H-Sphere Linux/FreeBSD Packages Apache Updates


Under Testing


Improvements and Fixes:

  • Updated error pages and skeletons according to Parallels requirements

Package inluded into H-Sphere System Packages Update


26 Feb 2008


Improvements and Fixes:

Package inluded into H-Sphere System Packages Update


19 Sep 2007


Improvements and Fixes:

Package inluded into H-Sphere System Packages Update


01 Mar 2007


Improvements and Fixes:

  • Fix in the forming default index.htm page
  • Fixed file permissions for default error pages
  • Fixed problem with web logical server VirtualHosts if Shared SSL is switched on.


08 Feb 2007


Improvements and Fixes:

  • Changes in httpd.conf.tmpl
    • Fixed possible security hole: changed parameter for AllowOverride directive from All to None in <Directory /> container
    • Added directive LockFile: /hsphere/local/var/httpd/logs/accept.lock (required in case of LoadBalancing scheme)
    • Added errors handling (ErrorDocument directives and typical error-pages)
    • Changed default DocumentRoot to ~httpd/htdocs/default
    • Added _default_ virtual host for non-existing IP/port pairs
  • Changes in lsrv.conf.tmpl
    • Added server index page as default virtual host for https
  • Added httpd.conf-<OldVersion>_<NewVersion>.diff (allows to patch httpd.conf.tmpl.custom & lsrv.conf.tmpl.custom)
  • Added modified index.html and error pages located in ~httpd/docs/default
  • Changed procedure of forming default index.html in conf_httpd. Taken into account the extended scheme of frontend location for Horde, PhpMyAdmin, PhpPgAdmin.


19 Dec 2006


Improvements and Fixes:

  • Fixed mod_traffic_psoft traffic calculation, internal redirects were taken into account when rewrite engine is enabled
  • Removed duplication of VirtualHost entries for logical servers with the same IP

Package inluded into H-Sphere 2.5 Patch 8


23 Nov 2006


Improvements and Fixes:

  • Fixed mod_traffic_psoft traffic calculation, extended output format (TrafficLogExtended On|Off)

Package inluded into H-Sphere 2.5 Patch 7


16 Nov 2006


Improvements and Fixes:

  • Fixed mod_traffic_psoft calculation inconsistency for the incoming HTTP traffic
  • Building mod_security with pcre API
  • Fixed logs directory location for apache service on master box in the load balancing scheme
  • Fixed default index.html page formation in case of HS cluster configuration behind NAT

Package inluded into H-Sphere System Packages Update


19 Oct 2006


Improvements and Fixes:

  • Change to startup and auto-configuration scripts related to new load balancing scheme
  • Improved suexec patch, which allows to use standalone PHP4 &PHP5 CGI in case when /hsphere is symbolic link


21 Sep 2006


Improvements and Fixes:

  • Improved Apache log files in the load ballancing scheme
  • Removed duplicate php_error.log entry from /etc/newsyslog.conf file (on FreeBSD)
  • Disabled a set of unused apache modules in httpd.conf template:
    • expires_module
    • headers_module
    • usertrack_module
    • log_forensic_module
  • Minor fixes in package post-installation procedure

This version was released with H-Sphere 2.5 Patch 5


16 Aug 2006


Improvements and Fixes:

This version was released with System packages update


10 July 2006


Improvements and Fixes:

  • Included custom template for index.html
  • Fixed apachectl in restart section
  • Patched apache suexec (for php-cgi execution)


05 Jun 2006


Improvements and Fixes:


13 March 2006


This package includes changes to support load balancing in the new 2.5 H-Sphere branch.

Improvements and Fixes:

  • modified apache startup files - pid file is identical with that of the httpd.conf file (important for update automation in load balancing environment).
  • added clfmerge and related utilites from logtools distribution to apply the new apache log rotation scheme in load balancing environment.


19 Jan 2006


This package is a CP and Web&Mail servers' update, which eliminates vulnerability found in PHP.



This package is based on Apache 1.3.34 version.

Improvements and Fixes:

  • httpd.conf file optimized by splitting it into separate files and combining it via the Include directives
  • Using all apache modules as a loadable DSO
  • Adding mod_psoft_traffic and mod_accounting-0.5 DSO. First to be used as a replacement tool for web traffic calculation.

See Also:

Packages Since 2.5

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