LiteSpeed Enterprise is a high-performance Apache drop-in replacement web server, currently the 4th most popular web server on the internet and the #1 commercial web server
Compatible with commonly used Apache features, including mod_rewrite, .htaccess, and mod_security, LiteSpeed Enterprise can load Apache configuration files directly and works with CWP, replacing Apache in less than 15 minutes with zero downtime.
With its streamlined event-driven architecture, LiteSpeed Enterprise can serve thousands of clients concurrently with minimal memory consumption and CPU usage, and its highly optimized
code serves static content faster and maximizes PHP performance. LSWS serves more users, handles traffic spikes, and neutralizes DDoS attacks without new hardware.
LiteSpeed’s licensing cost is much more affordable than hardware upgrades. Switching to LiteSpeed Web Server is quick and painless, meaning minimal support costs during the switch.
LiteSpeed Cache for WordPress is a highly customizable web server level caching solution that automatically works with LiteSpeed Enterprise to hyper-charge WordPress sites, with little to no configuration necessary.
Caching at the web server layer drastically cuts overhead, yielding the fastest and most efficient caching solution available.
With single-site and multi-site support, as well as compatibility with most popular WordPress plugins, the LiteSpeed Cache for WordPress with LiteSpeed Enterprise is clearly the quickest and easiest way to hyper-charge your WordPress site.
Magento is the most popular e-commerce platform on the Internet, but its modularized architecture and flexible configurations come with a significant performance cost.
LiteMage Cache uses advanced technologies including Edge Side Includes and private caches so entire pages, even those with information changes from user to user, can be assembled completely from cache.
The LiteMage Cache and LiteSpeed Enterprise combined platform provides a 25x performance improvement (speedup) over competing platforms. Our latest release of the platform also accelerates first-page loads for new visitors to sub-second speeds (0.25 seconds in our benchmark testing environment, over 30x faster than our nearest competitor), a critical factor in user retention unmatched in any other solution.
If you are running a Magento site, you truly must experience the LiteMage Cache with LiteSpeed Enterprise for yourself to see the difference.
How to activate LiteSpeed Enterprise in CWP?
Login to your CWP as root and from the left menu select Apache Settings –> Select WebServers and there you can simply enable LiteSpeed Enterprise with a single click.
One more important thing is that you will need to rebuild your PHP with LiteSpeed Support.
To Enable LiteSpeed PHP go to PHP Settings –> PHP Version Switcher, Select PHP Version and check litespeed box and click “Build” button.
** Please note that PHP build can take from 5-40 minutes depending on your server CPU performances.
If your trial has expired you can get LiteSpeed Enterprise license here:
How to install/replace license key for LiteSpeed Enterprise?
Create/Edit file /usr/local/lsws/conf/serial.no and there you need to add your license key.
After adding license key you need to reload LiteSpeed Enterprise
LiteSpeed Enterprise WebAdmin Console
After installation of LiteSpeed Enterprise you got login details for WebAdmin Console where you can manage your WebServer.
WebAdmin Console is running on the port 7080 so you need to have it open in the CSF firewall during administration changes.
Example link of WebAdmin Console: http://188.8.131.52:7080/