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Processes hanging indefinitely when reading from network connections

An update to the below: I have experienced a similar problem on an unrelated script, on a Debian virtual machine in a different datacentre. This looks suspiciously like the issue described here (and ...
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Pounding the server with POST requests

Since last week one of my websites has been hit by the same king of attack described here: How to minimise effect of mischievous, persistent POST requests Even User-Agent string is the same: ...
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Nginx redirect all request that does not match a file to a php file

I'm trying to get all request to: http://mydomain.com/downloads/* redirect to http://mydomain.com/downloads/index.php except if the requested file exist in /downloads/ ex: ...
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Multiple POST requests to same file from same IP

I periodically check my apache domlog to check for anomalies in GET and POST requests. Earlier today I noticed the same POST request to a login php happening two and sometimes three times a second for ...
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Strange “GET /api/levels/ ” and “GET /play/” requests in logs

I've setup new Amazon EC2 instance. In a day or two started to get strange "GET" requests from the "google bot-like" IP's (eg 66.249.76.84, 66.249.74.152) about one in 10 seconds (some examples): ...
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Apache + Django making requests out causes memory leaks

My site on Webfaction is using the Requests python package to make a good number of requests to another site. This happens whenever a user triggers a particular ajax request on mine. (I on-demand ...
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Setting up proxy to handle subdomain requests

I have setup a proxy for a site which works with the following nginx config: server { listen 80; server_name proxy.example.com; access_log /dev/null; error_log /dev/null; ...
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Strange requests being made to my site

I've recently started hosting my dev site from my laptop and I see these requests being made on my domain. I've no idea what these are. Please help. ...
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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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Lots of requests for same URL at new IP address

Just got a new VPS with two IPs. I'm getting a tonne of requests from multiple different client IPs for a single path on one of the IPs, almost one per second. The path is "/lzb/gz.php". Any ideas ...
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Optimizing requests that requires several request

I have a request that requires my server to establish like 3 external requests before it returns to the user. This makes this request takes like 0.8s to execute per user. What tips should one follow ...
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keep a count of each file served

I've inherited a php project from an offshore firm and I'm pretty sure that ~50% of the files are no longer used. I want to weed out the unused files so I was thinking of just tracking the number of ...
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Strange code in URL request \x18\xbaL\x03@\xea$\x03HZm … how can I find out what they are up to?

Well someone is requesting some URL's with really strange hex codes. How can I find out what they are up to. The problem is I don't even know what code that is, it's not a hex code. How can I find ...
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How many sites can be served with 50,000 dns queries?

Some DNS services offer to host your DNS for free with a limit like '50,000 DNS queries a month'. Does each website visit trigger a lookup? What volume of traffic can be served with 50,000 ...
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how to get list of http request currently getting handled by nginx server?

i am using ab command to hit the http request to my local host . now on server side i want to check how many request currently getting handled by my nginx server. like in case of DB we can check ...
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apache2 http monitoring on Debian Lenny

I am pretty new to the whole linux web servers so please bare with me. Is it possible to know if a php file on my server is being accessed by a user? Is there a command I can use through ssh that ...
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how many people can access the web server at once? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites That's a simple question. I am curious to how many people can access the web server at once on Linux? My ...
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How to process requests twice in Apache

In order to perform realistic tests for a new backend server, I'd like to process all Apache requests twice. So simply handle all the live requests with the old server, as it's done right now, but ...
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Apache: Limit the Number of Requests/Traffic per IP?

I would like to only allow one IP to use up to, say 1GB, of traffic per day, and if that limit is exceeded, all requests from that IP are then dropped until the next day. However, a more simple ...
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Source of Unexplained Requests in Server Logs

I am baffled by some entries in my server logs, specifically the web-server logs. Other than normal, expected traffic, I have noticed three types of request errors (eg 404, etc.): Broken links, ie ...