Hiawatha is a secure and advanced Web server for Unix. It has been written with security as its main goal. It features advanced access control, prevention of SQL injection and cross-site scripting, banning of clients who try such exploits, the ability to run CGIs under any UID/GID you want, and many other features. These features make Hiawatha an interesting Web server for those who need more security than what the other available Web servers are offering. Hiawatha is also fast and easy to configure.
|Tags||Internet Web HTTP Servers Security web server Webserver|
|Operating Systems||Unix Windows Windows Cygwin Mac OS X POSIX BSD FreeBSD NetBSD OpenBSD Linux Solaris|
Release Notes: This release has an answer to the BEAST attack and the recently discovered RC4 problem. It also offers protection against uploaded malware.
Release Notes: Connections are now handled via a thread pool instead of creating them upon a new connection, and the URL Toolkit has been improved.
Release Notes: New in this version is caching for the reverse proxy functionality. PolarSSL has been upgraded to 1.2.5 to prevent the latest SSL attacks.
Release Notes: This release adds support for HTTP Strict Transport Security (RFC 6797). PolarSSL has been updated to the latest release, and a bug in the Reverse Proxy, which could lead to slow data transfers, has been fixed. The php-fcgi tool, which was marked deprecated in 8.6, has been removed. Use PHP's FPM instead.
Release Notes: The PolarSSL library has been upgraded to v1.2, which gives Hiawatha support for TLS1.1, TLS1.2, and Server Name Indication.