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

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Copying files up or down

Considering two file servers which use most of their bandwidth to send files to clients on the worldwide interwebs. Every now and then Server 1 needs to store one of his files on Server 2, they both ...
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fallback webserver & dns

There may be solutions to this here. I've searched and I haven't been able to find them, but... Ok I have two web servers, these servers are online all the time 24/7, once in a while I will take them ...
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Apache 403 on alias to user directory

I'm trying to let Apache list the contents of a users download directory so i created a alias in /var/www/ that points to /home/user/downloads I have chmod -R 755 /home/user/download/ and my Apache ...
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Need Server requirement estimates for my application [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Web Development and am trying to estimate the server requirements based on my application configuration. My application will have to perform simple database look-up based on unique ...
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How to setup a domain that doesn't use www prefix on Azure/EC2

Suppose I have a domain, foo.com where I have a series of pages like foo.com/123 and foo.com/456 etc. I want to use the domain and provide links without a www prefix. These pages also will have ...
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Set “expires” in nginx for multiple vhosts

I use the "apache style" nginx config (include /sites-enabled folder files and a single .conf for every website I host). How can I set this: location ~* \.(?:ico|css|js|gif|jpe?g|png)$ { expires 30d; ...
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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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Centos 6 webserver - best use of spare memory [closed]

Just after any quick easy suggestions about where I should try tweaking my web server to use some of the spare memory and reduce CPU usage. Sorry if I'm a bit vague, but this isn't really my area. I ...
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Should we have one pool for many websites in Apache+PHP-FPM?

If there are many small websites (about 300) running in light web traffic, should they all use the same pool, or would it be better to have a separate pool for each of them? Let us assume the ...
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Optimize Apache performance

I'm looking for ways to optimize our current web server hosted in-house. I'm trying to supply as much relevant information below. Please let me know if you would require additional information in ...
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Free security audit tool for LAMP server? [closed]

I've a dedicated LAMP server (Ubuntu) with several Drupal and Wordpress installations on it. Is there a free CVE compatible tool, which could scan my server with all websites and generate automatic ...
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separate mysql server and webserver and consequences [closed]

I have a web application. bought a pretty strong server for it. Server specification is below: CPU: DUAL E5-2620 RAM: 32 GB DDR3 HDD: 2 x 300GB SAS 10K Network: 100mbps/10TB internet. WebServer ...
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Select all sites in IIS manager

I just import a IIS config with 50 sites. I will delete all of these sites several times to make new tests. Currently I just delete them one by one... I have not found how to select all sites to ...
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DNS CNAME Records For Multiple Websites [closed]

I have a Windows Server 2012 and have setup 2 websites in IIS8, and assigned to the IP address of the server (it only has one). They are both using port 80 as well. How do I setup DNS records on the ...
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Calculate How Much Bandwidth you Need for a Given Number of Users

If I know how many users will be using a site, and about how many will be on at once, and I can approximate how much data is being transferred between the user and server, how can I calculate the ...
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Getting Fatal Errors in Nginx to Be Shown in the Browser

While developing I'm getting blank pages in my browser whenever I create a fatal error in PHP with a typo or just my bad programming ;). It's super annoying for me to have to view the raw nginx error ...
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Can Apache's URL redirection send a request to both original URL and rewritten URL?

I would like to use Apache's URL redirection to match a URL and forward it's request to another URL. Simple enough, I know. But, I'd like the originally requested URL to continue to be called in ...
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Setting up a linux web server, noobs basic operation

This question might be an odd one to ask. However I'm a noob on linux/networking and trying to set my old Ubuntu desktop running computer as a web server and place that in my server cabinet which will ...
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Is it necessary to have a server in China?

Our servers are in London, UK on rackspace cloud. We have most resources on the rackspace CDN which improves speeds to most countries around the world. We are now selling our product in China. I will ...
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Exchange Web Services Configuration - 403 Error?

Our sys admins have set up a new Exchange 2007 server. We want to use Exchange Web Services to access an email inbox from a web application. When we browse to /ews/exchange.asmx (using https) on the ...
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lighttpd 403 forbidden jpeg image access

I am running a stock lighttpd installation with no configuration changes. Client sees a 403 forbidden error trying to access static images (even from an img tag on a static page). Nothing in the logs ...
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How can I find out if a port is opened or not?

I have installed Apache server on my Windows 7 computer. I was able to display the default index.php by typing http://localhost/ in the address line of my browser. However, I am still unable to see ...
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Apache Security Config - Ubuntu 12

I am running a LAMP stack on Ubuntu 12, with the primary function to serve a PHP based API. There is only one file I want to be exposed to the public called: api.php It needs to reference a config ...
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Run Exchange server and Linux webserver on “one” IP address

I currently have an Exchange server on my network but am looking to step away from the whole Microsoft ecosystem. I would like to setup a Linux webserver on my network and host all my sites on there ...
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Why is setting Nginx as a reverse proxy a good idea?

I have a Django site running on Gunicorn with a reverse proxy through Nginx. Isn't Nginx just an extra unnecessary overhead? How does adding that on top of Gunicorn help?
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folder permissions for linux webhost (ubuntu)

I have a VPS running ubuntu 12.04 that is hosting about 9 sites which are a mix of wordpress and joomla (latest versions). Apache runs under www-data and sites are hosted as virtualhost under ...
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How can I run a second site in Azure while sharing the domain?

I have a site running on Azure built in ASP.NET MVC. Part of the site is effectively a marketing site with mostly static pages, the rest is the dashboard that our users log into to use the product. ...
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Nginx $document_root$fastcgi_script_name vs $request_filename

I can't notice any difference if in my config file I set fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name; Or: fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $request_filename; What do ...
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Is MySQL required on both the database server and the webserver? why?

Is MySQL required on both the MySQL database server and the web server that it is connecting to? If it is required on both the web server and database server, please explain why this is. Moreover, if ...
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How to achieve 500K requests per second on my webserver? [closed]

I recently gifted myself a new dedicated server and I am trying to squeeze maximum performance out of it, for fun and learning. I am trying to achieve maximum possible requests per second this server ...
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Webserver backup through SSH and Linux Live!

Yesterday my dedicated webserver crashed due to hardware failure. It has been replaced with another server by Leaseweb. It's the same specs but another server so it needs to be re-installed. That ...
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Should I use a proxy/reverse proxy?

I have some web servers in the same network, each of them with it's own IP. Now I want to a proxy to "transfer" the request to the correct server according to the requested domain. Everything was ...
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What permissions should my website files/folders have on a Linux webserver?

This is a Canonical Question about File Permissions on a Linux web server. I have a Linux web server running Apache2 that hosts several websites. Each website has its own folder in /var/www/. ...
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Nginx choose upstream depending on args

I need to two different sets of upstreams. But all my requests come from the same URL (same path). The difference is that some request will have a special argument and some won't. Depending on that, I ...
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Weird network behavior, Webserver is stopped but still can reach the file [closed]

I downloaded the file dl.example.com/10mg.test once. And suddenly I noticed even without webserver running (service nginx stop) I can still reach the file. How is this even possible ? No matter how ...
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cant access my local web server with the external IP [closed]

I havent been able to find a solution to my particular problem. I have a MAC which I set up as a web server and configured my router to forward to the local IP. When trying to access my site from ...
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ruby-on-rails app using webbrick server slow on some machines

I have a fairly simple ruby-on-rails app developed on mac, that was put into production on a debian web server. The web app uses the default webbrick server provided to run the app. The app runs ...
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Upgrade to latest tomcat/ JRE or stick with what's provided by LTS?

Running a server with Ubuntu 12.04 which ships Tomcat 7.0.26. Should I care about updating the tomcat installation to latest 7.0.42 version or should I stick with what's provided? If I stick then am I ...
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Web server configuration for symfony 1.4

i followed the guide given at the jobeet project documentations and searched a lot but still get HTTP 403 Forbidden error. I do exatly the same as the docs say and followed a few other theads here ...
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I have 23 Web Servers - I need to wipe all the servers - without loss of service on any sites hosted across them

Okay so it's a challenge and I'm having trouble planning it mostly due to lack of experience. However it's become a task in my job and I'm doing it mostly solo with an extra hand. I'm comfortable ...
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Installing PHP 5.5.6: Can't start php-cgi.exe - MSVCR110.dll is missing

I'm trying to update from PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.5 after downloading the last version from here and I'm having this error: Can't start php-cgi.exe - MSVCR110.dll is missing I've read that I need to ...
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How do I increase the logging level for Puma?

Currently I am only getting ActiveRecord and view-rendering output in my Rails application log file, since I switched to Puma from WEBrick. I haven't been able to find where I can modify the output ...
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Web operations - Daily Maintenance and tiered support

I am tasked with "operationalizing" some of the web tasks at my job so that the ops team can do some of the first tier support. This includes pushing updates to the web server and other non-automated ...
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Structure of a Web Server [closed]

Where is possible to find references (links or books) about how a generic Web Server work? Basically, I'd like to have a general understanding of what a Web Server does and (ideally) how to ...
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Watchguard XTM 505 forward ftp reuqests

I have a Watchguard XTM 505 that I need a user to open up their FTP client and connect to the outside IP address of the building and have the watchguard forward that request to the ftp server at ...
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Why would a server not send a SYN/ACK packet in response to a SYN packet

Lately, we've become aware of a TCP connection issue that is mostly limited to mac and Linux users who browse our websites. From the user perspective, it presents itself as a really long connection ...
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Route traffic between two webservers on demand

I have two Windows webservers in VM environment, Beside using my firewall (no access) is there an easy and reliable way for me to re-route my incoming traffic to a specific server on demand? Lets say ...
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Iptables blocking smtp

Iptables is blocking outgoing and incomming smtp on my server, although I specified it not to. My policies are DROP everything except what's specified. Changing policies to ACCEPT everything "solves" ...
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Make files without an extension go through the PHP parser on nginx

Due to legacy reasons I need to get the following scenario working on nginx and I seem to be struggling. Say I have a file in the document root just called 'info' without any file extension. Now this ...
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How to change listening port on webbserver IIS 7 (globally)?

Is it possible to change the portnumber to which IIS 7 is listening for incoming questions, if I have Apache and want it to listen to port 80 and IIS 7 to 8080? And this setting should be serverwide ...