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System Requirements (Article)
ExSite runs best on a LAMP server: * Webserver that supports CGI (Apache 2 recommended) * database (MySQL 5.1 recommended - need not be on same server) * Perl 5 (5.10 recommended) The following... (posted 1:50 PM, May 28, 2012)

Glossary of Terms (Article)
ExSite documentation and code makes regular use of the terms that are defined below. Access A user's access level determines the general level of access they have to the ExSite system. It is normally... (posted 1:17 PM, October 1, 2009)

Session Management (Article)
Session Management gives the developer a tool for maintaining state or caching useful user-specific data across different page requests. It is an optional feature of ExSite Webware. Session data is... (posted 3:12 PM, July 10, 2009)

Setting up a secure website with SSL (Article)
It is easy to run ExSite on a secure server. This document explains some of the setup issues you may need to understand. (It only covers configuration of ExSite; you will need to consult other documentation... (posted 5:21 PM, January 2, 2009)

Data Persistence (Article)
Because HTTP is a stateless protocol, the normal behaviour of websites is to forget everything about a visitor after a page has been served. If we are to remember things about a visitor on subsequent... (posted 1:54 PM, December 24, 2008)

Security Issues (Article)
We are often asked, "Is ExSite secure? Can hackers break in?"  It is normal for people to want to know that their website and data are secure from theft or vandalism, but the subject of security is much... (posted 7:46 PM, November 14, 2008)

Kill Switches (Article)
A kill switch is a fast and convenient way to turn a system off.  Web site kill switches serve to turn off all software processes that drive the website, so that site traffic no longer causes web applications... (posted 5:48 PM, November 10, 2008)

Quick Installation Guide (Article)
This document describes how to quickly install ExSite Webware on a webserver in a conventional configuration. It takes only a few minutes. There are other ways to set up ExSite, but they will involve... (posted 12:21 PM, June 13, 2008)

Advanced Installation Guide (Article)
-- System Requirements -- ExSite has been installed and run successfully on Linux and OS X, but it should work on most Unix-y webserving environments. One of our developers even had it running under... (posted 4:48 PM, July 27, 2007)

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