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Edit the Advanced Configuration on a 1&1 Managed Server

This article will show you how to modify the configuration of your 1&1 Managed Server via the 1&1 Control Panel.

The Advanced Configuration feature is enabled by default to optimise your server's performance. You can edit some of the system settings or disable this feature by following the steps outlined below.

Step 1
Log in to your 1&1 Control Panel and select the relevant package.
Step 2
Under 1&1 Servers, click on Advanced Configuration. 1&1 Servers panel
1&1 Servers panel
Step 3
If not already enabled, click on Activate. Your server configuration
Your server configuration
Step 4
To make changes, click on Edit. Editing activated
Editing activated
Step 5
Here you can change the settings and click Next when finished.
WebDav This extension on http protocol gives you new collaborative functionality for remote editing and management of files.
FastCGI Executes CGI scripts as a module inside the Apache webserver instead of creating a new instance each time a script is called. This provides a performance enhancement of up to 5 times.
SSL support Activate this functionality when you intend to utilise the SSL option to enable encrypted access via https://
Perl as Apache module Can be activated as an option to enable Perl scripts with the ending .ipl to be run as an Apache module. Scripts ending with .pl or .cgi will be run via Apache's CGI interface.
PHP module Can be activated as an option to enable Perl scripts with the ending .ipl to be run as an Apache module. Scripts ending with .pl or .cgi will be run via Apache's CGI interface.
Memory usage Apache reserves a certain amount of memory space for the operation of individual scripts. You can set and alter this parameter to any size in KB you require. It is recommended not to exceed 80% of the RAM for your server.
Process timeout With this option you can limit the maximum processing time the CPU is allowed to allocate Apache to run an individual script. If the script is unable to finish, it will be terminated. This prevents the overloading of the server and still allows, for example, access by SSH during high-demand periods of multiple simultaneous hits on the Apache webserver. It is recommended to leave this value between 1-3600 seconds.
Maximum simultaneous processes With this setting you can prevent too many simultaneous hits on a single script which can slow down or disrupt already running processes such as other webserver requests, CGI scripts and cronjobs. This setting correlates directly with the Process timeout setting. It is recommended to leave this value between 100-1024.
Settings modified
Settings modified
Step 6
Confirmation that the changes have been saved and the Apache webserver is being restarted with your new settings. Click OK to confirm. Confirmation of new settings
Confirmation of new settings
Please note:
Disabling the Advanced Configuration feature will set PHP to run as a CGI rather than an Apache module. Any PHP directives you have in a .htaccess file will need to be moved to a php.ini
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