Managed Apache Web Hosting

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Overview

Managed Apache HTTP Server

Apache HTTP has been the most popular web server for nearly two decades — and it gets even better with Managed Services Anywhere and our Managed Apache service.

Your site will be fully managed up and down the entire stack — from the application layer, down to the compute, storage, and networking layers. CenturyLink Managed Apache HTTP Server can help your web hosting environment sustain even the most demanding seasonal, planned or unplanned spikes in traffic.

Supported Versions and Operating Systems
  • All supported versions and operating systems for Apache HTTP
Supported Services
  • Support for mainstream Apache httpd modules (see Knowledge Base article)
  • Support for mainstream PHP modules (see Knowledge Base article)
  • Support for Ruby on Rails along with Express, AngularJS and Node.JS
  • Support for the Apache httpd threaded and optionally non-threaded worker module

Features

Apache HTTP tasks performed on behalf of the customer include:

License
  • Procure SSL Certificate (if purchased through CenturyLink)
  • Maintain Licensing in accordance with the Apache Open Source Software Foundation (ASF) and PHP Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Configuration
  • Configure Site Connectivity (Virtual Hosts, TCP Port, IP Address and SSL Certificate allocation)
  • Implementation of Customer specified Apache configuration
  • Implementation of Customer specified PHP configuration
  • Configure MSA Monitoring (as appropriate)
Installation
  • Prepare Server for Application Service (OS Specific Parameters)
  • Install Apache Httpd
  • Install PHP, Ruby on Rails, Express, AngularJS and Node.JS
  • Install OpenSSL
  • Harden Apache Httpd to CIS Level 1 and CenturyLink Standards
  • Install SSL Certificate (if purchased)
  • Install MSA Monitoring (on CenturyLink services)
  • Perform Quality Assurance against Apache Httpd Installation/Hardening
Administration & Maintenance
  • Application Log Monitoring
  • Restart/Stop/Start Services
  • Install Patched Apache, PHP and OpenSSL packages
  • Log Management (Rotation & Removal)
  • Coordinate patching with Customer during maintenance hours
  • Customer initiated Redundancy & High Availability Test/Audit (Excludes Disaster Recovery testing)
  • Patching, minor/major releases, change management

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