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How do you conditionally include files in Nginx vhost?

In the lines below, I might have a site-specific configuration file that contains additional fastcgi_params unique to that site. If this file exists I want to load it. server { listen 80 ...
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MySQL - Changing FT_MIN_WORD_LEN (my.ini)

I've recently asked my server administrator, for my Windows dedicated server, to change the MySQL configuration file (my.cnf) to allow search words of 2 characters or more, from the default of 4. ...
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Tomcat 7.0.16 not accepting password for webapp

I am trying to set up Tomcat to password protect an entire webapp, but when I get the password prompt, it's not accepting the username/password I'm providing to it (just keeps prompting for the ...
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Possible to have multiple IP addresses for a server that point to different doc roots?

Ok, so my set up is as follows: I own a domain, let's call it domain.com. I have an amazon AWS account with one micro-instance (free tier). domain.com and www.domain.com both point to a static IP ...
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Mapping all subdomains of a domain to an IP

How should I set up a server to map all subdomains of a domain to an IP? I wish I could do something like that in the hosts file: 127.0.0.1 *.example.com
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Why cache static files with Varnish, why not pass

I have a system runnning nginx / php-fpm / varnish / wordpress and amazon s3. Now I have looked at a lot of configuration files while setting up the system, and in all of them I found something like ...
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What's causing these 403 errors for the DocumentRoot on my Apache setup?

I'm configuring Apache myself, and trying to force myself to (re-)learn the configuration process. It's been a long time! Version is Apache/2.2.21 running on Amazon Linux I'm planning on running a ...
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How to setup Tomcat 6 with Lighttpd so that Tomcat6 forwards requests to Lighttpd

I have run into this scenario where I have a Rackspace VPS server running Ubuntu 10.10 with Tomcat 6 serving a moderately complex JAVA WebApp using a fixed domain. The problem is that I would like to ...
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Would a server with a NAS mounted be an issue for this? [closed]

I am writing a web app and trying to decide the best set up for this. Here is the background. The web app will be for independent film makers. The film makers will be uploading quite large movie ...
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MS SQL Hardware Configuration

About to order a replacement mirrored database pair to drive our multi-user web applications and looking for some guidance on some aspects. I have read various feedback on other posts but finding it ...
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Internal e-mails

We need to send mails from our domain (assume this is example.com) to our self. Now, the 'incoming' mails are handled by another server (from Google). We can send mails through sendmail to external ...
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Is TCP/IP required to connect to SQL Server 2008R2 with ODBC over a LAN *NOT* the internet

I have read one two three related threads but im not clear if SQL Server 2008 needs TCP/IP to make this work. Can it not accomplish with a pipe? I would prefer not to open up the machine to the ...
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How to retrieve all MySQL settings?

I have a configured MySQL server (MySQL 5.1.47-community) that works perfect. I installed a second server (MySQL 5.5.15-community) to see if the new version of MySQL would work with my application ...
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Directly editing IIS 7 applicationHost.config configuration file

I know that IIS 7+ now uses XML config files instead of the metabase. I also know that if I edit a web.config file for a given site, IIS automagically detects the changes and implements any ...
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What logs exist on an Exchange Hub Server that should be moved off the C:\ drive?

I'm trying to move any logs, queues, etc off the default C:\ drive, but am having trouble locating all the various settings. This gets tougher when you consider diagnostic logging, and everything ...
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Why doesn't shared config on IIS 7.5 replicate app pool identity SIDs?

We have an IIS 7.5 server farm set up using shared config. The config files were exported to a network share accessible to both machines. We know the shared config is working because everything is ...
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Determining what's the slowest component of the server windows 2003

I'm trying to determine what needs to be upgraded on my server. When doing some load testing I saw that the processor spiked to 100% . But how can I determine if the hdd might need an upgrade too ? ...
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How do you clone a sharepoint 2010 front end server and then add the clone to the farm?

We have a SharePoint 2010 farm with one front-end server. This server is a VMWare virtual machine. Let's call it SERVER1. We want to add a new front-end server to this SP farm to enable load ...
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Cleaning up my configs with try_files in Nginx 0.8.54-4

After following the Pitfalls guide I am trying to cleanup my URL rewrites using the try_files directive. However, when using this on my install of Nginx 0.8.54-4 (from dotdeb) I get a prompt to ...
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Is it possible to rename php.ini to something else?

It's possible in apache's configuration httpd.conf to set up .htaccess so that it is named something different, using the AccessFileName .htaccess directive. Is there any way to set up PHP so it ...
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Options for listing Apache vhost configuration (birds-eye)

I am using Ubuntu Linux with Apache2 and several vhosts, located in /etc/apache2/sites-available and symlinked (activated) from /etc/apache2/sites-enabled. The default setup on Ubuntu. I'd like to ...
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Nginx language redirect: /de/test/test.php to /test/test.php?

I'm trying to configure Nginx on a new server. I have a number of PHP scripts (f.e. /test/test.php) and I want to use this scripts "as is" (default language, English), as well as with language ...
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Should redundant servers have exactly the same configuration, or slightly different?

If you provide a service on two servers to ensure high-availability, is it better to configure them in exactly the same way, of instead should you introduce slight differences to prevent "freak ...
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IIS 7.5 gives 503 error after importing new configuration

recently I had to move all my applications from a server machine (which is going to be dismissed) to another one. Both machines run Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5. I exported the configuration of ...
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Node.js and Apache on the same server, but different urls

I have a server behind the corporate firewall with only port 80 open. Is there any way to run Apache and Node.js separately on the same domain, but different urls? For example, can I run Apache on ...
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Stop nginx from trimming file name in directory list?

Just a quick question: How can I prevent nginx from trimming file name with ... in listing directory?
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Apache User Directory URL

I have a SUSE server running and it is configured allow users to login with their windows credentials. I have apache with user directories turned on. So that users could upload their sites to the ...
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Is Jenkins/Hudson ciphered password storage “safe”?

In setting up our Jenkins/Hudson server recently it became clear that it has to store passwords. It seems that it stores the passwords "ciphered" in config.xml I can't see how this would be safe as ...
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Serve millions of concurrent connections and static files?

I am just curious about the server configurations to serve just static files from one server. Is it possible to build a server that just for static files and serve millions of concurrent connections. ...
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How to read the “MS ForeFront” antispam report in email header?

I'm trying to diagnose why emails I'm sending out from my server's IIS SMTP Pickup Folder are getting bounced back occasionally. One tech from a receiving company who couldn't receive the emails ...
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Two mirrored database servers, or one twice as powerful

I'm looking at setting up a seperate database server for one of my applications, the application currently runs on 3 servers; 1 frontend server and 2 application/database servers. But for performance ...
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Ubuntu server as DHCP Server and Internet Gateway

In my work environment there is one ubuntu server (dynamic ip) and 6 win7 systems all connected to a switch which is connected to a modem(isp internet). Right now the modem acts as dhcp server and ...
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What are good ways to stress-test machines in data center clusters?

We recently got a bunch of machines in data center and want to do stress testing for drive failures. How to stress test for drive failures. Are there any tools available? Are there any other ...
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Apache start failing after apache config modifications, showing syntax error, cannot load php5apache2_2.dll into server

I am stuck again with apache setup guys. I am working on a 64-bit system running Windows 7 professional with service pack 1. I copied the working php5 installation directory from teammates, copied the ...
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how to optimize apache on web-server

how can I optimize the server with following configuration. It takes too much time to load a page. IBM X3200 M3 Server - 1 Intel Xeon Processor with 4 GB Ram Below is my current configuration for ...
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Server memory question

I have just ordered a new Dual CPU Dell T610 server with 8GB ram included. The server has 12 memory slots (3 channels per CPU, 2 banks per channel). I want to add memory to it (I intend to add RAM ...
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Apache configuration in production environment

I have an apache configuration (the test version) that is working good. When I pass to production configuration, my clients says that they have the error 400 bad request when requesting web services ...
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Should apache ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /usr/lib/cgi-bin/ line be removed in production?

Here is the part of my current apache config that refers to cgi-bin stuff. This info was included in the default configuration in debian. Should this be removed on a live/production machine? ...
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Hosting a website [closed]

I'm planning to host a website. I'm assuming, with time, I may have 100,000 users 2-5% would be online at a time. I'm planning to go for postgresql. The data I'm expecting that users will upload ...
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NGINX and local-hosted custom domain names

I'm setting up a nginx webserver locally with this config: server { server_name im; access_log /var/www/im/website.access_log; error_log /var/www/im/website.error_log; root /var/www/im; index ...
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Contional declaration in Apache httpd

We want to be able to set Cache-Control headers based on User-Agent in Apache For example, if a User-Agent contains substring foo we want to set Cache-Control to 10 minutes. But if not set it to 1 ...
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Installing PHP on IIS 7-Manual vs. Web platform

I'm new to working with MS Server 2008 & IIS 7. I need to install PHP on this server and am not sure whether I should go the manual route as detailed on the official PHP site, or use Microsoft's ...
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How to make Apache server more memory intensive?

I have installed Apache 2.2 and it runs like a charm. The problem is, that system sometimes becomes slow on high load, or when a large number of simultaneous users access the same php file. Going ...
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client denied by server configuration

I using Wamp sesrver, i got the following error, how do I fix this problem? [client 127.0.0.1] client denied by server configuration: D:/httpd-2.2-x64, referer: http://localhost/sabredav/ my D:/ ...
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Why do system administrators set the taskbar to not show the date and time on a server?

What is the point in specifically setting the date time not to show? It's so annoying when you are RDP'ed to a server in full screen to figure out the time. I'm not asking for a solution. I want to ...
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Configure Redirection Handler in Cherokee Server 0.99.39

I want to move my site from Apache to Cherokee. The install and basic configuration went very smoothly. However, I am having some difficulty with the URL rewriting configuration. For example, in my ...
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Configure APE-Server on Ubuntu10.10 webserver

I'm having problems configuring my ape-server. First, I reside behind a corporate firewall where our own DNS servers are maintained. I requested a domain name for my server and was provided ...
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What is this server doing?

I have a bunch of linux virtual servers left over from a previous IT department. They have names like 'magic' or 'stuff'. I'm not quite sure what they're doing...or if I need them... How would you ...
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Server configuration advice

I have the following server configuration: CPU 2 x Westmere-EP E5630 4C 80W 2.53G 12M 5.86GT/sec LGA1366 HT HF VT ITT TXT RAM 4 x 2GB 1333MHz DDR3 ECC Reg w/Parity CL9 DIMM DR, x8 w/Therm Sen ...
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EC2 Ubuntu - Force instance to use internal IP

I've just set up a micro instance on EC2 (AMI ID ami-e59ca991). I had hoped to avoid charges for a year as my usage falls well within the bound of the free tier. I have been charged $0.01 for ...