Historically this is the main apache configuration file. In recent installations, the main file can also be called apache2.conf

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is “ServerAdmin email@domain.tld” required in the VirtualHost in Apache?

I rather not have ServerAdmin in my VirtualHost because all it does is attract spam. has no use what so ever. can it be ignored ?
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<Directory /> doesn't (always) apply its settings to NFS-mounted home directories

Two different machines, a production and a test machine, are running CentOS 6, with the CentOS Apache package installed, and both version 2.2.15. The configuration on the test machine is an exact ...
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HTTPS reverse proxy using apache

I am using this apache configuration to set up a reverse proxy to a process running on the same machine, on port 8443, <Directory "/var/www/html"> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine ...
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How to restrict access to root to daemon user?

I have Apache 2.4 with PHP 5.5.14 installed on latest Debian. According to Apache security tips&tricks I've set my httpd.conf to this: <Directory /> AllowOverride none Require all ...
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How do I allow access to a directory in apache that is actually a RewriteRule match?

We have a server with a lot of domains. Each domain will have one or more of the following admin areas that we wish to secure by IP: domain.tld/admin (admin area) domain.tld/blog/wp-admin (wordpress ...
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Apache missing php module

I installed httpd v2.2.15 and php v5.5.13 via yum. I first noticed the problem when I tried to access my site and it displayed the PHP code. Then I discovered that there is no php module in ...
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Apache HTTPd - rotatelogs not working

I've edited my conf.d/ssl.conf file and changed the TransferLog directive from: TransferLog logs/ssl_access_log to TransferLog "|/usr/sbin/rotatelogs logs/ssl_access_log.%Y-%m-%d.log 60" (I am ...
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resolving two tomcat instances to two different directories with httpd.conf and mod_proxy_ajp [closed]

Please excuse my ignorance on this topic. I've read and read, searched and searched and I'm still struggling with my setup. I'm trying to setup my httpd.conf to allow one domain, with two directories ...
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www going to the wrong domain [closed]

So I have two sites on one plesk server set out as below: /var/www/vhosts/site1.co.uk and /var/www/vhosts/site2.co.uk The problem is both www.site1.co.uk and www.site2.co.uk are both going to ...
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Which settings schould be changed to lower apache CPU usage and use more RAM?

On our CentOS 6 server, we have now a lot of CPU overload, while our RAM is almost not used. KeepAlive is set to "on" because we have some AJAX elements on your website and serving many files such as ...
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suPHP usergroup reset to default at midnight in httpd.conf, how to avoid this?

I have 3 domains that need to point to the same public_html folder. So I've setup a http.conf for those domains. Let's say that I have user/group : master slave1 slave2 slave3 All slaves should ...
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How add SSL/443 to Apache server without virtual host?

I have an apache server set up on CentOS. I am trying to add SSL. I was able to create the certificate and keys and then updated /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf to have the following configurations: ...
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Need help overriding a strict httpd.conf directory setting

Per requirements of a project I am working on, the apache httpd.conf must have the following restrictive setting as a security measure. <Directory /> Order Deny,Allow Deny from all ...
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Why is my Apache in an infinite redirection loop?

We currently have an internal site set up for IT at it.example.com, which hosts a single Redmine site. I want to set up Apache so that if a user goes to kb.example.com it redirects them to ...
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403 error from 403 ErrorDocument

I've the following configuration script in my Apache 2.4.7 installation: <Directory "/www"> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All <RequireAll> Require all ...
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Best way to setup apach default site

I'm working on setting up a web hosting system and was wondering what the best way to configure the default configuration is to look in a folder if there is no vhost for it. Here's how I would like ...
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How to limit access to website based on specific header? [closed]

I am developing on my local PC but it's setup so that it is listening on external IP, so anyone can hit my apache is they know the port number. I want to implement a quick solution to prevent other ...
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How to add /home/user/public_html as virtual host in apache - centos [duplicate]

In Directadmin (I used it before) when we create a reseller, a new user with a home directory was created and user could add domains in a home directory like /home/user/domains/example.com/public_html ...
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How to Redirect FROM https TO http [closed]

I have a site that does not need https. We do not collect any information at all, nor do we have any forms. This being so we did not set up an SSL certificate. However, when I go to ...
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difference between _default_:* and *:* in VirtualHost Context

I want to know the difference between "default:*" and "*:*" in VirtualHost Context. <VirtualHost _default_:*> #... ServerName host.example.com #... </VirtualHost> ...
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ProxyHTMLURLMap replaces url given two times

to explain the title, i have put this (this is the only htmlUrlMap) in my conf: ProxyHTMLURLMap / /rp/ticket/ and this in my html: <script type="text/javascript" ...
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issues setting up subdomain with httpd

Hey I'm having an issue getting my subdomains to show up, I am using HTTPD and have set up my conf in conf.d witht he following <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName wp.{domain}.com ...
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Is it possible to have two different installations of PHP and Apache on the same machine?

There's a motivation in my company to enable a team of coders to develop an upgraded version of an existing product on one of our development servers. There are two configurations, the one we use now ...
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Apache Security Config - Ubuntu 12

I am running a LAMP stack on Ubuntu 12, with the primary function to serve a PHP based API. There is only one file I want to be exposed to the public called: api.php It needs to reference a config ...
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not able to access xml file from webserver

when i am trying to aceess my html file of xml file after putting it in var/www/html i am not be able to access it from a browser. for example , i have stored crossdomain.xml file in var/www/html ...
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Exclude the root from a ProxPass directive, but keep everything below the root included

I am running Apache in front of a Tomcat instance. Apache proxies every request that comes through and passes it on to Tomcat. The current configuration is such that Apache puts a ProxyPass on the ...
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Apache: can ErrorLog be made to log also hostnames instead of IP addresses?

Having different Apache servers in a low-load int*ra*net with almost only DHCP clients, we need to log hostnames instead of IP addresses. As the DHCP environment is quite dynamic, any later attempt to ...
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.htaccess not working on Cent Os 6.4

I have installed Cent Os 6.4 -Final Version and set the environment for PHP web development. My application uses the .htaccess for url rewrite & denying direct access of files. my configuration ...
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Is RewriteEngineOn used only once in httpd.conf or can it be used multiple times?

I read that a directory block in httpd.conf is like a .htaccess file. Does that mean that RewriteEngineOn can be used multiple times within httpd.conf? I'm assuming that it can be but it must be ...
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Multiple VirtualHost Configuration files in Apache2.

I have servers with RHEL-5, Apache-2.2.22, PHP-5.3.25 I know I can configure multiple virtualhost configurations in mutliple file by including these files in httpd.conf. Can Apache support this ...
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Use the ServerName as a variable in httpd.conf file

My current httpd.conf file looks something like this: <VirtualHost *:443> DocumentRoot /var/www/html/www.example1.com ServerName www.example1.com SSLEngine on SSLCertificateFile ...
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configuration files and ssh keys are being reset

I own a Centos 6.4 OS. I have standard lamp stack installed. Apache 2.2, PHP54 and mysql 5.5. I have also uploaded a public key into my authorized file in .ssh. I have my document root set in my ...
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Amazon EC2 .htaccess and 500 Error

I have an Amazon EC2 (amzn-ami-pv-2013.09.0.x86_64-ebs (ami-149f7863)) on which I installed Apache, PHP and MySQL. All works fine until I try to activate .htaccess. I change AllOverride All in ...
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Running Multiple sites with multiple domains apache

I am having a rough time running apache and using multiple domain names here is a snippet of my config file. I keep getting a error saying that NameVirtualHost has no VirtualHosts. I want them both ...
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DocumentRoot Directory Apache httpd

I want to make changes over my httpd.conf file of Apache running in Windows, but I want to know why need to use (or declare) the same root twice. DocumentRoot "C:/Apache/htdocs" <Directory /> ...
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How to ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse with a URL having a dot in it?

I am using ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse. In just simple cases its wouks great but as I have a URL ending with a ".jpg" it just misses it. For example :- Consider the statement below :- The request ...
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Unable to access certain files on web server

Background: I'm running a CentOS VM with Apache installed. The web root is "/var/www/html". There is a subdirectory ("/var/www/html/mp3") which has two mp3's in it. Both mp3's have exactly the same ...
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Only allow the POST method for a specific file in a directory

I have one file that should only be accessible via the POST method. /var/www/folder/index.php The document root is /var/www/ and index.php is nested inside a folder. Version of Apache is: 2.4.4. ...
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How to set different mod_mime rules for reverse proxy?

By default, httpd contains the following configuration: <IfModule mime_module> # # TypesConfig points to the file containing the list of mappings from # filename extension to ...
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Request exceeded the limit of 10 internal redirects

so here is the error [Mon Sep 30 00:09:53 2013] [error] [client 66.249.66.205] Request exceeded the limit of 10 internal redirects due to probable configuration error. Use 'LimitInternalRecursion' ...
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Apache Hotlink Prevention not Working

I have been trying to prevent hotlinking of images on a domain of mine without any success. I have added the following to /etc/apache2/httpd.conf RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^$ ...
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Why is allow not allowed here in apache2

I've the following in my httpd.conf file: <Directory "/www"> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride AuthConfig FileInfo Options=Indexes,Limit Order allow,deny Allow from ...
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Figuring out correct Apache module names for a2enmod

I have an existing httpd.conf file which I am supposed to get to work on a Vagrant instance running Ubuntu, which I am using Puppet to provision. The problem I am running up against is with module ...
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Add custom Apache config. rules for subdirectory within the same <Directory …> section?

Say my Apache configuration file '/etc/apache2/httpd.conf' looks like this (I don't use .htaccess): <Directory /var/www/whatthenerd.com/public> AllowOverride None <IfModule ...
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How multiple <Directory> sections work in Apache configuration (httpd.conf)?

For example, if my '/etc/apache2/httpd.conf' looks like this: <Directory /> AllowOverride None </Directory> <Directory /home> AllowOverride FileInfo </Directory> ...
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RewriteBase rule works in .htacess, but not in httpd.conf (inside <Directory …>)?

Let me explain by example... File: /var/www/example.com/public/wp-content/cache/minify/.htaccess <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> # THIS WORKS... RewriteBase /wp-content/cache/minify/ ...
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With PHP installed, Apache is (comparatively) slow at serving static content?

First some background on how I installed PHP, Apache, and some Apache modules: # apt-get -y install php5 php-pear libapache2-mod-php5 php-apc php5-mysql php5-mcrypt php5-xmlrpc php5-curl php5-imagick ...
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Configuring dnsmasq to properly work with mod_rewrite on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I desperately need help. I read an article on the echoditto blog (http://www.echoditto.com/blog/never-touch-your-local-etchosts-file-os-x-again) and followed the recommendations for setting up ...
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What is wrong with my httpd.conf file?

I am using Apache 2.2.22 on Ubuntu 12.04 with PHP 5.3.10. The real domain name has been obfuscated to example.com for this question. I am attempting to set AllowOverride to None. I currently have an ...
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Apache httpd: How can I Deny from all, Allow from specifc IP addresses

Can someone take a look at the syntax of the code below and let me know if it is correct -- my intention is to exclude the htaccess for the IP ranges specified in the 'Allow' part and rest of all ...