Freebsd as a web server

W. D. WD at
Tue Apr 6 13:41:08 PDT 2004

At 15:24 4/6/2004, Don wrote:
>> install freebsd
>> install the ports
>> install the webserver from the ports
>You may find it easier to simply install the Apache package (by selecting
>Configure -> Packages during the isntall).
>Although the ports tree is more flexible and current, sometimes the
>overhead of compiling a package from source code is not worth the trouble.
>This depends entirely on what you want to use it for.
>Even if you decide to use packages for now, you must learn to use
>the ports tree eventually. Some somftware is only available through ports
>and custom configurations are only available by using the ports tree.
>> install the ftp server from the ports
>FreeBSD ships with an FTP server in the base system.

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