Installing a Xojo Web App Server

We show how to install a virtual private server and run both Xojo 2019 and Xojo 2020 web apps.

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We update server:

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade

We install these packages:

apt-get install apache2 
apt-get install php libapache2-mod-php
apt-get install libunwind8
apt-get install perl6
apt-get install php-curl

Then let's Encrypt It certificate:

apt-get install certbot
apt-get install python3-certbot-apache
certbot --apache

In apache2.conf we add

AddHandler cgi-script .cgi

And we change AllowOverride to All.

We enable cgi:

a2enmod cgi
systemctl restart apache2

And a Xojo 2019 CGI app runs.

For proxy, we enable it:

a2enmod proxy
a2enmod proxy_http

We add a proxy for our virtual host:

ProxyPass "/"  "http://localhost:8080/"
ProxyPassReverse "/"  "http://localhost:8080/"

And finally restart apache:

systemctl restart apache2

Xojo 2020 apps runs localhost only with:

./test2 --NetworkInterfaceIndex Loopback --SecureNetworkInterfaceIndex Loopback &

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