Directory-level configuration file found mostly on Apache web servers

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Fully restrict access to sub-directories with .htaccess

With .htaccess, how can I block access to any sub-directories (and its contents) when they are accessed directly (using the browser's address bar for example)? I'm on a shared host, so I do not have ...
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Apache .htaccess with mod_expires not working for certain directories

I have a Joomla site that I am trying to enable caching using mod_expires. I have the .htaccess in the root of the site and have added the options as found on the page ...
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how to write RewriteCond for a url with subdomain

I am trying to ban some bots by writing a RewriteCond rule in htaccess file. Is the following ruleset correct if I add the following: ## block traffic from particular referrers RewriteEngine On ...
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Why same request for hundreds times in access log

I don't know what comes to this, and how to prevent it. Look at the time, it keep on with the same request for hundreds times. Not just those particular IPs but some others too. How do I prevent this. ...
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Using nginx or mongoose or mongrel or other tiny web server, how to serve certain files from subdirectories as from one root or top level directory

I have a directory structure let's say of /user/me/project1 /usr/me/project1/private/stuff /usr/me/project1/whatever/bla/bla /usr/me/project1/pdf/bla.pdf /user/me/project2 /user/me/project2/priv1 ...
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Apache2.4 mod_rewrite won't redirect me to subdir based on visiting domain

I have an Apache2.4 server with public dir in /var/www/html. In that dir I have a Wordpress site with this .htaccess: RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f ...
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Apache deflate ignores javascript

I have set up deflate in my htaccess. Everything works fine, except for some reason javascript files are being ignored. I tried every possible combination of AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE with ...
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How to redirect non-www to www without hardcoding using .htaccess?

RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.(.+)$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://%1/$1 [R=301,L] ...causes a perfect, non-hardcoding 301 redirect from "www to non-www", ...
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outlook trying to access image through webdav in email signature

I have an html email signature and 1 image on it which is hosted online. In Outlook 2010 it tries to get this through webdav which at atimes to users can take a while, once it fails then it gets it ...
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Redirect loop when forcing HTTPS

I am using the following to force HTTPS on my main website. ### Force SSL RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteRule ^ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301] If you want to view the full htaccess ...
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How to show two categories before title in url using .htaccess [duplicate]

In my .htaccess file i am using this line given below to show url like this (http://localhost/mysite/top-5-home-business-in-the-world). "top-5-home-business-in-the-world" is the title. RewriteRule ...
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amazon ec2 - opencart seo url not working [on hold]

I am new to amazon ec2 and opencart. I am trying to enable seo urls in opencart. I enabled it from settings/Server and set seo keywords in products. I didnt have .htaccess file so put had to upload it ...
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How to improve cross domain page loading [closed]

I am on a LAMP stack with multiple domains and a cPanel back end. I have a domain, www.domainA.com which will eventually be one of numerous domains A-E (not literally A-E, but you get the idea), all ...
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Blocking request with query string

I'm an under a DDoS attack though I have cloud flare.. I found out that the attacker is accessing the server using query strings "?a=randomnumber" I don't use query strings in my website so I need ...
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Apache - protect a subdirectory but not the root

I have a website, it should be accessible by anyone, but one directory should request http authorization. I have added following lines to website.conf: <Directory ...
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Error headers: ap_headers_output_filter() after putting cache header in htaccess file

Receiving error: [debug] mod_headers.c(663): headers: ap_headers_output_filter() after I included this within the htaccess file: # 6 DAYS <FilesMatch ...
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why apache returns error message in body while returning 200 status code

I've configured Apache to return 200 on all requests that made with OPTIONS verb: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} OPTIONS RewriteRule ^(.*)$ $1 [R=200,L] The Apache indeed returns status 200 OK, yet ...
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why Apache's setEnvIf doesn't set correct header and how to debug it

I have the following in my .htaccess file: <IfModule mod_headers.c> SetEnvIf Origin "http(s)?:\/\/(www\.)?(inreado\.local|testenv\.inreado\.com|inreado\.com)$" AccessControlAllowOrigin=$0$1 ...
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Setting Expires Headers for Things Retrieved Via Query String

I have an installation of MediaWiki and have been optimizing various aspects using Google's PageSpeed tool as a guide, and I've so far been able to make lots of improvements. One thing I'm not able ...
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Server, Database or Code Issue? Magento backend rewrites itself with a index.php which doesnt work

I will be honest and admit my cross posting in magento.stackexchange.com but the reason is that I believe it is a server fault, and now I am looking for proof to present to my dreaded hosting ...
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Specify which directores to look for .htaccess file

I'd read that enabling .htaccess for all directories causes a performance overhead, because all subfolders are also scanned for .htaccess files. I'd like to only have the .htaccess file read in: ...
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Configuring htaccess/mod_rewrite to serve static files with question mark in the URL

I've just taken on hosting of an ancient site that was converted from asp to static html, consisting of about 6,000 files. However, my server doesn't like the filenames, giving a 404 error. The URLs ...
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Rewriting .htaccess for https on subdomain

I'm currently hosting subdomain dev.example.com from a dev subfolder and using this .htaccess rules: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www.)?dev.example.com$ RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ...
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Do incoming https posts require https URL's

We would like to have HTTP posts from secure servers be secure on our end. Do the posts need to be made to https://ourserver.com, or does it work to post to http://ourserver.com, and then redirect to ...
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How to insert an “index.php” into every url using .htaccess?

Example: My Site gets called like that: www.example.com/controller/method/parameter1/parameter2 Now, .htaccess needs to rewrite this URL into: ...
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301 redirect help needed for urls with parameters

How do I 301 redirect all urls such as http://domain.com/languages/italian/itemlist.feed?start=[0-9]&format=feed http://domain.com/languages/italian/itemlist.feed?format=feed&type=rss to ...
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Disable gd library on a specific website

I am trying to disable gb library on a specific website so it won't affect the other websites which are hosted on the same server. Is it possible to do this with htaccess or is there another way?
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SSL redirect on EC2 instance behind SSL terminating load balancer

I'm trying to redirect all url's to https in a web application. I have an ec2 instance behind an elastic load balancer. SSL is terminated on the load balancer. Any attempts at redirection end up ...
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Bypassing htaccess restrictions?

I found this in my apache access logs access.log:555.555.555.555 - - [05/May/2011:12:12:21 -0400] "GET /somedir/ HTTP/1.1" 403 291 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:5.0) Gecko/20100101 ...
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Apache mod_rewrite with proxy to HTTPS from HTTPS host

I am trying to use the mod_proxy to rewrite internal one URL to another in this way: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.domain\.de$ RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} ^443 RewriteRule ^blog/(.*)$ ...
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htaccess rewrite rule for subdomain results to redirect loop [duplicate]

Below is my htaccess config: RewriteEngine On # if the domain starts with "apply." # i.e. apply.example.com # redirect to application URI RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^apply\. [NC] RewriteRule ...
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Setting htaccess rule for nginx

Hi i m having issue while setting htaccess rule in nginx. My htaccess is : htaccess rules are: RewriteEngine ON RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteRule .* ...
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Apache .htaccess - how to rewrite referrer?

I have a site www.example.com. I would like to achieve the following: All the visits that click on www.example.com from my other site www.example.net, to have the referrer www.example.org. In other ...
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Conditional Directory Index In Htaccess

This relates to the question in: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1599717/conditional-directoryindex-in-htaccess The answer states that the following should work: SetEnvIf Remote_Addr ...
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.htaccess to PayPal & PayPal Sandbox

For testing on my pre-live site, I'd like to allow only my own IPs and PayPal Sandbox. For production, I'd like to allow only PayPal to my IPN listener. I can restrict in .htaccess to my IPs, but ...
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htaccess exception / “deny from all except Paypal”

I spent my evening on this problem and I did not find how to solve/bypass it :-( I have in "mydomain.com/admin/" a .htaccess file with the following : <Files ~ "[^index]\.php$"> Order ...
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Mod_rewrite Underscores to Dashes (or Hyphens) in Opencart

I'm transferring an e-commerce site to a new shopping basket. For some reason the old site used dashes for categories but underscores for products. So the full url of a product looks like this: ...
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.htaccess Rewriting Tomcat Server

I am writing a website using Railo. My code is to be deployed on a Railo Server running on Tomcat, overlayed on a regular Apache+PHP server. I need to send all requests to ...
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Apache SetEnvIf failing to match Request_Uri

Simple condition, which never match and set variable: SetEnvIf Request_URI "^/path/to/something*" access_granted Checking URI by using PHP is giving correct string, however variable is never set. ...
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How to hide cPanel directory [closed]

I have a server that uses cPanel. There is a built-in feature with cPanel where I can access the login area by going to domain.com/cpanel. I was wondering if there was a way to disable it or hide ...
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Hide cPanel login page? [closed]

I use the url http://example.org/cpanel to log in. This is accessible to anyone which seems like a bad idea as anyone can guess it's there. How can I hide it and make it accessible via .htaccess ...
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Apache sends plain-text response when accessing SSL-enabled site without HTTPS

I've never encountered something such as this before. I was attempting to simply redirect the page to the HTTPS version if it determined that HTTPS was off, but instead it's displaying an HTML page ...
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How to exclude IP from htaccess domain redirect [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a custom redirect rule for some testing purposes on 2 domains with exactly same site. The code I am using is: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{REMOTE_ADDR} !^1\.2\.3\.4$ ...
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.htaccess equivalent rules?

To prevent access from other sites (hotlinking) or direct access (typing an URL) are the .htaccess rules below equivalents? RULE 1 <files myfile_one.php> order allow,deny deny from all ...
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Configuring favicon with expires header in htaccess

I have implemented Expires headers via mod_expires on my Apache server and have successfully created expires headers for most file types, however I am having trouble with the favicon. I initially ...
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Apache not allowing .htaccess

I upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS and Apache to 2.4. When the server first started back up I was getting 403 errors visiting pages. This is when I learned I needed to change to Require all granted. I ...
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.htaccess redirect all extension to php

I recently updated my .htaccess file to hide the .php extension of the urls. It works nice, when I try to reach domain.com/index, it displays the php file. When I type domain.com/index.php it ...
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Excluding a directory from a root .htaccess rewrite rule to allow it to be password protected?

I have spent a tremendous amount of time the last week trying to figure this out, but no matter what I try I cannot get this to work. My web host said they did not have anyone who knew enough about ...
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Apache: deny acces to directory but allow 1 file

I am using Apache 2.2.22 on Ubuntu 12.04. I need to disable access to directory /var/www/abc/ but allow access to file inside this directory /var/www/abc/README.txt. I try: <Directory ...
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.htaccess not being loaded in Ubuntu 14.04 (Apache 2.4.7)

I'm trying to use the .htaccess file in Ubuntu 14.04 (Apache 2.4.7). Here is what my .htaccess looks like # 1 YEAR <FilesMatch "\.(ico|svg|woff|eot|ttf)$"> Header set Cache-Control ...