[svlug] HTTPD Config Settings

Scott DuBois sdubois at linux.com
Wed Nov 12 10:36:55 PST 2014

On 11/11/2014 11:59 PM, Jesse Monroy wrote:
> Scott,
> You should try the "Redirection 3xx", especially 301, 304, 307 & 308
> On this note, 301 should be used when pages are removed, but often
> website just take down the webpages and external links breaks.
> Online magazines and newspapers are notorious for NOT redirecting
> properly.
> You should also do a custom 404, both static and dynamic.
> Rarely done, but would be nice is a custom 500 "Internal Error."
> You might also consider 414 "URI too long" & 415 "Unsupported media type."
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_HTTP_status_codes#3xx_Redirection
> http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec10.html
> One other thing to try is URL rewriting, which is common for
> PHP and other scripting engines/servers.

Thanks Jesse,

I will work on writing some of these to my future deployments.



Scott DuBois BSIT
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