Abyss Web Server For MacOSX User's Guide


Table of Contents
Before You Begin
System requirements
Alternative formats
What you should know
Chapter quick reference
Conventions used in this guide
Typographical conventions
Terminology
1. Introduction
What is Abyss Web Server?
How do web servers work?
2. Getting Started
Getting the software
Installing/Upgrading the software
First contact
Setting up a web site
Shutting down the server
Asking for support
3. Using The Console
What is the console?
Accessing the console
Console interface basics
Help buttons
Tables
Applying configuration changes
Console Configuration
Changing the console port and protocol
Changing the console access credentials
Changing the language
Controlling the access to the console
4. Server Management
Overview
Server Statistics
Server Activity
General server configuration
Parameters
MIME Types
Global Bandwidth Limits
Anti-Hacking Protection
Logging Parameters
SSL/TLS Certificates
Overview
Generating a private key
Importing a private key
Generating a CSR
Adding a signed certificate
Creating a self-signed certificate
5. Hosts Management
Overview
Declaring a new host
Configuring a host
General
Index Files
Directory Listing
Aliases
XSSI Parameters
Users and Groups
Custom Error Pages
Scripting Parameters
Access Control
IP Address Control
URL Rewriting
Compression
Bandwidth Limits
Logging
Reverse Proxy
Restricted Downloads Areas
Anti-Leeching
Statistics
6. CGI, FastCGI, and ISAPI
Setting up an interpreter
How are they run?
CGI environment variables
FastCGI
ISAPI Extensions
X-Sendfile Support
7. eXtended Server Side Includes
What are XSSI?
XSSI Syntax
Attribute Values
Character Escaping
Variables Expansion
Directives
#config
#echo
#exec
#flastmod
#fsize
#include
#printenv
#set
Conditional blocks
Syntax
Expression evaluation
Encoding
8. Custom Directory Listings
Defining a template
Scripts
Glossary
A. Startup Configuration
B. IP Addresses and Ranges Format
IPv4 Addresses and Ranges
IPv6 Addresses and Ranges
C. Patterns Format
D. Regular Expressions
E. Uninstalling The Software
F. Solving Ports Listening Problems
G. Troubleshooting Guide