Building a Local Web Server: step by step
Initially, this site only covered setting up a PC server using Linux. Now that I've had the time (and the money for memory) to set up Windows NT, I'm expanding this to more thoroughly cover my experiences with NT. I don't feel that either approach is better than the other; each has advantages, and each has limitations. This may disappoint a few of the people who sent me enthusiastic replies about "making web servers easy without resorting to Microsoft products" but I feel that posting on both operating systems makes more sense.
- If you have less than 16MB of RAM on your PC server, or would really like to use a UNIX system, use my Linux instructions.
- If you don't mind using Microsoft products and have 16MB of RAM or more in your server, look over my Windows NT instructions.
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