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Create a distinct VM for PHP applications on a vServer

Stacked Virtualization on a vServer Currently I operate two vServers. A small Digital Ocean (vServer1) Ubuntu Droplet serves my Wordpress blog and other PHP applications. On a second, more potent ...
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Effects of configuring vm.overcommit_memory

My VPS web server running on CentOS 5.4 (Linux kernel 2.6.16.33-xenU) irregularly (like once a month give or take a few weeks) becomes unresponsive due to oom-killer kicking in. Monitoring of the ...
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Load Balancer, EC2 - HTTPS Connection

Ok this might be a rookie question but here's my scenario. I have a loadbalancer managing a single EC2 instance at the moment. I have an application running on that EC2 instance. What I like to ...
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SVN Commit Not Updating Files On Server

I have followed this guide http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Subversion and everything has worked as far as 5.3 (i can check out files). I had an existing directory "/var/www/file-manager". This ...
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Web server opens old index file in a strange way

PC: Old desktop PC, OS: Ubuntu LTS (latest), Web Server: Using Apache (latest), FTP: Gadmin PROFTPD, DNS: Using NOIP, Also using the NOIP dynamic update client, in my var/www/html I kept an ...
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Apache2 and LD_PRELOAD libraries wrapping

I'm trying to load a custom library on an Apache2 web server. On Unix systems, I know it's possible to do it using the LD_PRELOAD variable. I've configured /etc/apache2/envvars file to preload my ...
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IIS/ASP.NET performance incident - Perfmon Current Annonymous Users going through roof but Requests/sec low

Setup: ASP.NET 4.0 website on IIS 6.0 on Win 2003 64 bit, 8xCPUs, 16GB memory, separate SQL 2005 DB server. Had a serious slowdown today with any otherwise fairly well performing ASP.NET site. For a ...
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Are there cases where the value for REMOTE_ADDR will be IPv6?

Even with fairly widespread acceptance/implementation/adoption of IPv6, I have only ever seen IPv4 addresses used for the REMOTE_ADDR value. Assuming I am using the REMOTE_ADDR for things like ...
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Nginx proxy does not load image or css?

I am trying to using Nginx Proxy to reach to a webserver that is running Apache on port 80 and uptime (nodejs application) on port 8082. I am succesfully able to reach the destination and even see the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 server wordpress file permission

I have an webserver running Ubuntu 14.04. I host 3 wordpress 4.1 sites using apache virtual hosts. The website are working well but I can't upload any picture using wordpress>media>library>add new. ...
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NGINX and Chrome [duplicate]

Going a bit mad here, pulling my hair out. The site on http://alpha.draser.co.uk works on IE and Firefox (only tested those) and doesn't work on Chrome. I've tested this on my computer and a remote ...
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Unable to reach apache web server through nginx proxy

I have apache server running on the following 23.xxx.xxx.10:80. I am trying to reach to one of the folders ( /var/www/cfbrokerlogs) using nginx proxy as defined below. However, when i try to reach ...
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apache webserver unresponsive with server-status showing all child processes waiting for connection

My setup: i have 3 nearly identical webserver machines serving the same high loaded dynamic website with simple load balancing over dns. The service has been working for over two years with the same ...
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Administering forums on servers, seeing weird attacks

I'm not sure ServerFault is the correct place for such a question: please redirect if another StackExchange site is more appropriate but I think this is the "most correct" one. On one of the server ...
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Apache virtual host set up not working for a single website

I have a Linode VPS hosting several websites. Using Linode guides, I created folders to place files and created an apache .conf file holding the virtual host configuration for each website. This ...
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Any possible side effect to use APC on shared host? [closed]

I'm using a shared host for a CMS site. This shared host has an option to use "APC". I just tried this option on a test site as it can be enabled just by one click on my account page of the shared ...
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Problems with port forwarding on a Arris TG862 [closed]

I am having a heck of a time getting port forwarding setup on an Arris TG862. I am trying to forward port 80 to a machine on my network but I am having exactly zero luck. Here is my setup: The Arris ...
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Web server hits from Akamai IP addresses

I am getting a lot of hits to my web server from multiple IP addresses that are owned by Akamai. This stood out to me as the requests are for resources that are no longer available. These resources ...
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SSL Site Sudden Performance Issues

I have a linux box running an ecommerce store. Everything is fine until the user goes to checkout. Once the user clicks checkout the system moves the user to the https service. Images and page load ...
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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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Questions about NGINX limit_req_zone

I got a problem with NGINX limit_req_zone. Anyone can help? The problem is that, I want to limit user access to some specific URL, for example: /forum.php?mod=forumdisplay? ...
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How do you do load testing and capacity planning for web sites?

This is a canonical question about capacity planning for web sites. Related: Can you help me with my capacity planning? How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for ...
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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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Serving Landing page using nginx. Unable to get '/' to work while other urls are working fine

I am trying to set up a landing page for my site( say example.com) and I want to serve my own html as the page to load when someone types 'example.com' on their browser. I am using nginx as my ...
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IP address visible in browser's “Inspect Element” [migrated]

I've recently started hosting my own website on a machine on my network. Whenever anyone goes to my site and does "Inspect Element" my external IP address is visible to everyone. This seems like a ...
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Manual NAT on Checkpoint (Redirect all http requests to a local web server)

We have a proxy server in our internal network and I want to redirect all internet http requests to a web server in local network. It'll be like a Network Billboard that says "No direct connection is ...
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apache2.4 with webdav give an 405 error

I just upgraded my test machine from Apache 2.2.29 to 2.4.10 and actually Im getting some issue with webdav module. If I try to login to a webdav account it works but if I try to list my current ...
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Use AssignUserId as variable in Apache MPM ITK

I heard that the MPM-ITK module for Apache can change Apache server's behaviour to access some folder / file using the UID or GID from the default UID (www-data) into a given UID on the configuration. ...
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Setup an apache Virtual Hosts on Debian 7

I tried to setup an apache virtual host on a fresh debian 7 installation like following: applied steps 1.Install apache server: apt-get install apache2 2.create my new derictory: mkdir -p ...
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“Rewrite” HTTP status codes

I have a load balancer appliance (Cisco ACE) which balances two instances of an application (Splunk). Unfortunately the application returns status code 303 when it redirects, which the LB doesn't ...
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ServerName with IPv6 with Apache

I'm basically trying to redirect every request on :443 to :443. I found this way to do that, which work pretty nicely, once the visitor discard the SSL alert (my certificate isn't valid for my IP, of ...
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Configure nginx to proxy pass when some conditions occurs or to use php fastcgi otherwise

I have a particular case on which I want to redirect visitors to a "prerender" server when I found out the visitor is a crawler (to give a SEO-optimised website) and to a standard php fast-cgi ...
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How do I disable tomcat caching? I'm having weird static file problems

How do I prevent tomcat from caching? I have css and basic html files that I load and use via ajax, and unless I restart tomcat, the changes do not seem to reflect. Different machines, different ...
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How to create dynamic vhosts with dynamic root folder locations?

On my development machine I'd like to have one folder for all my projects and access each project with a subdomain that is named after the folder name. Most of the dynamic vhost tutorials I found for ...
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Lynx command line browser and the 'hosts' file

I am building a small web app for my company and currently I have this weird issue: I have 2 instances of the web app running, one accessible through the internet and another one for internal ...
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Apache loading time in microseconds - difference between header and log

I recently followed this guide to obtain performance measurement of siteload on a web server. To log the time it takes for Apache to process a request add this to your apache configuration file: ...
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Access pfSense reverse proxy sites from LAN

I've configured multiple webservers inside the reverse proxy package to redirect to a single servers, but on different ports. app1.mysite.com -> app.mysite.local:8000 app2.mysite.com -> ...
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What can lead to a zone memory exhaustion and how Nginx reacts to it?

What is a possible scenario for exhausting the memory designated to a connection zone with limit_conn_zone directive and what are the implication in this case? Suppose I have this in my ...
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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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Website inaccessible on some university/workplace networks [closed]

We are experiencing a problem where our website is inaccessible at certain university/workplace networks. We send an email to users with a link to our website. Part of the link is a hash which is ...
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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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Suddenly many requests to /announce on server [duplicate]

We currently receive a lot of unusual requests on our Apache2 web server which impair the server's performance. Most requests go to /announce and /announce.php. Both addresses do not exist - 404. Here ...
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How to best defend against a “slowloris” DOS attack against an Apache web server?

Recently a script called "slowloris" has gained attention. The basic concept of what slowloris does is not a new attack but given the recent attention I have seen a small increase in attacks against ...
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Access Denied on LAN IIS Access via Integrated Authentication

I have an IIS 7.5 (Win2k8R2) Webserver, which publishes an UNC Share (on a Fileserver) with restricted access. The AppPool Identity is a Domain User-Account with read access to mentioned UNC path. ...
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Creating a fallback error page for nginx when root directory does not exist

I have set up an any-domain config on my nginx server - to reduce the amount of work needed when I open a new site/domain. This config allows me to simply create a folder in /usr/share/nginx/sites/ ...
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Using URL rewrite module for http to https redirect

Following ruslany's suggestion on the URL Rewrite Tips page here, I'm trying to use URL Rewrite to redirect http:// requests for my site to https://. I've written and tested the rule using a test site ...
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redirect all subdomains to www while setting environment variable

I've got a domain (example.com) pointed to an apache2 webserver. the root www folder looks like: www/ site/ app/ test/ The apache config should: send all requests to ...
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Adding a TXT DNS record to OS X Server

How would I add a TXT record to a DNS zone in OS X Server.app? There's an option for adding a Service Record that happens to have a Text field, but there's also a required Service Type field that I'm ...
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How StartServers directive in Apache2.2/OHS 11g works

I have OHS 11g running with default MPM ( worker). I want OHS to create 1 child process only. Below is the httpd.conf section: <IfModule mpm_worker_module> StartServers 1 MaxClients ...
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Monit: How to optimally monitor an URL

My webserver runs nginx with php5-fpm. If some trouble occurs, usually php5-fpm hung up, resulting in a "bad gateway" server error. Of course, I never know, if nginx may crash as well, some day. When ...