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

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Masquerading a Webserver [closed]

I was trying to gain access to a piece of obsolete network hardware by intercepting into the configuration information that it is downloading from a remote server(with a public IP - This server exists ...
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Recommendation for server setup and architecture for a large number of sites [closed]

Currently we have around 8 different servers with three different providers. I'll label these A, B and C. In total across these different providers we've got around 250 ...
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CentOS server - intranet- domain name without local dns

I am running a CentOS PXE/webserver and would like to use a domain name such as fresh.srv instead of typing in the IP address to access the website on a client computer. Is this possible with out ...
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How to fight request spam (DDOS i guess) on CentOS server [duplicate]

lately i'm trying to fight DDOS on my CentOS 6.4 server. I have installed CSF and I've set it quite strictly. Yet there is a URL that have like 1000 requests and max 2 per IP (smart ddos-er I guess). ...
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NGINX only responds to wildcard IP

When I specify a specific IP:PORT for nginx to listen on, all requests are refused. When I use the wildcard *:80, *:443 it works again. This is a problem for me as it's possible for the wrong domain ...
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Web server behind NAT, how to listen for public IP address

I have a debian web server (nginx) running behind a firewall using NAT. The web server is hosting several sites that require SSL and their own IP address. I'd like to have the SSL sites listen to only ...
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serve website over ssh conection only

I need to display some server info and allow access to some commands via a web interface. I was thinking a secure way of doing this would be to serve the site only over ssh. I have seen examples ...
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file link access via email

we have a server where an application is hosted. in our current configuration, our web server (IBM HTTPD) redirects all its requests to the application server (WAS). Now, we want to access a file ...
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Is there a standard way to keep modified Linux configuration files separate and identifiable?

NOTE This is a copy of a closed question from Stack Overflow, and a constructive version, I feel, of a similar question in Server Fault. Often I need to edit many configuration files under /etc, ...
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Is there a big difference between CentOS 6.4 to 6.2 and should I up/down-grade?

We have two separate managed web servers. One is running CentOS 6.2 and is used as a production environment for a number of sites. The second one runs CentOS 6.4, and hosts some internal applications, ...
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can't access my website from local network

I have a problem with my web server or my local network, I don't know exactly. I have centos 6 running as web server, and it was configured using webmin. Now I can browse my website from anywhere, ...
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Dell PowerEdge server crashed, how to repair? What happened? Information inside

I am currently in high school and run our school's website. This summer, our SysAdmin was diagnosed with cancer, and he went off for treatment, so I have been thrown into an interesting situation. ...
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Setup Nameserver for an Apache Webserver [closed]

(does the title make sense? cause I'm not sure) I want to host my own site. I've setup an Apache Server and I am able to call the site via IP. Now I want to call it via a domain. I have an extra ...
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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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Chinese bot visiting non-existent page every 5 minutes

Since 02.05.2013 some sort of bot is visiting my website, every 5 minutes. Most of the time it calls this URL, which doesn't exist: /viewtopic.php?f=3&t=849 Always with this user agent ...
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Do server responses become serial on parallel requests?

Let us have a web-application, served by Nginx, listening to port 80. When two or more users try to access some URL of that application, which response takes lot of time. For example, ten users try ...
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How do high traffic sites service more than 65535 TCP connections?

If there is a limit on the number of ports one machine can have and a socket can only bind to an unused port number, how do servers experiencing extremely high amounts (more than the max port number) ...
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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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How can I force a certain page to be non-SSL on nginx?

I'm looking to have a certain page, example.php, redirect to the non-SSL version if it is accessed via SSL. What type of rewrites should I be looking at?
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Is GlusterFS a good pick for keeping webservers in sync?

I've got 2 webservers, with the chance of having to add more servers along the way. Right now I keep these servers in synch using lsyncd + csync2. It works well performance wise because all files are ...
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Asp.NET WebApi application gives 404 error when deployed to IIS7

I have an Asp.NET MVC WebApi application that works perfectly in development environment does nothing but return 404 errors when deployed to testing server. Application is Framework 4.5 dotNET ...
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Can I check dynamically what are the instances of server is running?

Currently i am using IBM websphere, my ques is, is their any way through which i can find dynamically, what are the instances of server that are running through console or through java API's.
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How to configure a server for pause and resume downloads? [closed]

I am working on an iOS application, which needs basically functionality like µTorrent. I am able to download and upload through the app using a web service (API) created in PHP. I get to know that I ...
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Wordpress + nginx infinite redirect loop

I'm having problems with a wordpress site to enter the admin area. If I enter with: http://www.beshan.com/wp-admin/ I get an infinite redirect loop but if I enter with: ...
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How to configure multiple apache virtual hosts on multiple ports?

I have a server with one IP address. I want to run several virtual hosts in an Apache 2.2. And I want all virtual hosts to be accessible on port 80 (plain http), 8000 (plain http) and 443 (ssl). For ...
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Can I give a friendly error message for connections less than TLS 1.1?

For security reasons, I want to block all TLS connections older than TLS1.1. I also want to give a friendly error message for users who use less than TLS 1.1 on my site. Is there any way to ...
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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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Block bots/spiders from development server and static asset domain

We run apache (on windows) and NGINX (on CentOS) development servers. I have the problem that Google some how keeps managing to get hold of the development addresses and indexes them (could it be from ...
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Webserver Multiple Gateways

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 I have 3 gateways on my lan 10.0.0.1 10.0.0.2 10.0.0.3 Ubuntu has 3 NICs eth0 10.0.0.60 gw 10.0.0.1 eth1 10.0.0.61 gw 10.0.0.2 eth2 10.0.0.62 gw 10.0.0.3 If a request ...
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Default Web App in Site

I have a setup like so in IIS Server -- Sites ---- SiteAliasInIIS ------ WebApp1 ------ WebApp2 ------ WebAppN Is there any way to make WebApp 2 accessible by simply going to ...
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Advice on root account and ports ubuntu server

I've recently launched a website that's only been online 2 days, just checked the auth.log and already there are multiple login attempts being made from an IP based in Asia. I've changed my own user ...
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message “File not found.” when trying to install nginx / owncloud

I'm trying to use nginx as a webserver for my owncloud installation. According to this tutorial, I created the following config file: server { listen 59476; server_name mydomain.de; ...
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Apache Reverse Proxy to Multiple Virtual Machines

I've looked all over for the solution to my problem and cannot find it. Setup: So I have a host machine running virtualbox with multiple web servers. Each VM (webserver) has 2 network adaptors; Nat ...
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What is the different usages for sites-available vs the conf.d directory for nginx

I have some experience using linux but none using nginx. I have been tasked with researching load-balancing options for an application server. I have used apt-get to install nginx and all seems ...
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Apache rewriting URL with port when no port in the Virtual Hosts file

Environment Ubuntu 12.10 Apache 2.2.22 Background I'm using name-based virtual hosting. During some point in the setup I added a port 5001 to the virtual hosts list, and successfully accessed ...
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appcmd command to set anonymous authentication on a folder under a Web Application

I would like to run a command to set up anonymous authentication on a folder under a Web Application on IIS. I would like the particular folder to be the only thing affected. I don't want to change ...
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Renting Bandwith Overhead [duplicate]

Preface I have my own servers that have been given to me by a company I used to work for. I want to use these servers for some sites I've developed. I'm expecting a good amount of traffic and don't ...
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how does web server handle 304 http status code

As i understand 304 status says the cache in browser is valid enough. So does the web server never send the page in case the page is not expired cache timing or does it process the request and send ...
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Web server and mail server on same machine? [duplicate]

I just purchased VPS from DigitalOcean and installed LAMP but stuck at mail server. We get 5000+ visits/day and we do sent newsletters to our 10000+ subscribers 2 to 3 times a week and want about 20+ ...
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How to configure a subdomain that uses almost the same files as the top level domain?

I have mydomain.com at public_html/ and m.mydomain.com at public_html/m/ running on CentOS. m.mydomain.com is just a direct copy of all of the files from mydomain.com except for one configuration file ...
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Is it possible for a reverse proxy to make its request to another proxy and rewrite the urls in the response content?

I'm currently looking into reverse proxies and don't have a specific one in mind yet. I am trying to forward my requests from a reverse proxy through another proxy on the web with authentication. The ...
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ISA Web Publishing Rule, using alternative listening port ssl

I have two web sites I wish to publish to the Internet via ISA 2006 (integrated mode). The first one works fine and has done for a while. The second one I am trying to get working recently. It works ...
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Apache2 - symbol gzopen64 version ZLIB_xxx not defined in libz.so.1 with link time reference?

I am not a pro in Apache2 httpd server configuration. The OS is a 64bit OpenSUSE 12.3 with built-in apache 2.2 64bit. I found an issue that I cannot explain why: Jul 19 10:07:18 linux-fho2.site ...
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Using the same VPS for web server and mail server

I'm considering moving to a VPS for my web hosting needs (my own site and a few customers; nothing major - a few hundred visitors a day, and occasionally a few thousand). Since I'm unhappy ...
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Securing nginx (user/file permissions)?

I'm just setting up nginx on my web server, and I created a user account for it to use (nginx). However, it runs its worker processes by default as www-data. Is there any disadvantage to using ...
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is there difference in hosting application within default website and outside default website(as a separate website)

I use IIS 7.5 I hosted a web application (windows authenticated) within default Website server details server name : kevserver domain name : kserver-dev.com I logged in to the server with my creds ...
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Server bandwidth and website weight

I was wondering... Having the followings: a webserver with 100mbps output bandwidth (enough cpu and enough ram) a website 1 MB (Megabyte) heavy is the following assertion true? The server has an ...
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Access phpmyadmin (which is on a non-standard port) from my office network

On my webserver I have set up phpmyadmin to operate over port 8084 for security reasons. So to access it I would normally visit http://mywebsite.com:8084 In my office, it seems like this port is ...
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Moodle data folder error

I am trying to set up an instance of Moodle on Amazon EC2 for a Uni project. I follow the installation tutorial to the "T" but when I try to access the url, all I get is this: Fatal error: ...
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Can Forefront TMG server as an outbound chacheing solution to a web farm

We are to deploy several web servers in a datacenters. All running Windows 2K12 + IIS. I am not very familiar with data center best practices for deploying and maintaining web servers. In the office ...