The Ioto web server is built by default when compiling from source.
After building, the Ioto web server is enabled via the config.json5 file. It is disabled by default.
If you wish to only run the web server, you can disable all the other services. In this manner, Ioto becomes a dedicated embedded web server.
The web server configuration is controlled via the web.json5 file.
Here is a minimal sample web.json5 that will listen on port 80 for HTTP requests and port 443 for TLS requests.
The configuration file defines the following items:
- Public name of the server
- The documents directory for files to serve
- The ports on which to listen for requests
- Request timeouts
- Request limits
- The tls (TLS) certificates
- Instructions to redirect requests
- Processing routes
- Policy for file upload
The configuration properties are defined in the Configuration Properties.
Here is a more detailed example: