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WSGI Server with SSL, code reloading.

Project Description

A backgrounding front-end over cherrypy (builtin), twisted.web, circuits,
spawning, fapws3, and werkzeug, With server-independent support for code
reloading and pid file management.


Run a server in the foreground after importing `` as the application

wsgid --application

Run a server in the foreground after importing and calling `mywebapp.create_app`
as the application factory::

wsgid --application_factory mywebapp.create_app

Run a server using the pidfile `` after importing and
calling `mywebapp.create_app` as the application factory::

wsgid --application_factory mywebapp.create_app --pidfile

Stop a server using the pidfile ``::

wsgid --pidfile --stop

Use twisted.web's server to display builtin hello-world::

wsgid --server=twistedweb

All these options have short versions, and can override defaults in config
files or the environment.

Using config files

Ini-style config files can be used to provide any of the options available. For
example, myserver.ini::

[ config ]

pidfile =
application_factory = mywebapp.crate_app

And then::

wsgid -c myserver.ini

Is equivalent to the above examples. Note that the actual section titles in the
config file are ignored, and the file is essentially flattened.

Using the environment

Additionally any config variable can be overriden using the environment
variables. The variable name is uppercased, and prefixed with `WSGID_` to avoid
collisions with other apps for common names. For example::


Is equivalent to passing the `--pidfile` on the command line.

Using the Werkzeug Debugger

Passing the option -d/--debug will wrap your WSGI application in the Werkzeug
debugger. It is not recommended to do this in production::

wsgid --application --foreground --debug

Using SSL

The default CherryPy backend supports SSL, and this is enabled using the two
options --ssl_certificate/-C with --ssl_private_key/-K, To generate these as
an example::

openssl genrsa 1024 > host.key
openssl req -new -x509 -nodes -sha1 -days 365 -key host.key > host.cert

Then you can run your server like::

wsgid --application --foreground --ssl_certificate=host.cert --ssl_private_key=host.key

Complete options
Usage: wsgid [options]

-h, --help show this help message and exit
-c CONFIG_FILE, --config_file=CONFIG_FILE
The configuration file
-p PIDFILE, --pidfile=PIDFILE
The PID file
-s, --stop Stop the server.
The WSGI Applciation instance to import
The WSGI Applciation factory to import
-d, --debug Run in the werkzeug debugger.
-P PORT, --port=PORT The port to listen on.
-H HOST, --host=HOST The host to listen on.
-N, --no_reloader Do not use the reloader.
-L LOGDIR, --logdir=LOGDIR
The directory for logs.
-w WORKDIR, --workdir=WORKDIR
The working directory for the daemon.
The server name
The ssl certificate
The ssl private key
Path to a virtualenv to use
-v, --verbose Verbose logging
-T, --no_log_stdout Do not log on stdout
-O SERVER, --server=SERVER
Server type to use, can be:
cherrypy (default)
-X, --dumb Run a dumb server. Does not handle pidfiles/logs/etc.

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