Category: Web servers

OpenLiteSpeed WordPress cache mysteriously not working

The OpenLiteSpeed web server (OLS) and¬†LiteSpeed Cache for WordPress (LSCWP) plugin provide a great way of both speeding up WordPress and handing large numbers of visitors. OLS is an open source derivative of the LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS), which delivers most many of the key features, including the high performance LiteSpeed Cache (LSCache). Whilst it can’t read ¬†Apache configuration files...

OpenLiteSpeed OCSP stapling with Comodo PositiveSSL

OpenLiteSpeed supports OCSP stapling, which helps web browsers check the revocation status of an SSL certificate without having to connect to the Certificate Authority’s OCSP servers and so can speed up the SSL connection process. In order to enable OCSP stapling, first we need to construct the intermediate certificate chain which OpenLiteSpeed will use to cryptographically verify the response from...

Building httpd 2.4.6

When trying to build an RPM from the Apache source tarball, rpmbuild bails with: RPM build errors: Installed (but unpackaged) file(s) found: /usr/lib64/httpd/modules/mod_proxy_wstunnel.so The problem is that the mod_proxy_wstunnel.so file has been omitted from the httpd.spec file used to build the RPM. Extract the tarball, open up httpd.spec in your favourite text editor and scroll down until you find a...