Some questions about installing a web server.

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Thu Mar 6 16:28:04 UTC 2008

--On Thursday, March 06, 2008 16:25:44 +0800 "??????" <liuweinan85 at> 

> Hi guys,
> I'm a freshman man here. Please do not mind my silly questions.
> I am ready to install a web server, the main hardwares are as follows:
> CPU 4-core xeon 5410 * 2
> MEM kingston 2G EEC FBD667 * 2
> HD ST146G SAS 15K * 1
> I have several questions.
> Which platform should I chooses? amd64 or i386?


> Is 4G memory enough for 2000 people online?
Depends on what you're doing.  Should be for most cases.

>If you have others suggestions please tell me.

Install and use mod_security to protect your web server from attack.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas

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