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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...