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lighttpd server not serving images, js or css files

I am given a try to lighttpd. I configured a server with the instructions I found here. Below my configuration file: server.document-root = "<my_site_directory>" server.port = 4000 ...
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Lightweight http server for OSX and Linux? [closed]

I would like to install a lightweight http server that can be configured as simply as going to the directory where I want to start a site, executing a simple command to tell it in which port, and that ...
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Apache in front of Glassfish: mod_jk on https(443)

After the recommendation of using Apache http server in front of glassfish ( check question ), i used the following tutorial and made it work but only on port 80. What i mean is now i can type: ...
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Lightweight Windows HTTP server for static content from CD/DVD

I need a very lightweight Windows HTTP server to put onto CD/DVD. I've tried just using “file:” “protocol”, but there're too many problems: IE disallows JavaScript by default. There's a workaround ...
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Setting up a purely Node.js http server on port 80

I'm using a fresh install of Centos 5.5. I have Node installed and working (I'm just using Node -- no apache, or nginx.), but I cannot figure out how to make a simple server on port 80. Node is ...
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What is the proper HTTP status for “too many connections?”

i am working on an HTTP server which is supposed to only allow a certain amount of connections per user. How do I gracefully tell the user that more than n connections are not permitted. I tried ...
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Real world stats on Web Server Performance for static content (Apache, Lighty, IIS, Cherokee, Tomcat, etc.)

On a project I'm on (private web based application accessed by 1,000s of users) we're looking to shard off the loading of static content to a separate server (e.g. as a CDN) for improved performance. ...
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Change a config file through a http server

hey, first sorry for my bad english, and I do not know if the best place for this is here or stackoverflow :/ - I need to do a webpage on which someone can change a file on a linux machine. Think in ...
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1 web server and 1 mysql server for a site

Hello guys i need some information on how to setup 2 servers for my website. My website now runs on one remote dedicated server. apache, mysql, mail all in the same machine. Traffic is growing and i ...
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Simple HTTP server for folders

Every once in a while when I'm debugging some web app, it would be useful for me to be able to serve a folder via a lightweight HTTP server. Something along the lines of cd folder httpserve -p 5000 ...
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Please Recommend a good book on Web Servers

I want to learn more about what the web server does and the services it provides. All the books that I have seen so far talk about the implementation detail. Is there a good book to learn about web ...