Refers to the software or hardware that make up a webserver, delivering content on a private or public website.

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Can't access local web server using remote ip from within LAN

Since I've change my ISP, the current router (ADB P-RG A4202N) won't let me access my web server from within my local network using my remote IP or no-ip host - it redirects me to the router config ...
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Possible Heartbleed Compromise recovery [duplicate]

I have a web-server, (complete with user account and payment system), that was vulnerable to the Heartbleed attack. What I'm wondering is: How can I detect if my server has been compromised? How do ...
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File synchronization between local server and a remote web server

I have a local(in office) web server which acts as a testing platform for my website. Also its working as a SVN server to manage my websites code. Also there's a remote web server where my actual web ...
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Setup an apache Virtual Hosts on Debian 7

I tried to setup an apache virtual host on a fresh debian 7 installation like following: applied steps 1.Install apache server: apt-get install apache2 2.create my new derictory: mkdir -p ...
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Error connecting to MS SQL from one server but not the other

We got a MS SQL server and two web site servers. I'm in the process of moving all the sites from one of the web site servers to the new one. My asp.net sites are not able to connect to the external ...
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2 Windows servers, 2 web sites, 1 external IP [closed]

I have one external IP. I need to host two websites www.domain1.com and www.domain2.com on two different servers. I'm using IIS. How can I do that?
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FastCGI protocol over the network

For a reason that is beyond my control, there is a web server (fairly standard Debian/Apache deployment) sitting on our NAT'd network which takes all traffic to ports 80 and 443. I can't change that. ...
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Clean URLS on Hiawatha

I am using the Hiawatha webserver and running Drupal on a FastCGI PHP server. The Drupal site is using imagecache and it requires either private files or clean URLs. The issue I am having with clean ...
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server performance metrics report and practicality

I have a need of preparing web server (apache-php) performance report containing important metrics like CPU usage, disk io, memory usage on user basis. Couple of domains are hosted in the same server ...
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Apache webserver not starting - Not sure what's wrong

I had installed apache webserver on my local machine (Linux Mint 15) and everything was working fine until I tried to install npm/nodejs. I'm getting this error whenever I try starting apache - ...
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Can Apache, nginx and lighttpd coexist in a Ubuntu system?

Just for learning and testing, I've installed these three different web servers, I've also installed mysql and php5. I changed the DocumentRoot for each to /var/www/apache, /var/www/nginx and ...
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How to understand random 500 internal errors in Nginx?

Our server is showing a lot of 500 internal error pages for random requests. We know the app is working because our code is unit tested. The server setup is Nginx with Unicorn running a single Rails ...
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Apache upgrade strategy

I'm on CentOS 6.5 and Apache 2.2.15. I wanted my httpd to be up to date so I did: yum update httpd After that it is still version 2.2.15, but latest version is 2.2.22. I also see security updates ...
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does “Filesmatch” provide the same protection as “open_basedir”

Does using Filematch in my apache virtual host config provide the same benefits as open_basedir (php)? I was originally trying to use open_basedir for something along the lines of ...
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Lean but effective linux IDS / IPS / WAF? [closed]

I'm looking for a lean but effective IDS/IDP/WAF solution for my tiny VPS webserver. Currently I already use iptables and psad but a lot of the web server scanning attempts slip through. I use ngingx ...
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Nginx rewrite and 50x.html

I'm trying to set up a website where writing for example /users/add redirects me to /index.php?table=users&action=add I wrote the following rules: rewrite ^/(.+)/(.+)/$ ...
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Are there drawbacks of using Windows Server 2012 Essentials as a public web server?

I need an operating system for an IIS-based web server that should serve both public and private (authentication required) web content and -services. (In other words, it should host all the stuff we ...
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Can Apache be configured to ignore corrupt .htaccess files but respect them if they are correct?

I have a program writing and updating some RewriteRules in an .htaccess file (the main config is in the vhosts section). This works fine most of the time, but sometimes the file gets corrupt. When ...
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getpwnam(“www”) failed in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

I copied the nginx.conf sample onto my ubuntu 12.04 box (I don't know where to put the other conf files. I'm an nginx noob). When I try to start nginx I get the following error: ...
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why do nginx process run with user nobody

I was trying to setup nginx to run with one of my rails apps, when having a look at output for ps -e | grep nginx , I realised nginx worker processes run with user nobody. Is there a reason why they ...
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Good tool for storing server access details [closed]

Are there any common/good tools that you sys admin guys use to store lots of server access details i.e. ip addresses, logins etc. Im getting by with text file at the moment but am considering moving ...
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Skills to run a server [closed]

I'm going to release my website (global, hopefully successful and with large traffic :-)) in a couple of months so I'm starting to think about server. I was convinced that a managed server would be ...
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Varnish stops listening on port 80 after few hours

I have configured varnish to listen on port 80 and nginx to listen on 8080. After around 24 hours of uptime, my site has been down for 22 hours. I checked in and found varnish isn't listening on port ...
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Tomcat localhost page showing HTTP500 but I can access the 'sample' war / app but no others - Jenkins installed

I'm trying to set up my server properly so that I can run servlets on it with the help from Jenkins. Within the webapps folder are two war files. One for jenkins and one for the sample from ...
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Lightweight PHP-supporting webserver: Nginx, Cherokee, or Hiawatha?

Next month, I have to move my company's website from our current 3rd-party webhosting to our own cloud-based server. I want to use a lightweight webserver. The requirements are: PHP support HTTPS ...
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Recommended Nginx + WSGI Configurations

Please explain pros/cons when using the different Nginx WSGI interfaces? Please explain in detail what differentiates each configuration? Which configuration should scale the best? If relevant, what ...
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Why are NginX and Lighttpd not affected by Slowloris?

I am investigating the vulnerability to Slowloris and I think I understand how and why this sort of attack works. What I don't understand is why Lighttpd and NginX are not affected (according to the ...
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High Apache busy workers and high load average

I've been experiencing a spike in load average on a web server I manage on almost a daily basis now, here are the server specs: 6 x 2.4 GHz dedicated CPU 3GB RAM This is a VPS of which is running ...
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How to make Nginx virtual host work? (page not found) [closed]

Running Ubuntu 13.10 in VirtualBox. I've put my website in this folder: http://i.stack.imgur.com/YYhcJ.jpg And created the log folder on /srv/www/streamsy.com/logs/. I've done these steps: sudo ...
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Daemons on a web server - best practices [duplicate]

This might be an obvious thing to seasoned Ops but, please, bear with me on this one (I'm a dev with the side effect of having to manage our servers too). At the moment, one of several servers (load ...
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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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Accessing Server Remotely Without Forwarding Ports?

I'm setting up a Debian web server in my school that people need to be able to access outside of the school (i.e. website needs to be accessible from outside the local network). The problem is, they ...
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nginx-extras ok for production server?

I need the upload progress extension on my production server running Nginx, the only problem is that to do that I must actually recompile the whole of Nginx. This means uninstalling the repo Nginx, ...
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Changing file permissions on web server to follow Least Privilege Security Principle: chmod 750 -R /

I'm not sure what details are relevant, but here is some general context. I'm configuring a Ubuntu 12.04 web server on AWS to process customer payment info before redirecting them to a hosted ...
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Building a ASP.NET & SQL Server Machine(s); need some help

I currently have an asp.net web application running on an xp machine w/ iis 5.1 and sql server 2005 on our network. This application processes large excel files (50MB+), handles 100's of 1000's of ...
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Limiting MySQL User to connect from Second interface

The web server and the MySQL servers have a second interface on a network with no public internet access. How can a MySQL user be restricted to connect only from within the private network and ...
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Write an apache configuration, with condition based on the apache version

I want to write a configuration for an apache server which should work for apache-2.2 and -2.4 without alterations. Since there are a quite a few new modules in v2.4 which have to be loaded,and a few ...
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How to create a web upload user for SCP

I have a server running apache as webserver. I need two user accounts to upload web content via scp. As example a wordpress installation. When I configure those users, and upload the files they are ...
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Server logging goes haywire and some system services die until hard reboot

The gist of our problem is that we lose ssh access to our VPS and our logfiles get all mixed up. Doing a hard reboot through our hosting provider's web console seems to fix things, but the problem ...
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How do CDN (Content Delivery Networks) server work?

There are many CDN (Content Delivery Networks) for hosting mainly static content. How do they work? How they handle http requests?
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How to maintain configuration files on a server?

I regularly install a product (Atlassian Confluence, which is Tomcat + a few files) on my server. For each upgrade, after unpacking the tar.gz, I need to change the following files: conf/server.xml ...
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Point Sub Domain to Different Private IP Address

I have a domain name www.example.com which points to website #1 on my home VPS #1 (192.168.1.2:80) .. I want to get another domain name and also point it to my same Public IP address but access ...
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Cannot load pages hosted in a local IIS server [solved]

I build an aspx webapp in .net4.0. To test it i hosted it using IIS 7.0. Now i can access the webapp on the computer , which i used to host iis, by typing either localhost\myapp or using its ...
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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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Download root CA certificate in browser

I have a Apache server installed on CentOS 6. I have created a trusted self sign certificate. For that I had created root CA certificate and using it I have signed my self signed certificate. Now I ...
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How to apply security update to apache

I have been running some penetration tests against our webserver and it's come up with a few issues. One of them is that apache needs a security update (http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1765-1/). I am ...
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Apache web server is not working [closed]

To apache web server installation process i followed below mentioned steps tar xzf httpd-2.4.7.tar.gz ./configure make make install all the above steps execited. But when i trying to know the ...
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What are these weird access requests?

I using WAMPServer on my computer for testing and development. I forgot and left it online for a few days and I notice a bunch of random requests that aren't even from my IP. Here are some examples. ...
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Nginx isn't redirecting right

I'm starting with Nginx and have a lot of problems since things change from Apache to Nginx. Right now I have a application developed in Symfony1.4 which don't work since I get a 404 Not Found error. ...