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What are the disadvantages of Apache?

Apache is a very mighty and popular web server that offers plenty of advantages. Developed by Apache Software Foundation - a free and open source software organization - has been the most dominant web server in the world since 1995. According to an estimation, around 55 per cent websites use Apache web server around the globe because of the features it offers. There is actually very fewer things that it cannot accomplish, however it too has some shortcomings, and they are:

Security: Security is the major concern associated with Apache web server. As it allows an individual to do modification in the configuration, it might cause serious security issue if not taken care of properly.

Loss of permission: Having access to httpd.conf main server config file, user shouldn't use .htaccess file at all as it may slow down Apache http server.

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