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Can Apache, nginx and lighttpd coexist in a Ubuntu system?

Just for learning and testing, I've installed these three different web servers, I've also installed mysql and php5. I changed the DocumentRoot for each to /var/www/apache, /var/www/nginx and ...
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lighttpd 403 forbidden jpeg image access

I am running a stock lighttpd installation with no configuration changes. Client sees a 403 forbidden error trying to access static images (even from an img tag on a static page). Nothing in the logs ...
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1answer
32 views

lighttpd: SMP workers causing performance degrade

I am trying to increase the performance of my lighttpd system by using SMP workers for multiple cores.It turns out that instead of improving the performance it is degrading it. I dont seem to ...
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0answers
72 views

Lighttpd & Scientific Linux

Not sure if this is the best place to ask a general question ... (please feel free to delete it if it's not appropriate for this forum. or let me know if there's a more appropriate forum, thanks) At ...
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1answer
63 views

SSL with authentication without encryption

Is it possible to setup lighttpd server and curl client so that both the client and the server verify each other's self-signed SSL certificate but the file is downloaded without SSL encryption? How ...
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2answers
128 views

Multiple SSL based IPs on lighttpd

I have lighttpd as web server and on it I have installed IP-based SSL certificates. I want to have a way to have multiple SSL certificates on each new IP that the server may get. For example, at the ...
2
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1answer
132 views

LighTPD and PHP not working if outside of LightTPD folder

I need to set up a simple web server with PHP on Windows XP that a number of different people will use for local testing. I'm using LightTPD 1.4.30-4-IPv6-Win32-SSL and PHP 5.2. So far I've created ...
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1answer
741 views

lighttpd: Backend is overloaded + fcgi-server re-enabled + all handlers are down

We have a standard lighttpd deployment with PHP-CGI and our error logs are flooding with the following. This is causing a huge problem because we keep returning 500's to our clients: 2012-10-14 ...
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1answer
209 views

lighttpd: why using port >= 9000 does not work properly

I had a lighttpd server which works normally. I can access this website from outside(non-localhost) via http://vm.aaa.com:8080. Let's just assume that it's a simple static website, without php or ...
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1answer
71 views

Rule of thumb in RAM estimate for static pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I've seen tutorials saying they can run decent websites on 64MB RAM (Debian/Lighttpd/PHP/MySQL) however ...
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0answers
209 views

virtual hosts on lighttpd can't load

Thats what I did: Added following code to lighttpd.conf $HTTP["host"] =~ "(^|\.)test\.com$" { server.document-root = "/home/test" } created /home/test Restarted Lighttpd but it doesn't load ...
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2answers
215 views

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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3answers
125 views

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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1answer
127 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
684 views

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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4answers
157 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
2k views

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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1answer
605 views

Lighttpd: Redirect specific location and sub-locations from HTTP to HTTPS (without using domain name)

I would like to redirect a specific section of a website from HTTP:// to HTTPS:// using Lighttpd. I've been looking at this Lighttpd wiki entry, but the examples don't work the way I want. I have ...
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2k views

Lighttpd's memory leaks, a myth or true? If true, does it apply to static content? [closed]

[First, please read it all before marking it as being subjective, or irrelevant as of ServerFault's community guidelines.] EDIT: I should have mentioned that the site I am building serves video ...
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1answer
547 views

Lighttpd doesn't read mime-type from files without an extension

I have a folder with images that I need to be lightweight hosted. So I decided to go for lighttpd. So I read that I had to add the following option in the config file: mimetype.use-xattr = "enable" ...
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1answer
258 views

configuring lighttpd for large downloads

i run a web site that hosts pages that are just general scripts (php, etc) and mp3 downloads (some of which are fairly large - up to 200mb). i am running lighttpd on the servers on linux (ubuntu 64). ...
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Why are NginX and Lighttpd not affected by Slowloris?

I am investigating the vulnerability to Slowloris and I think I understand how and why this sort of attack works. What I don't understand is why Lighttpd and NginX are not affected (according to the ...
2
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6answers
7k 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 ...
2
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2answers
352 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
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2answers
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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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2answers
158 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. ...
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1answer
839 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 ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I redirect multiple domains to a single domain in lighttpd

If I have the following domains in lighttpd: domain1.com domain1.co.uk domain2.com domain2.co.uk How do i redirect all these to to 'domain.com'? ie: domain1.co.uk/some-path/ redirects to ...
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1answer
88 views

What files to backup on Lighttpd+MySQL+PHP server

I have a VPS with CentOS 5. I would like to create backup of: all my config files tweaks of database, php, server a databases cron settings website files installed applications and their settings ...
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1answer
373 views

lighttpd domain access restriction, but not always static ip

How can i allow access to a domain in lighttpd for only some of my own machines when they don't have (always) a static ip?
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6answers
814 views

What are the advantages of lighttpd over Apache [closed]

Youtube use lighttpd rather than the common Apache. What are the advantages of Light vs Apache? Are there other alternatives to Apache?
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4answers
3k views

How to protect Lighttpd from DOS attacks and flooding? [duplicate]

I have a problem with Lighttpd because someone started to use some Web downloader from very good connection and it blocked my whole website. Is there any way to protect Lighttpd from DDOS attacks and ...
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2answers
430 views

What is lighttpd's version of mod_ruby?

I'm trying to find a mod_ruby for lighttpd, not apache2. Does anyone have any ideas?
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4answers
590 views

Media server and Web server — same IP address, how do I set this up?

Hi I'm trying to build a website where users can upload images. I am wanting to have a seperate media server to host the images, so that the web application can point to the images like ...
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4answers
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Memory usage of php-cgi processes is growing steadily

I'm trying to set up a web server on a VPS. My problem is that memory usage of php-cgi processes increases over time even though the website is not receiving any traffic at all. (it is behind a ...
1
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465 views

Which web server has better rewrite syntax that closely mimics Apache's?

Since most open source projects include mod_rewrite rules to work with Apache I need to be able to convert them to work with lighttpd or nginx. Which web server allows me to convert the rules exactly ...