If you are interested in implementing Frontpage server extensions with
apache, it isn't that bad. Here are a few pointers:
1. Don't use apt-get. Download the source and compile yourself. This puts
apache in /usr/local where most documentation I have found expects it to be.
I am not sure why debian doesn't put apache there, but I'm sure the package
manager had reasons.
2. Get the "Improved mod_frontpage" from Freshmeat. It has complete
3. The only additions is virtual hosts. If you use them, make sure to
replace all occurrences of:
AllowOverride X with
There are several of them. The rest works like a charm. If you need to
support frontpage, it is really pretty easy! Good luck
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