In computer sciences, an alias is a name which usually designates an already-named reference.

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DNS alias configuration at the local server level

I'm wondering if it's possible to alias one domain for another at the server configuration level in a similar way that you can alias a domain to an IP address in the /etc/hosts file. This is on a ...
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nginx alias using php5-fpm response 404

I use php5 fpm using nginx. but i have a problem. # debug alias location /bb/ { alias /usr/share/blahblah/; } file on http://mysite.localhost/bb/index.php was not found. but it's still on ...
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Setting “say” alias for espeak on Ubuntu Linux

I'm trying to make a compatible "say" command on Linux. So far this works: alias say='echo "$1" | espeak -s 120 2>/dev/null' I'm adding this to /etc/bash.bashrc. Problem is, this say is called ...
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LUN device file names mixed

The following listings are from a Linux RHEL box. I'm a bit confused over the following inconsistencies. Here we have aliases defined for each LUN in multipath bindings file: mpath0 ...
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Apache differentiates between files and folders

I am running an Apache server with Aliases to "www" folders in user directories. If I go to "domain/~user" I get a 404, but "domain/~user/" is served correctly. I am assuming this is because there is ...
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Perl scripts can't be run from an alias

I created the following Alias in httpd.conf: alias /aliasedfolder /some/location/on/the/server/folder <Location /aliasedfolder> AddHandler cgi-script .pl Options +FollowSymLinks +ExecCGI ...
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Apache VirtualHost Aliases

I'm super new to Apache and I am trying to get mutiple sites running on one host; OpenPhoto and ownCloud. I would like mydomain.com/openphoto and mydomain.com/owncloud to point to their respective ...
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SSL, CNAME, and multiple domains

Say I have an SSL Certificate for a super cool site that I offer, like https://secure.coolsite.com/ (Not my site, just an example). Then lets say I had a customer who wanted to have a CNAME to my site ...
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apache, shibboleth, load balancing alias, ssl

Good morning folks Could you give me a bit of help with the following problem ? I have a dns load balancing mechanism and an alias (hostAlias) which may point to host01, or host02 I want to ...
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How to override the default dir alias in Powershell?

I wanted to see colorized filenames when I typed dir in Powershell. So, I added the Set-ChildItemColor function from here to my profile file. I also added this line at the end of the profile file to ...
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IIS 7.5 FTP with Active Directory Auth and Virtual folders

I'm a bit stuck on this, so hoping someone can help. So first what I have Several Virtual machines, with their hosting directories shared over a private network A virtual machine with IIS 7.5 and ...
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Why does samba with netbios aliases only load one of the configurations?

I'm running an OpenSuSE 11.3 box with samba v3.5.4. I've set up my smb.conf as follows: [global] netbios aliases = jean-pc2 storage include = /etc/samba/smb.conf.%L Then I have ...
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Apache Alias / VirtualHost run as different user

I tried to create an alias or virtual host to run as different user. Well below is part of apache httpd.conf that doesn't work. Or, is it even possible? <VirtualHost blah:80> user ...
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Create a local DNS alias

Is it possible to create a local DNS alias? For example I would like that every request to: 123.com is locally routed to 456.com (like it would be for 123.com CNAME 456.com). I know this is not ...
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Serving a file with nginx

I have a webapp built in angular.js and angular. Since angular takes care of most urls by itself, i want to serve the file indexAng.html (along with any arguments) in response to a request for ...
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ldap scheme for email aliases

Does anyone know what scheme to use when setting up email aliases in LDAP? I could use anything, but it seems kind of abusive to use "title" for example as the email alias. extensibleObject may be the ...
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Postfix sends to original recipient name instead of alias name

I have setup Postfix as part of my ISPConfig implementation. It should just forward all mail. Clients should be able to define a new alias and receive mail on a different e-mail address, using ...
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Create an Alias Directory inside a Virtual Host [closed]

First, let me say, I asked this question in StackOverflow, and thought I could get more replies here. I checked here, here, here, here, here, and here before asking this question. I guess my search ...
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How can I make an alias expand to a list of recipients returned by a command?

I have an rarely used /etc/aliases entry vmailusers: :include:/usr/local/etc/vmailusers The /usr/local/etc/vmailusers file is generated by a cronjob executing ls /home/vmail | grep -v lists > ...
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Wildcard aliases in postfix?

is there way to specify wildcard aliases in postfix virtual table? eg. support+*@foo,bar gets sent to support+*@bar.foo in this way i want to achieve that all mails with a ...
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`sudo` with alias in Bash

I have a couple of aliases setup in my ~/.bash_profile and the same exact ones setup in /root/.bash_profile so I can do v file instead of vim file and etc. These work fine when I am actually logged ...
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Exim message rewriting on system alias router

What's the best method for rewriting the To: fields only when the system aliases router matches? Our mail is delivered correctly but the To: fields are misleading.
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nginx giving 404 when accessing php from alias directory

I am trying to migrate from apache to nginx. The php sites that I am hosting need to access a shared library which turns out to be an alias directory. Below is the configuration I came up with. html ...
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Set Apache Alias for specific ServerAlias

Currently, I have a VirtualHost defined like so: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName mydomain.com ServerAlias otherdomain.com DocumentRoot /var/www/project/ </VirtualHost> How can ...
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Nginx alias and regex

i'll need a bit of help for alias on folder with nginx I have my folder www/ with the container of my site example.com and a lot of folder like client0, client1, client2... I should NOT modify ...
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How do I create alias below documentroot in apache

I'm trying to create a bin folder accessible to a virutalhost beneath the document root. I currently access the folder through mysite.local/bin, but need the files to be beneath public access. ...
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Active directory user alias

Do you know if exists something like "alias" for domain users? On my domain I have a short username (ex. n.surname) and i would like users could login with extended name (es. name.surname) to the same ...
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Use alias in auth users postfix

In my test postfix server I have configured SASL auth and "reject_authenticated_sender_login_mismatch". My problem is that I would like to use alias on authenticated user, but I don't know how to do ...
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How to use MS DOS-defined aliases in Powershell

I have some aliases that are defined in MS Dos style, how can I invoke those from Powershell? When I type "alias" from Powershell prompt, I can see my aliases defined there but when I try to call them ...
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avoiding alias at command prompt

I have following alias and it is working as expected. alias mysql='LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local//mysql/lib/:/usr/local//mysql/lib//mysql /usr/local//mysql/bin//mysql' My question is there are a few ...
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Apache dynamic aliases

I've got LAMP setup on a VM that I use for multiple projects. My document root is a /www and I create a folder for each project within it. /www/project1-name/ /www/project2-name/ I access them in ...
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nginx - request getting handled by multiple location blocks

I'm testing a setup where I'd like to have nginx serve up static media and proxy all other requests to another backend. My configuration looks like this: location /media {alias /var/httpd/media;} ...
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Apache Alias Isn't In Directory Listing

I've got a site running on my home server that's just a front end for me to grab files remotely. There's no pages, just a directory listing (Options Indexes...). I wanted to add a link to a directory ...
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Alias if directory doesn't exist

I have a bunch of clients that have different site designs but all run on the same backend CMS. They all share a common admin theme which is located in /home/public/skins/admin - which each client has ...
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Can I alias all directory requests to a single file in nginx?

I'm trying to figure out how to take all requests made to a particular directory and return a json string without a redirect, in nginx. Example: curl -i http://example.com/api/call1/ Expected ...
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Error sending email to alias with Postfix

I'm on Ubuntu 11.04 64bit. I'm trying to set up Postfix on my VPS, which has been configured but when I send an email to an alias e.g. webmaster@domain.com it will send it to myemail@hotmail.co.uk. ...
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Apache Alias - removes POST data?

I have an alias in my httpd.conf where I'm redirecting a single PHP file to another PHP file located in a different dir. Though it appears as thought data POST'd to this file doesn't get carried ...
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How to set local alias for a machine?

I would like to set an alias on my local PC for a network machine. I know that it can be done by adding an entry in the hosts file as long as the IP address of the machine is also specified. However, ...
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Why is my nginx alias not working?

I'm trying to set up an alias so when someone accesses /phpmyadmin/, nginx will pull it from /home/phpmyadmin/ rather than from the usual document root. However, everytime I pull up the URL, it gives ...
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Will a SQL Server client alias survive a sysprep?

I want to sysprep a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine that has SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 installed (for reference, SQL Server 2008 R2 has a new sysprep feature that allows the instance to be ...
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Need Apache configuration fixed

Issue: I have loaded Wordpress MU inside of my DocumentRoot. This is working fine however, I now have two projects inside the DocumentRoot that both have a directory with the same name: 'plugins': ...
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DNS: browser shows primary website when other site is visited using any subdomain, ie 'www'

issue: misoncifgured dns? symptom: when i visit http://www.borisnikolaev.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=51&Itemid=53, it shows what should be on ...
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Starting a screen while su'ed into another user from an alias isn't working

minecraft@283823:~$ script /dev/null ; screen -t minecraft Script started, file is /dev/null minecraft@283823:~$ exit Script done, file is /dev/null Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/0' - please ...
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Automatic Apache Alias definitions

I have a folder full of sites: /var/www I have a domain: example.com I want to write a rule in my httpd.conf that will setup an alias for each site in /var/www. For example: /var/www/hello/public ...
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Alias not saved after reboot

I did r00t@wutdo~$ alias daoc='mono "~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/DAoC/Portal.exe"' r00t@wutdo~$ daoc Works fine and dandy but after reboot the alias isn't saved. r00t@wutdo:~$ alias alias ...
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How to SetEnv for an Alias

I have several Aliasses configured in apache configuration. I would like to set an environmental variables for each of them. How? I have this /alias1 /mapped/to/a/path /alias2 /mapped/to/a/path ...
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Centos Suphp , How do I get Alias with Phpmyadmin working

I have configured my CentOS installation with Apache with suPHP. It works very well. But when I install PHPMyAdmin I get a permissions problem. Because PHPMyAdmin is located under ...
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Apache Virtual Host with Alias

I have a virtual host running on my local copy of Apache. It has an alias. <VirtualHost 127.0.0.1> ServerName oliverash.me.dev DocumentRoot "/usr/docs/oliverash.me/public" ...
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Is it possible to get svn to authentication with windows/sspi, but with username aliases?

I have a VisualSVN server running on Windows 2008 R2 x64 using basic authentication. I want to upgrade to use windows authentication. However, some of the usernames set up do not match the domain ...
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SMB Alias Lookup on Windows XP

Should Windows XP be able to do a SMB lookup on an Alias. I have an XP machine that cannot find the files on \Alias but can find them on \host. If I do a ping or nslookup it can resolve the Alias.