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How to configure fastcgi to work with ligttpd in ubuntu

I am able to run lighttpd on ubuntu 9.10. But when i tried to setup fastcgi with lighttpd by putting this in the ligttpd.conf file: #### fastcgi module fastcgi.server = ( "/fastcgi_scripts/" => ...
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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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Why doesn't my web site's port forwarding work? [closed]

Hi I think this is the right site to post this on so I will! I have made a website on my Raspberry Pi that works perfectly over the local network. It is running on lighttpd. I have setup a dns on No-...
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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: server....
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Lighttpd proxy module - use with hostname

I have to proxy a site which is hosted on an external webspace through my lighty on example.org. My config so far: $HTTP["url"] =~ "^/webmail" { proxy.server = ("/webmail/" => ( # ...
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Lighttpd doesn't start after purging Apache

I tried to migrate from Apache to Lighttpd on kubuntu 16.04. I used apt-get remove --purge apache2 then apt-get install lighttpd After running systemctl start lighttpd I got the error message Job ...
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lighttpd can't access same files and apache can't

I having a issue with lighttpd, It can't access any of my files in ../media/* but apache can. It's the very same files it have been running for a very long time, until for 4 -> 6 hours ago, where it ...
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Lighttpd Skip auth for ip

I have setup a login for a domain with lighttpd 1.4.31, no problem. Now, I would like to skip this login for a single IP address. I have tried a few different configs I found in the documentation ...
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Lighttpd: specify two http hosts with same document root?

What is the best or proper way to specify two http hosts with the same document root on Lighttpd? For example, to serve a domain at example.org and www.example.org. Given the following in the ...
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Lighttpd H264 Streaming module install in centos

I am trying to install Lighttpd with H264 Streaming module. I have tried multiple times but i am unable to make module work. I have used following guide How to install Lighttpd streaming module ...
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Uploadprogress installed but progress bar not working

I have video hosting script, which was working well on my old server, bit now in new server i have installed Virtualmin as control panel. Also there is Lighttdp installed for video streaming which is ...
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Lighttpd ldap auth issue, massive performance loss (lighttpd 1.4.35-1.el6.x86_64 + RHEL 6.6)

I installed lighttpd for the first time from epel repo. I changed user and group for the webserver and ran the lighttpd server. I can download a page with 200 small images in about a second. If I ...
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https not recognized by PHP when lighttpd url.rewrite used

I'm deploying a PHP website using lighttpd. To get nice URLs working, I've put this into the configuration file: url.rewrite = ( "^/(?!(wp-admin|wp-includes|wp-content))/(.*)" => "/index.php?$...
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lighttpd authentication before redirection from https to http

I would like to redirect from https to http after authentication so credentials go through a secure channel but everything else is transmitted in plain. Here it is the relevant part of the conf file: ...
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Reverse Proxy with https redirect in Lighttpd

I've got a django application here that uses a lighttpd reverse proxy. We recently moved it behind an elastic load balancer on EC2 and I'm having trouble working out the correct config to do what I ...
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CentOS 7 lighttpd startup failed

I'm running CentOS 7 and when I start lighttpd, it showed status [OK], but when I check the status, it does not actually run. There isn't much information on the startup log, but here is it: [root@...
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Search lighttpd access log

The access-log on my lighttpd server is kind of huge, apx 5GB. Now I need to extract all data from a given date, 12th of February, from the log file and if possible save to new file. Is it possible ...
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lighttpd rewrite in magento

I'm currently using below code in lighttpd.conf to redirect http to https. $HTTP["scheme"] == "http" { $HTTP["host"] =~ ".*" { url.redirect = (".*" => "https://%0$0") } } However,...
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Redirect to https on lighttpd

Trying to understand how to make the redirect to redirect all http traffic to https on lighttpd webserver using 301. For instance http://www.example.com should redirect to https://www.example.com and ...
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lighttpd: remove charset=UTF-8 from content type

lighttpd 1.4.31-4+deb7u3 automatically adds ;charset=UTF-8 to the content-type of .html and .php files. How can I remove that? Setting the content type in PHP itself does not help; lighttpd still ...
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Disable SSLV3 on lighttpd 1.4.28

I just installed SSL certificate on my lighttpd server. When running some 3d-party tests they said that SSLV3 should be disabled for security reasons. However, as my version don't support ssl.use-...
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Lighttpd fails to serve cgi over unsecure http when compiled with --with-openssl

I'm setting up lighttpd on an ARM embedded linux platform. This is so bizarre. 2016-02-22 11:49:04: (log.c.194) server started mod_cgi.c.913: assertion failed: s 2016-02-22 11:49:13: (mod_cgi.c.1341)...
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Getting waaay too many “Spawning Local” fastcgi messages

I've got Lighttpd running 7 Python apps via fastcgi on an Ubuntu server. I turned on fastcgi debugging in the Lighttpd configuration and noticed something very weird in the logs: Normally, when you ...
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Docker compose volumes invalid characters

Unable to start container with docker-compose up Docker version 1.9.1, build a34a1d5 Dockerfile FROM ubuntu # File Author / Maintainer MAINTAINER Parzee info@parzee.com # Install Components. # ...
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Docker compose Conflict error

Unable to start container with docker-compose up Docker version 1.9.1, build a34a1d5 Dockerfile FROM ubuntu # File Author / Maintainer MAINTAINER Parzee info@parzee.com # Install Components. # ...
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Implement apache equivalent mod_rewrite functionality in lighttpd

Here's the mod_rewrite .htaccess file which is meant to work on Apache Servers for my web-app RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /cs200/tokens/ RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{...
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How to reverse proxy https with lighttpd?

I want to forward (reverse proxy) requests to https://secure.mydomain.com(:443) to my internal (HTTPS-)WebServer on port 8443 using Lighttp. Environment-Infos: My WebServer is a Tomcat running on ...
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Hide index.php in subdirectory after rewrite (lighttpd)

How it is set up now I have a website which is setup for clean urls with apache mod_rewrite like this: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteRule ^(.*)/$ /$1 [L,R=301] RewriteCond %{...
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Setting up simple vhost on lighttpd

I've recently installed Lighttpd on Ubuntu 10.04. I used the standard concfig file without modification and placed my content in /var/www. I opened a browser typed in the URL www.myexample.co.uk and ...
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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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Monitorix Graphs Show Boxes Where Text Should Be

I have just installed Monitorix on ArchLinux using the tutorial here: wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Monitorix I am using the Lighttpd web server. It is working fine and the graphs are being generated,...
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How to set an environment variable for a process spawned by the webserver?

In my setup (debian etch, lighttpd), one one my websites is calling a program for some image manipulation via PHP, I think. I'd like to change the behavior of this program by setting an environment ...
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lighttpd won't reload config, restart, or even stop

I made some changes to my lighttpd config file and wanted to force-reload but the changes weren’t reflected. I tried stopping and starting it, again with no effect. I then tried simply stopping it. ...
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How to run multiple dokuwiki instances on debian with lighttpd

I installed dokuwiki using the guide here. Everything was very easy and works great. Now I want to run a second wiki on the same server. I have read enough that I think I could hack it together by ...
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SSL for Lighttpd on different port Error 451 -

I'm not quite sure how to explain my problem but I'm going to try. I have lighttpd 1.4.35 on Centos 6.4 64bit behind a firewall. One of the virtual host is running using different port (8800) with ...
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multiple redirects on lighhttpd

I have a request to redirect multiple individual URLs to new individual URLs. This is the situation: **Old URL --> New URL** old.domain.org/ --> ...
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HAproxy 503 Service Unavailable No server is available to handle this request

I'm new to this load balancing scenario and I'm being tasked to figure out how to make this load balancing works. My environment: Centos 6.4 64 Bit Webserver: Lighttpd All running in ESXI virtual ...
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lighttpd config and rewriting/disabling attempts to access favicon.ico

I've got lighttpd and apache working together on an app I'm building. lighty is serving out static content. However, each time a static asset is requested, I see a not found: favicon.ico message in ...
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Transfering from apache2 to lighttpd [closed]

I have my video sharing website in /var/www/html/ and i want to transfer from apache2 to lighttpd. The problem is that i want to use lighttpd with H264 Streaming Module, FLV Streaming Module and ...
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Monit http status monitoring behaviour

I am using monit v 5.15 and I try to set up monitoring for http status using the basic: if failed port 80 protocol http request "/status.fpm" status > 500 then alert And I ...
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413 - request entity too large in lighthttpd

When saving configuration settings in Magento I get "413 - request entity too large". We are running lighttpd. In php.ini memory_limit = -1 In lighttpd.conf server.max-request-size = 1000000 I have ...
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Lighttpd: Redirect Domain but not Subdomain

In the past I had the following config on Lighted that would allow me to redirect some secondary domains I own to my primary domain. $HTTP["host"] =~ "superdomain\.net|superdomain\.eu" { url....
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SSL: couldn't read X509 certificate from pem file lighttpd

I have installed ssl key in the past on my lighttpd and I've documented the steps I did to make sure that I can replicate it in the future. Well, I haven't touched the server for a while and I need ...
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Wrong IP with lighttpd reverse proxy

I use a lighttpd reverse proxy to serve django with gunicorn. Now this config worked: proxy.server = ("" => ( "" => ( "host" => "127.0.0.1", "port" => 8000, ))) Now i moved the ...
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How to set up a lighttpd modular config for several vhosts

I have a question regarding lighttpd best practices for vhosts setups. I wanted to set up a modular config for several vhosts with splitted config files to be able to enable/disable specific vhosts ...
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Fixing syntax errors in lighttpd.conf?

lighttpd newbie here... We're trying to set up lighttpd to host a local django app, kiosk-style. We intend to use wsgi for this, but we're having trouble figuring out the syntax for lighttpd's config ...
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lighttpd cgi.conf applying script path rather than documents path to returned data

I have an application that has both static html files and dynamic html file created using perl. The static pages are in a directory /usr/local/domain/htdocs with a number of sub-directories ...
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missing mod_ssl.so for lighttpd

I am trying to set up ssl (i.e. https) for my lighttpd web server running Debian 8 (Jessie). The relevant lines in lighttpd.conf are: server.modules = ( "mod_access", "mod_alias", "...
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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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404 when trying to shorten url for mediawiki (lighttpd)

I'm absolutely new at this, so please bear with me. I installed mediawiki on lighttpd with no problems, except that when I try to follow up redwerks instructions on how to shorten the urls for ...