Lighttpd 1.4.42 Brings New Modules, Rewritten Authentication Framework
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 16 October 2016 at 08:31 AM EDT. 2 Comments
Lighttpd 1.4.42 was released this Sunday morning as the newest version of this open-source, lightweight HTTP web-server.

Lighttpd 1.4.42 introduces some new modules including mod_deflate, mod_geoip, and mod_uploadprogress. This release also has a rewritten auth framework that affects mod_authn_ldap, mod_authn_gssapi, and mod_authn_mysql.

This high performance web server update also has some performance tweaks around extended socket/file syscalls and flags, various bug fixes, and improvements to some modules like FastCGI, SCGI, and some SSL changes.

More details on this latest lighttpd web server release via the project's website.
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