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How to configure apache to disable access to some subfolders in the directory?

I am a newbie to apache administration. Now I would like to host my software release folders in apache which is a subfolder of my software project folder. The structure is as following: ...
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16 Cores 12 GB RAM Dedicated MySql Configuration

I have a dedicated 16 Cores 12 GB RAM Mysql server which is performing quite badly since I configure it for a 16 GB server and I guess that explains why in the world the site now takes more than 500 ...
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Mysql InnoDB table size performance

I have a table that is closely approaching 2 million records. This table stores a history of transactions. This is on a high traffic website but also the table is not accessed regularly. We ...
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How to configure the server to handle big traffic?

Right now I have 1000 concurrent users online. But my site is very slow. I could have 8000 concurrent users, but the server can't handle the traffic, and I'm losing visitors. My server is a VPS ...
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Apache User Directory URL

I have a SUSE server running and it is configured allow users to login with their windows credentials. I have apache with user directories turned on. So that users could upload their sites to the ...
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Can't access apache after changing ports to non-80

I don't know what's wrong, I just changed /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf and now I can't access it from non-loopback address. After the change: Listen 2999 <VirtualHost *:*> DocumentRoot ...
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Is Jenkins/Hudson ciphered password storage “safe”?

In setting up our Jenkins/Hudson server recently it became clear that it has to store passwords. It seems that it stores the passwords "ciphered" in config.xml I can't see how this would be safe as ...
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Can't setup 3 nodes MongoDB recplica set

I just follow instructions in MongoDB document Replica Sets - Basics to setup a 3-node Replica set. Everything goes fine when I do the initiate and add first node in the primary. [foo@host-a ...
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Serve millions of concurrent connections and static files?

I am just curious about the server configurations to serve just static files from one server. Is it possible to build a server that just for static files and serve millions of concurrent connections. ...
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Serving a page whose URL ends in a slash with nginx

I want to make nginx serve an HTML file for /foobar/. I tried 2 configurations and neither worked. In Apache you do it like this: AliasMatch ^/foobar/$ /home/admin/foobar/foobar.html My first ...
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How do I sync configuration between my ubuntu servers? And how do I automatically restart services when their configuration changes?

First of, I'm fairly new to this whole linux thing... So be gentle. The setup: I have a couple of Ubuntu servers... A pair of DNS servers running Bind, and a pair of servers running Nginx and HAProxy ...
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Is the new cn=config interface in OpenLDAP ready for production?

I recently began learning Samba and OpenLDAP, and have become increasingly frustrated with the apparent disconnect between the old configuration (using slapd.conf) and the new one using the cn=config ...
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MySQL slave reporting incorrect values for Seconds_Behind_Master

I have a MySQL slave that when it is 0 seconds behind the master, it correctly reports 0 Seconds_Behind_Master. However, if it gets even 1 seconds behind, it reports 14401 Seconds_Behind_Master (which ...
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cisco router : redirect any dns request to my own dns server

how I can redirect any DNS request from the client with my Cisco Router 2621XM. I want to redirect any dns request to my own dns server. So if the client has set the dns server in their ip address ...
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RAID array/hardware suggestions for SQL server for small business

The more research I do, the more confused I get, so I'm hoping for some guidance and recommendations. I'm building a new server for my work that needs to run the database for our point of sale system. ...
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Ubuntu compare original package and installed parameters

I'd like to compare the actual config files for, let's say, Apache and the ones provided in the original package. The purpose is to have a list of modifications since initial installation because I ...
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Apache subdomain redirect with subdomain representing parameter in URL

I am looking at updating my htaccess file to control a subdomain being created. I am having issues with a few things. Firstly I am setting up the domain where http://m.domain.com/ and that is ...
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Apache/PHP Configuration question - Where else can info.php be disabled besides php.ini?

Sorry for the bone head Q. but I rarely need to reinstall my server :) I wish to enable phpinfo() function. My php.ini config file has the disable_functions directive blank--which I understand is the ...
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Nginx config / site limits [closed]

I'm currently hosting about 30 websites with very low traffic with Nginx (~30k page views a day) and having no issues. I am curious how many sites you can comfortably run on a server, assuming at ...
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How to read the “MS ForeFront” antispam report in email header?

I'm trying to diagnose why emails I'm sending out from my server's IIS SMTP Pickup Folder are getting bounced back occasionally. One tech from a receiving company who couldn't receive the emails ...
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my.cnf values not applying - Optimizing mysql on centos Lamp

I have checked for other occurences of my.cnf and ive found only one occurence /etc/my.cnf. I then went ahead to fix in my values eg query_cache_size etc. after saving and literally rebooting, the ...
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Is there a config file for ubuntu server like /etc /ethers to config the mac-ip bind?

i can't find /etc/ethers in ubuntu server:< i want save something like "sudo arp -s someipaddress macaddress" so i don't need to set it again after reboot
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Configure apache virtualhost to not accept php requests

I'm setting up a virtual host in apache just for static files. Therefore I'd not add a php handler, which is fine. However, is it possible to configure the virtualhost to accept only jpg, gif and png ...
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Tomcat 6, unable to login via /manager/status page despite the username / password being in tomcat-users.xml file?

I need to be able to remotely login to my Tomcat 6 server to setup an application that monitors it and have been instructed to first use the Tomcat http:///manager/status page to try to login with a ...
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How to give PHP permissions to write to files without globally opening up permissions to the directory

I'm running Centos 5.5. I need to create / write some files with a PHP script. The script only works if I have the permissions of the directory in which the files are to be created / written set to ...
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vLANs from Switch SMC 8748M to Dell PowerConnect 6248

I currently have a stack of SMC 8748M switches (total of 4). I'm using 2 VLAN on it (1 and 2). What I have so far : a trunk between SMC and Dell switches, (2 ports trunk). When I put a single ...
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how to optimize postgresql81 for a hug query but not a complicated one?

i have a query which execution takes 15s on the server. the server is bi-xeon 5130 (2GHz) with 2GB of RAM and 160GB of scsi hardrive in RAID. Database is PostgreSQL 8.1 on Debian 4 etch. This query ...
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Performance on httpd.conf and/or php.ini files: Generic Comments?

Can anyone verify that there are performance reasons to exclude the "generic" comments from either httpd.conf or php.ini? Personally I find the admonitions and associated clutter to be more ...
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Two mirrored database servers, or one twice as powerful

I'm looking at setting up a seperate database server for one of my applications, the application currently runs on 3 servers; 1 frontend server and 2 application/database servers. But for performance ...
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Limiting HTTP methods in Apache2

I have a default Apache installation on Ubuntu 10.04. I use the following Nmap scan to determine the available Apache methods: nmap -p80 --script=http-methods 192.168.1.66 The result is: ...
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Ubuntu server as DHCP Server and Internet Gateway

In my work environment there is one ubuntu server (dynamic ip) and 6 win7 systems all connected to a switch which is connected to a modem(isp internet). Right now the modem acts as dhcp server and ...
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APC configuration on Ubuntu 10.4. Problem with apc.shm_size, apc.shm_segments and Apache

I installed apc on my ubuntu 10.4 vps today using the following lines. sudo apt-get install php-apc sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart While everything works fine. I encounter problems configuring ...
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Setting up relay mail server

I want to setup a mail relay server that can receive emails from particular domains and forward them to a central mail server which will deliver them to their destinations. This is because the ...
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Outlook Addin Best Practice - Where to store the configuration when you deploy the addin from a server?

I've seen some posts about this, but i have a specific requirement. What is the optimal solution to save the configuration for an Outlook (2007/2010) Addin when you want to also make sure that the ...
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Accessing public files in a modularly structured web application

I know that it is a good idea to store php application code outside of public folder but it creates a problem. Let's say, we would like to create a completely modular structure like this one: ...
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Document and best practices for configuration of a dedicated server (Centos) to serve just one website

I have just bought a dedicated server and they provide me a IP address, access info as root and machive with Centos 5. I would like to serve my django app in that machine but because I have no ...
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MySQL config and optimization

Here is the info for my server Giga Dedicated 6-Core: Intel Core i7 (6 x 3,20GHz) 24 GB RAM 160 GB SSD + 2000 GB HDD I have CentOS 5.6 (64bit) installed and Plesk Panel 10 Apache version is 2.2.19 ...
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help in configuration of mysql 5.5

i am trying to install mysql 5.5 in my windows 7 32bit i have antivirus quickheal with a firewall my problem is i am not able to configure the mysql properly this all error which i am facing ...
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Apache failed to start after SSL config change. No errors. Please help

Website(s) were up. I changed my config files in sites-enabled, then ran: apache2ctl configtest Got: Syntax OK Then ran: apache2ctl graceful Got returned to the command prompt. No messages. ...
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MS-SQL Which files on which drives?

I'm quite a novice at configuration of MS-SQL so would appreciate some advice. I've got a Dell PE2950 Twin Quad Xeon server with 32GB RAM running MS-SQL 2008 Web Edition. The drives are 4x73GB SAS ...
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Dealing with development subdomains

I have a virtualhost that is forwarding to my main domain (e.g. showing the same content that my main domain shows). Right now my site uses a main domain: www.example.com And various alias ...
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Make a repository of an entire partition?

I like to have a good backup from my small debian server. Would it be a good idea to make a repository at "/"?
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pam authentication failure, yet sudo and ssh work

I am unexperienced in regard to pam, so forgive me if this is a obvious problem or I give the wrong information. I have a gentoo server, I didn't configure. It does authentication via kerberos. The ...
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How to make ssh/rsync/etc use a VLAN network interface?

A company I work for has a number of virtual servers with ElasticHosts. They are setup in such a way that eth1 is on a private VLAN connecting them to each other. This is so backups sent between ...
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Apache start failing after apache config modifications, showing syntax error, cannot load php5apache2_2.dll into server

I am stuck again with apache setup guys. I am working on a 64-bit system running Windows 7 professional with service pack 1. I copied the working php5 installation directory from teammates, copied the ...
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How to configure php5 on apache2.2?

I want to configure PHP5 on apache2.2 server. I added LoadModule php5_module "c:/php/php5apache2_2.dll" AddHandler application/x-httpd-php.php # configure the path to php.ini #PHPIniDir "c:/php" ...
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Not obeying changes to HOSTS file

Suppose example.com points to 1.2.3.4 IP address. I want to be able to put something.example.com in my Windows hosts file so that it goes to another IP address. I've defined it as such in the hosts ...
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What does it mean to setup Postfix as “SMTP only”?

I am trying to setup Postfix a few different domains on a virtual host. I need to have email setup just to send out registration confirmations and new password requests. No one will have a mailbox on ...
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IIS server: how to dump IIS configuration into a single file

How to export/import configuration of my IIS server into/from a single file? The reason is that I want to put the configuration under version control system to track changes made by admins. Sultan
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Setup IIS 7.5 with multiple website bindings and SSL?

On IIS 7.5 I am trying to achieve this with two websites: Default Web Site is bound to: (blank host header port 80 - http) (blank host header port 443 - https) go.example.com www71.example.com the ...