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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 ...
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Nginx equivalent to lighttpd “evhost.path-pattern”

I'm setting up a new server for my personal stuff. On the old box I've used lighttpd for almost two years now. I've read a bit about it and most people tend to switch to nginx since it's development ...
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lighttpd + Webmin in a subfolder

I am using Webmin for my home server administration. Instead of running it on the default port (https://myhost:10000), I wanted to host it inside a sub-folder (https://myhost/webmin/). This is ...
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lighttpd: redirect traffic from http to https on *.domain.tdl

I am using Lighttpd with a snipped i've found on the net. How to redirect all subdomains of a given domain to https without touching other domains or subdomains of domains? Currently i am doing this ...
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Run a node.js app with lighttpd

I'm currently hosting some websites on my server, and I use Lighttpd for this. Now I'm currently developing a web application using Node.js and I'd like to be able to create vhosts which would point ...
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PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library

I have tried to run my script via cron, but it was not working... */1 * * * * /usr/local/bin/php -f /usr/local/www/maintain.php > /usr/local/www/php.log So I decided to try to run this script ...
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lighttpd - use different document-root for diff url

To me this seem logical, but it doesn't seem to work. $HTTP["host"] =~ "(^|\.)hd.domain\.com$" { server.document-root = "/domain_site/" $HTTP["url"] =~ "^/aa/" { server.document-root ...
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Lighttpd - rewrite request when 404 error

I have question if it is possible do run mod_rewrite rule when 404 error occurs. Example: Request: http://domain.com/files/img/file.jpg If there is no /files/file.jpg, then Lightttpd should rewrite ...
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Error when installing lighttpd

I have a server using lighttpd with the kloxo control panel, and some of the lighttpd files were missing the PHP configuration so I decided to reinstall lighttpd using Kloxo (this should regenerate ...
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lighttpd adding vhost error

I'm trying to have multiple domains. Followed the instructions from web and added the lines in lighttpd.conf file: $HTTP["host"] =~ “(^|.)example.com$” { server.document-root = ...
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How to effectively have less php-cgi processes running?

My server is a Linode 512, and on it I run a Wordpress MU with 3 websites (they don't get a lot of visitors) and a couple of NodeJS apps. I need to switch to Lighttpd because Apache 2 was using about ...
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Lighttpd mod_auth authentication difficulties on Safari (iPad and iPhone)

I've set up lighttpd on my embedded device and configured the modules in the lighttpd.conf When accessing the web pages from Chrome or Firefox from the PC I get asked for the username and password and ...
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Varnish proxy redirects from domain.com to domain.com:8080

I got Varnish on port 80 before lighttpd on port 8080 as a cache. Sometimes when I go to page http://domain.com/ I'm being redirected to http://domain.com:8080. How to prevent this ?
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web servers & php [closed]

I usually code in PHP, and always used apache. I have started my own website but I soon realised that apache is not the best solution to have: it uses 15MB of memory per page, making a small server ...
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Multiple authentication backends in lighttpd

I have some users in a LDAP directory and I'd like to have another user in a plain or htpasswd file that can login although the connection with the LDAP server is not available. Is it possible to ...
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How to serve a wget --mirror'ed directory of files with questionmarks in them

I'm trying to create a static mirror of a php application (an old php Gallery installation, specifically). The app produces URLs such as: view_album.php?set_albumName=MyAlbum wget downloads these ...
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Firefox does not load certificate chain

I'm running lighttpd/1.4.28 (ssl) on Debian Squeeze. I just created a http://startssl.com certificate, I runs fine at all of my Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Opera), but my users are reporting ...
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Using multiple FCGI binaries on one lighttpd instance - possible?

It seems to me that it will be more maintainable to keep separate functions of my site in separate FCGI binaries. What I want is for requests like these: http://mysite.com/funcA.fcgi ...
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Bash-Scripting - Munin Plugin don't work

i have written a munin-plugin to count the http-statuscodes of lighttpd. The script: #!/bin/bash ###################################### # Munin-Script: Lighttpd-Statuscodes # ...
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How to setup Tomcat 6 with Lighttpd so that Tomcat6 forwards requests to Lighttpd

I have run into this scenario where I have a Rackspace VPS server running Ubuntu 10.10 with Tomcat 6 serving a moderately complex JAVA WebApp using a fixed domain. The problem is that I would like to ...