I got a question by email this weekend that reminded me that a lot of internet marketers don't know much about web servers. That's OK. You don't really need to know much. In case I am describing you, just know that a web server is the program on your host computer that serves web pages. There are two main flavors — Apache and MicroSoft IIS.
Apache dominates the market — althought IIS has a role, especially in enterprise deployments that interface heavily with .NET and Windows.
Apache is available for Unix/Linux and Windows. Sometimes, bad things happen and you need to restart Apache on your host. Now, this can be accomplished via CPanel. However, I prefer to do it at the command line. Here is the command:
Thank you. This concludes our incredibly dry Sunday night Tech tip.
We now return you to your regularly scheduled internet marketing programming.
Do you have more tech questions? Be sure to let me know — I am a certified geek.