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How to install Hiawatha Webserver in CentOS 7

To Install Hiawatha Webserver On CentOS 7

Hiawatha is a lightweight secured webserver that prevents common web attacks like cross-site scripting(xss), sql injection, and CSRF. Installation of Hiawatha webserver is explained in detail.

Features

  • Speed.
  • Supports URL rewriting.
  • Reverse Proxy.
  • It Supports IPV6
  • Access control.
  • Reverse Proxy.

To install Hiawatha Webserver

Run the following command to download a repo before installing Hiwatha.

[root@linuxhelp1 ~]# wget http://anku.ecualinux.com/7/x86_64/anku-release-8-1.noarch.rpm
--2016-07-12 13:47:26--  http://anku.ecualinux.com/7/x86_64/anku-release-8-1.noarch.rpm
Resolving anku.ecualinux.com (anku.ecualinux.com)... 174.142.80.39
Connecting to anku.ecualinux.com (anku.ecualinux.com)|174.142.80.39|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 3166 (3.1K) [application/x-rpm]
Saving to: ‘anku-release-8-1.noarch.rpm’

100%[==============================================================================>] 3,166       --.-K/s   in 0.002s  

2016-07-12 13:47:27 (1.62 MB/s) - ‘anku-release-8-1.noarch.rpm’ saved [3166/3166]

Utilise the following command to install the rpm file.

[root@linuxhelp1 ~]# rpm -ivh anku-release-8-1.noarch.rpm 
Preparing...                          ################################# [100%]
Updating / installing...
   1:anku-release-8-1                 ################################# [100%]

utilise the following command to install Hiawatha.

[root@linuxhelp1 ~]# yum --enablerepo=anku install hiawatha -y
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks
Determining fastest mirrors
 * base: centos.excellmedia.net
 * extras: centos.excellmedia.net
 * updates: centos.excellmedia.net
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package hiawatha.x86_64 0:10.0-ecualinux.2.el7.centos will be installed
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Installed:
  hiawatha.x86_64 0:10.0-ecualinux.2.el7.centos                                                                         

Complete!

To Launch Hiawatha

Once the installation is completed, start the server by using the following command.

[root@linuxhelp1 ~]# service hiawatha start
Starting webserver: Hiawatha

Open the web browser and navigate to http://<IP_address>
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