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Use this form to configure the HTTP and FTP protocols on your system. You do not need to modify this form unless you have an unusual Internet setup.

HTTP tab
Use this tab to define Internet browser options, configure the HTTP protocol, and set up statistics.
Access subtab
Enable HTTP, HTTPS, or both for your system.
Default: HTTP
HTTP port
Default is 80 The port number for your HTTP server. Do not change the port number unless advised to do so by your web site administrator.
HTTPS port
The port for your HTTPS server. Normally, you will accept the default 443. Do not change this port number unless advised to do so by your web site administrator.
HTTP timeout
The time Internet Services will wait for a response from a web browser before disconnecting.
Default: 1 minute
Default language
The default language (not necessarily English) used if you do not have a language file on your system that matches the browser's requested language.
Default: en
Home Page Aliases
Set home page restrictions to either "Allow Short Forms" or "Aliases Only".
"Aliases Only" is the recommended setting, so Internet Services passes to the aliases listed in the Internet Services Alias table. This way nothing is passed to the server unless the alias is found in the table.
For information on Aliases and Allow Short Forms, see Configuring user mail aliases.
Default: Allow Short Forms
Advanced caching
Selecting this option allows caching read-only (Windows) or protected (Mac OS X) files. It does not allow caching of writable (Windows) or unprotected (Mac OS X) files.
This option makes Internet Services more selective about which files to cache.
Default: Off
Disable CGI RDNS
Disables reverse DNS lookup of any CGIs. The DNS server doesn’t have to resolve domain names into IP addresses for CGIs that don’t need this information.
Default: Off
Allow unauthenticated Directory access
Allows unauthenticated users to access the Directory by placing /Directory in a URL.
For security reasons, this option is not recommended, unless you need to make your directory available to the public (for example, government sites).
Default: Off
User's IP cannot change during web login session
When checked, incorporates the user's IP address as part of the session key that is used when logged in via the web.
This prevents a user from memorizing your login hash and logging in as you from another computer.
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This is not really needed if users allow Internet Services to set a session cookie, which prevents the login hash from being incorporated into the URL.
Default: Off
Administrators may only log in using HTTPS
When checked, administrators must use HTTPS for web access. This ensures that the administrator tasks done from the web are not perfromed using the HTTP protocol, which is less secure than HTTPS.
Default: On

Logging subtab
Use this subtab to set your statistics log format, frequency (only applies if you are writing statistics to your own log file), and location.
Logging format:
•       NCSA Common log format
•       FirstClass log format

•       NCSA Combined log format

This format is the safest for commercial standard log analyzers.
This format contains additional information, but you will have to write your own database and reports.
This format provides NCSA Common fields plus the FirstClass fields.

Log statistics for authenticated users
Logs statistics only for authenticated users.
Reduces the load on the server especially for large sites with heavy HTTP traffic.
Default: Off
Log resource statistics
Logs Internet Services resources.
Reduces the load on the server especially for large sites with heavy HTTP traffic.
Default: Off
Start new log
Indicate how often to start a new log file.
•       Do not log statistics
•       Log to server log

•       Log to server statistics folder

•       Log to (the full path to the folder)

No statistics log is kept.
Write statistics and include in the server log, by default located in the FCServer\Stats folder.
Write statistics to the server statistics folder, by default located in the FCServer\Stats folder. The statistics file has an "I" in the file name, for example 01Aug03I.txt .
Write statistics to a location other than the default FCServer\Stats folder.
Type the path (using normal path syntax for your operating system) to the folder that will contain this file. Because statistics are written continuously, for performance purposes, you may find it best to create this folder on a little-used volume. This folder must be on the server machine, not the machine Internet Services is on.


FTP tab
Use this tab to configure the FTP protocol.

FTP port
The TCP port FTP clients use to download files from your FTP folder. Do not change this port number unless advised to do so by your FTP administrator.

Default: 21

FTP timeout

The time Internet Services will wait for a response from an FTP client before disconnecting.

Default: 1

Anonymous FTP

Allows FTP users anonymous access.

Default: Off

CIFS tab

The raw TCP connections port for the CIFS module.
Default: 445
The NetBIOS/TCP connections port for the CIFS module.
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CIFS runs on both ports.
Default: 139
CIFS Timeout
Maximum CIFS idle time per session.
Default: 30
Disallow logins using plain text passwords
By default, does not allow users to log in to their Desktops using unencrypted passwords (Windows only).
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If your system does not encrypt user passwords and you allow plain text passwords, you run a security risk.

Default: On