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Hiawatha (A secure and advanced webserver)

Hiawatha is a web server for Unix and has been built with security in
mind. This resulted in a highly secure web server, in both code and

Hiawatha supports many web and HTTP features such as CGI/FASTCGI, HTTP
authentication, virtual host support, request pipelining, keep alive
connections, URL rewriting and many more.


To use this package the user and group 'hiawatha' are required.
You can create them with:

# groupadd -g 259 hiawatha
# useradd -u 259 -g 259 -c "Hiawatha HTTP Server" -d / \
-s /bin/false hiawatha

By default:

* Hiawatha's daemon will listen on the network interface, and it can write temporary files inside

* The web root directory is /var/hiawatha with index.html being
the default start file.

Hiawatha's documentation can be found at the following URL:

Maintained by: Donald Cooley
ChangeLog: hiawatha


Source Downloads:
hiawatha-10.10.tar.gz (3bf2c12c7037ecc3dfdbec72e7a2f04f)

Download SlackBuild:
hiawatha.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 15.0

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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