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X5 is the latest generation web server from iMatix Corporation. The Xitami product line stretches back to 1996. X5 is built using iMatix's current Base2 technology for multithreading applications. On multicore machines, it is much more scalable than Xitami/2. See Wikipedia article on Xitami.

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News

  • X5 Binaries For Windows (February 18, 2009) iMatix publishes the first binaries of X5, its relaunched Xitami webserver, and launches a new website. (+0 "0")

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Email lists

  • The Xitami developer's group is a mailing list for discussing Xitami development issues. To subscribe, email gro.imatix.stsil|tseuqer-ved-imatix#gro.imatix.stsil|tseuqer-ved-imatix with: subscribe xitami-dev.
  • The Xitami user group is a mailing list for discussion about installing and using Xitami. To subscribe, email gro.imatix.stsil|tseuqer-imatix#gro.imatix.stsil|tseuqer-imatix with : subscribe xitami.

Recent comments

Hi, I'm new here and I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask… I wanted to know if Xitami a...
(by paiton 20 Dec 2010 13:43, posts: 4)
X5 does not run CGI, you won't be able to migrate from 2.x to X5. Sorry.
(by pieterh 27 Oct 2010 14:52, posts: 3)
How to configure X5 to run CGI? I´m trying to migrate from 2.x to x5 and i´m lost
(by drausio 27 Oct 2010 14:43, posts: 3)
It’s hard to argue with the performance of a Callaway iron. Their slogan, 'A better game by d...
(by soleadd13 31 May 2010 08:54, posts: 4)
I've endorsed xitami since 1999, using it for all of my customers, and including it also in our...
(by maxsis 07 Mar 2010 18:08, posts: 4)
I get an X5 error page that says: You are not authorised to access this resource. Not allowed to...
(by roboman51 20 Nov 2009 21:59, posts: 4)
Make sure the .httpdir file can be read by the X5 process. What happens when you try to access...
(by pieterh 20 Nov 2009 19:44, posts: 4)
I've read this and understand that you need to have a file called ".httpdir" in the folder that...
(by roboman51 20 Nov 2009 19:28, posts: 1)
Were you ever able to get this to work? I've read (http://www.xitami.com/wiki:directory-lists)...
(by roboman51 20 Nov 2009 19:27, posts: 4)
Thanks for the tip. I tweaked the source long ago but not sure if I did it right. I will have to...
(by ablyss 20 Aug 2009 03:05, posts: 1)

Open issues

5 - Add support for SSL: This issue is a request for SSL/TLS support in Xitami. (19 Feb 2009 13:38) (+0 "0")

4 - Add support for LRWP: This issue is a request for LRWP support in Xitami. (19 Feb 2009 13:37) (+0 "0")

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Wiki pages

Virtual Hosting: A short article on virtual hosting (multihomed domains) in X5. (04 May 2009 08:09)

Directory Lists: How to configure X5 to show directory lists. (04 May 2009 07:38)

2.5 Patches: This page lists various patches for Xitami 2.5. (28 Apr 2009 11:45)

Access Logs: Xitami/5 generates access logs in the standard Apache format as well as custom formats. (18 Feb 2009 13:44)

Feature Requests: Main features request for Xitami/5, taken from Xitami list discussion (18 Feb 2009 13:43)

Security and Access Control: A web server is only as good as its security. (18 Feb 2009 13:43)

Summary of Features: Xitami/5 is a simple web server which focuses on security and ease of use. These are the key features explained in this document: (18 Feb 2009 13:42)

History

Xitami/2 was the Internet.com #1 server in 1998. These are some of the awards Xitami won from web sites:

  • Internet.com #1 in "Top 10 Web Servers"
  • Internet.com Hall of Fame 1998
  • Internet.com Hall of Fame 1999
  • ZDNet Editors' Pick
  • Dave Central's Best of Linux Award 1999

iMatix no longer supports Xitami/2.x but you can still get the source code, binaries, and documentation: