404 is the HTTP status code for "Not Found"

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IIS Can't Serve Certain File Extension

I'm serving .JSON files, but even though the file exist, IIS keeps throwing 404 error when any of the file is accessed. I tried renaming one of the file to .JS, and it works. Any pointer what setting ...
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IIS 404 error where file exists

I have a fresh VPS installation from my provider (Windows 2008 R2, IIS 7.5). The default web site works fine: http://5.9.251.167/ I created a new website, and binding for http://new.ianquigley.com ...
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404 when page exists - IIS 5, ASP.NET 4.0

I have a webserver running Server 2003 Datacenter and IIS 5 which is hosting a variety of ASP.NET 2.0 websites. I'm attempting to add an ASP.NET 4.0 website which I wrote via the VS2010 Beta, and I ...
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List top 404 URLs in Apache access_log

I'm looking for a command to list the 10 or 20 top 404 error URLs out of my apache access_log. Can anyone help me with this? thanks
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How to prevent bots from trying to guess a link on my site

My logwatch report which I installed recently shows me this: --------------------- httpd Begin ------------------------ 0.78 MB transferred in 5864 responses (1xx 0, 2xx 4900, 3xx 0, 4xx 964, 5xx 0) ...
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DNS issue on Windows SBS2008 - Some external websites unavailable

Since few weeks, some websites are suddently unavailable. We are getting a 404 - The web page requested cannot be displayed. Basically, the only way to fix this is when I restart the DNS ...
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Drupal admin section - Page not found

After upgrading to Drupal 6.12 I can no longer access the admin section on my site - I get a page not found error. Things I've been able to test/check: I have clean URLs enabled but trying to bypass ...
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What is notified-SplashPage?

I'm seeing a lot of notified-SplashPage and verify-SplashPage entries showing up in our apache error log [Wed Jan 20 15:00:22 2010] [error] [client xxxxx] File does not exist: ...
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Why won't IIS execute my custom 404 page? It tries to serve up the raw source code instead

I'm trying to configure Custom Errors in IIS6. I select the 404 error, set the dropdown to "URL," then enter this as the URL "/404.aspx" When go to: http://mysite.com/no-page-here It finds ...
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Numerous 404's for “alive.txt”, anybody know what that file could be?

Just wondering if there is any significance to the frequency. Lately our site has been getting notably more 404 errors for alive.txt than any other uri. Is this some kind of common server log/config ...
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Nameserver Issue?

I have a domain registered with active-domain.com and yesterday I changed my nameservers to my host, but then I decided to switch my host at the last minute and changed them again. Now, 24 hours or so ...
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Attempted access to web server

In the list of 404 errors on my web server I keep finding attempted accesses to /admin/Y-ivrrecording.php, /admin/cdr/counter.txt, /modules/extensions_batch/libs/download_csv.php or /c0nfig(!). I ...
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Wildcard DNS, VirtualHosts on apache2, 404 for unused subdomains

On an Apache2 server linked to by a DNS that includes a wildcard entry, e.g. *.example.com, subdomains that are not defined as ServerNames in any VirtualHosts point to the first defined VirtualHost, ...
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Yahoo Hosting: Custom Error Pages (IE)

So one of my clients uses Yahoo Hosting in a shared environment. Absolutely horrible, can't even upload a .htaccess file. They have an option where you can setup custom error pages by uploading a a ...
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404 Error on a file that exists?

A script makes a GET request to my URL like so: http://mydomain.com/cgi-bin/uu_ini_status_audios.pl?tmp_sid=b742be1d131c4d32237a9f1fcdca659e&rnd_id=0.2363453360320319 However, I get a 404 ...
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Serve 404 from HAProxy when no acls match

I'm currently re-configuring HAProxy using 1.5dev-17. What I'd like to do is return a 404 error when there is no backend to use for a particular request. Our current configuration uses the ...
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How can I prevent Apache from logging 404 errors?

So, whenever a user tries to fetch a file on my Apache server that doesn't exist I get a 404 line in the Access log: [29/Sep/2010:12:14:45 +0200] "GET /asdf HTTP/1.1" 404 And I also get this in the ...
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Over a million 404's?

Using Analog 6 for web stats, and I'm surprised to see over a million 404's over 54 days. Am I looking at this correctly? Is this an unusual ratio of 404's to "200 OK" page views? I don't see any ...
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Nginx cant serve files with special symbols in them?

So in browser i request a file that i know it exists 3a1c2aa4d488ae4d?s=40?f=78 but it gives me a 404 error and in log says that it couldn't find file named 3a1c2aa4d488ae4d. For some reason it ...
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Is there an apache module to slow down site scans?

I am administering a few web servers. Each night, random hosts from the Internet are probing them for various vulnerabilities in php, phpadmin, horde, mysqladmin, etc. Is there a way (apache ...
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IIS 6.0 / 2003 giving 404 error after period of time

I have a local development server running Windows Server 2003 that hosts a few applications running on IIS 6.0. I can connect to these said applications just fine but after an unknown period of time ...
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How should I minimize the impact of 404 web traffic?

Recently one of the sites I work on started seeing some strange traffic to URL's that don't exist and never have. Pages like: /imprss/123go.php /imprss/24cpv.php ...
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Let IIS 7 return php files as simple html file

I have a virtual server (Windows 2008 R2) with IIS 7.5 and a xxx.php file in one of my websites. This php file contains no php-code and I don't want to install any php-module, I only want the server ...
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How to throw a 404 error from htaccess?

Everything I find seems to be about created a custom 404 page. That is not what I am trying to do. If I want to block access to a page I can do this in htaccess: RewriteRule pattern - [F] ...
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Is It Possible To Get 404 Errors Plus Content Back?

With Apache, is it possible to send a 404 status header, but then send valid content? Because that's what's happening right now with http://doubleabody.com on a2hosting.com right now. The web logs ...
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How to configure custom error page in Plesk 9.3 for non existing folder?

I'm trying to configure Plesk in order to show website visitors a custom error html. The current hosted site is an ASP.NET site. This site shows its custom errors on error403.aspx and error404.aspx ...
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htaccess redirect of 404 error just prints filename, doesn't execute file

On an Apache host, I have a folder called /thumbs with a program in it called program.php that I will use to create thumbnails. There is a .htaccess file that contains the following lines: options ...
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mod_jk status page not working

I am doing clustering in Tomcat 7 with Apache server. It is working fine too. However I have the following issues: 1) I am trying to monitor the mod_jk status page; but it is giving 404 error. 2) in ...
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Is it possible to configure IIS6 to use a custom 404 without the mmc snapin

I have FTP access to a server and I'd like to have custom 404 pages. I don't have access to the management console or any admin rights on the server whatsoever. I understand that apache can use ...
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Why do I get a 404 for my index.page in my http/https nginx setup?

I'm using WPN-XM (stack with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP and OPENSSL) and am trying to setup OpenSSL in a HTTP/HTTPS server. I'm following the instructions from NGINX here and my server starts/stops without ...
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Magento subpages give 404

I just restored our Magento website on a different server running apache2 on ubuntu. The home page pulls up just fine but if I try to go to any other page, I get a 404. Permissions All files are ...
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Why am I getting a 404 at the root domain of my website in IIS 6?

I have a client who setup SiteMinder on our server and I need to add a web app to the website directory that is the root of the domain. When they browse login.url.com it redirects them to their ...
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Find links that return 404s

I'm building a fairly large html site which relies on a lot of links between sections that need to be correct. Is there any way I can check each link on a page and make sure that it doesn't return a ...
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IIS 8.5 - getting error when returning static 404 file

IIS8.5 > Sites > mysite > Error Pages > 404 Select "Insert content from static file into the error response". Uncheck "Try to return the error file in the client language". Enter path to ...
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IIS 6.0 on Windows Server 2003: HTTP 404 error on Virtual directory; system cannot find the file specified (win32 status code 2)

Very strange problem. I am running Windows Server 2003, with IIS 6.0. In one of the websites, there are three virtual directories: A, B, and C. For whatever reason, and, from my understanding, ...
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Caching 404s - NGINX or Varnished?

I'm looking for a solution to cache 404s in long term (a few days/weeks) on the webserver. My current setup is NGINX with memcached_pass proxy and PHP-FPM to deliver uncached pages (PHP also writes ...
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Weird 404 issue with nginx 's.png'

This URL is invalid: http://mysite.co.uk/assets/images/whymysite/viewoptions.png However, if I replace the 's' at the end before .png, with ANY other standard character (that I've tried so far, it ...
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Lighttpd: redirect any request to index.html

I'm trying to send any request to the index.html with lighttpd in order to prevent 404 but I'm not smart enough because either the redirect matches itself or, for calls to subdirs, although the ...
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WebResource.axd and ScriptResource.axd + 404 not found…

I got my asp.net web application to run on a shared hosting.... When i inspected through firebug i found WebResource.axd and ScriptResource.axd returned 404 not found.... ...
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Problem with custom 404 page

Don't know if this question is appropriate here. I created an Alias directed to the root folder of the website (right now running on localhost). In the root folder, I have a custom 404 page, and ...
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Google-Bot fell in love with my 404-page

Every day my access-log looks kind of this: 66.249.78.140 - - [21/Oct/2013:14:37:00 +0200] "GET /robots.txt HTTP/1.1" 200 112 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1; ...
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nginx PHP files 404

I am getting 404 not found on php files with my nginx/php-fastcgi install. I have tried several variations of declaring root in different places but cant find one that works, and I suspect this is ...
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Dealing with 404s from ms sharepoint extension (/_vti_bin/owssrv.dll and /MSOffice/cltreq.asp )

The MS sharepoint extention requests the following files: /_vti_bin/owssrv.dll and /MSOffice/cltreq.asp These requests can generate a lot of 404s which make log files harder to read. I have been ...
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nginx display a not found image

I have a lot of hotlinked images. Which is fine but some do not exist anymore due to change in URL. Is it possible to display something like imageshack "image not found error" picture only when images ...
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IIS not allowing me to server files with .rdp extension

I am trying to host a .rdp file that will be publically available on the internet (without password, of course). IIS is not letting me use this file - I'm getting a 404 error saying it cannot find ...
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Can I make Apache ErrorDocument return 404 instead of 301?

In my .htaccess I have ErrorDocument 404 http://foo.com/404.html It works, in the sense that I recover from any file not found error and show the 404 page instead, but the way it works is to ...
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IP address of server returns 404

I have a server which hosts multiple domains. A couple of days ago I had to re-install apache, and after that typing the IP address in the browser returns a 404 error. I still can access all the sites ...
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Should a 404 ever be used in conjunction with a 301-redirect?

I'm working with a hosting company. I need them to setup a 301 redirect for one of my pages. I really care about the ranking on the search engines for this particular page. They claim that in order ...
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Thousands of robots.txt 404 errors from bots trying to crawl old multisite

Current situation is that we are getting thousands and thousands of 404 errors from bots looking for robots.txt in different places on our site due to domain redirects. Our old website was a ...
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Stop showing server software version information on 404

e.g. if someone type url that dont exist it shows 404 page and on bottom Apache/2.2.21 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.21 OpenSSL/0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 mod_auth_passthrough/2.1 mod_bwlimited/1.4 FrontPage/5.0.2.2635 ...