[FASTCGI] How to configure fastcgi with lighttpd

Matthew Weigel unique at idempot.net
Sun Feb 21 23:40:38 EST 2010


On 2/21/2010 10:28 AM, silverburgh wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am trying to configure FastCgi with ligttpd server.
> 
> I was able to run vanilla lighttpd like this: ./lighttpd -f lighttpd.conf
> 
> And then I compile/install the source of fastcgi, and I add the
> following in my lighttpd.conf:
> 
> fastcgi.server = ( "/fastcgi_scripts/" =>
>       (( #"host" => "127.0.0.1",
>          #"port" => 9091,
>          "check-local" => "disable",
>      "bin-path" => "/usr/local/bin/cgi-fcgi",
>          "docroot" => "/" # remote server may use
>                           # it's own docroot
>       ))
>     )
> But lighttpd won't start after I add the above.

Per http://redmine.lighttpd.net/projects/lighttpd/wiki/Docs:ModFastCGI, you
need to specify host+port or socket; you don't specify either in this case, so
lighttpd doesn't know what to do and exits instead.
-- 
 Matthew Weigel
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