mini_httpd with Haserl
mini_httpd is a small HTTP server. Its performance is not great, but for low or medium traffic sites it's quite adequate. It implements all the basic features of an HTTP server.
Haserl is a small program that uses shell or Lua script to create cgi web scripts. It is intended for environments where PHP or ruby are too big.
For setting up mini_httpd please see article mini_httpd
Haserl package is available in the Alpine Linux repositories. To install it run:
You need to modify mini_httpd.conf (to add cgipat)
## do not leave empty lines in here! #host=www.example.org port=80 user=minihttpd dir=/www cgipat=**.sh|**.cgi nochroot
mini_httpd service should be restarted because we have changed it's configuration
Creating sample bash script
#!/usr/bin/haserl content-type: text/plain <%# This is a sample "env" script %> <% env %>
Setting execution permission
For troubleshooting you can try running commands:
mini_httpd with Haserl and Lua
Lua is a powerful, efficient, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. It supports procedural programming, object-oriented programming, functional programming, data-driven programming, and data description.
For setting up mini_httpd with Haserl and Lua, please, see arcticle mini_httpd with Haserl and Lua