Version 6 introduced some new URL fetch settings and behaviors.
HTTP/1.1 is now supported by default, including
gzip and other
compression formats (see <urlcp encodings> here). A new form of secure SSL transfers is supported in
the OPTIONS/Upgrade method, which (for servers that support it)
allows HTTP transactions to be SSL-secure without the need for a
separate HTTPS server and namespace (see <urlcp secure>, here). FTP logins are supported more
fully with login-dir-relative paths, so that a user directories may be
accessed easier via FTP: there is no need to specify the home
directory in the URL (see <urlcp ftprelativepaths> here). Uncommon or misspelled character sets can be
mapped to their correct equivalents with a charset config file,
avoiding some "Unknown character set" errors (see <urlcp
vhttpd web server configuration file supports some
%-variables for greater clarity. For example,
%SERVERROOT% may be used in a setting value to indicate the web
server root path. The
changed to allow all files except for Vortex source and object files,
so that new file types do not require constantly editing the config
file to add then to
AllowExt. The Texis Monitor web server
vhttpd) supports SSL; see SSL Engine et al.
settings in the [Httpd] section of texis.ini.