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Need help, failed to start Lighttpd

I following this tutorial corectly : http://howtoforge.com/installing-lighttpd-with-php5-and-mysql-support-on-fedora-14 But now i got this error : [root@fedora lighttpd]# /etc/init.d/lighttpd ...
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Lighttpd equivalent of Apache Files directive?

I'm trying to convert some rules and settings from Apache to lighttpd but i'm stuck with this Files rule: <Directory /var/www/html/attachments> <Files ~ "\.(php\d*|cgi|pl|phtml)$"> ...
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How to redirect to localhost home on entering any non existing url?

I am working on an intranet application running over Lighttpd server, it is hosted on 192.168.0.1 and there is nothing else on server. I want to redirect any page request made to server (e.g.: ...
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Best sysctl.conf configuration for high load - extremely busy content streaming server

What is the best sysctl.conf configuration for a high load, extremely busy content streaming server ? The server fetches the content from remote servers like amazon, s3, etc. then uses php to ...
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Apache starts automatically on Ubuntu, needs to be stopped to restart lighttpd

I've some issues with my webserver's Apache and lighttpd on Ubuntu 9.04. I use lighttpd only and I've stopped Apache on Ubuntu. For some reason, starting a few days ago, Apache starts to run and I ...
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Fastest web server for serving static content

I'm optimizing our system for some faster static content delivery, and was wondering if anyone has any proper experience with the fastest web servers out there for such a purpose. From the three main ...
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Will using Apache's ProxyPass directive on persistent Ajax connections alleviate the connection limit error?

I've got some javascript that keeps a persistent Ajax connection open for each client, and I know that this can cause some serious issues for apache, but not for lighttpd. One thing I learned from ...
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lighthttpd proxy reverse proxy

I have been looking for good easy to use examples for lighthttpd proxy reverse proxy. My idea is to take domain example.com and forward/reverse proxy to ip 192.168.0.1 port 80, whether it is a tomcat ...
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Lighttpd redirect to tomcat app

I've just set up a lighttpd server which i want to use to serve multiple applications on different domains. I've managed to make traffic to a spesific domain to be redirected to an application ...
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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"] =~ ...
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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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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 ...
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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 = ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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"] =~ ...
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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" ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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", ...
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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. ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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" ...
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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 = ( ... ...
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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", ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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) ...
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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 ...