lighttpd

phpMyVisites is a free and powerful open source (GNU/GPL) software for websites statistics and audience measurements software. I’m currently using this software and it totally rocks. This software gives out lots of information on websites visitors, visited pages, software/hardware utilization. The installation is entirely automated and very simple. I’m currently using the same software here. […]

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Upgrading lighttpd is a piece of cake. There are two methods: a) Use yum or apt-get or FreeBSD ports / command to update binary lighttpd package b) Just download latest lighttpd tar ball from official web site and install the same. Let us see how to upgrade lighttpd using source code (tar ball). # 1 […]

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Finally, new Lighttpd 1.4.17 has been released. This is security and bug fix update. I had updated my box and now this site is powered by 1.4.17. Download lighttpd Visit official web site here Install and configure Lighttpd under Linux (a) See how to install and configure lighttpd under RHEL (b) See all lighttpd related […]

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One of regular reader asks a question: My website powered by Lighttpd web server. I’d like to block Wget useragent for entire my domain.com site except for /downloads/ url section. How do I configure lighttpd? You need to use $HTTP filed useragent and url combination. Just open your lighttpd.conf file and append code as follows. […]

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You can provide each user or domain its own php.ini file. There are two basic ways to provide each user a php.ini file: a) Setup chrooted jail for each domain and user will get /etc/php.ini inside each jail b) Setup individual fastcgi instance for each domain along with php.ini Let us say you have two […]

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Lighttpd allows you to run php from different hosts. This is quite useful: a] If you want to run php 4 locally and php 5 from remote host b] Load balancing dynamic content c] Added layer for security for chrooted jails etc If you would like to run wikipedia / sf.net like site, you can […]

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Adarsh asks: Can someone steal my PHP code or program without hacking my Linux box? Can someone snoop script over plain HTTP session? Short answer is no. PHP is server side thingy. However a misconfigured webserver can easily give out php file to all end users. You need to make sure that mod_php / mod_fastcgi […]

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