TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

Lighttpd PHP FastCGI Configuration


with Adminer

Lighttpd is a web server and load balancer optimized for speed-critical environments products while remaining standards-compliant, secure and flexible. It is used by many high-traffic websites, including Youtube. Lighttpd supports dynamic HTTP content such as PHP scripts using the FastCGI interface.

Stable version: 14.0 (changelog)

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • Lighttpd configurations:
    • Lighttpd configured with FastCGI PHP support.
    • All components installed and maintaiend through the package management system.
  • TurnKey Web Control panel with links to useful references and resources.
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Adminer administration frontend for MySQL (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL).
  • Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery).
  • Webmin modules for configuring PHP, MySQL and Postfix.

Credentials (passwords set at first boot):

  • Webmin, SSH, MySQL, Adminer: username root