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Easy way to alias the default SQL Server instance to a named instance?

I have SQL Server Express installed on my machine as the default instance. "server=.;database=...." I'm now working with a new client where their config files are all checked into the repository. They ...
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Finding all aliases for a server

Our network admin is away at the moment. I'm trying to find all aliases attached to a given server on our network (actually a number of servers) After googling around it seems like nslookup might do ...
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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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Alias using Nginx causing phpMyAdmin login endless loop

Recently I've been trying to set up a web server using Nginx (I normally use Apache). However I've ran into a problem trying to set phpMyAdmin up on an alias. The alias correctly takes you too the ...
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Alias not working in VirtualHost for a domain but works locally on localhost?

I have created a virtual host locally using domain name virtual hosting in which I have used an Alias to a directory pointing to another project on the same server (my local host) as given below: ...
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How to Get Rid Off 'index.php' in URI Using Virtual Host and .htaccess File?

I am using a Virtual Host for my Laravel 4 Project on my local host to get rid off typing 'localhost/L4/public/index.php/route'. Laravel also uses a .htaccess file in it's public directory. Both the ...
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SQL 2012 server alias works locally but not remotely

I'm preparing for a server migration and am attempting to redirect a named instance of SQL Server 2012 (DW) to the default instance. There is currently no DW instance on the test server - I'd like to ...
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Why nginx alias returnes 404 on .php files?

This configutation works: location /phpmyadmin { root /usr/share/; index index.php index.html index.htm; location ~ ^/phpmyadmin/(.+\.php)$ { try_files $uri =404; root ...
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Using network drive as alias in Apache 2.2 is not working

OS is Windows 7 Appache is installed in "C:\AppServ\Apache2.2" In httpd.conf for documentroot DocumentRoot "C:/Program Files (x86)/myweb" for alias: alias /link/ ...
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Postfix alias [user unknown] issue

So I need to create an alias on my postfix server that will redirect all mail to multiple email addresses. I have postfix + postfixadmin with dovecot up and configured and everything seem to be ...
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Is it possible to alias a hostname in Linux?

Is it possible to alias a hostname in Linux? It has been asked by jmillikin at various Ubuntu forums as follows: Is it possible to create a hostname alias? Sort of like /etc/hosts, but with other ...
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Requesting nginx using a public ip works, but using the host alias doesn't

As the title suggests, I have a public ip address (it's the address for an azure VM running ubuntu server fyi) which has an nginx server listening to requests on port 80. Entering this public address ...
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apache 2.4 + php-fpm + mod_proxy_fcgi + alias

I have the following config: Apache 2.4, php-fpm, mod_proxy_fgci. The problem is that my config is not working with the alias directive: I've installed phpredmin, but the alias directive is not ...
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What is the Ideal way to spoof files in nginx (alias, try_files or rewrite)

I'm trying to spoof file location by sending long url to the server, the server translate it to the proper php file and return the result, example: I send a link like this: ...
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No targets available when trying to set alias target from Route 53 to S3

I'm trying to setup a simple Amazon AWS S3 based website, as explained here. I've setup the S3 bucket (simples3websitetest.com), gave it the (hopefully) right permissions: { "Version": ...
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Nginx problems with alias, photo is not displayed

Here's what I have: /usr/share/nginx/htmlNouveau/images/logo.gif my photo logo.gif; /usr/share/nginx/htmlNouveau/index.html my index.html which is like this: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> ...
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How to handle external alias with dspam as daemon between postfix and dovecot with virtual domains?

I've got the following situation for incoming mail with Postfix 2.9.6, DSpam 3.10.1 and Dovecot 2.1.7: Incoming Mail -> SMTP -> LMTP -> DSpam (as daemon) -> LMTP -> Dovecot I've got ...
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Serving additional directory content under root in Nginx

Using Nginx with Django, I have the following location entry in my server config: location / { include uwsgi_params; uwsgi_pass 127.0.0.1:1234; } Thus, all root URL requests are passed to ...
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Server Aliases on NGINX

I'm moving a site to a new server running on NGINX. The old site's Apache2 VirtualHost has ServerAlias configured that I want to replicate in the NGINX configuration. From what I've read on the ...
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Creating a postfix alias “all@domain.tld” to send to all users of a domain

I'm using Postfix + Dovecot with a MySQL database as backend and PostfixAdmin to administrate users and domains. Now I'm looking for an easy and automated approach to define per-domain alias of the ...
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“Deny from all” Not Working

I have made following configuration on httpd.conf. But, any IP still can access PHPMyAdmin URLs/aliases. What have I missed? Is this related with "Alias" directive? Alias /phpmyadmin ...
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DKIM not signing with alias addresses - not internal, not authenticated

I have postfix, dovecot, opendkim and postsrsd installed. I am trying to forward mail from alias@example.com to myemail@gmail.com, and have them signed with DKIM. I use postsrsd in order for the SPF ...
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simple nginx alias not working while trying to serve files other than docuemnt root

i am trying to serve images which are stored in different location other than document root. #avatar files block location ~^/pics/profile/(.*)$ { alias /home/data/site_data/profile/$1; } ...
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postfix alias maildir delivering to ~user/Maildir/ instead of ~user/Maildir/alias/

My environment: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.6 (Santiago) # rpm -q postfix postfix-2.6.6-6.el6_5.i686 # I switched home_mailbox from Mailbox to Maildir/: # ...
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Nginx alias, with query vars

0 down vote favorite I have a directory alias, with the next configuration location ^~ /sub-site { alias /usr/share/nginx/html/sub-site/public; try_files $uri $uri/ @sub-site; location ~* ...
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Dovecot: Email clients and duplicated folders

So in my server I'm usually going against a problem, different emails clients call some special folders like Sent and Trash different names like Sent Items and Deleted Items. My question is, can I in ...
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how to create Alias on IIS server in Windows server 2008 R2

I have a domain and I want to configure public URL for RDWeb Access. My domain provider needs a 301 re-direct in order to create the CNAME entry. So i need to know how can i create an alias of ...
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Postfix, virtual aliases and catchall for undefined addresses

In Postfix 2.10.2, I have a setup with multiple domains and several virtual aliases to assign mail addresses to local users. It works fine as long as I do not add a catchall. Before I used virtual ...
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Host name alias resolves to different computer in network

I have an alias 'DATA-SERVER' for many machines in my network. When I try to access DATA-SERVER from a computer (say Computer A), it resolves to some other Computer C and not to A itself. How do I ...
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Rewriting from headers in Postfix

I want to configure Postfix to replace the 'From' header in all forwarded/aliased messages with a custom email address, and the 'Reply-To' header with the original sender's address. Is that something ...
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Apache redirect if not alias

Using Apache, I have a virtualhost that contains an alias to PhpMyAdmin. I'd like to redirect everyone that connects to the server when the url does not start with /phpmyadmin/ Meaning if someone ...
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ISC DHCP Server listening on virtual interface

I've got an ISC DHCP server 4.2.2 (Debian Wheezy) working. I need to add a second scope for unknown clients that gives them a bogus address (mostly for troubleshooting purposes). However, nothing I ...
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Alias to external address in compound with catchall in mydestinations

I have a mail server that accept emails from any domain. This is accomplished by using the following line in Postfix's main.cf: mydestination = regexp:/etc/postfix/mydestinations.reg and ...
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How to pass alias through sudo

I have an alias that passes in some parameters to a tool that I use often. Sometimes I run as myself, sometimes under sudo. Unfortunately, of course, sudo doesn't recognise the alias. Does anyone ...
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Adding a VLAN to Multiple Aliased (Virtual) Interfaces

I have a server running centOS 4.6 with 4 NIC ports. I successfully set up 2 ports with 32 virtual interfaces to handle my VLAN-untagged connections and have no issues with that side of things. ...
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How to set up a CNAME DNS record that will be corresponding to an external website (using Amazon AWS) [closed]

I created an instance of Ubuntu on EC2 and added the DNSs from goddady. I have a page which I want to create an "Alias CNAME" to it. So when entering dashboard.example.com - instead of having this ...
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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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How to get the real path on FS of an Apache2 Alias from php script?

All is in the question, no ? I searched for it and the only solution I found is to use apache mod_info to generate a file with apache config then read into it from php via the url, then parse it ...
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Postfix sends to original recipient name instead of alias name [closed]

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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Apache Alias vs Symfony : route not found

I am working with Apache and Symfony for a webapp backed by an API. I want my webapp url to be : www.mywebapp.com/{id}/... where {id} is a 3 letters identifier And my API url to be : ...
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Proxy Plesk through apache alias [closed]

I have a VPS that I installed Plesk into. It has an external IP but only ports 22,80,443 are allowed through the firewall. Plesk uses port 8443 so currently the only way to access it is to tunnel ...
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nginx: Mapping location with try_files

I'd like to map domain.com/mail to serve content in (absolute path in my server) /var/www/default/mail server { ### MAIN ### server_name .domain.tld; index ...
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Postfix using virtual.db file instead of mysql table

I have specified virtual_alias_maps = mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual-alias-maps.cf, but still I got errors like warning: hash:/etc/postfix/virtual is unavailable. open database ...
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Will SQL Alias compromise existing connections to [cluster name]/[database name]?

On a migration project we plan to use SQL Alias, since we learned it should be easier to use when moving databases between servers. The plan forward is to continue to move around databases to other ...
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set bash alias from bash script (not command line)

Differently from bash shell (for create new alias): alias test="echo test" if I do the same thing using a bash script, alias does not run: #!/bin/bash alias test="echo test" also export it, same ...
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Apache WSGIScriptAlias - skip a certain prefix

The docs for WSGIScriptAliasMatch https://code.google.com/p/modwsgi/wiki/ConfigurationDirectives#WSGIScriptAliasMatch are openly scary. Is there a way to say "Everything in this directory goes through ...
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DNS lookup aliasing of hostnames (not IP aliases), probably via dnsmasq

I'd like to be able to set up a host, say "eg", to be an alias to some server on the internet, say "example.example.com". I just need this functionality to be available from my local machine. I'm ...
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nginx sub-folder with separated root

I have a little problem. I have a wordpress installation in /var/www/xyz/wordpress and now I want to have a piwik installation in the path /var/www/xyz/piwik My current nginx configuration ...
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Aliases in nginx/apache vs CNAME record?

In one of my nginx sites-available configuration file, I can specify a server name alias, like so: server_name example.com www.example.com; If I had an Apache server, I can do something similar ...
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How to create aliases without installing SQL Server 2005 Client Tools

I need to configure SQL Server aliases on a public-facing production server. To do that, I need to install SQL Server Configuration Manager. I was not able to find a standalone installer for that, so ...