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iis 7 response slow even on localhost with a text file

My server (windows 2008 r2) began serving files really really slowly in IIS 7 after I rebooted the machine. To test what was causing this I created a file "test.txt" on the site directory and ...
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Absolute/relative file paths affecting server load?

I was told by my hosting provider's technical people that I should be using relative file paths (/home/index.php) instead of absolute paths (http://www.example.com/index.php) to "reduce server load". ...
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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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Is it possible for a reverse proxy to make its request to another proxy and rewrite the urls in the response content?

I'm currently looking into reverse proxies and don't have a specific one in mind yet. I am trying to forward my requests from a reverse proxy through another proxy on the web with authentication. The ...
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LighTPD and PHP not working if outside of LightTPD folder

I need to set up a simple web server with PHP on Windows XP that a number of different people will use for local testing. I'm using LightTPD 1.4.30-4-IPv6-Win32-SSL and PHP 5.2. So far I've created ...
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ScriptAlias makes requests match too many Location blocks. What is going on?

We wish to restrict access on our development server to those users who have a valid SSL Client certificate. We are running Apache 2.2.16 on Debian 6. However, for some sections (mainly git-http, ...
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Securing an Apache Setup with a Fresh Ubuntu Web Server with users and permissions

I have a virtual Server with Ubunto 10.04 on. My host Mediatemple have a few guides on trying to secure the apache config, but I think they are missing some details, or at least it makes no sense to ...
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How to configure nginx to dynamically read folders, user accounts/domains?

I have cPanel and Apache 2.4 on my CentOS 6.6 VPS. I installed Nginx as a reverse proxy. Everything works fine. I have 2 domains on the VPS & I'm able to configure them both on nginx. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Web Application Missing Buttons And Receiving Truncated Data - Why Did App Pool Reset Fix?

Problems: My client just called me to complain of a missing link button on an ASP.NET 4 Web Form. He is viewing the site on their local network. I connected to the site on their network via VPN and ...
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linkage error upon starting webapplication on websphere 8.5.5

While I am trying to start the my web application on websphere 8.5.5 it failed with linkage error. But it will work 100% correctly when I restart the websphere from services (if I do stopserver then ...
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Why is my server so slow to accept connections?

I've noticed that my server seems to be very slow to accept connections - i.e. when analyzing the load time using the Chrome event map, it shows that some tasks can spend multiple seconds waiting for ...
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Apache occasionally returns no data responses for certain pages

Occasionally, perhaps once every 3 days, Apache will start emitting empty responses (Chrome says No Data Received; it looks like the connection is terminated) for the registration page of our LAMP ...
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Network Issues Connection to SQL database on MS server

Prior to asking this question, I followed this thread: Cannot telnet to SQL Server on port 1433 I am attempting to connect to a database on a server distinct from the computer upon which I am ...
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How to find out what is blocking requests on Apache2

I'm running a website on Apache 2.4.9 that creates thumbnails of images a lot and when users browse the website they create cca 100 requests per page. Thumbnails are returned by PHP script that has to ...
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Jetty URL rewrite according to accept-language?

Here is the scenario, I'm running multiple WAR web application in Jetty with VirtualHost setting, besides this web application I also have some website that only contains static pages. For the sake ...
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Which modules can be disabled in apache2.4 on windows

I have an Apache 2.4 webserver running on Windows. I am looking into system hardening and the config file httpd.conf. There are numerous load modules and I am wondering which modules I can safely ...
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Moving domains to servers in the local network

I have to move some of the domains from a main server to the servers behind it, placed in a local network. Currently they are only database servers that keep the databases of the projects from the ...
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mysqlnd doesn't seem to be with php 5.4

i went to update my website the other day on hostmonster but despite it working perfectly on development it had the error. Fatal error: Call to undefined method mysqli_stmt::get_result() ...
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How can I set up a web server for reverse proxy having websockets and socket.io working normally?

I have a VPS currently hosting node.js web apps and one site. However I'm currently using custom ports for the apps. I'd like to simply give each its custom domain and so for more sites, that would ...
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apache restrict foreign domain and redirect subdomains

I want my server to block requests which are not addressed to my domain including subdomains. The same way I want that not existing subdomains (*.domain.de) are redirected to "www.domain.de". ...
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ISPConfig FTP permissions

I am using ISPConfig for a job that I am on and for some reason, one of the sites that is being hosted using ISPConfig does not have proper permissions and I don't know how I would even go about to ...
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IIS7.5 URL Rewrite generating error after importing site

I have two Windows 2008 R2 servers with IIS 7.5. One server has a website configured with URL rewrite rules. I copied the site directory to the second server and set up a new site, using this ...
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URLScan not starting

I am trying to run URLScan for IIS 7.5, but the utility will not load on one server. It runs on another server with the same configuration file. Checking "tasklist /m url*" at the command line does ...
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IIS6.0 Stop working and getting “WinRM” & “W3WP process” related errors in eventvwr

I have an issue on my windows server 2003R2 SP2. Suddenly IIS stopped processing HTTP requests and all of the websites on the server gone offline. I did an iisreset and everything goes back to normal ...
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Unison and Resolving Conflicts with diff3

I installed Unison because I wanted a two-way synchronization to my DRBD directory, my logic is a little bit complicated so I am stressing on the problem itself and ignoring unneeded information, ...
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Ubuntu web host update strategy

I have a couple of questions regarding best practices for updating an ubuntu web server. A server that is hosting a live website that would be very problematic should the server "go down". I am a ...
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Connecting to Webserver(Nginx) from within GuestOS (VMware Player+ NAT) inside Debian from outside

I currently have a Server (Debian 7.3 , Kernel 3.2.0-4-amd64) with VMware Player 6 installed which is hosting a guest OS(Ubuntu Server) with Nginx running on it. I want the NGINX to serve webcontent ...
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What do I need to configure to access a web app deployed on a remote server?

I have deployed a web app to IIS 7 on a remote (intranet, on domain) server. I believe if I use the IP address of that server as the host name in the app's URL, I shouldn't need any DNS or other ...
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Web server down in some places in the world for short time

Hello I have a Windows Server 2008 VPS, located in USA with a Web Site (IIS7) that publish contents to Mexico and Argentina. Sometimes I lose connectivity for short period of time (about 5 minutes), ...
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Default Web App in Site

I have a setup like so in IIS Server -- Sites ---- SiteAliasInIIS ------ WebApp1 ------ WebApp2 ------ WebAppN Is there any way to make WebApp 2 accessible by simply going to ...
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Apache2 - symbol gzopen64 version ZLIB_xxx not defined in libz.so.1 with link time reference?

I am not a pro in Apache2 httpd server configuration. The OS is a 64bit OpenSUSE 12.3 with built-in apache 2.2 64bit. I found an issue that I cannot explain why: Jul 19 10:07:18 linux-fho2.site ...
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is there difference in hosting application within default website and outside default website(as a separate website)

I use IIS 7.5 I hosted a web application (windows authenticated) within default Website server details server name : kevserver domain name : kserver-dev.com I logged in to the server with my creds ...
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Lighttpd & Scientific Linux

Not sure if this is the best place to ask a general question ... (please feel free to delete it if it's not appropriate for this forum. or let me know if there's a more appropriate forum, thanks) At ...
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nginx: How to debug an issue with port 80? (nginx-related)

I have been having trouble debugging my issues on my own local port 80 listeners when trying to set up an nginx webserver. I am simply just trying to see the vanilla "welcome to nginx" start page and ...
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Tomcat 5.5.HTTP 404, the requested resource is not available, NFSv4 mount

I am getting the HTTP 404, requested resource is not available. I do not know how to tackle this issue. Let me give you a brief overview of the environment. I have a system running on CentOS 6.4, ...
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Force Apache to download all media files

I'm using the following to filter out MP3 files to force them to download - is they a simple way to force download of all media files. Rather then copy the code base below for a different media type ...
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Local CA for remote web server

I have two domains and the one I am in has a certificate authority server. The domain I am not in doesn't have a CA server. I want to certify https on that server so that I can get there without the ...
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Nginx proxy several sites with a common path

I'm trying to proxy several sites using nginx, and by the nature of the source I'm interested, they happen to have similar path, say /common/path. How can I get them served in different paths in my ...
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esxi 5 web console modifications

I have been a bit perplexed by the whole "web console" for esx 5. I" I hope to add a few html pages and some python scripts server side to the "welcome page" so that I can have a self contained ...
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Application server clustering with no single point of failure

I have a web application, A, that returns a number of files, stored on disk and in memory, based on client device requests. This web application has to scale for a huge amount of users. I am using a ...
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Allow file download `myweb.com\Folder1\File1.zip`, but prevent Folder1 listing?

I'd like to have access to some files via web browser, but at the same time I'd like to prevent listing all files in the folder. For example, Allow file download www.mywebpage.com/Folder1/File1.zip ...
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Roundcube upgrade failed

I've currently tried to perform an upgrade on my roundcube installation using the command: /usr/local/cpanel/bin/update-roundcube --force However this turns out with the error: ...
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.htaccess redirect working on localhost but not on server

I want users who hit my web site's root directory to be sent to a subdirectory. So anyone going to: http://MyDomain.com or /index.php would be sent to http://MyDomain.com/subdir I used the .htaccess ...