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Ordering: 1. nginx 2. varnish 3. haproxy 4. webserver?

I've seen people recommend combining all of these in a flow, but they seem to have lots of overlapping features so I'd like to dig in to why you might want to pass through 3 different programs before ...
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Apache or NGINX for PHP?

I've read quite a bit on the major benefits to running NGINX over Apache for serving static files. However, I have never seen an article talking about Apache vs NGINX for serving PHP pages. Question: ...
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How can I check if my IIS site is using NTLM or Kerberos?

How can I check if my IIS site is using NTLM or Kerberos? And how can I change authentication from Kerberos to NTLM? I'm using IIS 7.5 and I couldn't find any answer to this question, can help me a ...
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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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Any disadvantage to short DNS TTL? [closed]

Any disadvantage to short DNS TTL?
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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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Best Linux flavor for web application development (LAMP) [closed]

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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installing SSL certs on apache … what certs to use?

Im an intermediate Linux user and got assigned the task to make Apache run https connections. Currently running centOS 6 and my problem is following: installed mod_ssl and tried to set up paths ...
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Mail server and web server on different servers

I am writing a PHP application for a client who currently hosts their website on a shared domain with fasthosts. The PHP application is going to be stored on a dedicated server at our location. Part ...
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configure server to handle a lot of requests

I have a website and we bought some advertisement on neobux.com. We bought 1000 views hoping to get more users on the website. We have a VPS with 1gb ram and 1gb burstable running apache. When we ...
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How to get nginx to redirect from www to non-www domain?

Let's say I want to redirect from www.example.com to example.com and I want to do this using nginx. I looked around and did not see any good documentation on this so I figured I would ask and answer ...
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Where to go to learn about web architecture? Youtube example?

I'm trying to build a web application that is similar to Youtube (it's not a knock off), but I guess I don't know how video is served on the internet very well. I know how to build regular database ...
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Transition domain to new web host without waiting for DNS propagation

I was considering switching to Amazon EC2 to host my website to handle more traffic. It seems like I would have to update DNS records to point to the new server but I was wondering if there was a way ...
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Open Source XML Firewalls? [closed]

Does anyone know of any open source XML firewalls that provide equivalent functionality to DataPower, Vordel, etc?
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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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Help to review ISA Server 2006 web publish settings

I have a internal site named myinternalsite, and I want to publish all information in the internal site to my external internet domain http://www.myexternalsite.com and under order path, i.e. when ...
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When should you use and not use Etags?

I was just looking at our site on WebPageTest.org and one of their recommendations for speeding up a website is: ETag headers should generally not be used unless you have an explicit reason to ...
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Why is DownOrNot and JustPing reporting that my website is down?

I was pinging my site with DownOrNot and it is reporting that my website is down from all locations. Then I pinged it with JustPing and it is reporting that my website is also down from all locations....
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How can I block all traffic except web traffic?

I have wrote my rules like this: iptables -P INPUT DROP iptables -P OUTPUT DROP iptables -P FORWARD DROP iptables -A OUTPUT -i eth0 -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT What do I do next?
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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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Cannot access Nagios Web Interface

After successfully installing Nagios core 3.4.1 (i also installed plug-in1.4.11) on our linux rhel 5.3 server i cannot login to the nagios web interface.I am running apache 2.2.3 I am using internet ...
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Offer Custom URLs using CNAME

How do I allow my customers to access subdomain.myapp.com from a subdomain.customerdomain.com. Google Apps allows you to do this with a CNAME change. How can I offer a similar functionality? I found ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 RDS Unable to publish RemoteApps. Unable to get list of programs

I have RD Web Access, RD Connection Broker, RD Session host and a collection set up. When I try to publish Remote Apps to the collection through the Server Manager it just loops over and over when ...
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Web Server Running Low in Memory

I have an EC2 small instance that has 2 gigs of memory, running Fedora Linux. Typically, I get about 275 page views per day on average, and I have a monitoring agent on the box. Some of the stats are ...
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Windows web server for in-house apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Hi, Ms site for Windows Web Server 2008 R2 states that it's only licensed to server internet-facing web apps. What ...
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Application log storage/review tool

My boss is wanting me to wrap applications on a few servers with shell scripts (or inline code for those we develop ourselves) to log basic data (user, date/time, commandline) to a central server so ...