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permission errors in drupal setup

Im attempting to install Drupal 7 on a VM (CentOS 6.4 x64). I have copied all the files from the tar.gz to /var/www/html (after installing Apache ). I managed to solve most of the PHP issues but it's ...
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Installing drupal 6 from scratch in nginx

So I am trying to install a fresh drupal 6 site on nginx. I have successfully setup the conf files and db. When I try to access mysite.com so that I can follow the step by step installation guide, it ...
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Upgrade from php53 to php53u (epel to IUS repositories) - Centos 6.4

I want to upgrade my CentOS 6.4 server from php53 (epel repository) to php53u (ius repository). I already enabled the ius repository, but am hesitant to just play around because there are production ...
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some funky redirecting on Drupal server

I have a drupal instance on a linux server located at var/www/html I created a indepent html file called index.html in the following directory var/www/html/special_project/index.html I am able ...
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How to build a Drupal-supporting EC2 instance?

After trying to retrofit an existing Ubuntu Raring Amazon EC2 node to support Drupal (see PHP5 is installed, but Apache is displaying PHP as uninterpreted text. How can I get it to process it as PHP?),...
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PHP5 is installed, but Apache is displaying PHP as uninterpreted text. How can I get it to process it as PHP?

In a Drupal installation, it's displaying the root PHP file as plain text below. a2enmod says that php5 is enabled, aptitude says libapache2-mod-php5 is installed, mods-enabled/ has php5.conf and php5....
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How can I take a server with several Apache VirtualHosts, and add Drupal from Ubuntu “aptitude install drupal7”?

I have a server that has several Apache VirtualHosts, and I want to add Drupal. I see that my installing drupal7 (under Ubuntu Raring on an EC2 host) let Drupal set up camp in /usr/share/drupal7. What ...
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How can I configure mail for Drupal 7 on an Ubuntu Raring EC2 node?

I have installed apache2, php5, mysql5, php5-mysql and other supporting packages on an EC2 server, and when I started to install drupal7, it pulled in several packages including mail support, and ...
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Vsftpd access to /var/www

I'm trying to get ftp running locally to update a drupal install. I just need the FTP user to have full access to a directory and all subdirectories. I have done /usr/sbin/setsebool -P ftp_home_dir 1 ...
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Nginx reverse proxying Drupal content served with Apache

I'm new to Nginx but was interested in trying it out. I now have Nginx listening to port 80 and serving static html content from /srv/www for a main "promo site". I've also set up apache2 to the ...
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How do I improve the performance of my Drupal site with a lot of concurrent users?

I have a Drupal site that may receive a very high hit rate on launch. We've rented a very beefy server for the initial launch, after which we'll downscale. The server has a Xeon E5-2670 8 core ...
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The Apache mod rewrite module doesn't work when using the IP

I've got a Drupal setup locally. When I access the homepage using my IP everything works. When I try any "re-written" url (such as 10.0.150.4/user) I get a not found. When I replace my IP with an ...
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Server OOM crash nightly caused by multiple malicious POST requests?

So it appears that every night at around midnight some server from China attempts to access my drupal site. From the looks of the logs it keeps making the same request every 61 seconds (so as to avoid ...
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Setting ftp on linux 12.04 lts (Amazon Instance) for Drupal installation

In these days I'm striving trying to set a proper ftp connection with my Amazon Instance, aimed for Drupal 7. It mounts a Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it's a Micro Instance. I tried a lot of vsftpd ...
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drupal on development machine slow [closed]

My drupal site on the development machine loads the pages slow. A page takes between 1500ms and 2500ms. The same site in production on the internet loads pages quick. Using development tools in ...
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Apache virtual hosts for Drupal and fixed websites

I have two websites server1.mydomain.com and server2.mydomain.com. Server1 is part of a multi host Drupal installation located in dupal-7.2/, Server2 is a static website located in htdocs/myserver2. ...
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Drupal installation. GD and PDO issue on ubuntu amazon EC2

sorry if this has been answered already, but my searches brought me to nowhere. I have just installed LAMP environment on Amazon EC2 instance. It runs on: Ubuntu precise 12.04 amd64 server PHP ...
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Running drupal as root in order for it to run bash scripts

I store a website on redhat and using drupal. There is a button on the site that activates a php script and that php script use exec to activate bash script on the server. Right now the script is not ...
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Alias for Drupal “Sites” folder with Apache on Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

I'm having to move a number of sites from a LAMP stack to a WAMP one, provided by Zend, and I've hit a problem. Our architecture is a number of loadbalanced web servers which have their own local ...
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Sendmail Invoked by Unknown Process [closed]

On a webserver, I am seeing unknown processes invoking sendmail like root 1544 1188 0 03:42 ? 00:00:00 sendmail: ./qBBJ2gNg014264 mail.furst.com.: user open I have DROPed all SMTP ...
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duplicate cache pages: Varnish

Recently we have configured Varnish on our server, it was successfully setup but we noticed that if we open any page in multiple browsers, the Varnish send request to Apache not matter page is cached ...
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Apache strace to hunt down a memory leak

We have a server with a memory issue: the server keeps allocating itself memory and doesn't release it. We're running Apache. I set MaxReqsPerClient to a really low value just so the threads don't ...
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310 too many redirects after moving drupal site to fast-cgi

Here is trouble: When i follow this link - http://znak.net.ua it rewrites to http://znak.net.ua/ru/ru/ru/ru/ru/ and i got Error 310 (net::ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS) This happend when i start using ...
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Drupal & nginx : a sound “general purpose” configuration? [closed]

After a bit back and forth with configuring Drupal and nginx to work together, I've come up with the below configuration for a site. It works well, both with private and public file systems. However, ...
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Intranet corporate SSO for webapps against Active Directory

I am trying to plan and implement a SSO solution in a corporate environment that serves intranet web applications running on CentOS: Corporate portal (Drupal backend) Project management (Project.NET)...
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Is it safe/wise to run Drupal alongside bespoke business web apps in production? [closed]

I'm interested to know the general community feeling about the safety of running Drupal alongside bespoke, business critial ASP.NET MVC apps on a production server. Previously my employer's Drupal ...
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HTTPS variable in $_SERVER using nginx as reverse proxy

I'm using nginx as a reverse proxy in front of an apache with mod_php. My site is on https, and it would require the variable $_SERVER['HTTPS'] to be set 'on' to assemble some of the links correctly. ...
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what port should I open for mysql master-master replication?

I have two servers running php5-fpm and a load balancer running nginx, the three servers share /var/www/drupal using nfs. nfs is working correctly. I replicated the two servers' database using mysql ...
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Is memcache impacting my performence negatively?

I am using pressflow 6 and NewRelic seems to suggest that memcache is infact hurting performance as shown below : My settings.php file : # Varnish reverse proxy on localhost $conf['reverse_proxy'] ...
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Server error with large posts

On a large drupal site, the database server is on a separate server connected directly to the web server. The web server uses apache and memcached. The problem is that whenever the post is a large, ...
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Bitnami Drupal can't send email

I have the Bitnami Drupal AMI that is on the AWS marketplace. https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/ref=bill_eml_1?sku=5ysj40wf1vkv5qwu3jszwhefa when someone attemps to create a new account they get ...
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can't login to SSH with Bitnami Drupal AMI on AWS Marketplace

I have the Bitnami Drupal AMI that is on the AWS marketplace. https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/ref=bill_eml_1?sku=5ysj40wf1vkv5qwu3jszwhefa I can't SSH to it in EC2. Tries to use user ubuntu. ...
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High load average, low CPU and IO (Centos 5.7)

A Drupal 7 site with CiviCRM, after running smoothly for a year on a 1&1 VPS suddenly became unresponsive. Now pages eventually load, but can take more than a minute. Looking at resource use in ...
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Why is Varnish not caching?

I am troubleshooting the setup of Varnish 3.x on my Ubuntu server. I'm running Drupal 7 on two sites set up on the box, via named-based vhosts. Before trying to get Varnish to play nice with Drupal I'...
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Solr, sort same weigthing results alphebetically

I'm working in a project that uses Drupal Solr module and I'm facing a problem plus I'm a complete rookie on Solr config. The issue is that same weigthing results does not appear ordered ...
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ngnix simple location match, what does it mean

location ~ \..*/.*\.php$ { return 403; } I am interpreting this as: case sensitive .[any character repeated 0 or more times]/[any character repeated 0 or more times].php Examples: .abc/abc.php ...
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nginx - another rewrite or internal redirection cycle - drupal

While migrating a site from another server, some strange problem occured. I use the default configuration for all my drupal sites, but this one doesnt seem to work. Some image files cause an internal ...
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How to remove duplicate illegal site in apache configuration?

I've recently found a referrer in the apache log on my site. Now, I opened it out of curiosity, since my site is live, but I just started development so I didn't expect it. Anyway, the site was a ...
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Finding malicious code injected into MySQL [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My server's been hacked EMERGENCY I've got a new client whose site looks like it has been hacked. It's running Drupal and I have run Hacked on it to verify that the ...
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What's the best way to run Drupal and Django sites behind the same Varnish server?

I have a high traffic website running with Drupal and Apache, five web servers behind a Varnish server load balancing. Let's say this site is example.com. I'm using five backends and a director like ...
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Drupal on an NFS share has terrible performance

We have a setup where a Drupal 7 site with the following setup - a VMware ESXi 4.1 host server running a web vm and an NFS VM. The web VM is using Apache and mod_php. The site is still in development ...
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Using nginx and Drupal, how do I serve a 404 error for static files and directories that exist?

I deploy a Drupal web site using git (well, OK, the developers deploy it; I try to keep them out of trouble), and for that reason the site has a directory .git and a file .gitignore in the document ...
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Login to Drupal fails with Nginx and proxy_pass, but works when accessing Drupal directly

We need to proxy pass an url in which my.domain.com need to get drupal.apps.server.com. We configured rewrite and is working fine. Then we configured proxypass and while accessing my.domain.com we ...
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How to you properly invalidate the local cache on a browser?

I'm troubleshooting a problem on my site where a user will authenticate successfully but the browser will load (I believe) the local cache of the page to which the user is redirected. Since it's a ...
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Mod_rewrite not working on ISPConfig 3 Server [closed]

Problem I recently migrated a Drupal site from a shared hosting server to my own VM. Everything appears to work correctly, except clean urls. My VM Setup Ubuntu 10.04 LAMP ISPConfig 3 What I've ...
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Nginx Subdirectory Drupal + other app

I have a drupal app and 2 other app written in php, i want use a rewrite uri for drupal and place drupal in virtual root / and the other by their names ... and use the server cache for the img of each ...
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PHP displays blank white page even with all error reporting enabled

I am trying to debug a broken page in a Drupal application and am having a hard time getting PHP to spit anything useful out. I have the following set: error_reporting = E_ALL display_errors = On ...
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umask is being ignored on Gentoo while creating new files

I have a server running Gentoo and hosting a drupal installation. Whenever a Drupal update is executed, the directory permissions of the updated module turn from 755 to 744 preventing the application ...
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MySQL errors with Drupal and MediaTemple

I have been having intermitant issues between drupal 7.14 and MediaTemple. Specifically I am getting this error: PDOException: SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 1205 Lock wait timeout exceeded; ...
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Drupal Commons using sendmail with Gmail SMTP smart host: Account suspended for abuse

I have a Linux VPS with two Drupal sites, one of them using Drupal Commons. Both installations are told to send mail via sendmail, which in turn is configured to relay mail to the Gmail SMTP server (...