Hiawatha 8.0 release

Hiawatha is a secure and advanced Web server for Unix. It has been written with security as its main goal. It features a rootjail, the ability to run CGIs under any UID/GID you want, prevention of SQL injection and cross-site scripting, banning of clients who try such exploits, 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.

Features :


  • Access/connection control
  • Banning
  • CGI support (including PHP)
  • CGI wrapper (run CGI under a diffrerent uid/gid in a secure way)
  • Chunked Transfer-encoding
  • CommandChannel (control Hiawatha by telnetting to a special port)
  • Cookie support
  • Cross-site Scripting (XSS) prevention
  • Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF/XSRF) prevention
  • Customizable ServerString
  • Directory listing with customizable stylesheet
  • DoS/flooding protection
  • FastCGI support (load-balanced)
  • GZip Content-Encoding support (in a unique way, read the manual for more information.)
  • HTTP authentication (basic and digest)
  • If-(Un)Modified-Since header field
  • Interface binding control
  • Internal file caching
  • IPv6 support
  • Keep-alive connections
  • Large file support
  • Logging
  • Range header field (single range support)
  • Referer control for images (prevent external image linking)
  • Remote monitoring
  • Request pipelining
  • Rootjail
  • SSL support
  • SQL injection prevention
  • Traffic throttling/shaping (control uploadspeed)
  • URL rewriting via regular expressions
  • Userdirectory support
  • Virtual host support
  • Volatile object support (for frequently changing objects, like webcam pictures)
  • XSLT support

Download Source :

Tarbal                       :  hiawatha-8.0.tar.gz

MacOSX Package : hiawatha-8.0.dmg

Windows Package : hiawatha-8.0.zip

Or read More in Here http://www.hiawatha-webserver.org