The Neokernel is a lightweight and secure ASP.NET web application server. It can be embedded and distributed with other applications or used as a standalone web server. The server supports web applications written with ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, WCF, ASP.NET Web Services, and the Neokernel API for writing C# and Visual Basic.NET server plug-ins.
The Neokernel Web Server is a fast, lightweight replacement for bundled servers like WebDev.WebServer.exe, PWS (Personal Web Server) or the Cassini sample webserver. The Neokernel Web Server supports features like SSL, http-auth, keep-alive, multithreading, web services, logging, XML based configuration, and more.
* Use Visual Basic or C# to serve dynamic web content. * Supports pages written with ASP.NET. * Small footprint (500 KB) implemented in 100% managed C# code. * Built-in support for HTTPS (SSL) and user authentication. * Built-in session management with support for client-side cookies. * Industry standard HTTP logging using the NCSA-Extended log file format. * Runs as a Service, Console, or embedded in other applications. * Built-in distribution and http proxy services. * Built-in lightweight XML parser. * Built-in task scheduling. * Includes security and cryptography libraries. * Built-in state machine for managing object state. * Built in object database with flat-file XML based storage. * Built-in APIs for creating log entries in the Windows Event Log, log files, or command console. * Administrators can specify each component that the server loads to enhance security and performance.
version 2.2 of the Neokernel web server for ASP.NET: # Support for Virtual Directories. # Support for multiple ASP.NET applications on one server. # Optimized handling of ASP.NET Application Domains # Significant performance improvements. # Improved support for ASP.NET applications.