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From "Sebastien Bellerive" <seb....@sympatico.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Linux or Windows
Date Wed, 27 Nov 2002 21:36:13 GMT
Point is.. why use an OS where you need to spend cash for licenses, cash for
bigger, better CPU's to make up for the GUI overhead and so on, when you can
have better, more efficiant, more secure and more stable, for free?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Moon" <cmoon@fas.harvard.edu>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2002 1:29 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Apache Linux or Windows


> Well I will agree with you on the security par and the gui part your
> examples are not true.  I am running apache 2 on Windows 2000.
>
> To restart the server:
> apache -k restart
>
> No you do not need to have anyone logged in for apache to function.
> Simply install it as a service and go.  No user neccessary.
>
> -Chris
>
> On Wed, 2002-11-27 at 15:46, J. Greenlees wrote:
> > I have an apache webserver running, on linux, with no downtime or major
> > security issues for months at a time, then only downtime when doing a
> > gracefull restart to activate updated apache to remove possible security
> > holes. ( I have yet to have any security problems. )
> > with windows it isn't quite as easily updated, and you have fewer
> > resources because ms thinks half your possible resources should be used
> > by a gui at all times. my server box doesn't even have to have someone
> > logged in for full functionality on it. with windows you have to login
> > for everything to function right.
>
>
>
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