Configuration

Per-Client Throttling

OpenLiteSpeed includes a built-in Per-Client Throttling feature which allows you to block bad IPs. Navigate to Configuration > Server > Security configurations > Per Client Throttling to find several configuration settings that you can use to limit the request, bandwidth, and connection rate per remote…

Enabling WordFence

WordFence requires auto_append_file in order to work correctly. By default, the following directive in .htaccess is used to load WordFence, but this directive does not work in OpenLiteSpeed. php_value auto_prepend_file ‘/home/ovh.qtwrk.me/public_html/wordfence-waf.php’ Luckily, there are alternatives. There are three different methods you can use with OpenLiteSpeed:…

Configuration Examples

OpenLiteSpeed Configuration Examples You can install OpenLiteSpeed in multiple ways, and each way may associate OLS configuration files in different locations. The purpose of this article is not to cover the various default configurations for different installation methods, but instead to show you some basic…

WebAdmin Console

WebAdmin Console Makes Configuration Super Easy One of OpenLiteSpeed’s advantages over Apache and nginx is a GUI interface called the WebAdmin Console. By default you should be able to access it through https://your-server-ip:7080. Make sure port 7080 is open in your firewall. Of course you…

Running PHP in Detached Mode

What’s PHP Detached Mode? PHP Detached Mode is new in OpenLiteSpeed v1.5.6. In previous versions, all PHP processes were attached to OpenLiteSpeed processes. As such, when OpenLiteSpeed restarted, so would the PHP processes. In PHP Detached Mode, the PHP processes will continue running independently, even when OpenLiteSpeed restarts. When you run in PHP SuEXEC ProcessGroup Mode, PHP process…