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flask, lighttpd with fastcgi can't get it to work

i'm tring to deploy a simple flask script to a lighttpd server with fastcgi. this is the configuration file for lighttpd builded using the flask documentation ...
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1answer
471 views

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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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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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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How to setup Python with Lighttpd and FastCGI (like PHP)

Running Lighttpd on Linux, I would like to be able to execute Python scripts just the way I execute PHP scripts. The goal is to be able to execute arbitrary script files stored in the WWW directory, ...
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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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596 views

Can not run ifconfig like commands via browser

Problem is I cannot run "ifconfig" or similar commands via browser. Environment: Programming language : python Server : lighttpd(CGI) , running on busybox. Well machine is really small and so I ...
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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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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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Better webserver performance for Python Django: Apache mod_wsgi or Lighttpd fastcgi

I am currently running a high-traffic python/django website using Apache and mod_wsgi. I'm hoping that there's a faster webserver configuration out there, and I've heard a fair number of ...
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359 views

How to diagnose erratic disk behavior?

I have a web site with users lighttpd and CGI scripts. After upgrading to Fedora 11 (ext4) the disc access became erratic. The timing of python -c 'import cgi' varies between 0.1 to almost 10 ...
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419 views

Recommended setup to serve both HTTPS & HTTP connections to a pylons web-application

I'm looking for a simple way to serve my pylons application in both HTTP & HTTPS (for the administration section). I had come across some tutorials on serving pylons applications through an Apache ...
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Recommend books/resources for this stack: linux, lighttpd, postgres, webpy

I'm trying to learn to run a simple server (and python simultaneously, but that's beside the point). The tutorials available at the websites of the aforementioned technologies were enough to get the ...