🔥 cli-webserver, simplifies webservers 🔥

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This CLI simplifies the creation and renewal of a webserver running with SSL certificates. With a modified Nginx Dockerfile and Let’s Encrypts client called Certbot, it takes seconds to be up and running.

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Table of Contents

  1. About The Project

  2. Getting Started

  3. Usage

  4. Contributing
  5. License
  6. Contact
  7. Acknowledgments

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Getting Started


This project is still under development which means it have not been tested on other machines, USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.


Your system must have these following packages installed:


  1. Clone this repo and cd into directory
    npm install -g cli-webserver


For now simply remove the file form /usr/local/bin with rm (DO AT YOUR OWN RISK)

  1. Clone this repo and cd into directory
    npm uninstall -g cli-webserver


This script is farley straight forward to use

Setup Webserver

  1. Run the script

    cli-webserver <environment> [options]

    Then follow the instructions on the screen

Webserver command-line options

Option Arguments Description
-m dev/development prod/production Skips first question regarding dev/prod menu
-d domain.com Your domain is passed to Certbot and NGINX
-f PATH to frontend directory Path to your frontend directory
-c PATH to nginx config file Path to your nginx config file
-p 0-9999 Port to expose host (only development)
-e [email protected] Email to register certificate (passed directly to Certbot)


Contributions are what make the open source community such an amazing place to learn, inspire, and create. Any contributions you make are greatly appreciated.

If you have a suggestion that would make this better, please fork the repo and create a pull request. You can also simply open an issue with the tag “enhancement”. Don’t forget to give the project a star! Thanks again!

  1. Fork the Project
  2. Create your Feature Branch (git checkout -b feature/AmazingFeature)
  3. Commit your Changes (git commit -m 'Add some AmazingFeature')
  4. Push to the Branch (git push origin feature/AmazingFeature)
  5. Open a Pull Request


Distributed under the MIT License. See LICENSE for more information.


Filip “Gnusson” Magnusson – @GnussonNet[email protected]

Project Link: [Github.com/GnussonNet/cli-webserver(https://github.com/GnussonNet/cli-webserver)


Special thanks to the below users who gave me a great start when creating this project.


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