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What causes a 400 Bad Request error for null (“”) and why would our nginx logs have so many?

Daily logs from Logwatch regularly report 400 Bad Request, null: 1744 Time(s) from our nginx logs. The log entries look like: 123.123.123.123 - - [25/Jan/2011:14:44:19 -0500] "-" 400 173 "-" "-" ...
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Nginx : strip header on HTTP, add header on HTTPS

I'm configuring an Nginx server so as to serve as a reverse proxy to serve a Django app (run on Gunicorn). My problem is that I want my site secured with HTTPS, and so I want my Django app to be able ...
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Why shouldn't I serve my Java webapp directly with Tomcat?

I have heard several times that one should not serve a Java webapp directly to the outside world from the Tomcat server it is running on. Rather, one should have a regular web server in between -- ...
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Nagios frontend w/ API to change configuration?

My workplace used to use Monarch (bundled in Groundwork Community Edition). I built a custom CGI that would update the configuration when changes happen in our database of hosts (separate ...
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Http-Only cookies in WebLogic: what versions support them/how and why are they supported?

We want to make all cookies set by our webapp http-only. I only have a basic understanding of the benefits of doing this but I'm told by security people that it's a Good Thing (tm) Our app is running ...
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Can a working Tomcat 6 webapp be turned into a usable .war file?

Problem: I have a working webapp on a FreeBSD 8.1 Tomcat 6 test server that I need to move to a production system. The developer who last touched it (and had root on that server) has moved on and ...
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High load without explanation

I have a very high load on my machine and don't know what is responsible or how to find out. On the machine runs a jboss appserver and mysql. Here is a top from the user at peak time: top - 16:23:01 ...
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Tomcat deployment overwrites context.xml

I'm pretty new to Tomcat in general, so please point out if got anything wrong. My question is regarding updates to already deployed apps, using the Tomcat manager. But first thing first. I'm using ...
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Outlook Web Access not working after Office Web Apps Setup

I have a Windows Server 2012 running Exchange 2013. Everything works smoothly until I install the WebAppsServer to enable WebReady Document Viewing in Outlook Web App, so users can preview Excel and ...
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Manually reload Webbapplication without Tomcat Manager possible?

I want to reload (or restart) one specific web application on an Apache Tomcat (6 or 7) server without Tomcat Manager or the automatic Reloadable attribute. Using the manager would give again another ...
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How to enable authentication for cargo webapp in jetty container? (docs does not work for me)

It looks like I'm stuck with a simple and well documented issue, but nevertheless. I'm trying to enable basic authentication in cargo web-app deployed to the Jetty server. I'm following this document ...
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How many simultaneous requests would you expect a webserver to handle

I know there is no straight answer to this question - depends on specs etc. But what is the order of magnitude of simultaneous requests you'd expect a server to handle? Currently, our server starts to ...
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Control Panel for Web App Server?

I'm about to deploy a PHP based web app. I'm looking at purchasing a Linux Box, and I was wondering if I should even bother getting a control panel (cPanel or Plesk). I'm going to be the only one ...
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TrueCrypt to protect Windows server and web application

As an additional layer of security on a windows server (stored on-site) I am considering to use TrueCrypt. However my concern is if my webapp will still work as expected? I dont want anyone to ...
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Risks of giving full permissions to INETUSER for a directory in wwwroot (IIS6)

I'm not a web-app guy but I'm the only one at my work that raised any objections about giving full permissions to the (anonymous) INETUSER account for the purposes of running an ASP.NET web-app in ...
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Exchange Server distribution lists functionality on a Linux-based web host?

I'm trying to figure out a way to centrally manage staff distribution lists for an organisation. There are many people that will want to send emails to these lists and we're currently all maintaining ...
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Mac OS X Server - Websites - cleanly changing HTTP root

Webmail is gone in Mavericks so I've installed Roundcube and it's working at http://server.name/roundcube. My users don't need any of the default Web functionality built in to OS X Server (Wiki link, ...
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Tomcat Requested resource not found

I have a webapp, for which i have created a softlink in the webapp folder in tomcat6 directory /var/lib/tomcat6/webapp. Now, i have the webapp stored in /webapp/ when i pointed all my servers and ...
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Does tomcat kills unHandled ThreadPools on undeployment of application war

Say i have an Application deployed in tomcat. And i'm initializing a threadPool there,which i forgot to shutdown in my application. When i undeploy the application war or i restart the tomcat. will ...
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piwik not in webapp

I try to install piwik on my windows server and already found out, that it is not possible to install it from command line, because cacls does not work even in administrator mode, because some ...
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Use a separate partition to host tomcat's webapps

Hi I'm setting up s serie of tomcat server. And i've read a security guide. They say that, it's a good idea to host tomcat's webapps folder on a different partition than the rest of tomcat files. I'm ...
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Web Applications under Apache Tomcat with multiple directory contexts

I have two webapps, prod-1.2.1.war and test-2.0.0.war. If I put these straight into the "tomcat/webapps"-folder, they'll get deployed as; hXXp://localhost/prod-1.2.1/ hXXp://localhost/test-2.0.0/ ...
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infrastructure of an web app [closed]

I'm curious as to the infrastructure of an web app... is it a network of cloned servers with the same exact app/source code, a network of cloned database servers and a network of media/asset servers ...
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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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Scaling to millions of users with a Twitter tool [closed]

How do Twitter tools like Buffer scale to millions of users where they have to write thousands of tweets every second? I have a similar service where I am running a cron script however just going ...