"Last month, I walked you through the basic tools and techniques
in putting a Web page together using open source applications. This
month, in part two, let's examine the tools and techniques for
transferring your pages to the web server as well as the
applications and methods for monitoring and securing your site,
starting with hosting the site itself.
"There are two different ways to host a web site.
"One is to do it in-house, using your own servers, supported by
your own personnel. The other is to put your pages on an ISP or web
hosting site. Both types have their pros and cons. I've discussed
building a basic web server in an earlier LinuxPlanet article. We
won't go into the details of running a server, but we can look at
techniques to copy your files to the web server, whether it is
located down the hall or across the country in some ISP/web hosting