The Apache Web Server and cPanel & WHM
This documentation explains key points about the interaction between the Apache web server software and the cPanel & WHM system. It includes details about using the EasyApache in software installed by cPanel & WHM, which lets you customize your build of Apache.
You are not required to customize Apache and PHP with EasyApache 3. You may select one of our preconfigured profiles. If you choose to use one of our preconfigured profiles, Apache 2.2 and PHP 5.3 are installed by default. In this scenario, PHP is handled by suPHP by default.
EasyApache and PHP
This section details the options for configuring PHP to work with Apache.
Apache and PHP Customization
This section will show you how to tailor Apache and PHP to suit your needs.
Custom Directives to http.conf
This area describes the process of customizing your Apache configuration file.
- Important: You should avoid making direct edits to
httpd.conf, since your changes could be overwritten. In this section, we cover a number of methods that the EasyApache system makes available for customizing the
httpd.conf file. First, consider whether you will use the custom directive inside or outside of a VirtualHost directive.
More about EasyApache
- EasyApache Hook Scripts — This section provides information about hook scripts you can create to perform actions at certain points in the EasyApache build process.
- FrontPage® Support — This section provides a few fixes for working with FrontPage on an EasyApache system.
- Known Issues — A brief description of known issues and fixes.
EasyApache Support Level Definitions
When configuring EasyApache, you will encounter a few specific terms in the WHM interface. This section aims to define those terms in greater detail.
This product is brand new and not fully tested. Its behavior in conjunction with other products is not fully understood.
The product is considered outdated, but supported. We may provide patches for compatibility and security issues.
End of Life
This product has reached the end of its life and is provided in its current state. We will not release security patches for this product.
Topic revision: r21 - 26 Nov 2012 - 22:04:00 - Main.LaurenceSimon