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HTTP server over SSL/TLS with an automatically generated self-signed certificate

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HTTP server over SSL/TLS with an automatically generated self-signed certificate.


Serve static files from the current working directory:

$ https [-p/--port <NNNN>] [--public]

Example #1

By default, the server runs on port number 443, which requires superuser privileges. Note that the server will only be accessible from the localhost:

$ https
Running server at https://localhost:443

Example #2

To specify an alternative port number:

$ https --port 8443
Running server at https://localhost:8443

Example #3

To make the server accessible from other devices:

$ https --public
Running server at

Example #4

To run the server publicly on a custom port:

$ https --public -p 8443
Running server at


$ pip install httpself

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