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From "Nelson, Robert D." <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Ok Here we go Newb questions
Date Mon, 21 Mar 2005 20:39:46 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Tellup []
> Sent: Monday, March 21, 2005 2:28 PM
> To:; John
> Subject: [users@httpd] Ok Here we go Newb questions
> Well thanks for the welcome, and yes I want to make sure I 
> don't abuse this
> forum.
> Three questions then if I may, I searched the docs found nothing.
> With IIS you turn on your web server and your ftp server. It 
> appears that
> apache is only a web server, do I need a third party ftp server?

You'll need a third-party FTP server. I don't know anything about Windows on
this, but every *nix distro will come with at least one.

> Next, again with IIS you set your cgi time out in the control 
> panel, do we
> do this in the config file with apache?
> Finally, where do we set users accesses? Is that strictly 
> controlled by
> .htaccess?

You can apply access control in an .htaccess file or your httpd.conf file.
It's your choice.

 ~ Robert

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