Web servers are an essential part of any organization's Internet. Linux is an excellent platform for a web server using the Apache software that is included in the distribution. Apache is the most popular web server on the Internet. With Linux, it can effectively support a large organization's website.
Thus far, this book has covered some of the services, such as e-mail, DNS, and the Web, that Linux does best. The next chapter concludes the part of this book that focuses on creating an Internet server with a look at how Linux can be used to create a low-cost Internet router. Although Linux may not create the most powerful router, it is certainly one of the most cost-effective.
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