Uniform Resource Locators are a generic scheme for specifying the location of resources. They are most commonly used for identifying locations on the Internet (such as webpages and email addresses) but can be used to reference almost anything.

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IIS Virtual directory/application name in upper case

In IIS I have web site with .Net application, accessible like this: http://site1.example.com/myapp The site requires authentication, so when I access it, it redirects as expected to ...
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In EC2, how do I do a traditional redirect?

When users hit mydomain.com, I want them to redirect to another page. I know I can do this through: my name registrar my DNS servers But I would like to do it through EC2. How can I set it up?
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How to make lighttpd remap a part of the URL without sending a redirection?

Same than here, but for lighttpd. I have pictures on a path looking like this: /0/1/2/3/4/01234/screenshots/1.jpg The URL to access it looks like this: /static/0/1/2/3/4/01234/screenshots/1.jpg ...
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How to make nginx remap a part of the URL without sending a redirection?

I have pictures on a path looking like this: /0/1/2/3/4/01234/screenshots/1.jpg The URL to access it looks like this: /static/0/1/2/3/4/01234/screenshots/1.jpg I'd like it to look like this: ...
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What options are there for registering a domain for URL forwarding and nothing else? [closed]

I would like to register a domain so that I own it and it redirects to my website - nothing more fancy than that. So far in my research I haven't found any service that does only that. There have ...
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toggling URL Rewrite Rules on IIS7 causes CLR to crash

Scenario: Many users (between 10 & 100) are browsing the site, and as they browse, URL Rewrite / Redirect rules are being toggled. The application crashes at random times with the following ...
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Nginx url mapping

Right now I have my website running on tomcat, www.domain:11000/projectName, I am trying to map when the user enters www.domain:10000 (would do port 80 but my ISP blocks port 80 so I use port ...
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How many certificates are needed if to redirect non-www requests to www prefixed ones over https

If I want to redirect https://example.com to https://www.example.com, are two certificates needed? One is for example.com and the other for www.example.com?
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.htaccess 301 Redirect

I have an existing Wordpress site setup at mycompany.tld1 and recently registered mycompany.tld2. I want to setup a 301 redirect from mycompany.tld2 to mycompany.tld1, what would that .htaccess file ...
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Mask URL part while proxying Tomcat webapp through Nginx

I've got the webbapp at the server 1.1.1.1:8080/AppName/ Now I need to hide port and AppName dir URL part. So I installed Nginx on server 2.2.2.2 with virthost name test.com. Here is the virthost ...
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URL redirect with apache

I've installed JIRA and configured it to operate on port 8090. In order to get to it I go to the following URL: http://localhost:8090 What I want to do is to make it accessible through this URL: ...
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Is it ok to not use 'www' in my website subdomain url?

We have a website that is a subdomain of our primary domain, such as site.domain.com. The official URL of the website is http://site.domain.com, but some people keep referring to it as ...
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Can you route a URL using a restricted port to a local URL with a safe port?

I work in an environment which heavily utilises non-standard restricted ports in URL's for development environments for instance ports 81-104 & 444-456. As a front end developer this causes many ...
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IIS 7 404 redirect for virtual directories

we are in the middle of setting up a website and one of the developers has asked me a question im a little but stuck on. basically we have a website that a user can visit and create there own ...
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URL in address bar does not get the redirections

after deploying this website I was developing locally, on a Windows Server 2008 R2, I cannot seem to get the updated URLs from the server on my browser. The scenario is like this: I have a main ...
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Rewrite Conditions Backreferences passed to all rules?

Is there a way to get back references for Rewrite Conditions to be passed to all subsequent rewrite rules? Here's an example: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} (bob).localhost [NC] ...
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How do I make a mod_rewrite rule that uses the sub-domain name to rewrite the URL?

How do I make a mod_rewrite rule that uses the sub-domain name to rewrite the URL? What I want to do is something like this: Forward requests FROM http://agency1.company.com TO: ...
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What MIME type should I put for Windows shortcut file (.URL)

If I want to have a Windows shortcut file (foo.URL) to be saved for the users, what MIME type should I assign for it? Default text/plain causes Windows to suggest it to be saved with .txt added as ...
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Basic domain name repointing advice for noobs!

I realise that to most people reading this I'm asking a basic question, and I'm really asking it for my peace of mind as this is the first time I have attempted to point a domain name elsewhere. I ...
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Rewrite URL - redirect everything BUT images

HI, I have a working redirection that looks like this RewriteRule ^(.*)weihnachtsshop/(.*)$ /hochzeitsshop [R=301,L] everything like www.shop.com/weihnachtsshop/product.html get's redirceted to ...
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Have SSH access - how to find domain? [closed]

I've been giving SSH access to a server. All is fine, I can log in and do my work... But I was not given a domain, so how can I view said work in a browser? My files are located in: ...
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Why does domain/folder/ and domain/folder///// return the same location?

Why does domain/folder/ and domain/folder///// return the same location in a browser's URL address bar? Windows 7 + Firefox
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IIS and and Websites - Possible to use wild cards in a URL to get a listing of objects

Is it possible to use wild cards in a URL to retrieve multiple objects located on a server, or a listing of multiple objects located on a server. For example: ...
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Expiring URL status questions

I'm waiting for a domain name to expire, and the whois lists the expiration date as 11/2/2011 and the lock status as clientDeleteProhibited. Is this a normal part of domain expiration? And when can I ...
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Redirect www from DNS records

Related to this question: What’s the point in having “www” in a URL? How can I do a “www” redirection form a DNS record level? I don’t want to tweak apache or IIS to achieve this.
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URLs redirection problems deploying a working django app in apache (via mod_wsgi)

I've a django app that works perfectly under the django development server. I'm trying to deploying it in apache2.2 using the mod_wsgi and I have errors. In the httpd.conf file I "mounted" my app ...
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cpanel cron job not working [closed]

I have created a cron job in cpanel. The result is this: * * * * * /usr/local/bin/wget http://example.com/facturi-restante/cron The problem is that is not working. Can anyone give me a ...
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Blocking a specific URL by IP (a URL create by mod-rewrite)

We need to block a specific URL for anyone not on a local IP (anyone without a 192.168.. address) We however cannot use apache's <Directory /var/www/foo/bar> Order allow,deny Allow from ...
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IIS URL Rewrite HTTP to HTTPS with Port

My website has two bindings: 1000 and 1443 (port 80/443 are in use by another website on the same IIS instance). Port 1000 is HTTP, port 1443 is HTTPS. What I want to do is redirect any incoming ...
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HTTP redirects showing ip address

I have a domain name on 1&1 and a VPS on Linode. I noticed that my site was enclosed in a frameset which I didn't create. I checked nginx and jetty in the VPS but none of them created the ...
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Adding dynamic subdomains to my webserver?

I'm trying to add a wildcard sub-domain system to my web server, but its still not working, These are the steps I took: I made a new file, vhost.conf, in the directory ...
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turning urls into subdomains?

i have this url http://www.example.com/user.php?user=solomon i want to convert this into http://solomon.example.com how can i do this!! thanks :)) p.s. im using plesk
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Map a URL bought with Dreamhost to Amazon EC2 (AWS)

I have several URLs I purchased through Dreamhost. I'm starting to use Amazon's AWS, and I'd like to map the URLs to Amazon. This is something of a silly question, and I've already done the same ...
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Make shortened and long urls play together on the same domain (RewriteRule)

Long story short, I want to have both example.com/aJ5 and example.com/any-other-url working together. I'm using apache and not very good at writing regex. I have already a global RewriteRule which ...
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IIS 7 URL Rewrite to GeoServer running on Apache

I'm building a mapping application based on OpenLayers that uses GeoServer to serve up mapping data. The problem I'm having is that besides the map images I'm requesting through WMS, I'm using jQuery ...
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Changing IP address to URL in IIS

i need some help in my school project. i need to configuring the IIS system so that user can just type in the URL in their browser rather than type in the ip address of the computer to access the data ...
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Lighttpd passing url as argument to perl cgi script instead of trying to find file

So I am running lighttpd and am in the process of hacking together a simple pastebin-like scipt. I have set up pb.domain.blah to run a perl cgi script (it is set in index-file.names) and was ...
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Using Mod_rewrite to rewrite all requests with subdomains, what am I doing wrong?

I am trying to make it so that all requests that use a subdomain are rewritten in such a way that they are sent to the server as "regular" request without the subdomain. I have created the mod_rewrite ...
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Using nginx and/or varnish to cache server-generated 301 redirects

I'm implementing a sort of url-shortener service. What happens is that I have some backend app server that takes in a request, does some computation and returns a 301 redirected url back upstream to ...
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Website Versioning Practices

I tried searching, but I couldn't really figure out the best search terms to find my answer. I have a Ubuntu 10.04 server with Apache. I want to set up a site that will be versioned, so my file ...
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Absolute urls not working with Apache2 AJP proxy Tomcat

I don't seem to get how to configure ReverseProxy correctly. The URLs returned are all for the root directory "/", not "/tomcat" and only the main "default" tomcat page is displayed. I use Apache2 as ...
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MediaWiki “no text in this page” with special characters in search field

We're upgrading from MediaWiki 1.13.2 -> 1.15.4. One of the issues we see is that when a page is searched for which in which the page name contains special characters, the page cannot be found. ...
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How can one distinguish the host and the port in an IPv6 URL?

URLs always have this format: <protocol>://<host>[:<port>]/[<path>][#<hash>] The problem is that IPv6 uses colons, just like the separator of port and host, e.g: ...
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Domain name URL defaults to IP address

quick question really. I have a domain name - say www.example.com and this is assigned to PORT 80 on IIS, the default port. On port 80, I have a front end brochure site, and an MVC web application. ...
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Squid selects parent depending on requested URL?

I have a basic squid configuration that connects to the Internet directly, I need a way to use a parent peer depending on the URL. So for example: I configure it to use a local proxy that links it ...
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URLs with final slash trigger hotlink protection on my server

in all my Apache servers I use hotlink protection because I hate the idea someone could stick my images/flash in their sites using my server bandwidth. In order to make hotlink protection work, in my ...
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How to manipulate default document with rewrite module on IIS7?

Until few month ago i've been using IIS 6 where i could add different Default Documents to each websites which are physically same directory. Since II7 which adds Default Document value to web config ...
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Redirecting http://support.domane.com to http://support.domain.com

I'm fighting a losing battle over here. I've got an easily misspelled domain name. So I purchased the misspelling. Now, I need to setup the misspelled domain name to redirect everything to the ...
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How do I add a “é” to my url

Look at this link http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test_de_paternit%C3%A9 Now back to this post The link is now: fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test_de_paternité How do I make this happen for my site? Im on a ...
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Can an attacker sniff data in a URL over HTTPS?

Can data included in a URL be considered secure if the connection is made over HTTPS? For example, if a user clicks a link in an email that points to https://mysite.com?mysecretstring=1234 would it ...