Re: Webmaster's Starter Kit
Mon, 29 Aug 1994 15:40:51 +0200

>> <insert pithy attribution here>

> On Sat, 27 Aug 1994, Jay C. Weber wrote:

>> EIT is pleased to prerelease a freeware over-the-web service
>> for downloading, installing, and customizing a Web server. This
>> WEBMASTER'S STARTER KIT uses forms to get basic configuration
>> information, and writes your config files for you as you download
>> the software. It's been taking people only about ten minutes to start
>> publishing on the Web using this service.
>> Once the basic server is running, it serves up virtual documents
>> that can automatically download and install server extensions. Current
>> choices are five EIT freeware packages:
>> 1. a simple form-based home page generator
>> 2. the verify_links tool for finding broken links
>> 3. the libCGI library for virtual document programming
>> 4. the Hypermail engine for webifying mail archives (plus
>> a form interface for defining archives)
>> 5. the Getstats http log analyzer (plus a form interface)
>> so you can customize your server software in a few minutes more. The
>> process automatically maintains a "Server Administration Home Page",
>> with links to forms-based tools for maintaining the server.
>> There are versions for SunOS 4.1.3, Solaris 2.3, IRIX 5.2, OSF/1 V2.0,
>> and AIX 3.2.5 (the AIX version is one rev out of date). SCO UNIX and HP/UX
>> will come in a few weeks.
>> Check out, or just find the link near the
>> end of EIT's home page, . Seems to work fine using
>> recent Lynx as well as recent Mosaic for X.
>> Suggestions welcome!
>> Jay
>> --
>> Jay C. Weber Director, R&D
>> Enterprise Integration Technologies
>> 800 El Camino Real
>> Menlo Park, CA 94025 (415)617-8002
>> fax: (415)617-8019
> This sounds very interesting. Is there a BSDI version available?

> Dave Homan
> HydroTech Enterprises

And what about for Linux?