Archive for the ‘Web Server’ Category

4.2.3 Is Here

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

LiteSpeed Web Server version 4.2.3 brings in some simple, but long-requested features.

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Concurrent Connections Demystified

Friday, April 26th, 2013

One of the most common questions we get goes something like this: “I have a forum with 3,000 users and the VPS license says it has a limit of 500 concurrent connections. That’s not enough for me, right?” Actually, 50 concurrent connections is probably enough for you. This misconception stems from a misunderstanding as to what a concurrent connection is. In this post, I will try to address this misunderstanding.  (more…)

Setting Up Multiple PHP Versions

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Here at LiteSpeed, we are in the midst of a major overhaul of our documentation. It’s a lot of hard work — like carving granite with tweezers — but we don’t want to make you wait till it’s finished to get some of the benefits. So, on the blog, we will be sharing tips about how you can make LSWS run better for you. Today’s post is an overview of setting up multiple PHP versions when you use a control panel (though it will work if you don’t use a control panel as well). (more…)

PHP Selector (from CloudLinux)

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Recently, CloudLinux has added support for LSWS to its PHP Selector. PHP Selector allows the end-user to select their PHP version and what PHP modules they want to run. (more…)

Announcing the Release of Ultra VPS License

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Because Ultra Is Better

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Don’t Get Overrun When You Update

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

4.2.2 New Features: REFRESH Cache, Stale Cache Mechanism

1. How to REFRESH/PURGE cache manually

/usr/local/lsws/admin/misc>/usr/local/lsws/admin/fcgi-bin/admin_php purge_cache_byurl.php

Synopsis: php purge_cache_byurl.php -(r|p) domain url [server_ip] [port]-r: refresh cache (use stale cache while updating cache)
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Switching from Apache: Open_Basedir in the Shared Hosting Environment

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Summary

Open_basedir, a PHP directive, is ignored by suPHP. LSWS, however, honors open_basdir settings. So, when you move from Apache to LSWS, you may encounter restrictions that, though they were there before, were never honored in your shared hosting environment. (more…)

Change php.ini under PHP suEXEC Daemon Mode? Not Possible!

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

We’re happy to announce the release of LSWS 4.2.1, both to address an issue with php.ini location, but also to bump up PHP performance through streamlining PHP process launch. (more…)

LSWS 4.2 Introduces PHP suEXEC Daemon Mode

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

LSWS 4.2 release has a great news for shared hosting providers, who can get most advantages of the much expected new feature.  This release introduces PHP suEXEC daemon mode, (more…)

Speed Up vBulletin Sites Through LiteSpeed Built-in Cache

Friday, January 28th, 2011

LiteSpeed has provided a built-in cache functionality (an advanced feature for Enterprise 2+CPU licenses) since version 4.0 (March, 2009), and keeps improving this feature through subsequent 4.0.x releases. Many of you maybe still not aware of the powerfulness of this feature. (more…)