.TH LIGHTTPD "1" "January 2009" "2009/01/14" "" .SH NAME lighttpd \- a fast, secure and flexible web server .SH SYNOPSIS \fBlighttpd\fP [\fB\-ptDvVh\fP] [\fB\-f\fP \fIconfigfile\fP] [\fB\-m\fP \fImoduledir\fP] .SH DESCRIPTION \fBlighttpd\fP 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. .SH OPTIONS The following options are supported: .TP 8 \fB\-f\ \fP \fIconfigfile\fP Use configuration file \fIconfigfile\fP instead of the default (/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf). .TP 8 \fB\-m\ \fP \fImoduledir\fP Use \fImoduledir\fP as the directory that contains modules, instead of the default. .TP 8 \fB\-p\fP Print the parsed configuration file in its internal form and exit. .TP 8 \fB\-t\fP Test the configuration file for errors and exit. .TP 8 \fB\-D\fP Do not daemonize (go into background). The default is to daemonize. .TP 8 \fB\-v\fP Show version and exit. .TP 8 \fB\-V\fP Show compile-time features and exit. .TP 8 \fB\-h\fP Show a brief help message and exit. .SH FILES .TP 8 /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf The default configuration file. .TP 8 /var/run/lighttpd.pid Contains the PID of the running \fBlighttpd\fP process. .SH SEE ALSO spawn-fcgi(1) \fIHypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1\fP, RFC 2616. \fIHTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication\fP, RFC 2617. \fIThe Common Gateway Interface Version 1.1\fP, RFC 3875. \fIThe FastCGI specification\fP. .SH AUTHOR Jan Kneschke