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nginx serving php script instead of executing

I have a website that was recently migrated from Cold Fusion to Wordpress. To ensure that old links were still valid, our developer wrote a redirect script that translates old URLs into new URLs. I ...
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Can I CHANGE an Apache CustomLog configuration line from a file in conf.d?

My Apache 2.2 httpd.conf file contains the following line: CustomLog logs/access_log common I want to instead use: CustomLog logs/access_log "a different log format that I prefer" But I can't ...
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How do I conditionally add the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header for fonts served through an X-Accel-Redirect in nginx

I am trying to serve some webfonts through a PHP script that tells nginx to do an internal redirect using X-Accel-Redirect. As the script serves many types of files, I only wish to add the ...
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Apache server-status: allow access only from one subdomain on same IP

I'm configuring server-status and get 404 error. I need allow access to server-status only from site subdomain on same IP. I put server-status location to virtualhost config, but it's not working. If ...
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Nginx global config inherits from named config?

I've got two nginx configs, one is a global catchall config without a server name set that should handle any request. And i got a second configuration that has a server name set that handles only the ...
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PC in two VLANs with one interface ping issue

im having a problem with a netkit lab that im wornking on. I have one switcher and 3 PCS (PC1, PC2 and PC3). PC1 and PC3 must be on VLAN 100(100.1.0.x/24), PC2 and PC3 must be on VLAN 200 ...
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Debian Wheezy PHP downgrading/upgrading questions

Hello serverfault guys, I have a Debian Wheezy (7.2) server and it came with PHP 5.4 by default, I was installing Ensignia Mail which is a PHP 5.3 only application and it gave me a lot of errors, so ...
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how to configure Exim4 on Debian 7 so that email *from* foo.com VPS to anyone@foo.com goes to anyone@foo.com at bar.com?

So. There's two servers---foo.com which is a VPS, and bar.com which is a shared host running cPanel and has been configured to accept mail for foo.com. foo.com has a fresh install of Debian 7 and ...
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How do I disable or force certain ciphers to be used with IIS 8 on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I figured that disabling ciphers would be the same as it was for Windows Server 2008 but it seems not. I do not have any entries in the various SCHANNEL subdirectories in the registry where your ...
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Configure apache for subdomain.* style entries (mail autoconfiguration)

I am trying to create a site for the outlook and thunderbird autoconfiguration, in both cases they are using a specific subdomain to pull the configuration xml. You need to create the following ...
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Openvpn, 2 connections. Bind specific config to device

I use 2 connections and iproute2 with mark to route packages. But my problem is that sometimes, one connection is faster then the other and this messes up my routingtable. Is there some way, in the ...
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lighttpd Regex for automatic forwarding of subdomains

I have been looking round and I have not found a good way to automatically set the document root for domains automatically. For example: In the DNS, *.mydomain.com points to mydomain.com And in the ...
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Apache Alias subdomain/folder to folder above subdomain

What I want to do is to create an alias at http://subdomain.example.com/login that points to /usr/.....etc/htdocs/example/login so that anytime someone is redirected to ...
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nginx: simplify config for force ssl on specific path for rails app

im using the config below. it works, but the problem for me is the repeating of some lines. the proxy_* directives need to be in location /admin also, because only one location will be executed by ...
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mod_fcgid error - unable to connect to server

Sometimes when there's higher traffic on my website, the server randomly stops doing anything and sends 500/503 errors for a few seconds or even minutes. The Error log shows the following message ...
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Rsyslog configuration for changing source interface

I'm working on rsyslog.conf upon CentOS 6.2. Is there any configuration in rsyslog.conf to change the source interface (eg - eth0, eth1), so that the messages being sent to syslog server contains ...
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How to enable a website on apache2 Virtualserver running Ubuntu 12.04?

I managed to run one website on my apache2 virtualserver using port 80. now I want to have another site running on the same server, but I can't manage it. either I corrupt my old page or my folder of ...
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Using one nginx config file for all websites

i have a server where is a control panel installed, with about 100 webpages/domains. It doesnt support nginx, so i want to install nginx as reverse proxy. But how can i configure, that uses a central ...
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What is th tap100i0 device on my debian with KVM?

I want configure a network for virtual machines on KVM. I created a bridge. But I found a new tap100i0 devise was created. Should I take it into account to get the virtual network running?
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What are the differences in the configuration of the network on Proxmox (KVM)?

I have a dedicated server, one main public IP from /27 and two single public IPs also from the same /27 (I think the provider manages single IPs using the VLAN tags). I want to have a KVM running on ...
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Specifying multiple NameVirtualHosts in a VirtualHost configuration

My server is running Apache2 and the configuration contains several NameVirtualHost settings. # Example NameVirtualHost aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd:80 NameVirtualHost xxx.yyy.zzz.qqq:80 NameVirtualHost ...
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IIS and IP configuration - somewhat complicated issue

I am using client - server software called XSockets. I can run it on my local computer, but I cannot on my web server. This is my home configuration (win7 IIS7): myDomainName.com points directly ...
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DNS zone file for subdomain, query returns host not found 5(REFUSED)

I'm trying to setup subdomains on my DNS server running Yadifa 1.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit but can't get it to work. in my yadifad.conf, my zone looks like this <zone> type ...
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.NET webservice app and IIS 7.5 problems

I have installed a 7.5 IIS server and tried to install a webservice. But whatever i do i cannot get it to work. I just get 404 back and a blank page. Here is the log: 2013-03-14 08:17:41 ::1 GET ...
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Windows 2012 Core - IIS8 - Shared Configuration

I'm trying to setup windows 2012, IIS8 shared configuration. That is two IIS servers share the same configuration file which is stored on a network share. I've setup a share and granted userA "full ...
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nginx: Serve both domain.com and www.domain.com

I currently have an nginx server which can be accessed by typing in domain.com both by HTTP and HTTPS. However when I attempt to connect by typing www.domain.com instead it seems that the connection ...
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Cisco ASA 8.4+ redirect multiple ports - best practice?

I was wondering whether anyone could advice on best practices as to the best way to redirect multiple ports for single host in the internal network. As I understand this you can only nat a single ...
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puppet erb code fails

I've written the following in my templates, but when I run puppet client it keeps complaining of "Failed to parse template Detail: Could not find value for 'mas". My problem is that ipa variable is ...
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Supermicro SmartOS setup issue with HDDs

I'm trying to setup SmartOS on my new Supermicro server (SYS-6027R-N3RF4+). I have 8 HDDs + 2 SSDs installed in the hot-swappable drive bays. I have not configured the Intel RAID controller on the ...
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The mod_negotiation seems to be enabled, but .php files without extensions return 404

I have the following problem - after moving to a new platform PHP files aren't found unless URL contains their extension. So, if /var/www contains file problem.php, the URL ...
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Server Virtualization - Power on demand

I have a cluster of (virtual) development servers set up using virtual box. Each of these servers is for an independent product and their use tends to be focused on a few of them at any given time. ...
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Which Apache parameters responsible for high CPU usage and slower response?

Two dedicated separate servers running with identical configuration of hardware (Dual E5-2620 32GB) in similar environment (CentOS 6.3, Apache+PHP+MySQL) serving similar tasks, but behaving in ...
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Server Recovery from Denial of Service

I'm looking at a server that might be misconfigured to handle Denial of Service. The database was knocked offline after the attack, and was unable to restart itself after it failed to restart when the ...
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nginx won't serve zip files for download

I am having trouble serving zip files from my nginx server. I am testing this out by putting a zip file in the html root director (for simplicity) and then trying to download it. When I go to the ...
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Exim no configuration file

so I need to find my configuration file for exim. Exim was already installed on my debian dedi, so I didnt install anything, but I cant find the conf file. I found a folder /ect/exim, but all thats in ...
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Configuration issue with HttpRealipModule (CloudFlare) in nginx configuration file

I've been attempting to use HttpRealipModule with the CloudFlare IP range in my main nginx configuration file but upon restarting nginx I'll just get a standard `"configuration file ...
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Modifying Maven POM to Get File Locally

My mvn build is trying to grab the following file from an online repository. http://BAD_WEBSITE/repositories/smpsnapshots/org/jboss/aop/jboss-aop/ 2.0.0-SNAPSHOT/maven-metadata.xml However, that ...
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replacement drive cage for power edge R710

Hi I'm performance tuning a DB server its a Dell R710 there is a very significant I/O bottleneck. Unfortunately the server was purchased with the 6 x 3.5 inch sata configuration which doesn't give me ...
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PHP not interpreted using PHP5.4 + Apache2.2

Does anyone here know why my PHP code is not being interpreted? Apache is running smoothly with localhost, but when I try to execute localhost/info.php containing (<?php phpinfo(); ?>) ... ...
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FastCGI SCRIPT_FILENAME causing 500 HTTP error, is this a bug?

As I'm struggling for 8 hours to make Nginx works, I (finally) tracked the problem and eventually found it. I was getting HTTP 500 ERROR (Internal Server Error). I manipulated the configurations for ...
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Use the Fedora Yum command after installation, how to configure

When i use command "yum install exlipse*"after installtion, display eclipse-cdt,but in eclipse cannot edit C/C++ project, not clear when Yum after general to eclipse do configuration
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How is my Sharepoint site still running?

This has me scratching my head... We have a WSS3.0 front-end server which connects to config and content databases on a separate SQL server (SQLA). This DB server is being decommissioned so we are ...
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visually documenting web server configuration and infrastructure

I have just finished a large re-organization and update of our institutions web server(s). This server hosts 3 virtual hosts, 3-4 blogs, 2 wikis, some legacy static HTML pages, and many hosted ...
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Apache configurations for php “AddType text/html php” or “AddType application/x-httpd-php php .php”

I am taking over an application server and discover that it contain the following settings: AddType text/html php Although it works, but my understanding is that it should set as following: ...
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Virtual server (VM) running Ubuntu re-configures itself?

I'm helping to administer a VM running Ubuntu with Media Temple. The hostname was changed, and sendmail was removed and replaced with exim4. To change the hostname 'sudo hostname newhostname' was ...
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ProFTPd configuration mod_auth_file cross folders with different rights in groups

I have decided to use mod_auth_file, and made AuthGroupFile and AuthUserFile but each user points to own home directory /home/username as described in AuthUserFile. How to get server to work in ...
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Sharing Mysql Workbench configuration among multiple machines

Suppose I have many employees who connect to the same set of about 20 or so changing mysql servers using Mysql Workbench. I want to keep the connections, and other configuration info synchronized ...
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virtual host setup: can't access wordpress site without www

I would like to access my site both with and without using the www. Currently it only works with. Leaving out the www just goes to a blank page. Also, wp-admin just loads a blank page too. I have set ...
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Installing Sphinx on Mac OS with XAMPP

We have: Sphinx 2.0.3 Mac OS 10.6.8 XAMPP 1.7.3 (with MySQL 5.1.44) Here is PATH: user:sphinx-2.0.3-release user$ echo $PATH ...
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postgresql unable to start

postgresql log file: * Starting PostgreSQL 9.1 database server * The PostgreSQL server failed to start. Please check the log output: 2012-02-24 04:26:07 GMT ...