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OpenVMS with Apache, WASD, and OSU : The Nonstop Webserver

By: Winston, Alan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.HP Technologies: Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014Description: 1 online resource (467 p.).ISBN: 9780080513133.Subject(s): OpenVMS. Operating systems (Computers) Web serversGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: OpenVMS with Apache, WASD, and OSU : The Nonstop WebserverDDC classification: 791.43612 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; OpenVMS with Apache, OSU and WASD; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. Why Run a Web Server on VMS?; 1.1 VMS clustering; 1.2 Reliability; 1.3 Security; 1.4 You already have it; 1.5 Can VMS do what I need?; Chapter 2. VMS and the Web; 2.1 Beginnings; 2.2 OSU; 2.3 Apache; 2.4 WASD and others; Chapter 3. Web Options; 3.1 CSWS; 3.2 OSU; 3.3 WASD; 3.4 Which should you use? ; Chapter 4. Installation Issues; 4.1 Preinstallation; 4.2 Installation guides; Chapter 5. Basic Configuration and Server Control; 5.1 CSWS; 5.2 OSU; 5.3 WASD; 5.4 Basic configuration
5.5 Starting and stopping5.6 Command-line control; 5.7 Web-based control; Chapter 6. Encrypted/Secure Communications: HTTPS Protocol Support; 6.1 HTTPS; 6.2 Installation; 6.3 Configuration; Chapter 7. Managing Access to Your Server Resources; 7.1 Mapping resources; 7.2 Authentication; 7.3 Access controls; Chapter 8. Providing User Personal Web Directories; 8.1 User directories: pro and con; 8.2 Implementing userdirs; Chapter 9. Multihosting and Multihoming; 9.1 Why multihosting?; 9.2 Multihosting/multihoming configuration; Chapter 10. Indexing and Searching Your Site; 10.1 Why index?
10.2 VMSindex and Lynx Crawl10.3 SWISH-E; 10.4 HT://DIG; Chapter 11. Cache and Proxy; 11.1 Cache and proxy; 11.2 Cache management; 11.3 Proxy management; Chapter 12. Managing and Understanding Your Server Logs; 12.1 Customizing your logging; 12.2 Log-file formats and locations; 12.3 Log-file rotation; 12.4 Unavoidable ambiguities and user tracking; 12.5 Error logs; 12.6 Tools to interpret your logs; Chapter 13. Dynamic Content: Directory Browsing and Server-Side Includes; 13.1 Directory browsing; 13.2 Dynamic content with SSI; 13.3 Configuring SSI; 13.4 SSI directives
Chapter 14. Running CGI Programs14.1 CGI defined; 14.2 Environment variables; 14.3 Necessary HTTP headers; 14.4 Configuration for CGI; 14.5 CGI environment; 14.6 Languages for CGI; Chapter 15. RDB Database Access from CGI Scripts; 15.1 RDB Web Agent; 15.2 Embedded RDO or SQL module language; 15.3 Perl, DBI, and DBD::RDB; 15.4 Python and the RDB plug-in; 15.5 Java; Chapter 16. Useful Freeware CGI Scripts; 16.1 Serving VMS MAIL files; 16.2 Sending mail from forms; 16.3 System management functions; 16.4 Presenting documentation; Chapter 17. High-Performance Scripting Options; 17.1 Issues
17.2 Options17.3 Conclusion; Chapter 18. User-Edited Web Pages; 18.1 File-naming standards; 18.2 File layout; 18.3 Alternatives to FTP; Chapter 19. User-Developed CGI Scripts; 19.1 CSWS/Apache; 19.2 OSU; 19.3 WASD; Appendix A: Perl; Appendix B: Python; Appendix C: PHP; Appendix D: Apache; Appendix E: Annotated Sample Configuration Files; Index
Summary: Whether you're an experienced webmaster new to OpenVMS or an old OpenVMS hand new to webservers, this book will save you time and help you do your job better. The book points out similarities and differences between Unix and VMS, contains a management-friendly explanation of VMS's suitability for 24x7 operation, explains web concepts like authentication and access control models clearly (including honest discussion of drawbacks and weaknesses). Clear examples show how to configure each of the three webservers to accomplish specific goals, and comparisons will help you choose which server to ru
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Front Cover; OpenVMS with Apache, OSU and WASD; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. Why Run a Web Server on VMS?; 1.1 VMS clustering; 1.2 Reliability; 1.3 Security; 1.4 You already have it; 1.5 Can VMS do what I need?; Chapter 2. VMS and the Web; 2.1 Beginnings; 2.2 OSU; 2.3 Apache; 2.4 WASD and others; Chapter 3. Web Options; 3.1 CSWS; 3.2 OSU; 3.3 WASD; 3.4 Which should you use? ; Chapter 4. Installation Issues; 4.1 Preinstallation; 4.2 Installation guides; Chapter 5. Basic Configuration and Server Control; 5.1 CSWS; 5.2 OSU; 5.3 WASD; 5.4 Basic configuration

5.5 Starting and stopping5.6 Command-line control; 5.7 Web-based control; Chapter 6. Encrypted/Secure Communications: HTTPS Protocol Support; 6.1 HTTPS; 6.2 Installation; 6.3 Configuration; Chapter 7. Managing Access to Your Server Resources; 7.1 Mapping resources; 7.2 Authentication; 7.3 Access controls; Chapter 8. Providing User Personal Web Directories; 8.1 User directories: pro and con; 8.2 Implementing userdirs; Chapter 9. Multihosting and Multihoming; 9.1 Why multihosting?; 9.2 Multihosting/multihoming configuration; Chapter 10. Indexing and Searching Your Site; 10.1 Why index?

10.2 VMSindex and Lynx Crawl10.3 SWISH-E; 10.4 HT://DIG; Chapter 11. Cache and Proxy; 11.1 Cache and proxy; 11.2 Cache management; 11.3 Proxy management; Chapter 12. Managing and Understanding Your Server Logs; 12.1 Customizing your logging; 12.2 Log-file formats and locations; 12.3 Log-file rotation; 12.4 Unavoidable ambiguities and user tracking; 12.5 Error logs; 12.6 Tools to interpret your logs; Chapter 13. Dynamic Content: Directory Browsing and Server-Side Includes; 13.1 Directory browsing; 13.2 Dynamic content with SSI; 13.3 Configuring SSI; 13.4 SSI directives

Chapter 14. Running CGI Programs14.1 CGI defined; 14.2 Environment variables; 14.3 Necessary HTTP headers; 14.4 Configuration for CGI; 14.5 CGI environment; 14.6 Languages for CGI; Chapter 15. RDB Database Access from CGI Scripts; 15.1 RDB Web Agent; 15.2 Embedded RDO or SQL module language; 15.3 Perl, DBI, and DBD::RDB; 15.4 Python and the RDB plug-in; 15.5 Java; Chapter 16. Useful Freeware CGI Scripts; 16.1 Serving VMS MAIL files; 16.2 Sending mail from forms; 16.3 System management functions; 16.4 Presenting documentation; Chapter 17. High-Performance Scripting Options; 17.1 Issues

17.2 Options17.3 Conclusion; Chapter 18. User-Edited Web Pages; 18.1 File-naming standards; 18.2 File layout; 18.3 Alternatives to FTP; Chapter 19. User-Developed CGI Scripts; 19.1 CSWS/Apache; 19.2 OSU; 19.3 WASD; Appendix A: Perl; Appendix B: Python; Appendix C: PHP; Appendix D: Apache; Appendix E: Annotated Sample Configuration Files; Index

Whether you're an experienced webmaster new to OpenVMS or an old OpenVMS hand new to webservers, this book will save you time and help you do your job better. The book points out similarities and differences between Unix and VMS, contains a management-friendly explanation of VMS's suitability for 24x7 operation, explains web concepts like authentication and access control models clearly (including honest discussion of drawbacks and weaknesses). Clear examples show how to configure each of the three webservers to accomplish specific goals, and comparisons will help you choose which server to ru

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