.FCGI File Extension

.FCGI File Extension

File Type

FastCGI File

Developer FastCGI
Popularity
1.6  |  55 Votes
Category Web Files
Format Text

What is an FCGI file?

Source code file written for FastCGI (FCGI), an extension of CGI standard used for more robust handling of Web server requests; may be written in one of many supporting languages but often written in Perl, and therefore contains both Perl code and code from the FastCGI API.

More Information

The FastCGI interface includes support for distributed computing so that Web requests can be load balanced across multiple servers. It also includes support for authentication and access roles.

NOTE: FastCGI is supported by many Web servers natively or through Web server extensions.

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Programs that open or reference FCGI files

Windows
Apache Web Server with mod_fcgid
Free
Microsoft IIS with FastCGI extension
Mac
Apache Web Server with mod_fcgid
Free
Linux
Apache Web Server with mod_fcgid
Free
Updated June 5, 2012

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