Lighttpd ("lighty") is a fast open source web server, optimised for speed critical environments

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
2answers
328 views

Using logical operators in lighttpd.conf

I have two sub-domains which I want to redirect to the same directory: $HTTP["host"] =~ "sub1\.example\.com$" { server.document-root = "/home/adam/html/sub_domain" } $HTTP["host"] =~ ...
2
votes
6answers
12k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
628 views

Segmentation fault lighttpd

Hey guys, I can't figure this out, when I add the fastcgi module to lighttpd when I try to connect to a php page, I get a segmentation fault error. Nothing is in the error log, and nothing else is ...
2
votes
2answers
393 views

Combine lighttpd configs for IPv4 and IPv6

My lighttpd.conf includes the following lines: $SERVER["socket"] == "188.40.236.66:443" { ssl.engine = "enable" ssl.ca-file = "/etc/lighttpd/ssl/startcom.ca.pem" ssl.pemfile = ...
1
vote
2answers
964 views

Lighttpd with FastCGI won't create /tmp/fcgi.sock on startup?

I'm running lighttpd-1.4.19 on a debian 5 box and try to run web2py with fastcgi. The problem with that is, that lighttpd does not create the socket file /tmp/fcgi.sock. If I'm creating the file by ...
0
votes
2answers
435 views

Reverse proxy server that lets you explicitly define mapping based on request URI?

I'm looking for a reverse proxy solution which either: a) Let's me explicitly define which requests go to which servers based on a regex (or some other similar way of defining that certain URL ...
1
vote
2answers
197 views

High request time

I've got high execution time of HTTP request (ex. 42KB in 13s). I'm using haproxy to load balance traffic. Static files are server by lighttpd behind varnish accelerator. So... it should be served ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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% ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

500 Internal Server Error with PHP application

I have written a PHP application using Windows and XAMPP. I've been trying to run it on Ubuntu 10.10 with Lighttpd 1.4.26. Parts of the application work fine, but whenever I try to log in, I get a 500 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Lighttpd broken when serving from Virtualbox shared folder

I've got a lighttpd web server set up on a Debian 6 guest in Virtualbox 4. I've got the www directory in a virtualbox shared folder, so that I can develop a website in the Windows host. My problem is ...
0
votes
1answer
296 views

Lighttpd, PHP, WordPress and permissions

I'm wondering why WordPress isn't able to install or update themes and plugins. I can upload files thought. This is a permissions problem, even when I CHMOD 0777 on the wp-content/themes and ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Lighttpd 403 Errors on HTML and PHP pages

I installed lighttpd on CentOS 5.5 64-bit. Everything seems fine and running except I cannot get past 403 errors on both HTML and PHP pages. I have used CHMOD and CHOWN, changed ownership in the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I enable http auth in lighttpd for all directories except one?

I am trying to authenticate access to everything in webroot (/) except anything that resides in a particular directory (/directory/) and I've tried both of these options to no avail: $HTTP["url"] =~ ...
2
votes
0answers
661 views

lighttpd + FastCGI + Mono not working with evhost enabled

I've started the migration of a Windows VPS to linode.com, choosing lighttpd over nginx and apache to host some sites built on asp.net mvc, and I'm stuck with what I think is a "document-root" ...
1
vote
1answer
136 views

Only enable SSL if equal to x remote ip

Is it possible to only enable SSL on lighttpd by checking if the remoteip requesting a page is x or x or x ip? I know this can be done in nginx, but I am trying lightTPD at the moment.
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Lighttpd not starting - no error

I recently installed Lighttpd on Ubuntu Server 10.04 x86_64 and created several websites. What I do is include /etc/lighttpd/vhost.d/*.conf and put a configuration file for each website in that ...
0
votes
2answers
774 views

Allow only certain files to be exposed to the web on Lighttpd?

Just installed it on my linux desktop, and I only want 1 or 2 files accessible to the outside world. Everything else should only be accessibly via http://localhost/ for various privacy/security ...
7
votes
1answer
11k views

Apache MPMs - Worker vs Prefork

I'm trying to figure out what which is the best Apache MPM I can install on my VPS. I saw some benchmarks and MPM Worker seems to perform better than the Prefork one but for some reason everyone seems ...
1
vote
0answers
390 views

lighttpd 1.5 reverse-proxy to trac

I'm running lighttpd 1.5 freshly compiled off svn. I have a trac daemon listening on port 8000 and I want to proxy all requests matching ^http://xx.xx.xx.xx/trac(*.) to that daemon. Here is what it ...
0
votes
1answer
954 views

lighttpd fails while enabling mod_proxy

i am trying to set up an server with lighttpd and tomcat my conf is below server.modules = ( "mod_access", "mod_alias", "mod_accesslog", ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

phpmyadmin on lighttpd gives me a 403 forbidden need help

Whats the problem: When I goto //localhost/phpmyadmin I get what I would get if I did //localhost/, I'm using both http: and https:. What did I do, that changed it: I simply reinstalled lighttpd. ...
1
vote
1answer
152 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
589 views

How to host a fossil repository with lighttpd?

I have a fossil project and want to host it in a server of mine. I'm using lighttpd to serve the git interface for some other projects so using apache or nginx is out of the question. I have ...
21
votes
1answer
3k views

Python CGI on Amazon AWS EC2 micro-instance — a how-to!

How can you make an EC2 micro instance serve CGI scripts from lighthttpd? For instance Python CGI? Well, it took half a day, but I have gotten Python cgi running on a free Amazon AWS EC2 ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Add minType on specific folder?

I installed lighttpd-1.4.28 to serve static files,but I want to add mintype (html) on specific folder not all document root how, can do it ?
2
votes
1answer
273 views

lighttpd and mod_proxy with PHP

I am trying to create a rather complex setup using a combination of lighttpd, some custom Ruby proxies, rails/ramaze (running on Thin), and PHP. Currently it is setup like this: A browser issues the ...
0
votes
2answers
614 views

lighttpd: modifying / adding content to response?

for nginx there's a very nice module available to filter a response and search/replace content in it: http://wiki.nginx.org/HttpSubModule i wonder, if there's a similar possibility for lighttpd ...
0
votes
1answer
260 views

lighttpd with multiple IPs, each with a UCC certificate and many hostnames

I'd like to get lighttpd working with UCC certificates, but I can't seem to figure out the correct syntax. Essentially, for each IP address, I have one UCC certificate and a bunch of hostnames. ...
0
votes
2answers
290 views

Using Lighttpd: apache proxy or direct connection?

I'm optimizing a site by using lighttpd for the static media. I've found that a recommended solution is to use Apache Proxy to point to the lighttpd server. But, does that use up an Apache ...
2
votes
2answers
391 views

What would be better in my case - apache, nginx or lighttpd?

I'm writing a PHP site that's expected to get about 200-300 concurrent users browsing it. When initializing the application will load about 30 PHP classes, some 10 maybe 15 images and a couple of css ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Webserver logs: “Morfeus F***ing Scanner”

I've just found these accesses in my web server log files: ::ffff:218.38.136.38 109.72.95.175 - [10/Jan/2011:02:54:12 +0100] "GET /user/soapCaller.bs HTTP/1.1" 404 345 "-" "Morfeus Fucking Scanner" ...
0
votes
1answer
331 views

Lighttpd Rewrites & Blank page

I have configured some lighttpd rewrites, of which one does not work. This is the line that does not work as it should and causes a white (blank) page to be thrown: url.rewrite-once = ( ... ...
0
votes
1answer
618 views

Why is lighttpd and fastcgi keeping sending me the *.scgi file instead of the website content?

I have the following config: server.modules = ( "mod_compress", "mod_access", "mod_alias", "mod_rewrite", "mod_redirect", "mod_secdownload", "mod_h264_streaming", ...
1
vote
2answers
807 views

SVN on Ubuntu with Lighttpd web server?

I need to install svn on Ubuntu 10.03 and Ubuntu 9.04. On both servers I use lighttpd. I found some tutorials on internet explaining which packages to install with Apache, but i actually need ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

Installing APC on a server with little ram

I'm going to install APC on my server to enhance Drupal performances, however I've read on internet that if I have little ram it might be a risk, and performances could get worse. I have 256MB ram, ...
0
votes
1answer
172 views

Drupal + Lighttpd: enabling clean urls (rewriting)

I'm emulating Ubuntu on my mac, and I use it as a server. I've installed lighttpd + Drupal and the following configuration section requires a domain name in order to make clean urls to work. Since ...
0
votes
1answer
143 views

How can I set clean urls (enable rewrite) if I don't have a domain?

In order to enable clean urls in Drupal, I add the lines below to the lighttpd configuration file. However I'm now working on a local server and I don't have a domain available. So I need to work ...
1
vote
2answers
161 views

Serving static web files off a non-standard port

I'm close to deploying a Django project to production. I'm looking over some infrastructure decisions. Something that came up was serving static files with a different server such as lighttpd. ...
1
vote
1answer
418 views

best http server application as webdav?

what is the best http server to be used as webdav for getting and posting files (big files) to from server? is it apache or lighttpd ? I will use the system as online file storage (for backup) ...
0
votes
2answers
446 views

How to get rid of webmin environment variables in PHP [closed]

I installed lighttpd with fast-cgi. Then I installed webmin. It appears webmin has taken over the lighttpd install and changed the PHP configuration to add a bunch of their own environment variables ...
0
votes
1answer
369 views

Lighttpd passing url as argument to perl cgi script instead of trying to find file

So I am running lighttpd and am in the process of hacking together a simple pastebin-like scipt. I have set up pb.domain.blah to run a perl cgi script (it is set in index-file.names) and was ...
0
votes
2answers
174 views

lighttpd folder/site specific config files

I've been researching what I'm sure is a very simple task. Coming from .htaccess to lighttpd.conf, I'm sure I am still missing some important concepts. I am using lighttpd for a number of virtual ...
0
votes
1answer
829 views

php curl extension problem, ubuntu

i've installed (as root) aptitude install curl php5-curl libcurl3 libcurl3-dev and added extension=curl.so to my php.ini (i assumed this wasn't done automatically because i'm using Lighty and not ...
1
vote
2answers
385 views

Handling http and https requests using a single port with lihgttpd

At the moment I am using http and https as different port. And based on request uri, I made a redirection rule from http to https switch and vice versa. But If I can use only a single port for https ...
0
votes
1answer
928 views

Why does everybody mentions Apache/NGINX/Lighttpd… but not YAWS [closed]

I see a lot of comparisons between Apache, NGINX, Lighttpd, Cherokee ... but never a comparison with the YAWS webserver written in Erlang. Maybe there is a reason for this? Or maybe YAWS deservers ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Lighttpd: What are these multiple log files?

I went into the log folder of my lighttpd server and I found several files: access.log access.log.4.gz error.log error.log.2.gz access.log.1 deluxeorganics error.log.1 I was ...
0
votes
1answer
230 views

Errorlog, accesslog, slow query log, execution time log, traffic and req per sec into one tool?

I'm searching for a tool designed for LAMP server that combines server Error log, Access log, slow query log, takes time of execution of PHP scripts,traffic and req per sec statistics (for example ...
5
votes
3answers
1k views

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
0
votes
1answer
266 views

SSL certificate doesn't work. Cannot connect to https://mydomain.com

I've setup a SSL certificate on lighttpd, on Ubuntu 10. The issue is that when I try to access to https://mydomain.com I get "impossible to connect". If I use http://mydomain.com, it works perfectly. ...