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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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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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 ...
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wireshark extract w3c log file

Does anyone know how I would go about extracting urls in w3c extended log format from a wireshark pcap capture file? Thanks
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Network components responsible for blocking or interfering with long URLs

UPDATE: While we were working on this problem, we realized that HTTPS traffic does not suffer from the "long url" problem (unless, of course, you have an exceptionally long domain name). This ...
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website doesn't display with domain name

I have a website that up until this morning was displaying fine on a domain name. This morning however it seems to have gone down. I can access the website fine through the server IP address, just not ...
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Mindtouch/Dekiwiki outputs strange URL (local://…)

I am currently testing a new Mindtouch installation on a Debian web server. When using the Math-extension (a extension which uses LaTeX to convert mathematical formulas into .png images and shows ...
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404 Error on a file that exists?

A script makes a GET request to my URL like so: http://mydomain.com/cgi-bin/uu_ini_status_audios.pl?tmp_sid=b742be1d131c4d32237a9f1fcdca659e&rnd_id=0.2363453360320319 However, I get a 404 ...
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Hide port in URL when 80/433 already in use

I need to add another secure instance of Tomcat in a server that already uses port 80 and port 433. Is there any way to hide the port number of the new instance, since I'll need to use one which is ...
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Redirecting http://www.example.com/index.html to http://www.example.com/ (without looping)

For aesthetic reasons (I prefer when there is a strict one-to-one mapping between URL and pages), I do not like the fact that http://www.example.com/index.html and http://www.example.com/ yield the ...
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Django rewrites URL as IP address in browser - why?

I am using django, nginx and apache. When I access my site with a URL (e.g., http://www.foo.com/) what appears in my browser address is the IP address with admin appended (e.g., ...
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What determines whether the FQDN is interpreted as IPv6 or IPv4?

When I type a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) in my URL bar, the browser connects to some mapping table (where is this table stored? with the service provider?) that determines where the file ...
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MySQL Federated Tables Escaped Table Names

I am trying to use MySQL federated tables. The problem is that the documentation specified at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/federated-use.html says that a federated table should be created ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy

We have a few internal sites like sharepoint, bugzilla, an RoR server etc.The users access these sites through the URLs like, for example, abc.example.com, xyz.example.com and so on. Is it possible to ...
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Domain name change with minimum seo impact

I am owner of an existing (3 yr. old) domain http://www.22shrutiharmonium.com and my website appears at the top of the search results in case of some search phrases like "22 shruti" , "22 shruti ...
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nginx- Rewrite URL with Trailing Slash

I have a specialized set of rewrite rules to accommodate a mutli site cms setup. I am trying to have nginx force a trailing slash on the request URL. I would like it to redirect requests for ...
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Find site URL from SharePoint GUID

I am analyzing ADFS logs, which reference the SharePoint webs visited (via the wcontext parameter) but do so via their GUID. How do I translate a SharePoint site/web GUID into a URL?
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Setting Redmine path

How can I set the path on which Redmine should be run, e.g. example.com:3000/redmine instead of example.com:3000? There is an appropriately named option in the settings panel, but it serves a ...
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django wsgi multiple projects different url same apache server

I'm trying to get 2 separate django projects running on the same apache server with mod_wsgi that are also under the same domain but different urls. Like www.example.com/site1/ and ...
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Clean URLS with mod rewrite and URL Encoded characters causes 404?

I have a web site using mod_rewrite to get some clean urls and custom 404 pages. My .htaccess file looks like this: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond ...
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What’s the point in having “www” in a URL?

Other than for historical reasons, is there is reason to have “www” in a URL. Should I do a permanent redirect from www.xyz.com to xyz.com or xyz.com to www.xyz.com? Which one would you suggest and ...
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Point subdirectory to another domain is IIS 6

Is it possible to rewrite somehow www.mysite.com/Pictures to point to test.mysite.com/Pictures or even more broadly www.someothersite.com/Pictures ? Note: www.mysite.com and test.mysite.com are on ...
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MODx not display correct image path

In the MODx WYSIWYG whenever I click the Image icon to insert an image, followed by browse image it generates the wrong path: /data/12/1/111/99/1111262/user/1169144/htdocs/images/image.jpg instead of ...
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Is it possible to alias a URL in apache without using hosts?

Hi all I am very new to this. I have a local intranet running an apache server. To access the web application, I am using the URL localhost:2130/app/. I would like to change it to something like ...
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Rewritten URLs with parameter length > 255 don't work

I'm using mod_rewrite to rewrite URLs like this: http://example.com/1,2,3,4/foo/ By doing this in .htaccess: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^([\d,]+)/foo/$ /foo.php?id=$1 [L,QSA] It works fine, ...
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SharePoint 2007: Moving main site, to be a subsite - How can urls be redirected/changed?

The setup: SharePoint 2007 (MOSS Enterprise) on WINSVR03/IIS6 One site collection, with one access mapping (http://mainsite) currently I'm moving the main SharePoint site, in our one site ...
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Zyxel p-2602HW-1DA - LAN to WAN routing problems

Got a new router yesterday (due to new internet supplier) and now all my requests for my own server (local lan) is routed directly to the router instead of the server, when using dns. Ex. I have a ...
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munin to monitor apache hits on particular URLs

We are having a problem with our web application, and are currently monitoring performance via munin. We have defined a list of URLs that are causing problems, and am hoping for munin to find out from ...
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Rewrite URL before passing to proxy Lighttpd

I'm trying to setup a reverse proxy in lighttpd, such that all requests (and only those requests) under /mobile/video is redirected to the / directory of a secondary web server. This is pretty easy in ...
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Setting multiple Apache VirtualHosts to same DocumentRoot without url changing?

I'm trying to get domain.fi and domain.com to point to the same DocumentRoot, without the domain changing in the browser url. Is that possible with Apache? I've got the both domains pointing to the ...
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How to setup custom subdomain with Posterous blog

I want to setup my custom subdomain with my posterous blog: tahirakram.posterous.com. I am confused over setting up A record and CNAME. Do I need to set A record and CNAME both to run my posterous ...
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How do I remove a URL from Google without having to have a Google E-mail Account

Really simple question. I do not want a Google account. I just want Google to stop making requests every 2 minutes for a URL it should never have known about (apparently Google harvests URLs from ...
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Apache encodes URL while rewriting

I'm having troubles with URL rewriting. My rules work well but they encode GET parameters. /myurl/search?text=accès becomes /myurl/search?text=acc%25C3%25A8s My search engine cannot work with this ...
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Regex for.. URL in a URL?

I have the following line in my .htaccess file, but it keeps redirecting me to a 404 error. RewriteRule ^path1/([a-zA-Z0-9_-]+)/(.+)(/?)$ /file.php?variable1=$1&variable2=$2 [nc] An example link ...
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Removing the /folder/ from Wordpress using mod rewrite?

I'm working on a blog installed in its own sub folder so the URL for an article looks like this: I need it to just look like this: http://www.sampleurl.com/article I'm not able to install it on ...