Das Schaefchen is a lightweight HTTP server and proxy for Unix platforms. It supports the minimum requirements of the HTTP/1.1 protocol and virtual hosts, basic authentication (which can be used to protect either files or directories), directory listing, byte ranges, reverse proxy, and FastCGI. It is an event-driven server that runs as a single process with a single thread using non-blocking I/O. It uses epoll as the event notification mechanism to multiplex control between active connections.
The CyaSSL embedded SSL library is a lightweight SSL library written in ANSI C and targeted for embedded and RTOS environments, primarily because of its small size, speed, and feature set. It is commonly used in standard operating environments and cloud services as well because of its royalty-free pricing and excellent cross platform support. CyaSSL supports industry standards up to the current TLS 1.2 and DTLS 1.2 levels, is up to 20 times smaller than OpenSSL, and offers progressive ciphers such as HC-128, RABBIT, and NTRU.
muhttpd (mu HTTP deamon) is a simple but complete Web server written in portable ANSI C. It supports static pages, CGI scripts, and MIME type based handlers. It drops privileges before accepting any connections, and can log received requests. It has been tested on OpenBSD, GNU/Linux, NetBSD, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, and Cygwin. It runs successfully on 32-bits, 64-bit, little endian, and big endian systems.
mod_sar ("sar" stands for Search And Replace) is an Apache2 module that works as an output filter. Its purpose is to search for and replace strings found in Web content before sending the content to the client. Searches performed can be case sensitive or case insensitive, depending on configuration. A good example of common usage of this module is a reverse proxy.
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.
NeedLock allows users to easily define directories that they want to protect and visitors who are allowed to view them. The script supports full member control, admin levels, statistics, account expiration, action logs, easy configuration, member registration setup, announcements, and many other unique features.
mod_vhs is an Apache 2.2+ Web server module allowing mass virtual hosting without the need for file-based configuration. The virtual host paths are translated from any database supported by mod_ldap or mod_dbd at request time from MySQL, LDAP, PAM, or a system password file. PHP security can be basically auto-configured from the database using this module. Requests are cached by mod_ldap when configured.