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Essential Linux® Administration: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners by Serge Palladino, Chuck Easttom

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Chapter 17. Web Servers and FTP

It is a fact that Windows dominates the business desktop environment, but Linux is making gains in this area. However, one area where Linux has always been very strong is in Web servers. It is very common for businesses to host Web pages on Linux. This means that Web servers and FTP servers are very important topics for any Linux administrator. It is very likely your job duties will include managing a Linux Web server, and even possible that your entire job could be to administer a group of Linux Web servers.

How Do Web Servers Work?

It is possible that you could set up and run a Web server without having a deep understanding of how Web servers work, but this is not recommended. At some point, you will need to understand ...

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