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

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nginx Subdirectory Rewrites for MVC

I am tasked with administering a web application that has a base directory with a bunch of legacy code in it, and a subdirectory of my own making with an MVC based API which we are using to slowly ...
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Apache Redirect to another folder, both within and outside document root [closed]

I've recently set up a home web/media server and having a few difficulties with a few of the settings. It's working fine for serving webpages etc but I've now reorganised the structure of the main ...
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site timing out when under heavy load

My client sends out eblasts at 8am monday/wed/friday. Between 8:15-8:45 the site becomes extremely slow and many users sessions timeout. My setup: Mediatemple VE 2gb dedicated ram (3 burst) Ubuntu ...
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how can a server handle lots of port 80 connections

Admittedly this is a simple question but 20 minutes of googling and I just can't find an answer... I will frame my question with an example. say I own www.reallypopular.com and my website sees 100 ...
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Live monitoring on web server logs by tailing the webserver access log

I am looking for a way to find who causes high load on my nginx web server but I do have too many requests per minutes to figure it out which one is the real cause. I want a solution that would work ...
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Is There A Simple PHP Web Server [closed]

Is there anything that is a dead-simple PHP web server for Linux that literally takes a single PHP file and serves it via port 80. Don't want to configure a full blown web server like apache, ...
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DNS of site fails to resolve only on IE - 'This page can't be displayed'

On IE (and only IE), our domain coinchat.org fails to resolve. IE displays the 'This page can't be displayed' error. In the IE console, the page is actually 'dnserror.htm' hinting that IE might have ...
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Where to place files for download on website? [closed]

Out of these following options, what would you guys recommend as a best practice or approach? I have a website that has a ton of pdf and word files that any one can click to download. What is the best ...
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Dedicated Server or Shared Hosting? How can you tell? [closed]

I understand this might be a difficult question to answer from the research I have done so far, but here it goes: I don't have access to my so called dedicated server. This is managed by a 3rd party ...
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What are good systems for managing Drupal infrastructure? [closed]

I work in a company which is about to migrate most applications from in-house custom built Java/Tomcat applications to Drupal. Due to company policies, applications and websites need to run on ...
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Issue TLS without cname

The person that issues TLS certs is telling me he needs the CName of my server to issue a cert after I just gave him the IP address of the webserver. It's an internal project so we didn't get a domain ...
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Hosting a JEE application on my own server with custom domain [closed]

I have a website which purpose is to help people build routes and use various map tools. The site is all static with lots of javascript source files which do the logic. However i want to convert this ...
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How to use DNS/Hostnames or Other ways to resolve to a specific IP:Port

This is a Canonical Question about DNS/Hostnames resolution to IPs/Ports Example 1 I'm running a web server on port 80 and another on port 87. I would like to use DNS so that www.example.com ...
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How do I capture and playback http web requests against multiple web servers?

My overall goal is to not interrupt a production system while capturing HTTP Posts to a web application so that I can reverse engineer the telemetry coming from a closed application. I have control ...
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SSL on app - nginx web server

I am running an nginx web server where I redirect all http requests to https (with a self signed cert). Here is how I REDIRECT all http requests to https in the nginx config file: server { listen ...
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How to run nginx and IIS side by side in windows 8.1? [closed]

Is it possible to run IIS and nginx side by side on windows 8.1 enterprise? Right now I have installed both, but when I run WordPress for test, this is IIS that runs my WordPress. I run nginx as ...
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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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Running multiple web sites on a single EC2 instance [closed]

To cut costs and simplify management, we have been thinking about running multiple web sites on a single Windows EC2 instance. Is that something you would recommend? what are the pros and cons? Can ...
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Nginx out of memory, not loading new vhosts?

I'm having an nginx running on debian. Nginx will reload every 2 minutes to fetch newly created vhosts. After a while new vhosts weren't loading anymore, but old vhosts kept on being served by nginx ...
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How to link www sub-domain to specific vhost DocumentRoot?

Server Environment: Ubuntu 12.04 | Apache 2.2 I have disabled the default vhost configuration using a2dissite default and deleted the default file from sites-available and sites-enabled. I have 3 ...
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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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Setting up root directory of nginx in Fedora 19

So I had nginx set-up with the default site. I decided I wanted to change because my website is at /var/www/site/... so before I changed again, I went to 127.0.0.1 to see if everything worked. I did. ...
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Browser cannot connect to tomcat running inside of VM [closed]

So, i'm running a webserver inside of VM image (VMWare Player 5.0.1) on windows 7 SP1 64bit, and neither IE, nor Chrome load the page with the address of it: http://192.168.201.128:8080 BUT: ping ...
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How can I estimate the request/second my server is capable of? [closed]

I recently built my own server to help me learn linux, Ubuntu and related technologies and to serve some small website projects I have been producing. How can I estimate the requests per second that ...
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Website won't come up on web server even though it comes up on other machines

I have a website that I just created from scratch and all I've done is put a index.html file in it with a hello message. If I try to go to the website from the web server itself it won't come up, ...
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Web Application Performance Testing - End User Experience

I currently maintain servers that host a .NET web application for external customers (primarily Microsoft technologies). I would like to find some tools or services that would let me measure web ...
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How can I host Ruby and PHP applications on the same server? [closed]

I have a ruby application that I run on a VPS at DigitalOcean. I also have some PHP applications that I use regularly running on a different VPS at Linode. When I deploy the ruby application and start ...
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Nginx+PHP scalability on Windows

I'm trying to understand Nginx+PHP scalability running Windows with, lets say, 100 requests doing a medium-term operations. Analyzing source code I saw: Nginx start a spawns itself several times ...
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Nginx ignores my second server directive

I installed nginx via apt-get install nginx on ubuntu 14.04. As such, the default setup includes configs from the directory /etc/nginx/conf.d/ include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf; In my conf.d folder ...
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Does the Apache webserver provide an API for programmatic live configuration changes?

I'm using Apache as an authenticating web cache in front of Tomcat. Periodically, we will take a dynamic resource and save a copy to the webserver. Rewrite rules on the webserver route requests ...
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Mirror/Cache Websites on a Mobile Server

I have been asked to determine the feasibility of mirroring or caching websites on a mobile server on a train. Unfortunately, this has been dropped on me at the last minute and I have to come up with ...
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setup ssh a special kind of ssh tunnel

Ok so I have run into a pickle. I have a web application that I really need to demo this weekend. I can't demo it unless my sysadmin (who is off work) takes down client SSL authentication. There is ...
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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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IIS Web Server file change monitoring tools? [closed]

We are looking for a tool to run in the background of out Server 2008 R2 IIS web-server. We want a tool that can tell us when new files re created, or changes are made to existing file to watch for ...
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Reducing the delay occured during DNS change

We have hosted our website in a windows server 2008 r2 with Godaddy and as a disaster recovery plan we do have backup of all website data and database files.We also have backup server which is similar ...
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Lighttpd splitting request URI and dropping query parameter

I'm running lighttpd 1.4.33, which is reverse proxied to from an Apache server that is open to the Internet. When accessing a script from the local address of the lighttpd server, GET parameters are ...
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Running two webservers in Linux box - Apache2 and OPA

I have a linux box running ubuntu with LAMP. I'm planning to add opa (http://opalang.org) on the same server. According to opa documentation it will run through port 8080 by default. Is there a way to ...
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How to run php with SimpleHTTPServer?

I just found this awesome tip in the Apple SE: Start a quick webserver from any directory: python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000 Is there a way to have this parse php scripts, or is this for ...
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VirtualHost Server Not Found

After modifying the httpd.conf to include my virtual host configuration: Include /private/etc/apache2/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf, I added the following to my virtual host configuration file: # # ...
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Is using a single VPS for hosting both websites and games ok?

I'm planning on getting a VPS to host websites that I develop for clients, but I also am thinking about leasing out some of its resources for hosting a game. Hopefully having a heftier server with ...
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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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nginx read index.html and index.php with different folders

my nginx config for domain looks like below: server { listen *:80; server_name mywebsite.org ; root /var/www/mywebsite.org/web; index index.html index.htm index.php ...
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IIS 8.5, serving corrupt zip files

I have a WS2012r2 web server with multiple sites. We host zip files that are accessed though a direct URL (http://mysite.me/Test.zip"). These files are used to update our software and are downloaded ...
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How to access server using public ip when in the network itself? [duplicate]

I've asked this question and even searched around but didn't get a useful answer for me. Basically what im doing is i have a webserver on internal ip 192.168.0.100 port 80. So if im in the network it ...
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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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Sophos access a webserver from the web

I have an web server (IIS) behind an SOPHOS UTM 9 I have setup the Web Application Firewall feature It is a completely fresh install. No other settings have been edited. When I try to access the ...
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Can not access the company web site

Trust all you guys doing well today. I have a question. My company website www.miracle-adventure.com cannot be accessed from within the company network. I have a win2k8 R2 DC installed. The domain ...
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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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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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Is it possible to deploy SSL catch-all certificate on different servers?

I have a "catch-all certificate" that I would like to use on another server that resides in another VM. How can I achieve this? I haven't seen any docs that explain otherwise.