Ape (Apache emulator)

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DocumentationApe (Apache emulator) Documentation
Updated onOctober 12, 2009
Uploaded byhelicontech


Apache emulator for IIS 7 . Implements .htaccess configurations inside IIS. Includes following modules: mod_rewrite, mod_proxy, mod_auth, mod_gzip, mod_headers, mod_cache, mod_expires, mod_developer, mod_replace, mod_so, mod_speling, mod_usertrack and others. 35 total modules available.


  • powerful Apache-compatible URL rewriting;
  • compatible with Apache modules configuration;
  • extensive forward and reverse proxy instruments;
  • comprehensive authorization capabilities not bound to Windows accounts;
  • flexible and powerful content compression functions;
  • all-round HTTP-level web developer toolset;
  • lighting fast server and client cache features;
  • hotlink (content leeching) protection;
  • Search Engine Optimization functions;
  • on-the-fly content altering.


  • users can move their Apache web sites to IIS without modification;
  • user-friendly interface and plain text configurations (no XML!);
  • unprecedented compatibility with PHP-based applications;
  • per-site installation without hosting administration involvement/assistance;
  • current PHP and many other Unix-style web applications can be easily configured for IIS;
  • flexible user permissions control (as they are implemented in Apache);
  • reverse and forward proxy features available for your web server;
  • low level controls over web site behavior, optimization, security and performance;
  • protection from DOS and injection attacks.


Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista or Windows Seven with IIS 7 native (not IIS 6 emulation mode).