INT525 - Advanced Implementation Using Apache

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Subject Title
Advanced Implementation Using Apache

Subject Description
This subject will provide students with hands-on experience in web server administration. Students will explore a number of ways to leverage and increase the performance and efficiency of both the web server and applications that run under it. Primarily a project-driven course, students are expected to observe and comply with the life-cycle of a typical business project from proposal to implementation.

Credit Status
1 credit in the CTY program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  •     Write, install and test verifiably taint-proof CGI scripts using perl
  •     Install and configure modules statically in order to meet various performance and service criteria which are likely to occur on the Internet and in intranet environments
  •     Upgrade perl to its latest version and install its networking modules from cpan
  •     Use networking and database classes in Perl
  •     Analyze log files in order to recognize abnormal requests in order to react effectively to security threats
  •     Configure a web server to use SSL and have a trusted Certificate
  •     Create and install certificates of their own for use in a private network.
  •     Analyze client needs and remove/install modules to ensure optimized web server performance
  •     Configure Apache to run as a proxy server
  •     Configure Apache to run multiple virtual hosts
  •     Use chrooted processes to protect the server
  •     Configure Apache server according to specifications using a custom layout
  •     Set up a bilingual webserver responsive to Language Prioritization and client preference

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