What is OpenLiteSpeed?
As the name states, it’s a lite, open source and fast web server. It’s the latest edition of LiteSpeed web, which is one of the most popular proprietary web servers. Its architecture is event driven which makes it responsive to any changes to a particular event it’s easy to Install and Configure OpenLiteSpeed Web Server.
The decoupled micro services allow it to be free from most defects and the overall responsiveness increases.
It makes the better choice as it is compatible with Apache rewrite rules, admin interface and customized PHP processing on the server side.
Event driven architecture
Large volume on concurrent connections
WebAdmin GUI with built-in real-time statistics graphical dashboard
Apache rewrite rules
High-performance page caching
Third-party API support
Performance Enhancement features
HTTP/3 and HTTP/2 support
Static site content
- Fault tolerance
- Smooth Restart
- User space oriented
- Template of Virtual
- Hosting Configuration
- Supports multiple PHP version
- Load Balancer
- Static Content delivery
- Lua scripting Language
- WebSocket Proxy Support
Step 1: update your package
sudo apt-get update
Step 2: Add repository to your system
You need to add the repository to your system inorder to install it. It contains the latest and updated version of packages of OpenLiteSpeed.
Execute the following command to add the repository for your Debian.
wget -O - http://rpms.litespeedtech.com/debian/enable_lst_debian_repo.sh | sudo bash
apt-get install wget
Or you can first install the required dependencies and then Install and Configure OpenLiteSpeed Web Server
Type the following command to install all the essential dependencies.
sudo apt-get install build-essential libexpat1-dev libgeoip-dev libpcre3-dev zlib1g-dev libssl-dev libxml2-dev rcs libpng-dev
tar -xzvf openlitespeed-1.4.34.tgz
sudo apt-get install openlitespeed
Step 4: Configure admin and password of OpenLiteSpeed
You need to enter your username and password, this will be required for your web interface.
sudo /usr/local/lsws/bin/lswsctrl start
The most exciting features of OpenLiteSpeed have been launched to provide a better and successful operational experience for the users. There is so much you can do with OpenLiteSpeed in faster and efficient manner. Less overhead, scalable with no hardware upgrades.
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