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kiwix-serve - Man Page

Kiwix HTTP Server

Synopsis

kiwix-serve [--index=INDEX_PATH] [--port=PORT] [--verbose] [--daemon] [--attachToProcess=PID] ZIM_PATH
kiwix-serve --library [--port=PORT] [--verbose] [--daemon] [--attachToProcess=PID] LIBRARY_PATH

Description

Stand-alone HTTP server for serving ZIM contents over the network.

--index=INDEX_PATH

Path to index folder created using kiwix-install.

--port=PORT

Port number on which the server should listen.
By default, server listens on port 80.

--verbose

Enable verbose output.

--daemon

Run the server as a daemon.

--attachToProcess=PID

Shutdown the server when process numbered PID dies.

ZIM_PATH

ZIM file of the content to serve.
Mandatory if not in library mode.

--library

Enable library mode.
Serves the contents of a library file instead of a single ZIM file.

LIBRARY_PATH

Kiwix library file path.
Library is an XML file created using kiwix-manage.

See Also

kiwix(1) kiwix-manage(1)

Author

Emmanuel Engelhart <kelson@kiwix.org>
Vasudev Kamath <kamathvasudev@gmail.com> (Manual)

Referenced By

kiwix-manage(1).

21 May 2012