This guide documents the features and capabilities of Abyss Web Server. It can guide you to quickly master the basics and move on to use the advanced features.
If you are new to web servers, go to Chapter 1, "Introduction," to get a quick overview.
If you want to get started right away, go to Chapter 2, "Getting Started," for step by step instruction on installing and running the software.
Chapter 3, "Using the Console," describes the web configuration interface of Abyss Web Server.
Use Chapter 4, "Server Management," to understand how to configure your web server and manage SSL/TLS certificates.
Chapter 5, "Hosts Management," focuses on all the parameters related to the configuration of hosts served by Abyss Web Server.
See Chapter 6, "CGI, FastCGI, and ISAPI," for information on using CGI, FastCGI, and ISAPI interpreters or applications with Abyss Web Server and making scripts work.
Read Chapter 7, "eXtended Server Side Includes," for the complete reference on XSSI.
Chapter 8, "Directory Listings," provides all the necessary information on directory listings templates and scripts.
Refer to the "Glossary" for definitions of key terms and concepts used in this guide.