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Nginx and Django use www-prefixed domain

Trying to understand how to force www. in my domain and redirect anything like ww.example.com or test.example.com -> www.example.com Everything works fine when I go to www.example.com or example.com, ...
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Replicate server environment and directory structure using Vagrant

I am a developer by trade but am not used to configuring VM's and servers, so I apologize if these questions seem rather novice. I have recently started trying to use Vagrant for local development of ...
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Enable Soap for PHP 5.5.x on CentOS 6.5

Unfortunately I have to support soap on my server for the Fedex webservice. I recompiled PHP enabling support and it works via CLI but not PHP-fpm. They both point to the same ini file and both show ...
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Moving Zend Framework 2 from apache to nginx

I would like to move site that uses Zend Framework 2 from Apache to Nginx. The problem is that site have 6 modules, and apache handles it by aliases defined in httpd-vhosts.conf, #httpd-vhosts.conf ...
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What could cause TFTP reloaded Cisco `running-config` on 871 to fail?

Cisco CCP Write Configuration borked my 871w config while I was trying to setup port forwarding. I went through the basic steps to reconfig the router. I looked to see if I could just reset the ...
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What is the best way to configure Apache or AWS to support a Rails multi tenancy application that allows each customer to have their own domain name?

I'm building a Rails 3 SaaS site that allows for multi-tenancy. When a customer signs up they put in their own domain name, e.g. example.com. I need example.com to point to my SaaS application and ...
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Nginx magento configuration returns 404 but loads html

over the last couple of days I've been undertaking the task of moving our Magento site from shared hosting to a VPS. The VPS is using Nginx with php-fpm. Note Currently we're also having issues with ...
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Apache: moving from http.conf to apache2.conf

I've had to replace my server, the old one runs CentOS and the new one runs Debian. In Debian, Apache has apache2.conf as its main configuration file with a number of others linked to it. In CentOS ...
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Can you install CoreOS on terminal.com? [closed]

Does anybody know how, even if it is possible, to install CoreOS on terminal.com ?
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Where to place my server, configuration and (big) data? /srv? /etc? /usr/local/bin? /home/me/.whatever?

I was searching this site for good answer to my question, the best I could find was this. (I'd guess to put my config in /etc, application in /usr/local/bin and data in either /home/firda/.tunnel or ...
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Laravel 4.1 on nginx routes error 404

I am having troubles with the routes of laravel on a nginx Server. It shows a "404 not found" for all the routes, except for the default one, very similar to this problem: ...
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Looking for good documentation of odbc.ini and odbcinst.ini files on Linux

I saw partial information, old information, but nothing as good as the actual sample files with brief comments that I have locally. I need to understand the exact relationship between odbc.ini and ...
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Apache: Serve content from files that are restricted

In my Apache setup, I have a directory with my error pages in it (404 403). However, I don't want this directory being viewable directly - I'd like accessing it to return a 404. So what I did was ...
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Nginx + Apache mod_wsgi, troubles understanding how to configure servers

I've been trying for too long to set up a development environment on my Ubuntu 12.04. My intention is to set up everything as I'd have to do later in a production environment, so I followed this ...
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Global denial of certain file(s) on Apache

I run a webserver under Apache with several virtual hosts. I would like to prohobit the access to certain file names, but instead of using a deny rule on each vh I would like to know if I can achieve ...
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Keepalived configurations

I installed keepalived on two firewalls to provide fail over. I'm not sure if the following configurations are correct (see configurations below). Sometimes I have problems to reach the websites ...
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DKIM wrong selector / domain

We're having an hard time setting the DKIM record for our sender domain. I'll get into more details: We have a valid key (check) for a sending subdomain (email.mydomain.com) with selector ESP1024 In ...
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Replying to an email from a domain email alias

We have a multi-store set up in nopCommerce 3.20 with SSL enabled. Our environment info as follows, Windows 2012 R2 VPS Server. .Net 4.5, SQL Server 2012 Express Multi SSL in Same IP using ...
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ServerSignature in Apache

I'm installing apache on CentOS 6.5 and trying to setup some hardening. Part of this process is removing the server signature with the ServerSignature directive. Since I'd like this to survive version ...
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Can't get virtual hosts (server blocks) on Nginx to work

I'm just started with Nginx am trying to use virtual hosts, but can't wrap my head around what's wrong with my config... Here are the sontents of the sites-enabled folder: ...
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Nginx ignores my second server directive

I installed nginx via apt-get install nginx on ubuntu 14.04. As such, the default setup includes configs from the directory /etc/nginx/conf.d/ include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf; In my conf.d folder ...
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Does the Apache webserver provide an API for programmatic live configuration changes?

I'm using Apache as an authenticating web cache in front of Tomcat. Periodically, we will take a dynamic resource and save a copy to the webserver. Rewrite rules on the webserver route requests ...
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Cannot change default root location

I have the following configuration file: # /etc/nginx/nginx.conif # vim: ts=4 user nginx; worker_processes 1; error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log; #error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log ...
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Using a configuration management tool to configure nodes without ssh

I'd like to manage the configuration of several devices running embedded Linux. There is a web server in my environment which has a SOAP interface I can use to get/set all the parameters of each of ...
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Retrieve Information from Cisco router in Parsable Manner

I'm trying to write a script that will pull configuration files over SSH from Cisco routers and parse them, so I can ensure that they meet predefined standards (e.g. password shouldn't be "cisco"). ...
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Fastcgi request record is too big

I am running an Nginx server, which requires me to accept URI String containing up to 4mb of data. I have configured nginx to accept the params by setting: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf ...
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Authorizing users to SSH into machine - where to configure?

Ubuntu Trusty here. I'm having some trouble deciding where in the system I should configure which users are to be allowed to ssh into the machine, and which keys they're allowed to use. I've ...
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Enforce loading of php.ini files from current folder

My goal is to increase the maximum file size for uploads in WordPress. I have followed the steps on this SE answer and this tutorial (except the .htaccess part, because it's runnning nginx and AFAIK ...
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Is there a way to create a “one-time” boot entry in grub?

I have the following issue: I have a small server (Debian based) to which I can connect remotely (VPN/SSH connection). Now I want to change some boot options (in fact I want to migrate my root file ...
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Configure all hosts, then create a list of the config for all hosts?

I deployed a huge number of hosts with Ansible - which did work very nice. Each host got its individual settings and configuration. Now I'd like to generate a config file for another system that ...
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Overriding Nagios hostgroup service with host service

I currently am experimenting with defining a set of services to all hosts in a hostgroup, this is working fine. My issue is that I then want to be able to override these service definitions which ...
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Nginx not catching subdomain

I have added a subdomain: http://vma.ottawakaraoke.com/ However it is serving back the root of an entirely different subdomain. Its serving up the content from http://summitent.ca/ - a totally ...
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phpymyadmin - Unable to load dynamic library 'ext\php_interbase.dll'

I am installing phpMyAdmin (4.2.3) on Windows 2008 R2, with IIS7, PHP 5.5.12 and get the error "PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library 'ext\php_interbase.dll' - The specified module could not ...
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nginx not showing right root for subdomain

I have a subdomain with a magento store on it, well at least that what I want. It seems that nginx isn't detecting it for some reason and is just serving the default root back. So when I type in ...
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X-Postfix; Mailboxes not found when mail comes from others servers

I had installed and configured dovecot, postfix, and postfixadmin step by step from this tutorial on my server (CentOS6). I can create virtual mailboxes as well now and can login to roundcubemail, I ...
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Howto configure Raid on IBM x3500 m3

I have recently acquired an old IBM x3500 m3 and I'm struggling to find the raid configuration. I've checked out everything in the uefi and post doesn't show any key combinations to access ServeRaid. ...
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Allow port scans for specific addresses in psad

How to enable port scans for specific address (or range) in psad? By default I get a lot of logs coming from my own monitoring service. How can I tell psad to treat my addresses or domains as trusted ...
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Restricting multiple directories to same IP ranges

Suppose I have the following in an nginx configuration file: location ^~ /foo/ { allow 1.2.3.4; allow 5.6.7.8; allow 9.10.11.12; … allow 99.100.101.102; deny all; # rest ...
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OpenBSD configs to EdgeRouter

is it possible to transfter OpenBSD router configs, such as firewall settings, DHCP settings to EdgeRouter-Lite?
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RHEL6 httpd Root CA configuration

I'm setting up SSL on a RHEL6 box and I'm having problems finding information about configuring the Root CAs. I've got four files: cert.crt - My SSL certificate my_key.key - The key used to ...
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Monit and multiple actions: chaining commands in Monit restart command?

After some researches, it occurs that even if I can find some talks about multiple actions when restarting a service, it also seems it it not really possible to achieve : if failed port 80 and ...
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How do I use NGINX as a frontend for a Legacy (Apache) Webserver [duplicate]

I have an NGINX server setup that is already hosting two applications, and SSL is set up on that NGINX server. Now, I need to setup the NGINX server to be a front-end for a legacy Apache application ...
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Nginx glob in try_files

Is it possible in nginx to do something that is the equivalent of a file path glob in try_files? server { try_files /var/www/*/assets/$uri; } That is, if /var/www/ contained site_a and site_b, ...
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apache2: log requests from LAN to separate logfile

I would like to separate apache 2.2 log entries in 2 log files: requests from LAN (192.168.0.0/16) should go in a lan-access.log, and the rest in the default access.log How can I achieve that? I've ...
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OCT configuration of Outlook 2013 with Exchange 2013 [duplicate]

We have Outlook 2013 configured using the Office Customization Tool (setup.exe /admin) that is built into Office 2013 enterprise. This configuration worked great with Exchange 2007 but just fixing ...
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Nginx Map Directive for multiple variables

I currently use nginx with Magento and I use the map directive to supply the store code like this: map $http_host $magecode { www.store.com retail_store; wholesale.store.com ...
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What is the Ideal value for Worker Processes in Nginx Config?

I have 31GB RAM 8 Core Web Server with current load of 3k per min. Currently worker_processes parameter in nginx config is 4 which as per my understanding means only 4 cores would be used. But when I ...
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Nginx block for multiple domains to redirect all traffic to https?

I have a web server running nginx 1.6 with one IP address and hosting www.domainname.com as well as dev.domainname.com. I'm trying to find a smart way to route all http traffic to https and I want to ...
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What are the pros and cons of using S3 as a data access server? [closed]

I need to manage some configuration files. The files can be stored on AWS S3 and retrieved via the URL. The alternative is to use an application server and store the JSON content to a database and ...
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NGINX pretty urls: No input file specified

I've been struggling with a NGINX configuration. I've set up a development environment (local laptop) with a configuration supporting search engine friendly (SEF) urls, but the same configuration ...