Performing Configuration Testing Using HTTPD-Test’s Perl Framework

HTTPD-Test is a collection of tools that provide ways of testing HTTP servers in general. The previously covered Flood (see Staying Out of Deep Water: Performance Testing Using HTTPD-Test’s Flood), is one such tool. As the name implies, Flood enables administrators to test the performance of a Web server by flooding it with requests.The Perl Framework, which is part of the same suite, concentrates on testing the configuration and components of Apache (the core binary and its associated support modules) on your platform to ensure the configuration works and the modules have compiled and installed properly. You can read the full article at