Caddy is the first and only web server to use HTTPS automatically and by default

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  • htcpp

    An HTTP server using liburingpp

    I'm always a bit bothered by them saying they are the "only" web server that can do this. First you can also just configure it in a way where it will not use HTTPS (e.g. if you provide an IP:port instead of a hostname). And if you do require specific configuration to enable HTTPS and automatically get certificates via ACME, then lots of other web servers can do this too. Even my own web server can do it: (see for an admittedly much more complicated config).

  • caddy-docker-proxy

    Caddy as a reverse proxy for Docker

    If you want a slightly heavier but more robust solution, caddy-docker-proxy[0] is a plugin that listens to the Docker socket and automatically updates the Caddy configuration based on Docker labels you add to containers.

    I.e. it makes Caddy act a bit more like Traefik. Most of the time, you'll just add the label `caddy.reverse_proxy={{upstreams http 8080}}` to your containers and the plugin will regenerate Caddy's configuration whenever the container is modified.


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    A pure Unix shell script implementing ACME client protocol


    If DNS-01 is not an option or to complicated, this saves you from exposing a host to the internet for no good reason.

  • Caddy

    Fast and extensible multi-platform HTTP/1-2-3 web server with automatic HTTPS

    Header that is impossible to turn off since it's hardcoded here:

    The developer's annoying response is "it doesnt improve privacy or security, so we won't give you the option to remove it".

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