Chapter 169. Embedded HTTP Server


The eCos HTTPD package provides a simple HTTP server for use with applications in eCos. This server is specifically aimed at the remote control and monitoring requirements of embedded applications. For this reason the emphasis is on dynamically generated content, simple forms handling and a basic CGI interface. It is not intended to be a general purpose server for delivering arbitrary web content. For these purposes a port of the GoAhead web server is available from

This server is also capable of serving content using IPv6 when the eCos configuration contains IPv6.

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