HTTPS is a server for Windows NT systems, both Intel and Alpha -- based.
It is available via anonymous FTP from emwac.ed.ac.uk in the
directory pub/https (URL is
(Be sure to download the version appropriate to your processor.)
You can read a detailed announcement at the FTP site, or by
using the URL
The Windows httpd
(URL is <URL:http://www.city.net/win-httpd/> ) has most of the features
of the Unix version, including scripts (which generate pages on the
fly based on user input). Scripts can be implemented in Visual BASIC;
they can also be implemented in Perl or any other language available
for MSDOS. CGI DOS programs can be conveniently debugged using
CGI-DOS Perl library (URL is
A simple, effective server for Windows writtten by Gustavo
Estrella. Available by anonymous ftp from winftp.cica.indiana.edu
(or one of its mirror sites, such as nic.switch.ch),
as the file serweb03.zip, in the directory /pub/pc/win3/winsock.
Netscape Communications Corporation offers two
Netscape Commerce Server (capable of secure transactions) and
the less expensive
Netscape Communications Server. Both products feature a more efficient
replacement for CGI (common gateway interface)
programming and are designed to be more efficient than traditional
free-of-charge servers such as the NCSA and CERN http demons.
Alibaba is Computer Software Manufaktur's NT-based web server, which
takes advantage of multithreading for best performance:
WebSite (URL is <URL:http://website.ora.com/> ) is a Windows NT-based
web server available from O'Reilly. WebSite offers a graphical, user-friendly
front end to the server for easy file manipulation, and includes software
to track down broken links. WebSite also runs under Windows 95.
Compuserve Internet Office Web Server
Compuserve's Internet division (formerly Spry) offers the
Internet Office Web Server, available for both Unix and Windows NT.
The standard edition can be tried out for free. The professional
edition includes editing tools and supports S-HTTP security and
SQL database connectivity.