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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Regular server downtime of 6 to 12 minutes on Centos 6.5 with Apache 2.4.7

I am having continues server downtime of at 6 - 12 minutes on my new dedicated server. I had this issue before on my old server and my hosting provider managed to fix it. Now I migrated to a new ...
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Retrieve names of all sites on a webserver

Is there anyway that I could get names of all sites hosted on a IIS web server, to a text file? Any command or any alternative? Tried googling but couldnt find anything related.
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Cent OS webserver unreachable (SSH or HTTP and Ping timeout) after YUM update

I have recently tried to update my Cent OS web server with YUM update which was interrupted. This caused some issues and took there server offline. See the following question for details of this: ...
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kernel-firmware is a duplicate with kernel-firmware Cent OS YUM

I am having isssues getting my server to run after yum update was interrupted. When trying to complete the yum update I am getting the following response. [root@RESCUE-web yum.repos.d]# sudo yum ...
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nginx config fails with SSL key/pem (unique case)

I am trying to install SSL on my nginx reverse proxy with certified ssl keys but i get this message when i try to restart server: Restarting nginx: [emerg]: ...
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My server was used in a regBot attack [duplicate]

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 x64 web server that I only use to host downloads from my website. My website is on another server. I am the only person with access to the server. Today it was blocked by ...
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Redirect from Old Site to New Site on different folder

I want to redirect all request from a url host www.hostname1.com (including all subdirectores-www.hostname1.com/....) to a different url with a different host, www.newHost.com. I have already made the ...
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Sendmail won't send email to same domain

I have seen many references to this problem on server fault and all over the internet, but none of the solutions has fixed my problem. I am running Sendmail 8.14.4 on Ubuntu 13.10, this is a ...
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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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How to set up port forwarding on Amazon EC2

I have a web application running on Amazon EC2. It listens on port 9898. I can access it by entering the ip address and port number. e.g 1.2.3.4:9898 However, what I'd really like to be able to do ...
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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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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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Website has a lot of requests of 'fqexpack' url from Android devices

Recently our website started to get a lot of requests for /fqexpack url from devices with user agent, somehow connected to Android, like Dalvik/1.6.0 (Linux; U; Android 4.0.4; GT-S5303 Build/IMM76D) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...