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Soma is an HTTP/1.1-compatible Web server written in Java. It is powerful (capable of handling many thousands of requests simultaneously), configurable, secure, and intelligent. It can run CGI programs, and has good support for Unix systems.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  10 Jun 2001 08:49

    Release Notes: Fixed problem with inability to log HTTP errors.

    •  09 Jun 2001 14:14

      Release Notes: This release adds internal restructuring of code, a port to the HTTPlib package, a Plugin system, redirection of System.out and System.err to a file, and unified log files (i.e., date/time is no longer part of the file name).

      •  01 Aug 2000 07:19

        Release Notes: K, M, and G suffixes to number values in the config file are now allowed. Support was added for chaning the URL of the server software web site. A minor bug fix in log support was made.

        •  17 Jul 2000 13:12

          Release Notes: This release adds support for plugging in classes to override the standard HTTP method handlers, and many small bugfixes and improvements in the CGI handler, directory lister, and URL corrector. All the classes have been moved into com.auntfloyd.* packages.

          •  14 May 2000 10:02

            Release Notes: Better support for Unix systems, support for logging errors, requests, etc., a better directory lister, and a new URL correction feature.


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