Apache Training: Apache & Tomcat Professional Administration


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Apache & Tomcat Professional Administration (Apache Training) teaches you how to install, start & stop, configure and tune an Apache web server with Tomcat. The training includes Apache & Tomcat architecture & configuration, security, performance tuning & troubleshooting on WIndows or Linux. The course provides hands-on experience with Apache modules, Tomcat configuration, virtual hosts, mime-type management, CGI & FastCGI and URL mapping. Apache task automation using script & advanced web server security are also included.

Course Dates and Pricing


2 People for Delivery $2,775.00

Course Outline

Introduction to Apache

History of the Apache Web Server
Overview of Apache Software Foundation
Downloading Apache
Installing Apache on Windows
Installing Apache on Unix/Linux
Compilation options
About Dynamic and Static Compilation
Testing and Validating the Installation
Installing Modules

Starting and Stopping Apache

Starting/Stopping Apache on Windows
Apache Monitor
Apache Executable
Windows Service
Starting/Stopping Apache on Unix/Linux
Apache Executable
apachectl script
Install Apache as a Service

The Apache Configuration Files

The contents of the /conf directory
The httpd.conf file
Directives
Sections
The Include Directive
The Options Directive
The Installed Directories

The htaccess File

Overview of .htacces files
Configuring .htaccess
The AllowOverride directive
Setting directory authentication
Allowing CGI scripts
Performance Issues

Virtual Hosts

Overview of Virtual Hosting
IP-Based Virtual Hosts
Name-based Virtual Hosts
Port-based Virtual Hosts
Bulk Virtual Hosting

MIME and File Types

Overview of MIME Types
Configuring MIME Types
Encoding Files
Character Sets
Languages

URL Mapping

Configuring Aliases
Configuring Redirects
The DocumentRoot Directive
Error Documents
Overview of mod_rewrite

Directory Indexing

The DirectoryIndex Directive
Fancy Indexing
Headers and Footers
Ignoring Files
Searching and Sorting

Performance Tuning

The ApacheBench Utility Program
Tweaking the Apache Configuration
Configuring Apache MPMs (prefork, worker, winnt)

Handlers and Filters

Overview of Handlers
The Section
Configuring Handlers
The server-status Handler
Overview of Filters
Configuring Filters

SSI

Overview of SSI
Configuring SSI
Using SSI Directives

Managing Scripts

Overview of scripting options
The mod_perl Module
Configuring mod_perl
Installing PHP on Windows
Configuring PHP

Security

Common Security Issues with Apache
Dynamic Content Issues
Authentication and Authorization
Access Control
Unix File Permissions
Configuring Apache for SSL

Introducing Apache Tomcat

History of the Tomcat Web Server
Differences between The Apache HTTP server and Tomcat

Installing Tomcat

Verifying Java Installation
Downloading Tomcat
Choosing the right version
Installing Tomcat on Windows
Installing Tomcat on Unix/Linux
Compilation options
About Dynamic and Static Compilation
Testing and Validating the Installation

Technical Overview of Tomcat

Understanding Java technology (Java EE)
Overview of Java Web Application (Servlet, JSP, JSF, Struts and WAR)
Understanding the Catalina Servlet Engine
The Jasper JSP Engine
The Coyote HTTP Connector
Directory Structure

Configuring Tomcat

Understanding Tomcat Configuration
Configuring Logging
Configuring server.xml
Configuring web.xml
Understanding context.xml

Deploying Applications to Tomcat

Determining Application Requirement
Publishing a Simple (.war) Application
Publishing a Complex (.ear) Application
Publishing Shared Libraries (.jar)
Testing Applications

Tomcat Security

Understanding Roles and Users
Understanding Java EE Security
Integrating Web Application Security with Tomcat
Isolating Applications

Integrating Tomcat and Apache

Using Apache as a Front Controller for Tomcat
Installing and Configuring mod_jserv
Configuring Multiple JVM and Virtual Hosts

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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