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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?
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Mumble Django via Nginx - config file infinitely loops in rewrite

I am having a bit of problem of configuring Nginx in place of Apache, so that it served Mumble Django to clients. I have vhosts configs for both Apache and Lighttpd - let me put them here side by ...
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Lighttpd, Python, MySQLdb Python Module and Permissions

After restarting a lighttpd server recently I haven't been able to get it up and running again. I am running a python built API service on it, and am relying on the web.py module to run the ...
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Installing lighttpd on CentOS 6.3 yum 404 errors

I have a CentOS 6.3 x86_64 server and I am trying to install lighttpd. I have installed the EPEL repo on the server using the following: rpm -Uvh ...
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Why does a valid set of iptables rules slow my server to a crawl?

So I implemented some a different set of iptables rules and now if i enable them, then lighttpd simply takes forever to load php enabled pages(like wp). There is no load on the server, processor usage ...
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Lighttpd send Nagios command-line output instead of web interface

I recently installed Nagios on an EC2 instance running AmazonLinux (which is basically SuSe, to my understanding). I'm using lighttpd and mod_cgi to serve the web interface. When I navigate to a ...
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SVN and 'lite' web servers

I plan to setup and configure SVN server. Think about 'lite' web servers, such as nginx or lighttpd. AFAIK nginx has only limited support for the DAV and does not have SVN module itself. Is it correct ...
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Serving videos (mod_h264_streaming) using lighttpd with a fastcgi authorizor causing problems

So my goal is to serve streaming video, but only after authentication. Since authentication could use one of many methods, I'm writing a fastcgi authorizer to handle them. Each part (streaming, ...
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Replacing Apache2.2 with lighttpd 1.4 to speedup. Fine tuning?

I am trying to reduce memory usage and increase speed. I am serving a small webservice that receives a max of 800 hits/sec and an average of 400 hits/sec. The server is a 2 xeon dual core 3.0GHz with ...
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Lighttpd + django on gentoo 10 seconds to answer

I want to run a Django site on a lighttpd with fastcgi on a gentoo machine. Everytime I try to access the site I get a response after more or less exactly 10 seconds. Im using a socket to let lighttpd ...
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Making lighttpd redirect from www.example.com to www.example.com/cgi-bin/index.pl

What the title says.. www.example.com is defined in lighttpd.conf as a virtual host: $HTTP["host"] =~ "(^|\.)example.com$" { server.document-root = "/usr/www/example.com/http" ...
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Lighttpd mod_accesslog not logging fastcgi requests

I have recently installed a lighttpd for serving a python script via mod_fastcgi. Everything works fine except that I don't get the requests handled by mod_fastcgi logged in the access.log file ...
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Lighttpd Mod-Rewrite Rule Matching All Subdomains

I am using lighttpd web server and mod_write and have a simple host match expression: $HTTP["host"] =~ "domain\.com$" { } The problem is this is matching test.domain.com as well. How do I modify ...
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Exclude directory from rewrite with mod_rewrite and lighttpd

Im migrating an apache2 server to Lighttpd, however im having some issues with Mod_Rewrite. I have a directory /api/, which I need to exclude from the rewriting rules as follows: url.rewrite-once = ...
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Can't access a local site site on LAN

I have lighttpd setup on a machine (say ip is 10.107.105.13) with following details. inet addr : 10.107.105.13 Bcast : 10.107.111.255 Mask : 255.255.240.0 I can access my site on this computer by ...
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Confused! php-cgi opened (and didn't close) a UDP “connection” …but isn't UDP connectionless?

This question is more for my own education than to solve any problem. I am running a VPS at linode w/ lighttpd and PHP 5.3.13 via fast-cgi. When I list internet connections, I get this strange ...
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Serving Compressed Files Amazon vs Lightty

We are currently using amazon CloudFront to serve css and according to Amazon itself, Amazon CloudFront can serve both compressed and uncompressed files from an origin server. But while i check ...
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load balanced server farm in php with sql

What is the best configuration for a load balanced server farm for a high demand download web page that uses php and mysql. I have servers that currently use centos with lightppd. Has anyone got ...
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lighttpd domains and url matching

I'm trying to configure lighttpd so that: www.domain1.org/admin uses config1 any other URL on www.domain1.org uses config2 any url on www.domain2.org uses config2 So basically, domain1 and domain2 ...
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How do I set up lighttpd for x.509 client certificate authentication

So far I've had HTTPS working for a long time, so I don't think there are any trouble with the server certificates. Now I tried to add this to lighttpd.conf: ssl.engine = "enable" ...
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file_get_contents url wrappers work on cli but not cgi

I have a big problem. I have just upgraded to a new dedicated server running Plesk 10, and Ubuntu 11.04 and my scripts can't run file_get_contents or curl to external urls in cgi mode. ...
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Lighttpd + Index.php not found

Its the first time ever for me to setup a webserver myself. Also I am not familiar with linux, therefor excuse me if I am about to ask something stupid... I have setup lighttpd and everything seems ...
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lighttpd fastcgi unix bind error

I am trying to configure Lighttpd to run Redmine using FastCGI. I have added the following code to my standard lighttpd.conf: $HTTP["host"] =~ "^foo.bar.com$" { server.document-root = ...
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Samba permissions for copied files

I have Samba running on a plug computer running Debian Squeeze which I'm trying to configure to act as a web-based file server. The machine runs Lighttpd for the web server, and Samba for the file ...
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lighttpd on Fedora permission issues

I'm trying to get started with lighttpd on Fedora 16 to run a RESTful api for development. Right now even with the most basic sample config file I'm getting 404 pages when I know the pages I'm ...
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lighttpd CPU utilization fails to decrease when load reduced

I have a lighttpd server which easily handles about 800 concurrent connections. But there seems to be a problem: When the number of users grows, the CPU utilization grows as well, until a limit is ...
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Should I switch from lightty to nginx? [closed]

I've been using lightty/lighttpd for about two years, and have had no problems. I occasionally have to restart lighttpd to regain some memory but other then that I love the config files and how ...
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Lighttpd can not start when including mod_rewrite

Here is my server modules list (modules.conf), its working without any problems, and lighttpd is running correctly while using this list: server.modules = ( "mod_access", # "mod_alias", # ...
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Lighttpd based server issues crop up when port forwarding

I have four host computers running lighttpd webservers. they are sitting behind a hspa modem, which each occupying a http port between [81 - 84]. 80 is taken by the modem itself. The port forwarding ...
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Ruby Passeger + Nginx or lighthttpi + fgci for shared hosting

I have set up a passenger + nginx setup and I plan to offer a free non-commercial hosting (or in fact on the fly deployment) for rack-based frameworks (e.g. camping, sinatra). I am facing an "issue" ...
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HAProxy and 2 webservers

I have a website that is split into two different servers: chat server in node.js normal website (lighttpd + php + whatever) now, I have set HAProxy in the same machine as node.js chat, so that ...
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Lighttpd $HTTP[“host”] regex matching

I've set up my config like this: $HTTP["host"] =~ "(^|\.)domain1\.com$" { fastcgi.server = ( "/domain1.py" => (( "socket" => "/tmp/fastcgi.socket", "bin-path" => ...
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Virtual hosting in lighttpd?

Ok, here it goes... I've seen some other posts dealing with this, but it didn't help that much. I am using windows XP. My problem is with trying to get lighttpd working with virtual hosts. Now, I ...