Open source Web servers


The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems. (Apache)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows - MAC OS X


Hiawatha is an webserver with security, easy to use and lightweight as the three key features. Hiawatha supports among others (Fast)CGI, IPv6, URL rewriting and reverse proxy. It has security features no other webserver has, like blocking SQL injections, XSS and CSRF attacks and exploit attempts. (GPL)



lighttpd is a web server designed to be secure, fast, standards-compliant, and flexible while being optimized for speed-critical environments. (BSD)



nginx is a lightweight, high performance web server/reverse proxy and e-mail (IMAP/POP3) proxy. (BSD)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows - MAC OS X

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