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Lighttpd vhost regex

I'm having a problem with my vhosts using regex. When I use the following code, I get a 404 not found: $HTTP["host"] =~ "(^|\.)example\.com$" { ... } However, when I explicitly set it to the ...
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lighttpd redirect/ rewrite

I am trying to setup a redirect/rewrite so that the urls end with / (trailing slash) (for making seo friendly). However there are other internal rewrites, which are not shown in the browser address ...
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lighthttpd proxy rules to allow for snap-shot testing and amazon monitoring

I use this rule for my proxy: $HTTP["host"] =~ ".*" { proxy.balance = "round-robin" proxy.server = ( "/" => ( ( "host" => "127.0.0.1", "port" => 9000 ) ) ) } Because I'm ...
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lighttpd logs clogging hd

I have a php website running on lighttpd. I have around 15 to 30k visits daily. Now, in my PHP code, I have a lot of warnings generated by undeclared $_GET or $_POST variables. Obviously these are ...
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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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Can lighttpd be configured to spawn it's own instances of PHP on Windows7?

Currently, this is how I start PHP and lighttpd and it works fine: start /b php-cgi -c .\php-debug.ini -b 127.0.0.1:521 start /b LightTPD.exe Once and awhile PHP crashes and I get 503 errors ...
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Configure mod_rewritte for two hosts in Lighttpd

I have a problem configuring mod_rewrite in two hosts with Lighttpd. I have one which is a newer version of the old. The old doesn't use mod_rewrite, while the new one does. However, the problem is ...
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lighttpd: backend is overloaded

I have a high traffic site I'm trying to maintain, but from time to time at spikes get stuck with: (mod_fastcgi.c.2900) backend is overloaded; we'll disable it for 2 seconds and send the request to ...
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Why does lighttpd or Apache2 proxy change my URL when accessing index.html?

I have a little awkward setup with a Apache 2 webserver being the gatekeeper and proxying traffic based on the incoming domain: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName example.org RewriteEngine On ...
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Multiple SSL based IPs on lighttpd

I have lighttpd as web server and on it I have installed IP-based SSL certificates. I want to have a way to have multiple SSL certificates on each new IP that the server may get. For example, at the ...
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How to return 410 with lighttpd

I have a subdomain with service I am going to kill. I'd like to use 410 to mark it as such. Is there a way to do that with lighttpd without resolving to mod_magnet and lua scripts?
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lighttpd virtual hosting configuration

I need help setting up virtual hosting in lighttpd. i have the lighttpd default webpage in /var/www/lighttpd dir and i have created other dirs for my other websites /var/www/web1.com/public_html and ...
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Lighttpd QUERY_STRING escape properly

Problem is to escape query string in Lighttpd: This is url: domain/publisher/adframe-34.html?tag=xzzx&gg=yy&uu=121 and this is lighty rule: adframe-([1-9][0-9]*)\.html\?(.*)" => ...
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How to combine Lighttpd simple_vhost with www to non-www redirects?

I've set a simple virtual hosting using Lighttpd simple_vhost module and want to do a permanent 301 redirect from www to non-www. Here are most significant parts of my configuration file: ...
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lighttpd: weird behavior on multiple rewrite rule matches

I have a 20-rewrite.conf for my php application looking like this: $HTTP["host"] =~ "www.mydomain.com" { url.rewrite-once += ( "^/(img|css)/.*" => "$0", ".*" => ...
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mod_access for lighttpd causes a 403 error for all POST requests

I have found on my debian server that running the lighttpd module mod_access is causing the server to response with a 403 to all POST requests. It's very odd as I have two servers, one is running as ...
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mono 3.0.2 + xsp + lighttpd delivers empty page

I needed MVC 4 (and basic .NET 4.5) support so I downloaded mono 3.0.2 and deployed it on an lighttpd 1.4.28 installation, together with xsp-2.10.2 (was the latest I could find). After going through ...
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How to optimize Lighttpd to host really small, static image files that do not change over time?

This Lighttpd server will need to very quickly serve different image files (say about 500 requests per second). Each image file is about 50-70kb and there's only going to be about 1000 or so of them. ...
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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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FastCGI on lighttpd no data received

I have a simple FastCGI script: public static void main (String args[]) { int count = 0; while(new FCGIInterface().FCGIaccept()>= 0) { count ++; ...
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redirecting HTTPS requests to http in lighttpd

I have a lighttpd server running which has an SSL certificate installed. I would, due to certain reasons, like to forward all https: //www. requests to http: //www. My lighttpd code looks like as ...
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How to track down a 403 error in lighttpd?

I am including the following fragment (/etc/lighttpd/sites/local) from the top-level config file (/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf) on a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (x64) machine with Lighty 1.4.26 ...
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How to block urls that request for robots.txt in lighttpd?

We have a dedicated development server which runs only test PHP applications on a public network. We have setup session-based authentication for the site. The issue we have is there are lots of 404s ...
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Apache2 .htaccess rewrite rule to Lighttpd

could you help me to convert this rewrite rule from apache2 to lighttpd RewriteEngine on RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://my-site\.net/ [NC] RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ...
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SSL Certificate for local web server

Is it at all possible to create a self-signed certificate for use on multiple machines on a local network which would stop the browser complaining it is not a trusted site? We have a product which is ...
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Deploy multiple django instances on one Host

I am trying to setup multiple Django instances on one Host with lighttpd. My problem is to get Djangos FCGI working on subdirectories served by my Webserver. So my aim is the following: ...
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Blocking HEAD, DELETE, etc. with lighttpd

So I have lighttpd installed and the site it runs only needs to respond to GET requests. I was wondering how I can return 405 responses with Allow: GET headers to anything but GET requests using ...
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Lighttpd referer issue

I have a problem to block files from accessing from different domains as my one. I have added to my lighty config in the "virual host" following: $HTTP["referer"] !~ "^($|http://www\.my-site\.net)" ...
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Server won't reply to POST request

I'm working on a WordPress site that's served by two lighttpd backends behind an F5 load balancer. Previously, the site was served by a single lighttpd server behind a nginx reverse proxy, and ...
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Debain server “HTOP”: shows several PHP-CGI instances

I'm new to Debian servers, (Linux VPS in general) and have a question about /usr/bin-php-cgi showing up several times as "tasks" when I run the HTOP "app." I couldn't find any information online ...
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PHP File Lister Sub Directory 404 Error on Lighttpd

I just installed lighttpd today and I am having issues with lighttpd always returning a 404 error on the sub directories. I am trying to install this (h5ai) and I've followed the directions to the ...
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vBulletin 5 + lighttpd url rewriting

I'm trying to get vBulletin 5 up and running under lighttpd but I'm having some problems with url rewriting. Here is the apache .htaccess provided by vBulletin. <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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Lighttpd proxy redirect by port

I'm really just starting out with lighttpd and I'm not sure how to configure this exactly. I'm wanting to take traffic and redirect to another server say "http://localhost/url_a/" and redirect the ...
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Enabeling PHP LDAP with Lighttpd

I'm experiencing some difficulties enabling LDAP in an Archlinux environment with Lighttpd (lighty) and PHP. I have downloaded and installed the php-ldap module, enabled it in php.ini and the ...
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Lighttpd single subdomain Redirect/rewrite

This was originally asked on stackoverflow, but looking around here, I get a comfy feeling someone will know the answer. I am using lighttpd and would like to have the url path for one page show as ...
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lighttpd: Backend is overloaded + fcgi-server re-enabled + all handlers are down

We have a standard lighttpd deployment with PHP-CGI and our error logs are flooding with the following. This is causing a huge problem because we keep returning 500's to our clients: 2012-10-14 ...
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Lighttpd - byte range request doesn't work. can't stream mp4

Am attempting to use the lastest flowplayer. (if it could work it would be pretty awesome btw) http://flowplayer.org One of the cool things about it is it uses the new HTML5 video element and ...
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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: why using port >= 9000 does not work properly

I had a lighttpd server which works normally. I can access this website from outside(non-localhost) via http://vm.aaa.com:8080. Let's just assume that it's a simple static website, without php or ...
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How to increase simultaneous requests for LIGHTTPD

I have Red Hat 6 and I've installed Lighttpd + MySQL and at the moment in getting 500 internal server error, logs shows that I have arround 2000 requests / sec, while as soon as requests drop below ...
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Security implications of adding www-data to /etc/sudoers to run php-cgi as a different user

What I really want to do is allow the 'www-data' user to have the ability to launch php-cgi as another user. I just want to make sure that I fully understand the security implications. The server ...
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Lighttpd with FastCGI configuration running ViewVC - rewrite problems

At the moment I am struggling with the configuration of lighttpd together with ViewVC. The configuration was ported from Apache 2.2.x, which is still running on the machine, serving the WebDAV/SVN ...
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Lighttpd domain redirection

I would like to redirect domains on HTTP/HTTPS: http://old.com -> https://new.com https://old.com -> https://new.com I have to specify the SSL key/certificate for the old domain but I'm not ...
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Rule of thumb in RAM estimate for static pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I've seen tutorials saying they can run decent websites on 64MB RAM (Debian/Lighttpd/PHP/MySQL) however ...
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Lighttpd rewite url from specific client when using proxy

I need to send all CGI request to another server so I decided to use it with proxy. The problem is that I need to send the client IP to the server so I did the following configuration: $HTTP["url"] ...
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lighttpd redirect certain links to certain urls

Could someone tell me how / why is this redirect not working? $HTTP["host"] =~ ".*\\.mydomain\\.com" { url.redirect = ( "/index\.php\?pg=mysql" => ...
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Lighttpd and PHP generates error “No input file specified” after server.document-root is moved

I would like to use Lighttpd and PHP to provide a lightweight standalone web server on Windows. I downloaded all the latest builds yesterday and after an hour everything was working fine. Today, I ...
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Limit video streaming with lighttpd & Mod_h264 for x minutes

I'm running video streaming with lighttpd & mod_h264 on CentOS. Now, I want to set to client can only watch the movie for the first x minutes. Example: 10 minutes. Who can give me a solution for ...
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Ubuntu: apt-get -f install lighttpd does not install

I'm trying to install lighttpd. When running sudo apt-get -f install , I'm getting this error : ~/dev/downlaod$ sudo apt-get -f install lighttpd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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lighttpd+apache

So lately I heard about people running apache and nginx together, nginx for static content and apache for dynamic. Can the same be done with lighttpd and apache?