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PC in VMWARE can ping Host computer but host computer can't ping the VMWARE machine

I'm creating PFsense lab with this diagram The Webserver can ping the outside host (PC3) but the PC3 can't ping the webserver. The firewall i'm using is PFSense. I have disabled all Window ...
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Want to know the flow of how requests are handled in IIS via application pool,worker process,modules, handlers and ISAPI filters [on hold]

I want to know how the request is handled via a app pool and worker process in IIS web server ,mainly I am concerned about the flow of the request from a client system to the server. How it flows and ...
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What is the suitable server for my application? [closed]

First I want to by sorry for my poor English ^_^ I'm a web developer and I don't have any experince with choosing servers. I have a web application (PHP/MYSQL) , I want to install it in very small ...
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IIS removed application still remain appearing as folder content view (able to convert to application back again)

*IIS 7.5 *Windows Server 2008 R2 I have a folder physical path which is directed from two applications in IIS. 'Pineapple' and 'PineappleJR'. 'PineappleJR' was deleted, but it remains appearing in the ...
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Elastic IP Not Resolving to Windows Instance

I'm sure I'm just missing a step, but I can't figure out how to get server to resolve to new elastic IP address. I appreciate everyone for their help. I've been trying to figure this out for a while ...
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Data location of IBM i Apache server descriptions in HTTPAdmin interface

I'm working on replicating Apache servers to a HA box, and I can replicate the servers themselves correctly (QUSRSYS/QATMHINSTC and the associated files in /www/), but I cannot find where the ...
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Replacement for a windows server 2003 web edition [closed]

Currently i have a windows server 2003 web edition which hosts public websites. I would like to replace this server with a new one. While looking for a new OS I noticed windows does no longer offers a ...
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Is a server able to record the mac address and the ip address of a computer which accesses it? [closed]

Is a server able to record both the mac address and the ip address of a computer which accesses it? For example, when the server offers webpages or something to download. Thanks.
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VPS or Dedicated Server for my websites? [duplicate]

I have reseller shared hosting with 25 websites running. But i'm facing slow website load since its shared hosting. I want to move for VPS or Dedicated hosting. So which will be best for setting up ...
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How to Set Up VPN Server along with Web Server on Windows 2008 Server R2? [closed]

recently I have set up my VPN Server using Windows 2008 Server. I configured Routing and Remote Access and add NAT to allow both VPN Server and Web Server run smoothly. The VPN server run well. ...
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tunnel port 8080 over jumpserver using ssh - socks5 proxy?

I have this setup: LocalPC - Jumpserver - Webserver with page only accessible on this machine via localhost:8080 LocalPC and Webserver are not connected - Jumpserver has to be used. Jumpserver ...
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How to find list of php files being run on my web server

Mine is Ubuntu VPS and all my sites are CMS based(Drupal, Wordpress etc) which run thru index.php. My account has been hacked several times using some exploits by placing a php files and executing ...
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What is mean ETA in web hosting industry? [closed]

All of our servers down. Our web hosting provider says "We do not have an ETA of when this problem will be resolved." What is mean ETA?
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How to check my site speed? [closed]

im the developer and in charge of a company's Wordpress based site our site started to run a lot slower recently and i am trying to figure it out for two weeks now! My main problem is that every ...
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how to config apache2 and ubuntu server for my website

I have apache2 installed in ubuntu server and in local network its work but, when I try to connect from external network I have this error: Internet could not load the webpage because ...
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Why does chrome show a very long 'blocking' time (sometimes) when loading static files from Jetty 9

I'm seeing some strange behavior from Chrome when loading web resources from a Jetty 9.2.3 instance I'm setting up. In particular, I see some requests returning quickly, while others take a very long ...
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Securing Webserver and Database

I need to secure an internal web server and sql db, that is going to be made public(www) At this stage im only looking to provide a reasonable amount of security($$) until it gets bigger at which ...
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ssh connection failed via php

ssh connection failed via php Trying to connect to ssh using a php script via a webserver. I work on a MacOsX. I changed apache's User and Group (_www:_www) to my own User and Group (). The command I ...
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nginx logging to access.log.1 instead of access.log, logrotate failing?

I have an nginx instance that is set to log access to /var/log/nginx/access.log and errors to /var/log/nginx/errors.log, but as soon as logrotate runs each week, the file gets moves to *.log.1 and the ...
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JS and CSS file are not loading due to missing forward slash

My client moved to new server which nginx & percona server. Problem is the forward slash is being removed from end of the url. as you can see in the picture: therefor the design files such as ...
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How to invoke a custom nginx module for any request? Is handler always needed? Can filters be invoked directly instead?

I am trying to write a nginx module which will filter out GET requests for any resource whose size is greater than say 1000KB. I followed the tutorials, the module compiles and installs fine. However ...
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What would prompt multiple web crawlers to scan a site? [migrated]

I ask because a few of my servers are currently being scanned by 5+ bots: Bing, Google, Baidu, Sougu, and Yandex, along with Google's mobile bots and others. Is this just bad luck or could something ...
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is it possible to have Web server and NAS on the same hardware microsever? [closed]

I have a HP microserver proliant gen 8, and i want to know if there's a way to make this hardware work as NAS with freeNAS ... etc, and in the same time make it work as a web server with Centos Nginx ...
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How to deny POST to a url in nginx

Some of the sql heavy urls on my app (say /members) are being attacked by botnets. So I'd like to disable anybody to post to these urls, while allowing others to GET them. I tried to make a nested ...
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Simpler solution to this nginx config?

When I setup a website with ssl, I almost always have this boilerplate nginx config (instructions in comments): # Redirect both (http/https) non www. to www. server { listen 80; listen ...
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Web client software, running on server, using a proxy [closed]

an institution I work for, a library, has a proxy server, that can be used by registered (logged-in, authorized) users. There is high demand for this service, as browsing internet with library's IP ...
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Scaling a web application horizontally in Tomcat (load balancing / clustering)

I develop a simple REST-style web application consisting of 2 basic modules. Module#1: server exposing REST web services, stateless, deployed in Tomcat Module#2: REST client There is one Tomcat ...
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Nginx rewrite for a large group of URL's to a 444

I am looking for a rewrite that will pick up any number of defined URL's and do a return 444 on any of them. Rather than writing out each one individually, I was hoping for something where I could do ...
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Setting up nginx in aws rhel 7 instance, seeing 403 forbidden

So I'm trying to set-up nginx on a RHEL 7 AWS micro instance, nothing fancy just mainly for testing. Installed nginx I believe correctly sudo yum install nginx.x86_64 sudo chkconfig nginx on sudo ...
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Using App Pool Identity vs Local Account in IIS

I am supposed to harden web applications we have developed in our company.I decided to create separate application pool for each web site for this purpose. My question is whether using Application ...
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where should the site root directory be? [closed]

Where should I put my site root directory "my_site"? Any best practice? /var/www/my_site/ /var/local/sites/my_site/ /usr/share/wwww/my_site/ /usr/local/my_site/ /opt/my_site/ /srv/my_site/
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how to run a web app: users/groups to use for each component?

How do you organize your users/groups to run the different components of your web app? Any best practices? The answer of this question (What permissions should my website files/folders have on a ...
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How to prevent text/event-stream streams from being buffered by eager web proxies?

I am writing an application which uses server-sent events to push updates to the browser. This works very well for the most part, except when the client is behind a "web accelerator" proxy which very ...
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What is the best approach to handle email form abused by bots?

I just recently moved to a Dedicated Server hosting from a normal Reseller Hosting, and currently facing issue with email blacklisting. One of my clients has about 4 contact forms that automatically ...
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Did I do anything wrong when config Server.xml to point another domain into a folder that is not a ROOT folder in webapps folder?

Ok, I have a main domain: mainDM.com (which is the domain of the app named mainDM) bought from Godaddy. I also bought a Godaddy Win2000 VPS with IP adress xxx.xx.xx.xx. In Godaddy I pointed that ...
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Why use daemon mode of mod-wsgi with apache mpm-worker

I am trying to tune my server which hosts a django app using mod-wsgi on an apache web server. I have been reading some resources on using mod-wsgi with apache2 and beyond a certain point things are ...
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Accessing awstats after domain move to another server

We had a server running on linux, and used awstats for our log analyzer. Our domain was http://ourdomain.school.edu We've since moved our site into a content management system run by our university. ...
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Connect to VMware workstation vitural machine from another computer on the network [closed]

How can I set up the networking on my VMware Workstation so that I may connect to webpages hosted on the VM within the same network? Update: Tried bridge networking and can not get it to connect to ...
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AWS: Sync WWW folder between multiple load balanced instances

I am new to AWS. I am trying to setup an EC2 web server. I got the server up and running, I made the AMI (which included the WWW folder), added the load balancer etc. I terminated the original ...
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Lightweight webserver with SSPI authentification [closed]

I'm looking for a fast, lightweight web server (for example nginx or lighttpd) which supports authentication to a Microsoft Kerberos authentication server (SSPI). This webserver must run under Windows ...
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How do I handle the server hostname with multiple web sub-domains and email? [closed]

A while back, I set up a server using nginx for a web site, example1.com, along with email using sendmail and all went well. Recently, I set up a second web site, example2.com, along with email in the ...
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Using Sun Netra 240 to Host asp.net Web page

My boss was offered a Sun Netra 240 server, still in the box. The machine,purchased in 2008, is has two single core 1.5GHZ processors and two gigabytes of RAM. My boss asked if it would be worth ...
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Can Subject Alternative Name(SAN) Certificate install on different Web Server or OS? [closed]

Let say: application.house.com apache tomcat : physical server email.house.com apache tomcat : virtual finance.house.com Oracle Wallet Manager : physical server ...
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What to monitor (key indicators) on web and database server

I just installed Munin for monitoring my web and database server. I lot of plugins were included out-of-the box, but I could use some advice on which one is actually good key indicators to monitor. ...
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Redirect user from HTTP to HTTPS in IIS

I have a virtual machine with a Windows Server 2012 running in a Windows 8 host. The host redirects all http traffic to port 81 to port 80 of the server and there I have an IIS web server. What I'm ...
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Why do we really need apache + php if php can run as web server?

A few months ago i did an experiment that kinda went out very well, today we have an intranet portal using the following technologies: JeasyUI phpgrid Kibana So, based on our tests why do we need ...
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Web Management Service Fails to Start

I have two web servers. One is the primary and the other is a warm spare in case the primary goes down. Using the Web Management Service, we automatically copy updates from the primary server to ...
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Overall connection without IP apache [closed]

I'm trying to locate problem at my site and really slow loading and response Command netstat -ntu | awk '{print $5}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n is give me overall connections per IP ...
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Apache dying when new domain is added/removed

Each time I add new domain inside my server's control panel the Apache server and nginx as frontend proxy should restart - nginx as reload, apache as graceful. However it throws nginx error page, ...
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Running multiple Nginx and MySQL instances within Docker containers

Could someone tell me if I am making correct use of Docker's workflow? After reading about Docker and going through some brief tutorials, I see you can isolate services and applications within its ...