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Hiawatha is a web-server that can be used locally or on the web.

useful addresses (your router) (computer 1) (computer 2)
these numbers vary depending on how they are connected to the router

Setup Linux-Firewall Wizard and enable Http Web Server using the custom option

Run Hiawatha by typing hiawatha at the conole
To stop the server, type in killall hiawatha
In /root/Web-Server the file index.html can be a test web page
hiawatha -k = config file check

The file

should have something like so:
ServerId = webuser
ConnectionsTotal = 150
ConnectionsPerIP = 10
SystemLogfile = /var/log/hiawatha/system.log
GarbageLogfile = /var/log/hiawatha/garbage.log

Binding {
	Port = 80
	Interface =

Hostname =
WebsiteRoot = /root/Web-Server
StartFile = index.html
AccessLogfile = /var/log/hiawatha/access.log
ErrorLogfile = /var/log/hiawatha/error.log

#add this stuff to get a perl script working (pplog)...
#QUISP has a binary executable CGI named 'quisp.bin'...
MimetypeConfig = /etc/mime.types
CGIhandler = /usr/bin/perl:pl
CGIextension = pl,bin
ExecuteCGI = yes
#QUISP puts %0D, %0A (carriage-return, line-feed) chars in the url
#(v128), to allow chars below ascii 32 need this...
SecureURL = no

Interface =

Note these settings:
Hostname = (this is your IP address)
WebsiteRoot = /root/Web-Server
StartFile = index.html (create this and put in some content)

How to configure Hiawatha web server?

Ensure necessary permissions for /dev/null:
chmod a+w /dev/null

Also on the Wiki
Nginx web server
Apache web server
pplog small blog that uses Hiawatha

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