Learn about what the HTTP server is and how it can work for you. Get to know the fantastic features of the latest IBM HTTP Server for i (powered by Apache) version 2.4. Quickly and easily get your HTTP server up and running using the IBM Web Administration for i GUI interface. This session will introduce the HTTP Server on i, some of the key differences on i, some of the areas that are tightly integrated into the IBM i operating system. We will also take a look at the key important topic of security and how to configure the HTTP server securely and the different options available. In addition, the very latest new features will be covered, as there are many new additions in the latest Apache 2.4 version.Learning Objectives:
The user will have a basic understanding of the IBM HTTP Server. They will be equipped to deploy a Web site in a secure manner. By the end of this session, attendees will understand:
- Key design points and basic configuration that every Web server requires
- How to get your web site up and running using the graphical integration wizards provided by IBM Web Administration for i
- New features for IBM HTTP Server for i (powered by Apache ) version 2.4, such as SNI, OCSP, ECDSA cipher, TLS1.2, new authentication mechanism, remote IP, HTTP server subsystem definition, etc.
- The basics of web security and securing the HTTP server