reasons when you go to make your things done remotely.
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