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Get a website's host machine's OS/server software without access to the server

Is there a good methodology to find the operating system and server software that is being used on a served website that you don't have SSH access to? What I'm doing right now is looking at TCP/IP ...
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How to use ssl_verify_client=ON on one virtual server and ssl_verify_client=OFF on another?

I want to force ssl client verification for on of my virtual hosts. But get "No required SSL certificate was sent" error, trying to GET something from it. Here are my test configs: # defaults ...
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Running multiple versions of PHP on Ubuntu

Is there an easy way to run multiple versions of PHP on Ubuntu 10.04 (desktop), and switching between them? I am spoiled with the very easy installation and switching of PHP in WAMP for Windows. This ...
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Fiddler doesn't work on Windows Server 2012

I can't get Fidller to show any traffic whatsoever when installed on Server 2012 Standard. Any hints on what needs to be enabled or disabled or clicked to make it functional? Just in case, Fiddler ...
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efficient, simple ‘lazy’ differential FTP upload tool? (i.e. for web dev workflows) [closed]

I am looking (over some time now and with some despair) for a tool, I guess most web developers need: A fast, ‘lazy’ aka ‘differential’ FTP upload tool. To quickly upload (without much server-side ...
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website hosted outside default website is not working

I deployed my website as a separate webiste in IIS. It is an intranet website and is windows Authenticated i followed the below step created the virtual Path for the published files. Right click ...
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URL redirecting to old server path

We are moving our applications from windows 2003 server to windows 2008 R2 server. The application in question have a default.htm page for redirecting to application start page. Also we changed the ...
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Working Between Local, Dev and Production Machines / Servers [closed]

How do you as a Web Developer cope with working between Dev and Production servers and interms of config files etc? What do you use etc I am use to changing files manually etc
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how to make apache2 listen to localhost and a lan computer

i completely got something wrong abotu the listen thing in apache. my question now is. when i make it listen to NameVirtualHost *:80 Listen 127.0.0.1:80 Listen 192.168.1.23:80 will it be ...
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Setting up Virtual Hosts with Apache on Windows 2008 server for multiple sites. Complicated setup, including subversion [closed]

I am setting up apache on my windows 2008 server at my home. It will serve 2 functions. Subversion hosting to allow me and some others to manage company documents with version control Local ...
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If statement that detects current server subdomain? [closed]

Trying to write a php if else statement along the lines of: if ($_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] = local ) { Content here should display if the current url is for example, local.test.com } elseif ...
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grouping two sites under domain and sub domain [closed]

I have 2 websites a main website hosted at fasthosts and an e-commerce website hosted at Vidahost. I want to combine both websites under the same domain set. Main site would be www.mydomain.com ...
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Test and Production Environments/Servers Accessible Online From the Same URL

I am attempting to setup a test environment that points to the same URL as my production environment in order to make database migrations easier. Is this something that is possible? One idea that I ...
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Creating an efficient work flow for developers

I need some ideas on how our work flow compares to some others. We have a single developer that works on our marketing website and she knows how to code and that's about it (no source control ...
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How to send mail from local for development? [closed]

I am using XAMPP for local development and I am using the mail() function for sending the mail. But unfortunately it won't send the mail. I am not using any SMTP server in localhost. If I need to send ...
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Two Websites, two directories, two domains, one IP

I am hosting two separate sites with two separate domain names on the same server. Without using some kind of NAT forwarding, how can I set up my apache server so that, depending on which domain is ...
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Simple DNS Server or Tool for Local Web App Development

When I develop web-apps I sometimes have to hard-code full URLs into my generated markup. Even though one can generally get by using relative URLs a la <a ...
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“Site Down for Maintenance” what kind of maintenance work do they do?

I'm a moderate web developer. I haven't managed any high traffic websites. Generally, I observe that only high traffic websites are down for maintenance. stackoverflow.com will also go down for ...
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.htaccess ModRewrite when moving web root content into subdirectories?

I'm cleaning up and rearranging the files on my server (basic shared hosting situation) and am digging into .htaccess to do so. I'm moving the content I had in my web root into the subdirectory of ...
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Filesystem for web developing [closed]

My distro is ArchLinux. I have an empty HDD I would like to mount at /srv. What is the best filesystem for storing projects (PHP, Zend Framework, many files up to 100 kB but they may be bigger - ...
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Avoid modifying REAL's config when upload DEV's config

I'm developing a website. I have two environments: DEV and REAL. Each of them have a config.php to store database configuration and something. When I modify something in DEV's config.php and upload ...
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Issue compiling PHP APC

I have downloaded the APC-3.1_9.tgz official version. When I followed the steps: tar -xzvf APC-3.1_9.tgz cd APC-3.1_9 phpize ./configure --enable-apc --enable-apc-mmap ...
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web development server for windows?

can anyone suggest a good web development stack for windows. Ive tried xampp, but i want to see what else is available, has anyone had any particular experience with any alternatives. Im looking for ...
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SSL - should I just make my entire site secured?

I'm planning on building an application wherein my users can create accounts on it, email other users, etc. The site will also have forums, chat, etc. It will also need to process credit cards. I'm ...
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Including and excluding extensions — PHP installation

Note: This question is not only about the PEAR extension, it is in general. I disabled the PEAR extension by installing PHP on CentOS server with the following command: $ yum php --without-pear Now ...
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How to better simulate remote development locally with virtual hosts?

When developing WordPress websites, for instance, such a script saves a few values on the database with detected paths/addresses. To avoid issues when uploading the production version to the server ...
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Where to store application that I develop?

I'm developing a server application for ubuntu server, clients will connect to in through socket connection. It's in beta stage and under heavy development. At the moment lots of people are using it ...
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Speed up asp.net Development server

I am running a website in ASP.Net using the development server, which is insanely slow to load a page with no apparent reason since it is fast in production. Are there any tips to speed up the ...
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.htaccess vs chmod [closed]

what is the difference between .htaccess and chmod? and what is the meaning of if someone say's that this file/directory is chmodded? how to rewrite my .htaccess file on server? how to change mod ...
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How does too many requests make a server crash?

I am wondering why websites crash at all. If a server has too many requests, it might queue up the request in its waiting lists and serve it when all the earlier requests have been served. ...
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Have VM using bridged networking, but on host machine without network

I'm configuring a LAMP development environment inside a VM and I'm no Linux/networking champ but I'm trying. I've installed Centos (5.6) in a VM (VirtualBox) on my local machine. I've set networking ...
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Making python run on my webserver

im getting a bit stuck regarding options for running python scripts on my server. From the research ive done so far, i can see i need to modify apache slightly to run python scripts, by using either ...
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What is performance bottleneck of my Apache server?

I have too many requests waiting which can be seen from netstat as follows $netstat -anp | grep :80 | grep TIME_WAIT | wc -l 840 $netstat -anp |grep :80 | grep ESTABLISHED | wc -l 50 memory ...
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Is there a way I can block people from a certain countries from visiting my website but allow certain IP addresses from those countries to visit it?

I want to prevent people from certain countries from visiting my website - but I want to allow some defined IP addresses from those countries to be able to access it. Is it possible? If yes, how?
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how to allow root login on vsftpd ubuntu

How do I enable root login on vsftpd? Note that this FTP server will not be accessible via WAN/Internet. And I need full permissions for my web development environment (localhost, VirtualBox Guest ...
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Can't make mod_alias work

I'm receiving from the client a request for a ".png" file. The request is by sending the full address (I cant change that). meaning: /var/www/imges/<file name> The problem from what I ...
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should I use a subdomain on live server for my development environment?

What are the pros/ cons of setting up a subdomain to use as a dev environment on the same server as a live webserver? the pros for me are it's already set up - dev.mysite.com, I dont need to worry ...
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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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PHP not running in the browser, works fine from the command line

I've installed Apache, PHP and MySQL with no errors and I can run the PHP program from the command prompt. But, I can't get a PHP page to display in the browser. When I try to view a PHP page in ...
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How To Back Up a Database from My Web Hosting Server to My Computer

i wana back up my database from my web hosting to my computer but i face this errror . i google it but none of the solution work for me . i only have the servername, username , password and initial ...
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How can I determine the likely cause of a 504?

We always have these on Reddit, but Reddit just claims it's not the servers, or at least it can't be solved by throwing more servers at it. What normally causes these errors? Is it likely in the code? ...
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Hosting a MySQL server on Amazon Web Services

We are evaluating hosting our application on Amazon EC2 service. While I am confident that a Small instance (1.7GB RAM) will be sufficient for our web server (at this point), I am not sure about ...
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fastest web server for static, dynamic content?

I'm looking for the fastest http server available for: serving static content -- huge set of large images. Minimal features need, just as fast as possible. dispatching dynamic content plugins -- ...
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httpd-vhosts.conf - Why does this work?

I'm running Apache 2.28 on Windows 7, and this is my directory structure: C:/ www (which contains the Apache server, it's the free Web-Developer Server-Suite, that's its default configuration of ...
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How to disable mod_security2 rule (false positive) for one domain on centos 5

Hi I have mod_security enabled on a centos5 server and one of the rules is keeping a user from posting some text on a form. The text is legitimate but it has the words 'create' and an html ...
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Sharing local web-server (Windows, NAT) in Internet

There is a Windows machine connected to Internet by NAT (no IP, no incoming connections). Is there any way to make local web-server on this machine accessible from Internet by static IP or domain? ...
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How to limit log file size in Apache2

Log files in /var/log/apache2/ are too big. I want to limit the file size. Is it possible to store only the recent 100 lines? Thanks.
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DDOS attack - How to prevent [duplicate]

Recently I read about Denial of Service attack on Amazon & PayPal. I am curious that how this is performed. These big companies must have huge servers, so DOS would require billions of bots to ...
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Webdav on iis7.5 - always shows empty folder

I've followed all directions on configuring webdav on iis7.5 from this url: http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/350/installing-and-configuring-webdav-on-iis-7/ The only difference is, I'm configuring ...
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Which SQL database should I run?

I'm creating my first website from hand-coded scratch (just used WordPress and Drupal before) and I'm at the point where I'm setting up my database for the site. However my host has given me 4 options ...