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 NT. 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.
Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996, and celebrated its 17th birthday as a project this February.
The Apache HTTP Server ("httpd") is a project of The Apache Software Foundation.
The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache HTTP Server Project are pleased to announce the release of version 2.4.9 of the Apache HTTP Server ("Apache"). This version of Apache is our latest GA release of the new generation 2.4.x branch of Apache HTTPD and represents fifteen years of innovation by the project, and is recommended over all previous releases. This version of Apache is principally a security and bug fix release.
This version of httpd is a major release of the 2.4 stable branch, and represents the best available version of Apache HTTP Server. New features include Loadable MPMs, major improvements to OCSP support, mod_lua, Dynamic Reverse Proxy configuration, Improved Authentication/Authorization, FastCGI Proxy, New Expression Parser, and a Small Object Caching API.
The Apache HTTP Server Project is proud to announce the release of version 2.2.27 of the Apache HTTP Server ("httpd"). This version is principally a bugfix release.
This version of httpd is a major release of the 2.2 legacy branch. New features include Smart Filtering, Improved Caching, AJP Proxy, Proxy Load Balancing, Graceful Shutdown support, Large File Support, the Event MPM, and refactored Authentication/Authorization.
The Apache HTTP Server Project has ended legacy development of the 2.0 legacy branch, and announces the conclusive, historical release of version 2.0.65 of Apache HTTP Server ("httpd"). No further releases will occur for the 2.0 version family.
This version of httpd represents the last security and bugfix release of 2.0, although it is by no means all-inclusive of either security nor bug fixes. The Apache HTTP Project developers strongly encourage all users to finish their migrations to stable version 2.4 or the legacy version 2.2 for additional, important updates.
For further details, see the announcement.
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