Course Outline


  • lighttpd vs Apache vs nginx

Installing Lighttpd

Configuring Lighttpd

Virtual Hosting with Lighttpd

Controlling Content Downloading in Lighttpd

Streaming Content with Lighttpd

Tracking Visitors

Setting up Authentication and Encryption on Lighttpd

Securing Lighttpd

Containing Lighttpd

Optimizing Lighttpd

Summary and Conclusion


  • Some server administration experience.
  • Linux command-line experience.


  • System administrators
  • DevOps
  • Web application developers wishing to improve web server performance
  14 Hours


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