Apache Today: Apache Guide: Configuring Your Apache InstallationJul 10, 2000, 13:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rich Bowen)
[ Thanks to Kevin Reichard for this link. ]
"Most of your server configuration is done in the server configuration files, after you have installed Apache. However, the things that you are able to configure are largely decided when you install the server. That is, if you don't install a particular module, then you cannot configure the things that that module control."
"In the configuration stage, before you compile your Apache server, you decide what modules you want installed, where you want files to get put, and a variety of other things. You can also specify various things that get set in the server configuration files, which you can then change afterwards."
"In this week's column, we'll talk about some of the things that you can do with the configure utility, so that Apache gets installed exactly the way that you want it."