Boa (web server)

Boa is a discontinued since 2005 open-source small-footprint web server that is suitable for embedded applications. Originally written by Paul Phillips, it was previously maintained by Larry Doolittle and Jon Nelson.

Original author(s)Paul Phillips
Developer(s)Larry Doolittle and Jon Nelson
Initial releasecirca 1995
Final release
0.94.13 / July 30, 2002 (2002-07-30)
Preview release
0.94.14rc21 / February 23, 2005 (2005-02-23)
Operating systemCross-platform
Available inC
TypeWeb server

Slashdot and Fotolog use Boa to serve images.[1]

As of January 2006, Boa has the following limitations

See also


  1. Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNS. 2017-10-24. ISBN 9781538803721.

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