SIFTER Web Server Preparation

You must install a web server that can run CGI programs. Most common web servers should work with SIFTER. We developed SIFTER using Apache.

If an SSL-encrypted web server (e.g. Apache wih mod_ssl) is not available, seriously consider installing and configuring one. If any of your users intend to access the data from outside your local (and presumably securre) area network, SSL will ensure that your data is securely encrypted. While SSL encryption is not required, it is strongly recommended. Using a CGI accelerator, such as mod_perl, is also a good idea when load is an issue.

This section simply describes the considerations for installing SIFTER on your web server. The web requirements are simple and should not be surprising:

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