:> > Hi,
:> > I'm sorry if this doesn't really match the topic of the newsgroup, but I
:> > think it does... The question is not as technical as the others I read
:> > here and there ;-)
:> > Ok, I'm setting up a free Web hosting service in France and I have some
:> > questions. My first guess is that I should use a PC running either Linux
:> > or Free BSD, plus Apache. My question is: is Apache only a HTTP server,
:> > or can it also handle FTP, and/or POP3?
Well, I didn't see the original to this one, so I'm responding here.
Apache is only an HTTP server. It can with certain modules also be an
If you are going to be using FreeBSD or Linux you should be using
Sendmail for your MTA, with something like Qpopper for your POP3
and wuftp for your FTP. I *believe*, it's been a while since I installed
either FreeBSD or Linux, that all of these come with the install
as packages. However, once you install them, you will still need to
do a *lot* of customization to make them secure.
Best suggestion: find someone to help you who knows what they are
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