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The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards.

The Apache HTTP Server ("httpd") was launched in 1995 and it has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996. It has celebrated its 20th birthday as a project in February 2015.

The Apache HTTP Server is a project of The Apache Software Foundation.

Apache httpd 2.4.33 Released 2017-10-23

The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache HTTP Server Project are pleased to announce the release of version 2.4.33 of the Apache HTTP Server ("httpd").

This latest release from the 2.4.x stable branch represents the best available version of Apache HTTP Server.

Download | ChangeLog for 2.4.33 | Complete ChangeLog for 2.4 | New Features in httpd 2.4

Apache httpd 2.2 End-of-Life 2018-01-01

As previously announced, the Apache HTTP Server Project has discontinued all development and patch review of the 2.2.x series of releases.

The Apache HTTP Server Project had long committed to provide maintenance releases of the 2.2.x flavor through June of 2017, and to continue to publish some security source code patches until December of 2017. The final release 2.2.34 was published in July 2017, and no further evaluation of security risks will be published for 2.2.x releases.

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