Administrating Web Servers, Security & Maintenance

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Prentice Hall PTR, 2000 - Computers - 567 pages
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The Nuts and Bolts of Internet Security.

This interactive workbook will get you started right away with real-world applications for Web server security and maintenance. Demand for these skills is sky-high, as businesses everywhere are moving toward e-commerce and full online presence.

Learn from the experts in easy, step-by-step lessons. Every section includes reviews to help you check your work and assess your progress at every stage, and practical labs to reinforce what you're learning as you go along. "Administrating Web Servers, Security, and Maintenance" helps you master:

  • Building a new website
  • Networks, Web servers and Web clients
  • Configuration and maintenance of your site
  • CGI security
  • Secure online transactions

Suitable for classroom use or self-paced learning, "Administrating Web Servers, Security, and Maintenance" is the fast, easy, certified way to master Web server administration and security.

About the Foundations of Web Site Architecture Series.

Endorsed by WOW, the World Organization of Webmasters, these fully interactive workbooks-and their companion websites at give you the core skills you need to manage content, business, and technology on the World Wide Web. They are building blocks in Prentice Hall's comprehensive curriculum for professional Webmaster certification.

About WOW

The World Organization of Webmasters is a professional organization with thousands of members and affiliates worldwide. Started as a non-profit organization, WOW was created to enhance the role and position of those individual who create, manage, maintain and market Web sites. This support is provided through membership in WOW. For more information on becoming a member, please visit "

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l ClientServer Basics
3 HTTP Overview
2 Hosting Your Own Server

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About the author (2000)

Eric Larson is Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems in Burlington, MA, currently performing technical research and software development for Sun's Enterprise Services division. He also teaches several courses in the Webmaster curriculum at Merrimack College.

Brian Stephens works for Sun Microsystems, Inc., as a backline network support engineer. In addition to handling escalated network issues, he also serves as a member of Sun's CCC Security Team, and teaches classes on Web security and internetworking at Merrimack College.

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