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lighttpd (8)

Name

lighttpd - a fast, secure and flexible web server

Synopsis

lighttpd [-ptDvVh] -f configfile [-m moduledir]

Description

LIGHTTPD(8)                                                        LIGHTTPD(8)



NAME
       lighttpd - a fast, secure and flexible web server

SYNOPSIS
       lighttpd [-ptDvVh] -f configfile [-m moduledir]

DESCRIPTION
       lighttpd  (pronounced 'lighty') is an advanced HTTP daemon that aims to
       be secure, fast, compliant and very flexible.  It  has  been  optimized
       for high performance.  Its feature set includes, but is not limited to,
       FastCGI, CGI, basic and digest HTTP authentication, output compression,
       URL rewriting.

       This manual page only lists the command line arguments.  For details on
       how to configure lighttpd and its modules see the  files  in  the  doc-
       directory.

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       -f  configfile
               Load configuration file configfile.

       -m  moduledir
               Use  moduledir  as the directory that contains modules, instead
               of the default.

       -p      Print the parsed configuration file in its  internal  form  and
               exit.

       -t      Test the configuration file for syntax errors and exit.

       -tt     Test  the  configuration  file for syntax errors, load and ini-
               tialize modules, and exit.

       -D      Do not daemonize (go into background). The default is to daemo-
               nize.

       -i  secs
               Trigger daemon graceful shutdown after secs of inactivity.

       -1      Process single (one) request on stdin socket, then exit.

       -v      Show version and exit.

       -V      Show compile-time features and exit.

       -h      Show a brief help message and exit.

FILES
       /etc/lighttpd/1.4/lighttpd.conf
               The standard location for the configuration file.

       /var/lighttpd/1.4/logs/run.pid
               The  standard  location  for  the  PID  of the running lighttpd
               process.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |    ATTRIBUTE VALUE     |
       +---------------+------------------------+
       |Availability   | web/server/lighttpd-14 |
       +---------------+------------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted            |
       +---------------+------------------------+
SEE ALSO
       Online Documentation: http://wiki.lighttpd.net/

       spawn-fcgi(1)

       Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1, RFC 2616.

       HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication, RFC 2617.

       The Common Gateway Interface Version 1.1, RFC 3875.

       The FastCGI specification.

AUTHOR
       Jan Kneschke <jan@kneschke.de>



NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source    was    downloaded     from      http://www.lighttpd.net/down-
       load/lighttpd-1.4.41.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.lighttpd.net/.



                                  2009-03-07                       LIGHTTPD(8)