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Will firewalls block my non-HTTP network protocol even if I use TCP port 80?

I want to create a simple JSON-based protocol to allow my game to talk to my custom server, but I don't want embed it in HTTP. If I send a custom text-based protocol request to my server on port 80, ...
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how many users typically use the “forgotten password” flow?

I was wondering what the "standard" usage rate of the "forgot my password" flow is on other ecommerce/industry websites? Right now not that many people go through the "forgot my password" link on my ...
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How do you manage large web farms? [closed]

I have a quickly growing web farm running IIS 7 (30+ servers). All servers are identical copies of each other and all servers are physical. We update the software about once a month, and in the ...
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A web shell to ssh via browser?

I am traveling for a couple of weeks and I can connect to Internet only via Internet Points (or open access points if I'm lucky) and I doubt I can always find an ssh client to connect to my servers, ...
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Is it possible to put resource limits on an IIS7 site?

I have a number of different web apps running under IIS7. Is it possible to put limits on one app - for example, limit the number of connections, bandwidth, memory usage and CPU allowed? I need to ...
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Linux file permissions issue, unexpected access to file

I'm relatively new to Linux so please excuse my ignorance. I have a public web directory where I have been experimenting with the permissions to try to learn about them. I have set up a simple ...
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Do I need a VHost for both Nginx and Apache2?

I'm running a small VPS (512MB-Ubuntu 10.04) and I'm trying to get Nginx to sit at the front and serve all the images/static stuff and only send PHP request to Apache2 when needed. I was wondering do ...
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Embedding live updating video into html page

If you've ever used the mac app EvoCam you know what I mean. It has a way of taking the feed from your webcame and embedding it into a web page without any flash. It's using like javascript and java ...
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ip-based or ssh tunnel for remote mysql?

we need remote connections from/to our mysql server for two reasons. testing/changes: we want to connect to a remote mysql server to manage databases with e.g. sqlYOG our production web server will ...
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HA web cluster setup

I'm setting up a highly available web cluster, I'm planning to start out with 2 web servers connected to shared storage (perhaps via NFS). What's the best way of implementing this? Should the web ...
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web hosting video files and large files

I would like to make a website to host videos, and/or large files to a large community of 5000 for example. What would be the best solution? Thanks.
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How to monitor your “entire” website?

I've perused through the forums here and was wondering what the best practice was in terms of monitoring the status of your "entire" website? (not just the homepage) In terms of priority, if your ...
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Can I track Web Surfing Activity by IP address the user goes to by using their IP or cell phone number? [closed]

My wife has told me that she is able to go onto a website and tell every IP I've been to and for how long, thereby the site I went to, while on my PDA and that she can supposedly do this for a PC as ...
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Sharepoint: list all Master Pages used in a Site Collection

In a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) environment how can I list all the Master Pages (templates) that are used in a site collection? I need to add some code to the header of every master page, but there are a ...
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Copy a website and preserve the file & folder structure

I have an old web site running on an ancient version of Oracle Portal that we need to convert to a flat-html structure. Due to damage to the server we are not able to access the administrative ...
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outgoing mail for web app (multiple domains as sender)

I have a web app "myapp.com" that users can use to set up their own websites. Our application is written in php and should be able to do the following: send mails to our own users "from: ...
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zero-config CGI enabled web server

To serve static content of a directory over http, one can simply navigate to that directory and type: python -m SimpleHTTPServer 11111 which will start a http server on port 11111. This hack is ...
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How much HDD space would I need to cache the web while respecting robot.txts? [closed]

I want to experiment with creating a web crawler. I'll start with indexing a few medium sized website like Stack Overflow or Smashing Magazine. If it works, I'd like to start crawling the entire web. ...
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What technologies allow bidirectional streaming of video? [closed]

Wikipedia says that Flash allows "bidirectional streaming of audio and video". Is it possible to do that with other technologies (for example with JavaScript)? In other words, I want to transfer ...
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Deployed Web Application Requests for User Name and Password

Deployed Web Application Requests for User Name and Password I recently deployed a .NET web application into the server. Authentication mode is set to Windows (since the application is accessible ...
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How much RAM on a windows VPS (2003, 2008, 2008R2)

Right now I'm running Windows Server 2003 on a VPS with 640mb RAM and it works fine. I would like to upgrade OS to Windows Web Server 2008 or Windows Web Server 2008 R2. I understand that it is ...
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Best Linux flavor for web application development (LAMP)

Currently I am using Fedora 12/13 for web application (LAMP) development. Would serious users of LAMP consider any other flavor. Usage is for my laptop. If you require more info, pls request, just ...
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IIS: redirect to a webpage if authentication fails

We have an IIS site (MOSS 2007) that uses Windows Authentication. When a user that has forgotten their password tries to login the servers keeps sending 401 requests. This means on IE the user gets ...
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proper concurrent users estimation case studies

I've been asked to size a web architecture for an excessive number of concurrent users ( hundreds of thousands ). I'm having a hard time convincing these people that unless you are in the top 5 of ...
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Web 2.0 online network diagram image generator [closed]

Does any web 2.0 online network diagram generators exist? Thanks.
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setting upload/space limit for FTP client

As part of my web hosting plan i've also got a few domain hosted for family and friends. I have my own FTP account with full access and I would like to give FTP to a web designer and a user. Is there ...
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Best user portal? [closed]

Anyone recommend a good user portal, looking to create a portal for users to provide them some self help material. Has to be REALLY simple!
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Is there a free-embedded SSH solution?

I'm working for an important company which has some severe network policies. I'd like to connect from my work, to my home linux server (mainly because it allows me to monitor my home-automated ...
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Apache /folder redirect to different IP

We have a site, www.domain.net running on xxx.xxx.xxx.1, we would like to have a folder/alias of www.domain.net/time redirect to the root of a site at xxx.xxx.xxx.2. How would you do this with apache ...
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Just LB or also Web Servers in Demilitarized Zone?

In a load balanced environment, is it necessary to have all of the web servers in the DMZ? Or will just having the Load Balancer in the DMZ achieve the desired security? If it matters, the web ...
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Server 2008 Web Edition IIS6 SMTP conflict

I'm using IIS6 Manager to setup the SMTP service on Windows Server 2008 Web Edition. There seems to be a conflict (port 25?) which means that I cannot start and stop the Default SMTP server within ...
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How can I install Satchmo?

I am trying to install Satchmo 0.9 on an Ubuntu 9.10 32-bit guest off of the instructions at http://bitbucket.org/chris1610/satchmo/downloads/Satchmo.pdf. I run into difficulties at 2.1.2: pip ...
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Recommended programming language for linux server management and web ui integration

I am interested in making an in house web ui to ease some of the management tasks I face with administrating many servers; think Canonical's Landscape. This means doing things like, applying package ...
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Web Content Filtering

I have recently bought a Cisco ASA 5505 for my small business, I was initially led to believe this device could do some limited website filtering that we would need. (one list of unrestricted, and a ...
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Getting web.archive.org to archive website again

I noticed that my website isn't archived anymore by web.archive.org. When I look at http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.cnn.com it is clearly visible that it stopped working in july 2008. ...
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How Do I Determine Which Domain Has The Most Traffic?

My client is hosting like 500 domains. His senior sysop for some reason is unavailable. We're trying to figure out what command you type with Linux and Apache to determine which domains are taking up ...
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What's your attitude towards malware-friendly hosting providers?

Last week I had to deal with the following situation: some of my users complained that they got emails telling them that their computers are infected and they should go to a certain site for a free ...
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Should Web Designers be aware of their hardware? [closed]

Love to get some community input here: Should web designers have basic knowledge of their hardware? Basic concept of things like RAM, processors, HD speed, anything. While they don't need have an ...
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Can you recommend a robust OpenAPI 2.0 provider?

Help me find a robust OpenID 2.0 provider! We're looking at various SSO solutions for our organization, and I would like to suggest OpenID as a viable option, since (a) there is good consumer support ...
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Server Redundancy

I have web hosts at 3 different locations. I want to create a fail-safe for the websites, so if one host is down, the web sites are still available.
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Web Interface for windows DNS

Are there any good web interfaces to put on a windows 2008 DNS server? That enables the users to edit dns entries? A free system would be preferred, but a commercial system would also be an option in ...
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CherryPy, Load Balancing, and Remote Failover

Our company's current customer-facing site & intranet site is currently built on Classic ASP running on IIS 6. The current site only contains about 10 customer-facing pages, and an internal site ...
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SBS 2008 Users report that they are unable to access some web sites

Users in a Windows Server 2008 domain may report that some web sites are inaccessible, while others work OK. The inaccessible web sites may be in .uk and .eu Top Level Domains or in certain other TLDs ...
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SBS 2008 DNS stops working after 1 day for .uk, .eu and some other TLDs outside USA

In SBS 2008, when first installed or rebooted, DNS queries succeed, but after a period of about 1 day users report that they are unable to access some web sites. On inspection, it may be noticed that ...
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Running a Web Service

I have a web service created in .NET. I thought I had setup everything correctly based on a set of instructions I followed but for some reason I'm getting: "Not Found" when I try to load in my browser ...
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Problems running snort's web frontend

I can't find a good snort web frontend that works properly. I tried base i got so many errors while trying to get it to work: Warning: include_once(Mail.php) [function.include-once]: failed to ...
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Is there a simple logging based web proxy?

For the fun, I'm curious to save all web traffic I send/receive. Is there any FLOSS web proxy software that runs on Ubuntu Linux that will just save, to a file, the headers, url, datetime and the ...
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Web Based SVN Tool

I am looking for a web solution where I can install it on my SVN server. I would like to be able to do the following with it: Track changes by author Create a report on who did what View changes ...
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Proxy server monitor

What is the best proxy server web monitor for a small IT company with less than 40 employees?
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storing private data on a public site (but unlinked) OK?

I've occasionally had occasion when I needed to share some as-yet "private" data (i.e. unedited drafts of audio lectures) so it can be reviewed by authorized people before being made public. ...