httpd.conf is a typical name for a web server configuration file. Historically this is the main Apache configuration file.

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best way to handle thousands of permanent redirects

We've a list of 3000 301 redirects. We need assistance on What would the best place to put these? It seems putting these 3000 lines inside vhost in httpd.conf would be a mess. What are recommended ...
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How can I redirect any ServerAlias to the respective ServerName?

I want to 301 redirect all example.org to www.example.org. The following example is doing just that, but it's got a lot of noise to it and is thus hard to maintain and error prone: <VirtualHost ...
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Blocking by user-agent string in httpd.conf not effective

I'd like to block some spiders and bad bots by user-agent text string for all of my virtual hosts via httpd.conf but have yet to find success. Below are the contents of my http.conf file. Any ideas ...
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How to find out which httpd.conf apache is using at runtime

I've always struggled to find this: How can you ask apache which httpd.conf file it used to load up? It becomes difficult when you have a number of instances of apache running, or if you haven't ...
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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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Accessing localhost (xampp) from another computer over LAN network - how to? [closed]

I have just set up a wi-fi network at home. I have all my files on my desktop computer (192.168.1.56) and want to access localhost over there from another computer (192.168.1.2). On my desktop I can ...
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What are the steps to setup git-http-backend w/ Apache on Windows?

I would like setup a Git server using the "Smart-HTTP" approach. However, I'm having difficulties getting it to work in Windows, and I'm new to Apache. My httpd.conf, in part: SetEnv ...
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Include files in Apache HTTP Server Version 2.2 httpd.conf

I have a large httpd.conf file, most of which is virtual hosts. Is there a way to make a file, say virtual_hosts.conf, and include it from httpd.conf? I've googled a bit, but can't seem to find much ...
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Restarting the httpd service in RHEL returns “Stopping httpd: [FAILED]” - How do I fix this?

This is my first indication of an issue: $ sudo /sbin/service httpd restart Stopping httpd: [FAILED] Starting httpd: no listening sockets available, ...
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Can i set 443 as default web port which means it can only be accessed via https and no port 80

As title says, I want to set my apache to listen on 443, and will configure SSL. So, My Question is :- 1). Does that mean, i will not have port 80 or any other port which is no ssl ? 2). My site ...
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Apache security - list all possible handlers / actions

To ensure there aren't security weaknesses that can be exploited via .htaccess, how can we see all possible handlers that Apache can use via directives like SetHanlder and AddHandler. I know I can ...
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Cannot commit to SVN repository via http

When I try to import a project into my subversion repository via http, I get this error: Can't create directory '/usr/local/svn/myproj/db/transactions/0-1.txn': Permission denied I set the httpd ...
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Apache httpd LDAP integration

I am configuring a CollabNet Subversion integration. I have the following collabnet_subversion.conf file: <Location /svn> DAV svn SVNParentPath /mnt/svn/new_repos SVNListParentPath on ...
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How can I make Apache look in 2 separate directories with one common url?

I wonder if anyone knows if there's a way to configure Apache so that the url http://myurl.com/clips/song1.mp3 makes Apache fetch song1.mp3 in either directory1 or directory2? Thanks in advance! -...
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Apache AllowOverride Options Directive

I am trying to understand the following configuration (specific to FollowSymlinks and SymlinksIfOwnerMatch directives) in Directory section of an httpd.conf file: <Directory "/home"> Options +...
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client denied by server configuration: /opt/bitnami/apps/wordpress/htdocs/

I have word-press website on ec2 with bitnami image in error log file i am getting bellow snippet error. I have overwrite default htaccess.conf file with my .htaccess file now the path for ....
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Apache problem reading network drive using alias in httpd.conf

I have Windows XP professional (SP3) running + XAMPP with Apache 2.2.12. Everything is properly installed and works fine with local drives. The problem is that I want to access network drive "U:/" ...
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Reference the matched directory inside an Apache DirectoryMatch directive

I am attempting to configure Apache to host multiple django sites via mod_wsgi. The mod_wsgi setup tutorial gives an example configuration for this scenario where each app is in the same directory: ...
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Apache server not broadcasting to internet

I've installed Apache server on my machine. I've set it up and designated the root folder, etc. When I go to http://localhost/, it works fine, telling me that Apache is installed correctly. However, ...
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Multiple servers on the same port, using aws elastic load balancer

I've got this setup that works almost all right and, apparently, works the exact same way than this: UseCanonicalNames off <VirtualHost *:8888> RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^...
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Rewriting subdomain.domain.com when other 'subdomains' exist

My httpd.conf looks like this: NameVirtualHost 12.34.56.78:80 <VirtualHost 12.34.56.78:80> DocumentRoot /var/www/html/site ServerName www.example.com <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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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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Redirect port / port 10000 to https apache

I have been reading around and trying different configurations to get a request to my server on port 10000 to redirect a http to a https request. For some reason I can't figure out how to make it ...
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httpd.conf changes to allow www.mysite.com and www.mysite.com/mantis and phpmyadmin?

I've got a php application which I use to place in: ~/public_html/beta/ And mantis and phpmyadmin in: ~/public_html/mantis/ ~/public_html/phpmyadmin/ The application used to be accessed as: www....
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Unable to get mod_rewrite to stop processing

This is linked to Rewriting subdomain.domain.com when other 'subdomains' exist I need mod_rewrite to 'stop' processing, but it seems to continue on. On my registrar, I've set A records as: *...
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Unable to change Apache http server port in unix

I downloaded Apache HTTP server, compiled it and installed it in a unix box. I tried to start my Apache HTTP server in unix but got the below error so I thought of changing the port. (13)Permission ...
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PHPMyAdmin 500 Internal Server Error

My home PHPMyAdmin was working fine a day or two ago. Now it's giving me a generic 500 Internal Server Error and suggesting I look at my server logs. The Apache log contains these error messages: [...
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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 ...