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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-di-
       rectory.

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/lighttpd.conf
	       The standard location for the configuration file.

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

SEE ALSO
       Online			Documentation:			  https://red-
       mine.lighttpd.net/projects/lighttpd/wiki/

       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>

				  2009-03-07			   LIGHTTPD(8)

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