404 is the HTTP status code for "Not Found"

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IIS 404 error where file exists

I have a fresh VPS installation from my provider (Windows 2008 R2, IIS 7.5). The default web site works fine: http://5.9.251.167/ I created a new website, and binding for http://new.ianquigley.com ...
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IIS Can't Serve Certain File Extension

I'm serving .JSON files, but even though the file exist, IIS keeps throwing 404 error when any of the file is accessed. I tried renaming one of the file to .JS, and it works. Any pointer what setting ...
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Why isn't IIS serving my static CSS / JS files?

I added an ASP.NET MVC3 site to ISS (which was working fine in the debugger). When viewing the site in a browser, everything appeared to be working fine except that all of the CSS and JS files were ...
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404 when page exists - IIS 5, ASP.NET 4.0

I have a webserver running Server 2003 Datacenter and IIS 5 which is hosting a variety of ASP.NET 2.0 websites. I'm attempting to add an ASP.NET 4.0 website which I wrote via the VS2010 Beta, and I ...
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How to prevent bots from trying to guess a link on my site

My logwatch report which I installed recently shows me this: --------------------- httpd Begin ------------------------ 0.78 MB transferred in 5864 responses (1xx 0, 2xx 4900, 3xx 0, 4xx 964, 5xx 0) ...
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List top 404 URLs in Apache access_log

I'm looking for a command to list the 10 or 20 top 404 error URLs out of my apache access_log. Can anyone help me with this? thanks
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DNS issue on Windows SBS2008 - Some external websites unavailable

Since few weeks, some websites are suddently unavailable. We are getting a 404 - The web page requested cannot be displayed. Basically, the only way to fix this is when I restart the DNS client/...
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Wildcard DNS, VirtualHosts on apache2, 404 for unused subdomains

On an Apache2 server linked to by a DNS that includes a wildcard entry, e.g. *.example.com, subdomains that are not defined as ServerNames in any VirtualHosts point to the first defined VirtualHost, ...
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Nameserver Issue?

I have a domain registered with active-domain.com and yesterday I changed my nameservers to my host, but then I decided to switch my host at the last minute and changed them again. Now, 24 hours or so ...
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IIS 7 returns HTTP 200 on custom 404 error page

I have successfully set up custom static error pages for IIS7. IIS7 is currently working as a gateway to a Java tomcat application. The issue is that when the 404 error page is served it is served ...
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Drupal admin section - Page not found

After upgrading to Drupal 6.12 I can no longer access the admin section on my site - I get a page not found error. Things I've been able to test/check: I have clean URLs enabled but trying to bypass ...
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What is notified-SplashPage?

I'm seeing a lot of notified-SplashPage and verify-SplashPage entries showing up in our apache error log [Wed Jan 20 15:00:22 2010] [error] [client xxxxx] File does not exist: /home/site/htdocs/...
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Serve 404 from HAProxy when no acls match

I'm currently re-configuring HAProxy using 1.5dev-17. What I'd like to do is return a 404 error when there is no backend to use for a particular request. Our current configuration uses the ...
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Why won't IIS execute my custom 404 page? It tries to serve up the raw source code instead

I'm trying to configure Custom Errors in IIS6. I select the 404 error, set the dropdown to "URL," then enter this as the URL "/404.aspx" When go to: http://mysite.com/no-page-here It finds 404....
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How can I prevent Apache from logging 404 errors?

So, whenever a user tries to fetch a file on my Apache server that doesn't exist I get a 404 line in the Access log: [29/Sep/2010:12:14:45 +0200] "GET /asdf HTTP/1.1" 404 And I also get this in the ...
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Over a million 404's?

Using Analog 6 for web stats, and I'm surprised to see over a million 404's over 54 days. Am I looking at this correctly? Is this an unusual ratio of 404's to "200 OK" page views? I don't see any 404'...
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real solution for `No input file specified.` (nginx, fpm)

Most answers to this question are, *set fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME and it will work* (italic formatting is broken?!). I have set this variable (correct) but it still shows the error instead of a ...
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Apache config: Return 404 for single <Location>

Is it possible to let Apache automatically return a 404 page for a single URL using the Location tag? <Location "/some/url"> # ??? </Location> Solutions without mod_rewrite or any ...
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mod_jk status page not working

I am doing clustering in Tomcat 7 with Apache server. It is working fine too. However I have the following issues: 1) I am trying to monitor the mod_jk status page; but it is giving 404 error. 2) in ...
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Numerous 404's for “alive.txt”, anybody know what that file could be?

Just wondering if there is any significance to the frequency. Lately our site has been getting notably more 404 errors for alive.txt than any other uri. Is this some kind of common server log/config ...
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How to throw a 404 error from htaccess?

Everything I find seems to be about created a custom 404 page. That is not what I am trying to do. If I want to block access to a page I can do this in htaccess: RewriteRule pattern - [F] ...
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Attempted access to web server

In the list of 404 errors on my web server I keep finding attempted accesses to /admin/Y-ivrrecording.php, /admin/cdr/counter.txt, /modules/extensions_batch/libs/download_csv.php or /c0nfig(!). I ...
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404 Error on a file that exists?

A script makes a GET request to my URL like so: http://mydomain.com/cgi-bin/uu_ini_status_audios.pl?tmp_sid=b742be1d131c4d32237a9f1fcdca659e&rnd_id=0.2363453360320319 However, I get a 404 ...
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Make Lighttpd return 404 for unused subdomains?

I have some domains set up on my Ubuntu server that uses Lighttpd. I have wildcard domains and I want the unused subdomains to return 404 instead of 200 and displaying the regular domain. This problem ...
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IIS 8.5 - getting error when returning static 404 file

IIS8.5 > Sites > mysite > Error Pages > 404 Select "Insert content from static file into the error response". Uncheck "Try to return the error file in the client language". Enter path to "notfound....
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Yahoo Hosting: Custom Error Pages (IE)

So one of my clients uses Yahoo Hosting in a shared environment. Absolutely horrible, can't even upload a .htaccess file. They have an option where you can setup custom error pages by uploading a a ...
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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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IIS not allowing me to server files with .rdp extension

I am trying to host a .rdp file that will be publically available on the internet (without password, of course). IIS is not letting me use this file - I'm getting a 404 error saying it cannot find ...
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Receiving a 404 for a file that exists in nginx web server

I recently switched the web server on my CentOS 7 machine from Apache to nginx. I use software to take screenshots on my computers and to upload them to the server for public viewing. Originally, it ...
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Nginx cant serve files with special symbols in them?

So in browser i request a file that i know it exists 3a1c2aa4d488ae4d?s=40?f=78 but it gives me a 404 error and in log says that it couldn't find file named 3a1c2aa4d488ae4d. For some reason it ...
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Is there an apache module to slow down site scans?

I am administering a few web servers. Each night, random hosts from the Internet are probing them for various vulnerabilities in php, phpadmin, horde, mysqladmin, etc. Is there a way (apache plugin?)...
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Location directive not working

For my NGINX server I have a virtual server set up just to dish out static content. At the moment I'm trying to set it up so that images have an expiry date. However, when I create a location ...
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IIS 6.0 / 2003 giving 404 error after period of time

I have a local development server running Windows Server 2003 that hosts a few applications running on IIS 6.0. I can connect to these said applications just fine but after an unknown period of time ...
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How should I minimize the impact of 404 web traffic?

Recently one of the sites I work on started seeing some strange traffic to URL's that don't exist and never have. Pages like: /imprss/123go.php /imprss/24cpv.php /bnnrs1002/728x90/4b4254ab5edd4....
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How do I add no-cache headers to all 404 pages served by apache and nginx?

I have recently run into an issue after switching to Cloudflare, and the solution is to basically stop Cloudflare from caching 404 responses. In our load-balanced multi-server setup, occasional 404s ...
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Let IIS 7 return php files as simple html file

I have a virtual server (Windows 2008 R2) with IIS 7.5 and a xxx.php file in one of my websites. This php file contains no php-code and I don't want to install any php-module, I only want the server ...
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Is It Possible To Get 404 Errors Plus Content Back?

With Apache, is it possible to send a 404 status header, but then send valid content? Because that's what's happening right now with http://doubleabody.com on a2hosting.com right now. The web logs ...
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How to configure custom error page in Plesk 9.3 for non existing folder? [closed]

I'm trying to configure Plesk in order to show website visitors a custom error html. The current hosted site is an ASP.NET site. This site shows its custom errors on error403.aspx and error404.aspx ...
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htaccess redirect of 404 error just prints filename, doesn't execute file

On an Apache host, I have a folder called /thumbs with a program in it called program.php that I will use to create thumbnails. There is a .htaccess file that contains the following lines: options -...
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Strange 404 URL requests on my site

I recently launched a Django powered site and I have 404 error reporting on. I've been getting some strange URL requests, one every couple of days. /renewPwd.php/ /index.php/ /mobile/ /m/ /...
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Nginx 1.2.1 custom 404

I'm trying to make a custom 404 error with nginx. First in my local machine I added the following lines to the default site: error_page 404 /custom_404.html; location = /custom_404.html { ...
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Microsoft exchange autodiscover 404 errors

What is the best way to handle an Exchange autodiscover request on a linux web server? Currently it looks for example.com/autodiscover/autodiscover.xml. Since this page doesn't exist it throws a 404. ...
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Forward Apache 500 status to 404

Short version: We'd like Apache to catch when a 500 status is given and return something like 404 instead. Is there a way to do this? Longer version: These servers are running applications that aren'...
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NGINX returning 404 error on a valid url

We have a site that runs PHP-FPM and NGINX. The application sends invitations to site members that are keyed with 40 character random strings (alphanumerics only -- example below). Today for the ...
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Is it possible to configure IIS6 to use a custom 404 without the mmc snapin

I have FTP access to a server and I'd like to have custom 404 pages. I don't have access to the management console or any admin rights on the server whatsoever. I understand that apache can use ....
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How to pass headers to remote error handler in Nginx

I have nginx server that sends 404 errors to apache httpd at 1.1.1.1:8081. How can I pass all original headers to the error server? I have the following config: server { error_page 404 = http://1....
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nginx location and root settings dont work

I am trying to rewrite every file after cdn.minora.me/forum/ to another directory: server { listen 443 ssl; listen [::]:443 ssl; ssl on; ssl_certificate /etc/nginx/ssl/minora.me....
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IIS returns 404 when trying to access static files on certain file types

I have a specific file type of .notebook that IIS is blocking. I tried going into request filtering and adding .notebook with allow set to true, but I still get the 404. Anything else in this folder ...
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Why do I get a 404 for my index.page in my http/https nginx setup?

I'm using WPN-XM (stack with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP and OPENSSL) and am trying to setup OpenSSL in a HTTP/HTTPS server. I'm following the instructions from NGINX here and my server starts/stops without ...
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Magento subpages give 404

I just restored our Magento website on a different server running apache2 on ubuntu. The home page pulls up just fine but if I try to go to any other page, I get a 404. Permissions All files are ...