Control Panel Plugins¶
spawn-fcgi is used to start FastCGI applications; it binds the application to a socket and starts it; it supports useful features like dropping privileges, chowning the Unix domain socket so the webserver can connect to it, chroot and more.
multiwatch is a useful addition to spawn-fcgi; it allows to supervise multiple backends with daemontools+spawn-fcgi+multiwatch on the same socket.
fcgi-cgi is a wrapper to execute CGI scripts/binaries via FastCGI, allowing you to have clean and easy privilege separation (if you start fcgi-cgi with spawn-fcgi).
fcgi-debug helps viewing FastCGI streams, for this you just spawn it between the webserver and your application: