NordU2002 - The 4th NordU/USENIX Conference
February 18-22, 2002 in Helsinki, Finland



Apache - A Secure Server

The Instructor: Jan Säll

Who should attend:

System administrators and developers that want to learn more about the apache program, particularly details of configura-tion and operational issues of running a secure server. We will look at a number of good security practices. This will be an intense, fast-paced, half-day tutorial for people who have already been exposed to apache. Participants should have prior knowledge of the Apache 1.3 server, its operation and some knowledge of the Modules and Module API's.

This tutorial will give you a good knowledge of the security concerns and a lot of reminders about how you should go about and configure your server so that it is as secure as possible.

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Jan Säll, is a leading UNIX consultant operating both in Sweden and internationally. He is currently running his own company - Irial - based in Kumla in the center of Sweden and London, United Kingdom and Seattle, USA. Irial provides advanced UNIX and network consultancy. He is currently the chairman of EurOpen.SE. Mr. Säll has been working in the UNIX environment since 1983. Prior to starting the company Irial he started the company YASK. Before that, he was employed by Ekonomistyrning Data AB, a company specialized in advanced accounting systems.