"At first glance, the httpd.conf file can seem intimidating.
Heck, the third introductory paragraph reads, "You have been
warned." But despite this rather ominous beginning, Apache is
surprisingly simple to configure thanks to its well-thought-out
"In this article, I'll cover a selection of Apache
configuration directives, the settings that define how Apache
should actually run. These are things like: where files are located
on your server, how much of the machine's resources Apache may use,
which content visitors are allowed to see, and how many concurrent
visitors the server can handle."