1

I have an externally started FastCGI application that listens on socket '/tmp/foo.sock' and a directory of static files in '/srv/static'. Apache has all needed permissions on the socket and the directories.

What I need : All requests starting with '/static' should be handled by apache using the contents of '/srv/static'. All other requests should be handled by the FastCGI application. Here is my current virtual host configuration:

<VirtualHost *:80>
        ServerAdmin foo@bar.com
        ServerName www.foo.com
        ServerAlias foo.com

        Alias /static /srv/static

        FastCgiExternalServer /* -socket /tmp/foo.sock    

        ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/error.log

        # Possible values include: debug, info, notice, warn, error, crit,
        # alert, emerg.
        LogLevel warn

        CustomLog /var/log/apache2/access.log combined

</VirtualHost>

Even though this seems simple, its giving me quite the headache. According to http://www.fastcgi.com/mod_fastcgi/docs/mod_fastcgi.html#FastCgiExternalServer the first parameter to 'FastCgiExternalServer' should be a 'filename' that when matched will cause apache to delegate the request to the external FastCGI app. What am I missing here?

0

According to the FastCGI FAQ, change the FastCgiExternalServer line to the belows

FastCgiExternalServer /srv/static -socket /tmp/foo.sock 

and try again.

0

The first argument to FastCgiExternalServer is supposed to be some file name that will redirect. It doesn't have to exist. It doesn't say that a wildcard is supported. I don't think that using /srv/static is the right answer, you want that handled by Apache.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.