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How to run HTTPD as specific user(s) and not by nobody?

Currently, top shows me that almost all httpd processes are run by nobody. "Almost" because 2 of them are run by root. How can i make it in such a way that given i have users say: dartagnan, porthos, ...
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How to configure SELinux to allow apache to run git

I have a CentOS 6 server and I'm trying to get the apache web server to run git pull in a directory. The php file is simply: <?php shellexec('cd /var/www/vhosts/domain;git pull'); However, ...
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centos yum repository package security information.. how do i find it?

Is there anywhere that shows which security updates are included in the patch levels for centos yum repository package version of httpd?
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Creating a public_html for a user on a Red Hat Linux Server

I'm just trying to make a public_html folder under my username on a Red Hat Linux Server (and it's all been a bit of a headache). I made the folder and set the permissions to 755. I wasn't sure how ...
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Setting permissions for mp4 and png files in .htaccess

First, I'm brand new to Apache .htaccess. I've got a server that must allow users to dive only into mp4 and png files. So, I've been reading Apache HTTP Server documentation and, according to what it ...
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Why does apache httpd tell me that my name-based virtualhosts only works with SNI enabled browers (RFC 4366)

Why does apache give me this error message in my logs? Is it a false positive? [warn] Init: Name-based SSL virtual hosts only work for clients with TLS server name indication support (RFC 4366) I ...
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httpd using hundreds of mb memory

I have a MediaTemple (dv) 4 server with 512mb running Apache 2.2.21 64-bit. Within 60 seconds of starting, httpd is spawning 2-4 processes, each consuming ~150mb of memory (according to top's 'RES' ...
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Missing mod_deflate.so?

I'm trying to build apache with mod_deflate enabled. When restarting apache I'm presented with the following error: httpd: Syntax error on line 36 of /usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf: Cannot load ...
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Apache: require basic auth, except for specific POST requests

(RHEL 6.2, Apache 2.2.1) I'm trying to get a LAMP site running behind basic auth to prevent general access (it's a testing environment for a site still in production) and I've hit a problem where the ...
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How to SetEnv for an Alias

I have several Aliasses configured in apache configuration. I would like to set an environmental variables for each of them. How? I have this /alias1 /mapped/to/a/path /alias2 /mapped/to/a/path ...
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Apache: Access denied to /

I have disabled selinux with: setenforce 0 selinux=disabled in /etc/selinux/config Does anyone knows if i have to label or chcon any dir to solve that error: error [error] [client 127.0.0.1] ...
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How to test keep-alive is working on client end

What are some different ways/tools to verify that keep-alive is working on the server from the client's end?
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Apache: Allow directory browsing when using SVNParentPath?

I have the following setup: <Location /repos> DAV svn SVNParentPath /home/svn/repos AuthType Basic AuthName "SVN" AuthUserFile /home/svn/.htpasswd Order deny,allow Require ...
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Basic Apache httpd server setup becomes slow to serve images requiring frequent restart

I have an Apache httpd server running on RHEL 5.3. I'm using this server to serve static content (images) to for a website running on another httpd instance. In the public web directory are several ...
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default name server behavior (named.conf configuration; Bind9)

Is it possible to configure named.conf to have a default behavior? For instance, if this is my named.conf ( https://gist.github.com/3c755018696e262ee4d9 ) & this is guubo.com.db ( ...
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httpd restart time

I want to know when the httpd server was restarted, how long it has been up etc. Thanks Jean
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dedicated apache httpd server configuration and performance tuning

I have the following dedicated box that I only install apache httpd server on, what parameters in httpd.conf should I tune to achieve max performance? cat /proc/cpuinfo shows 8 processors(only ...
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Animated HTTP request visualisation on Apache

This is more a question to appease my memory in trying to remember what it was I saw a while ago. I remember being introduced to a realtime server visualisation tool that showed the current requests ...
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Can't start httpd as root

Even when running httpd as root, I get this error: Starting httpd: (13)Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address [::]:100 (13)Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address ...
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Setting up https with a self-signed certificate on Apache

I'm trying to set up HTTPS on Apache, using a self-signed certificate. But instead of displaying the page, I get a bunch of weird errors. An a different error from each browser! From Chrome: ...
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Running multiple Django projects within Apache, sys.path being over written

I have been trying to research how to do a multiple Python / Django deployment using Apache VirtualHosts. The issue I am encountering seems straight forward, ImportError: Could not import settings ...
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Temporarily stop everyone from accessing mysql DB

I am going to migrate a LAMP server tonight, it uses php and mysql with apache on centos. I want to stop people from accessing the site/database while I back it up. Will stopping httpd be a ...
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Httpd restart “Address already in use” error

I have an .rpm, which I created. In its %post part, I do some stuff, and in the end of this script, i call service httpd restart. It gives the following error: + service httpd restart Stopping httpd: ...
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centos 6 debuginfo repository does not have httpd debug version available

I am trying to get the debug version of httpd so I can use it in conjunction with gdb. I am having a hard time getting them, and they don't seem to be in the standard epel-debuginfo repository. What ...
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what exactly rebuildhttpdconf script do?

Recently I found there is lots of warnings in my VPS's httpd.conf There is a solution in this forum about rebuilding httpd.conf: # cd /usr/local/apache/conf # cp -p httpd.conf httpd.conf.old-bak # ...
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Apache: how to set custom 401 error page and save original behaviour

I have Kerberos-based authentication with Apache/2.2.3 (Linux/SUSE). When user is trying to open some url, browser ask him about domain login and password like in HTTP Basic Auth. If user cancel such ...
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What is a good live request monitor for Apache httpd?

I have used SeeFusion to monitor ColdFusion requests. Is there a similar tool that would allow me to monitor Apache httpd requests in real time? We have a server that was fast and responsive for ...
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Apache HTTPD proxy - Deny directive ignored

I am running CentOS 5.5 with the stock Apache httpd-2.2.3. I want to set up a proxy server which will forward proxy requests from a single IP address (123.123.123.123 in the example below) and reject ...
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Issues with ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse when proxying to localhost and a different TCP port

I am attempting to use ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse to proxy requests through Apache to another server instance that is bound to the localhost on a different TCP port that the Vhost exists (VHost is ...
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Apache many httpd process by my own server IP? eating all my Ram

Well i just bought a new dedicated server, I have no Linux experience, but i'm trying to learn. I have been testing the server for a few days. I improve the httpd.conf my.cnf for better performance, ...
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How to install mod_ssl with minimum effect on a running site

I just took over an old Apache httpd site that was maintained by somebody else. It's running httpd 2.2.2-1.3 on Fedora 5. I think the httpd was originally installed from an RPM. I was asked to enable ...
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Is httpd / BIND required for a server running Gearman/Python?

We want to use a cloud server on an as required basis to to process some files. There's no requirement to serve Webpages and we don't need to allocate a domain name to it. The server will just need ...
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Proper steps for updating Apache conf on production server?

I usually: Update my local near-replica ( ServerName directive and Logs will obviously be different ) of the production conf file and make my changes for things like rewrite rules. ...
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Webbased Log Parser for mod_log_sql

Our frontend webservers are now logging all our weblogs into mySQL using mod_log_sql, freeing up thousands of "AccessLog" directives in our apache config (we're running between 600-900 virtual hosts ...
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Gitolite3 not writing

I am a bit at world's end here. I want to install gitolite3 smart http over apache. I can successfully pull, but not push (doesn't even give me any errors or notices, not even in any known log). I ...
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Httpd on Centos6 not listing directory contents

I have a folder (which is NOT the conventional /var/www/html folder!) /Server/Websites/Default on my Centos6.4 server. There is only one file, phpinfo.php (with the obvious code in it). Running ...
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Apache httpd processes and PHP out of memory

I have a VPS running apache-php-mysql on centos and a single drupal website installed. The VPS has 256MB of RAM (could be the root cause of all my problems... maybe I just need more). Whenever I try ...
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httpd, vsftpd and the annoying selinux

I have a CentOS 6.3 installed with httpd running and vsftpd but I am unable to balance permission between the user able to upload over ftp and their website working. What I do: I create a user with ...
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decrypting AES files in an apache module?

I have a client with a security policy compliance requirement to encrypt certain files on disk. The obvious way to do this is with Device-mapper and an AES crypto module However the current system ...
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When to run apache httpd + tomcat?

What are the primary benefits of running apache httpd in front of tomcat? Are the benefits worth the extra setup and complexity?
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Apache getting hammered by nonsense requests, how to stop?

My VPS is getting hammered with attempts on random files/directories that don't exist on my server, in the order of roughly twice every second. Presumably it's just a bot trying to figure out whether ...
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How do you configure Apache on Kodingen?

I have a Kodingen account, and can create .htaccess files, which are processed - but how can I configure the httpd.conf?
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httpd keeps crashing without any reference to why in the logs

I have the logs set to debug in the hopes of tracking down what's causing the crash, but I can't find anything. Here is the error_log. [Thu Jan 06 10:27:35 2011] [debug] proxy_util.c(1967): ...
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Apache treating files with “.var[.]” in their names as type-maps

So today at work I ran into a strange problem. An application I was writing had a JavaScript file named form.sales.var.js, placed in the same directory as other JS files. However, when the browser ...
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Server currently under DDOS, not sure what to do [duplicate]

My web server is currently under a DDOS attack I believe, the messages log is full of these kind of messages: May 13 15:51:19 kernel: nf_conntrack: table full, dropping packet. May 13 15:51:19 ...
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Apache Name-based Virtual Hosts - configuring httpd.conf file

I am running a web app on Tomcat at the following location on my server. /var/tomcat/webapps/SoccerApp I am looking to update the Tomcat httpd.conf file with the following virtual host... ...
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Httpd / mysql consistently taking up 500% of CPU

We're on a VPS w/ CentOS 5 with cPanel + WHM 11 latest We started noticing last night that httpd and occasionally mysql keeps consistently peaking in the 500%'s of CPU usage, so much so that our host ...
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Apache httpd cluster logging

I have a cluster of Apache httpd servers. It's a load balanced cluster where all nodes serve the same, shared, content. The content itself is located on a shared storage. I would like to setup all ...
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Apache Memory Corruption in Strace

Unsure as to whether this is a SF or SO problem. Very (very) busy LAMP servers in load balanced environment Apache 2.2.26 on Centos 5.10. I'm trying to trace down a code or systems issue with ...
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Multiple httpd with JBoss cluster: provide httpd HA

I have a working configuration like this: +-----+ +-----+ +-----+ +-----+ | i1 | | i2 | | i3 | ... | in | JBoss Cluster +--+--+ +--+--+ +--+--+ +--+--+ | ...