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RE: IBM i Apache HTTP server



fixed

IBM contacted me to give this further information:


While the level of the Apache server that was ported is indeed 2.2.11, it is
by no means not current nor is not NOT PCI Compliant. Every security patch
that has been released that actually applies to IBM i has been included in
the IBM HTTP Server.

These details are documented on out IBM i HTTP Server product page.

Http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/software/i/http/support/pci-compliance.h
tml

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Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jon Paris
Sent: Monday, April 14, 2014 6:02 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: IBM i Apache HTTP server

Don't know why you have the concern Mike but some time back we raised a
similar question. In our case the "old" version was causing queries in our
PCI compliance testing. We were assured by IBM at the time that all security
fixes had been addressed in the IBM i version - they just hadn't rebuilt
using the latest versions.


On 2014-04-14, at 6:58 PM, Jim Oberholtzer <midrangel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

V7R2 is reported to have a new version of Apache.

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Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Cunningham
Sent: Monday, April 14, 2014 1:12 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: IBM i Apache HTTP server

We are running V7.1 at the most recent technology release level and
with patches only a few months old. Our Apache version reports that it
is 2.2.11 which according to this site
http://www.apachehaus.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id
=119&I
temid=104 was released in 2008 and has had 19 newer releases and there
is a version 2.4.x that was first released in 2012 and is currently at
2.4.9 which was released just a month ago.

Does anyone know when IBM might be providing a newer version of their
implementation of Apache for IBM i platform?

Thanks

Mike Cunningham
VP of Information Technology Services/CIO Pennsylvania College of
Technology


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