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From Nando Ronsisvalle <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache management and benchmark/test tools
Date Wed, 07 Feb 2007 16:42:55 GMT
Sander Temme ha scritto:
> On Feb 7, 2007, at 3:36 AM, Nando Ronsisvalle wrote:
>> I'm looking for a tool or a set of tools to test (performances), 
>> benchmark and manage this web server.
> There are many, from simple and free (ab, http_load, siege) to 
> not-so-simple and free (flood, jmeter) all the way to very 
> sophisticated and expensive (LoadRunner).
I'll take a look of these.
> Unix groups, and Subversion.
> Place everyone that can edit the configuration in one unix group. Make 
> sure their umask is 002 and make the configuration files 
> group-writable.  Same story for the content. You can keep the 
> configuration and content in Subversion, like we do at the ASF, so 
> it's easy to track who changes what, and to roll out changes you just 
> run svn update and give Apache a graceful restart if you change the 
> configuration.
> If you have a hierarchy where some people can edit the general 
> configuration, and others only have access to certain vhosts, place 
> the virtual host configuration in separate files and use Include to 
> pull them into the main file.  You can then make multiple unix groups, 
> like 'webmaster' and 'webminions', make the main config writable by 
> the former and the vhost configurations by the latter.
> Unix groups are fairly simple compared to some access control schemes, 
> but they can work really well for this kind of stuff.
> S. 
Mmmhhh i think i've explain not so good.
I'm searching something like mysql control center for apache.
My problem is not about config files permissions, but find a simple tool 
to add, modify, remove virtual hosts and give it to a person doesn't 
know apache syntax or structure. I'm looking for some front-end to 
manage virtual hosts configs, .htaccess configs or similar.



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