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Should websites live in /var/ or /usr/ according to recommended usage?

According to a guide on the Linux directory structure, /usr/ is for application files, and /var/ is for files that change (I assume this means "files that belong to the applications"). Is this ...
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My php homepage downloads index.php instead of being processed on Gandi.net

if I go to the homepage of my website http://www.website.com (on a brand new server) the index.php gets donwloaded instead than processed. I don't have the same problem on other folders. my .htaccess ...
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IIS 7.5 Redirect / URL Rewrite to mobile version of website

I'm looking for an IIS solution (not programming) to redirect a website to a mobile version of the website. It looks like it might be possible, but not sure, with IIS Redirect or using IIS URL Rewrite ...
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How long does it take for DNS to update new records? Strange DNS behaviour!

I had my personal site at freehostia and now i have shifted to some other server. It has been close to a week, and ofcourse as the NameServers changed for the new host, i made the required changes ...
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What steps to take when trying to resolve unresponsive/hung/broken IIS web site?

What steps do you take when you find an IIS web site is not responding? I might try to first telnet to the specified port, then check web site binding and authentication, and at last restart it. I ...
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How would I implement forwarding of a website that's in a subfolder?

User has been given a subfolder to hold their website at http://www.example.com/user. If possible, I'd like to forward that off to userdomain.com, as that's a different server and I have control over ...
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Slow loading Magento Commerce homepage

I have recently changed by website and it is really loading slowly :- dancemidisamples.com here is a report http://www.webpagetest.org/result/120906_78_ANK/ As far as I can tell the is a issue with ...
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configure server to handle a lot of requests

I have a website and we bought some advertisement on neobux.com. We bought 1000 views hoping to get more users on the website. We have a VPS with 1gb ram and 1gb burstable running apache. When we ...
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Setting up individually accessible public_html for each user of a linux machine

I have a dedicated server on which I have a site http://www.example.com I need to create a user and: allow him ssh and ftp access into it allow him to access a page such as: ...
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Penetration Testing [closed]

We're deploying a new website, hosted ourselves. Short of getting in white hats how would you go about penetration testing from outside the network?
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Website Recommendations [closed]

I would like advice in starting a new website that will be relatively high volume. Will need a database. I want a system that will grow with volume by adding hardware. What would be the ...
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How to get nginx to redirect from www to non-www domain?

Let's say I want to redirect from www.example.com to example.com and I want to do this using nginx. I looked around and did not see any good documentation on this so I figured I would ask and answer ...
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Server admin community on a blog platform? [closed]

I'm wondering if there is a site out there where server admins congregate and post useful bits and pieces. Server Fault for example is a great Q&A site and Slashdot Journal Entries could be useful ...
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How to create a self-signed SSL certificate with subject alternate names (SAN) for IIS websites

Does anyone know how to create a self-signed SSL certificate for use with IIS (7) that has subject alternative names (SAN)s? I need the certificate to be able to validate the hostname AND the IP ...
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Cisco Router - Website Doesn't Work Locally Because Public IP Directs to Router Itself!

I have an RV220W but this issue may apply to other Cisco routers. My website is deployed at public IP address 123.45.67.89/MyWebsite/Default.htm. My web server has an internal IP to which port ...
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Official online RPM package browser / search for CentOS

I am looking for something that resembles packages.debian.org Debian Package Browser only for CentOS 5 and/or RHEL 5 [Red Hat Enterprise Linux].
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Are there any good intranet search engines?

I'm searching for a intranet search engine which is capable of spider our intranet websites and network shares like SMB, NFS and optionaly AFP. Ever better for us would be a search engine which is ...
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Emails from web site sometimes blank or gibberish

Our company has one web site with an online store based on osCommerce. The system sends emails for various reasons, such as password changes, order confirmations, etc., using PHP's mail() function. ...
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How to change web host for my small site with minimal downtime

Company S is a small mom and pop host that can't keep our site running for more than a couple weeks at a time. They have suggested we find a better home. So we are moving our site to CrystalTech for ...
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How to make a subdomain point to a page in IIS7?

I have a website on IIS 7 and I created a subdomain and I want this subdomain to point to a page in this website. Example: www.example.com --> this is the main website and its default page is ...
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confusion with ssl cert and apache

I created a self signed signature. I visited my site and saw that it was untrusted (in FF and IE). After accepting it i saw a msg in IE saying it was signed for a different domain. Come to think of it ...
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Previewing site during DNS propagation

What methods do people use for viewing sites during periods of DNS propagation? We use WHM/cPanel for all sites so the sites on those servers can be accessed by http://IP.ADDRESS/~username/ but this ...
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When I have a Windows VM, how do I upload my website to it? [closed]

This is a really stupid question, I know, but I have literally zero experience on setting up a website/web app from the server level - I've always used a third party like Arvixe or GoDaddy. So, I ...