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Lighttpd wrong config file syntax

Been trying for hours but just can't seem to get the correct syntax in my lighttpd configuration. As a last resort I am now asking the hive mind of server fault :P I am trying to get trac hosted on ...
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Why are NginX and Lighttpd not affected by Slowloris?

I am investigating the vulnerability to Slowloris and I think I understand how and why this sort of attack works. What I don't understand is why Lighttpd and NginX are not affected (according to the ...
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SELinux policy issue

As qemu & KVM are working fine with SELinux out of the box I'd like to enable SELinux to improve guest isolation on my CentOS 6 server. The problem is that I'm using a 3rd parity virtualization ...
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lighttpd behind pound gets “connection timed out” error when using browser other than Chrome

Please help me diagnose a problem. I had a working website (WordPress) for the last 6 months working just fine. No updates or new installations have been made in the server. Today users complain ...
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convert lighttpd to nginx rewrite rules

I'm trying hard to make my code work on nginx. This configuration works with lighttpd but I want migrate it to nginx. Rewrite rules on lighttd : url.rewrite-once = ( "^/(ui)/(.*)$" => ...
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lighttpd How to allow executing fcgi programs on www folder?

This is the first time I install lighttpd and I'm having a hard time configuring fcgi to work on /var/www/site/ I keep getting 403 Forbidden and so far have only found guides specific to php or that ...
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Lighttpd Rewrite

I have an issue with Lighttpd Rewrite and static files. Here is my rewrite syntax: url.rewrite = ( "^/(.*)\.(php|css|js|jpg|png)$" => "$0", "^/(.+)$" => "/router.php?url=$1" ) All ...
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Rewrite rules for Anchor CMS on Lighttpd

I installed Anchor CMS on my server running Lighttpd, and I am trying to setup pretty url's. I have anchor installed in a sub-directory "/blog". The htaccess file that works with anchor cms in ...
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How to log slow HTTP responses

How does one log slow HTTP responses? I'm using Lighttpd, but could switch to another webserver if necessary. Apache can log response times, but not conditionally, it seems. ...
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lighttpd: Does it still have memory leak and CPU consumption issues?

This page here compares nginx and lighttpd: http://www.wikivs.com/wiki/Lighttpd_vs_nginx There are numerous reports of memory leaks unfixed for years as well as severely worse CPU consumption (2% ...
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Identifying performance bottleneck on a high-end VPS (Apache 2.4 event_mpm/lighttpd/nginx)

I have quite a high-end VPS from vpsblast (their SSD13) - 4 cores, 16gb RAM, 320gb of SSD hard drive space on a 1GigE Internet backbone (virtually uncontested). As near as I can tell it is running ...
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How do I configure lighttpd to serve static documents and proxy requests to a cluster of Rails app servers?

I'm trying to configure lighttpd so that it serves static documents of my Ruby on Rails app, and also routes requests to my Ruby on Rails app servers. This is the configuration I have so far: ...
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Browser based SSH [closed]

I have a small debian server colocated which hosts a domain and a single flat file site via lighttpd. For a variety of reasons I'd like to be able to run ssh in browser (without a browser plugin) via ...
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lighttpd 403 forbidden jpeg image access

I am running a stock lighttpd installation with no configuration changes. Client sees a 403 forbidden error trying to access static images (even from an img tag on a static page). Nothing in the logs ...
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503 error while setting up PHP-FPM with lighttpd

I am trying to install Lighttpd on a Centos 6.4 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. I followed the tutorial to the letter as given on ...
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How to convert RewriteCond rules so they work in Lighttpd?

How can I convert this Apache rewrite rules so they work on Lighttpd? This is in fact a .htaccess file, and I need to put those in a lighttpd.conf file. Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on ...
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Lighttpd, Error with upload, [413 - Request Entity Too Large]

I posted thread on Ubuntu forums couple of months ago but I never got any responds from them... So today I replied there and posting a new thread here, since I have a feeling I wont get a reply there ...
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HAproxy 503 Service Unavailable No server is available to handle this request

I'm new to this load balancing scenario and I'm being tasked to figure out how to make this load balancing works. My environment: Centos 6.4 64 Bit Webserver: Lighttpd All running in ESXI virtual ...
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Balancing server bandwith

I am working on a file uploading website. It will be run on dedicated server with 1GBPS connection. I wanna offer visitors max download speed possible at the current moment. So lets say server can ...
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Lighttpd, regex in conf, path including regex match

The background : - Lighttpd 1.4.28 - Debian 6.0.7 i686 Several developers are using this web server, and each of them has his own virtual host named after "username.mysite.tld". These hosts are ...
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What do I set the 'socket' to in lighttpd/fcgi?

I want to configure lighttpd to run fastcgi but I'm not sure what I should set the 'socket' to. What is the socket? Surely it doesn't expect me to create a socket before the program is actually ...
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Lighttpd's memory leaks, a myth or true? If true, does it apply to static content? [closed]

[First, please read it all before marking it as being subjective, or irrelevant as of ServerFault's community guidelines.] EDIT: I should have mentioned that the site I am building serves video ...
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on debian, lighttpd apache2 using 80 port, lighttpd throws :address already use error [closed]

I bought the linode(linode.com) server the other day. I've been trying to run lighttpd and apache2 at the same port, using lighttpd for static files. As linode is only providing ONE ipv4 address, I ...
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Lighttpd user directories with individual user processes

I have enabled user directories (mod_userdir) for my lighttpd server but I don't really know how different user processes can be spawned when php files in these directories are ran. The user's ...
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Lighttpd won't start when fastcgi.debug directive is used

I'm running lighttpd/1.4.28 (ssl) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Everything's working, and I'm trying to do some performance tuning. I'd like to enable debug mode for the fastcgi module, however when I add ...
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LighTPD and PHP not working if outside of LightTPD folder

I need to set up a simple web server with PHP on Windows XP that a number of different people will use for local testing. I'm using LightTPD 1.4.30-4-IPv6-Win32-SSL and PHP 5.2. So far I've created ...
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lighttpd Regex for automatic forwarding of subdomains

I have been looking round and I have not found a good way to automatically set the document root for domains automatically. For example: In the DNS, *.mydomain.com points to mydomain.com And in the ...
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After Enabling User Directories On Lighttpd I Got Failed After Restart Lighttpd Server

I am using Debian 7 64 as host, And i installed Lighttpd and PHP-FPM with mysql support, After fresh installation of lighttpd and PHP-FPM, I tried to enable user directories and i run following ...
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lighttpd access control affecting subdirectory trees sibling to a htpasswd file

Suppose I have a htdocs directory tree served by lighttpd htdocs htdocs/foo htdocs/foo/spam htdocs/foo/eggs htdocs/foo/eggs/stirred htdocs/foo/eggs/fried htdocs/bar htdocs/bar/bacon Now I'd like to ...
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Remove port from the url [closed]

How can I change the url http://localhost:8080 to http://localhost in a lighttpd server.. I searched on Google, but no luck.. My current .conf file server.document-root = "/mnt/sdcard/www" ...
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Use lighttpd to access a website over a proxy

this is going to be my very first question. At our company we are using Squid as a proxy between our intranet and the internet. Now we have the need that a software package can't handle a proxy ...
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mod_proxy when no file exists for request

I have a lighttpd server where static files will be generated by a NodeJS process. The Node server will be running express on port 3000 (same computer). I would like lighttpd to serve the static ...
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lighttpd rate limits per directory

I'm creating a site with a large number of small tools. One is a tool which uses a Python cgi-script that interacts with the Natural Language Toolkit (nltk), which is disk and CPU intensive. I have ...
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Global and per user php.ini

On my server (lighttpd + php-cgi) I have several php-cgi processes, each running as the user of the site it's serving. I know I can set a php.ini for each process through the PHPRC enviroment ...
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moodle with 10 threads is slow on lighttpd

I runnnig Moodle on Lighttpd on Centos 6 with 1G RAM. If I open 10 threads to moodle then moodle starting to be very slow. How I can to speed the server? I need to serve lot of users. I checked the ...
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Lighttpd init script doesn't work on Debian Wheezy

[EDIT] I have found why it did not work, I just had to add the directive server.pid-file = "/var/run/lighttpd.pid" to the lighttpd.conf file. I can't figure out why the lighttpd ...
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How to comment multiple lines in Lighttpd config file?

In lighttpd.conf usually comment 1 line with # How was wondering how to comment multiple lines without adding # in front of each line. thanks
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flask, lighttpd with fastcgi can't get it to work

i'm tring to deploy a simple flask script to a lighttpd server with fastcgi. this is the configuration file for lighttpd builded using the flask documentation ...
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Which apache/mysql/php package is best for windows? [closed]

I have tried appservnetwork, was the best so far, but I haven't seen them do an update in ages, EasyPHP is just slow to load always. Wamp and Xamp, all put in their description that is not for ...
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lighttpd: SMP workers causing performance degrade

I am trying to increase the performance of my lighttpd system by using SMP workers for multiple cores.It turns out that instead of improving the performance it is degrading it. I dont seem to ...
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lighttpd mod_auth using LDAP

I've setup lighttpd to use an ldap backend like so: auth.debug = 2 auth.backend = "htdigest" auth.backend.ldap.hostname = "ldap.xxxxx.com" auth.backend.ldap.base-dn = ...
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lighttpd on win32 - symlink equivalent?

I have lighttpd running on a windows 7 box. Is there a way to emulate symlink behavior? Say my document root is at D:\www\docs. And suppose that some files I want to have in my web server's file ...
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Lighttpd & Scientific Linux

Not sure if this is the best place to ask a general question ... (please feel free to delete it if it's not appropriate for this forum. or let me know if there's a more appropriate forum, thanks) At ...
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How does lighttpd/nginx determine filetype of a file? (which method?)

I want to configure my lighttpd to serve some static files, with compression capability. The files are plain text but they have .bin extension. I have these lines in my lighttpd configuration: ...
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Mono FastCGI takes forever to process requests with lighttpd

Alright, for some reason I've decided to try and get ASP.NET working on OpenBSD, because why not? I've settled on lighttpd as I really mucked up nginx bad and they don't ship mod_mono for Apache ...
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Lighttpd / PHP-CGI will crash without warning

I'm using Lighttpd / PHP-CGI on a Windows XP machine. I was using the normal CGI interface which is very stable, but I tried FastCGI and I love the speed boost. However, even under light load, the ...
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Lighttpd: htaccess protection does not work

i have tried to setup an htaccess protection of an file from my website. i have pasted the following code into the 05-auth.conf $HTTP["url"] =~ "^/www/hosts/domain" { auth.backend = "htpasswd" ...
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How to forbid HTTP TRACE in lighttpd

In a recent PCIDSS scan at a client of mine, I got aware of Web Server HTTP Trace/Track Method Support Cross-Site Tracing Vulnerability (CVE-2004-2320, CVE-2007-3008). The proposed mitigation for ...
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Lighttpd: redirect any request to index.html

I'm trying to send any request to the index.html with lighttpd in order to prevent 404 but I'm not smart enough because either the redirect matches itself or, for calls to subdirs, although the ...
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(network.c.379) can't bind to port: 80 Address already in use

I have one server running both apache and lighttpd on two separate IPs. After rebooting the server I can't access the stuff on lighttpd: /etc/init.d/lighttpd restart (network.c.379) can't bind to ...