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How much free memory should I have on my webserver? [duplicate]

I have a webserver that's currently hosting two Wordpress sites and some java-based collaboration software. The server has 2G of memory and is currently using about 1.8G of the available memory. ...
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How can I get around using alias in nginx?

Due to a long-standing bug in nginx I was advised to switch my alias directive with a root directive. Unfortunately this now breaks my static files, which are located in a different directory to my ...
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Apache, nginx, or lighttpd? [closed]

I am going to be live blogging from an event and expect huge spikes in traffic. I am currently using apache with modphp and it died last year under heavy traffic and I don't want it to happen again. ...
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How do I decode this WordPress hack? [closed]

I found an offending string in a client's WordPress-powered website, and I just want to know what it does. @preg_replace("\x40\50\x2e\53\x29\100\x69\145","\x65\166\x61\154\x28\142\x61\163\x65\66\x34\...
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How to enable automatic update in wordpress running on IIS7 and Windows 2008?

I have a dedicated server using Windows 2008 and IIS7 running 5 blogs with Wordpress. I can't use the autoupdate feature of the wordpress neither the automatic plugin instalation. I believe I must ...
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Allow WordPress to Update on Local Apache2 Install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best linux permissions to use for my website? I'm having an issue that I can't seem to find an answer for, i've already scoured Google & SF and haven't ...
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Using Virtual Domains with WordPress and Cherokee Web Server

I'm trying to configure WordPress to work with Cherokee Web Server. The multi-site set up in WordPress is yyy.com and uses 'sub-domains'. Thus, I have sites like aaa.yyy.com, bbb.yyy.com - they all ...
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Which PHP (opcode) cache one should use and why?

I keep hearing about some PHP (opcode) caches like - APC, XCache, Memcache, eAccelerator, etc. But I couldn't ever figure out how to go about choosing one. Apart from performance benefit, which a ...
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The strange case of Mr. Time To First Byte

I've got a webserver on a Linode 1024 VPS based on Ubuntu 11.10 Nginx 1.0.5 PHP 5.3.6 (with PHP-FPM, APC) Varnish 3.0.2 And a couple of blogs there based on WordPress 3.3.1. One of them is a ...
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Blank Page: wordpress on nginx+php-fpm

Good day. While this post discusses a similar setup to mine serving blank pages occasionally after having made a successful installation, I am unable to serve anything but blank pages. There are no ...
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Wordpress can't find ssh public and private key pair

My server configuration is as follows: CentOS 5.8 (final) running Nginx. I am using the SSH2 feature of Wordpress's plugin installer. I have installed lib2ssh and it is working (Wordpress is ...
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PHP-CGI Started Serving Blank Pages

My PHP-CGI started serving blank pages for no apparent reason until I restarted the process. I want to know why. Unfortunately the "production" configuration file of PHP has no error_log by default. ...
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HA web cluster setup

I'm setting up a highly available web cluster, I'm planning to start out with 2 web servers connected to shared storage (perhaps via NFS). What's the best way of implementing this? Should the web ...
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Alternative to multiple WordPress installs (and not using WordPress-mu)

I run several instances of WordPress on a server for managing blogs across multiple domains (also hosted on the same server). Some domains are even utilizing multiple WordPress instances just as ...
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Nginx HHVM Wordpress issue with PHP Execution in one intermediate subdirectory

I have a weird situation with one of my websites, still in development in AWS. I have nginx 1.9.9 with HHVM 3.6.6-1.amzn1.x86_64 on a t2.micro. It's not publicly accessible. I have a custom written ...
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FastCGI: comm with server … aborted: idle timeout (30 sec)

I have multiple virtual webs running Wordpress but this one started to throw errors and I am unable to find the problem. Apache says: [Tue Jul 30 14:13:40 2013] [error] [client 82.100.0.70] FastCGI: ...
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How do I optimize a high traffic Wordpress website?

I am running a wordpress based site which is now hosted on (mt) under DV-Extreme package 2GB+256MB addon RAM. It a muti author site where people are engaged in writing posts, comments, updating status ...
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Low-traffic WordPress website on Apache keeps crashing server [closed]

I have recently moved my low-moderate traffic (1000 UAUs, 5000 pageviews on a busy day) website from shared hosting to a Centos 6 64-bit VPS with Apache and cPanel running on 4 quad-core processor (...
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nginx vs lighttpd for wordpress

Which web server would be more suitable for running a few instances of wordpress? They are both pretty easy to setup, so I am wondering mostly about performance. Would there be a difference? I think ...
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Hosts file entries for multiple domains on VPS?

mydomain is the main domain (in Plesk, Media Temple MT VPS), and under that are several Wordpress sites, like mysite1.com, mysite2.com, etc. Problem is that I get lots of these errors in httpd's ...
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Why doesn't nginx like my $args?

I have a WordPress site located at mysite.com/blog, the files of which are located in /var/www/mysite/wordpress. Why, when I visit mysite.com/blog/test, does my nested location block only get hit if I ...
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postfix sending mails to unknown addresses

I was checking my munin tables and saw a huge list of deferred mails in postfix and looking into /var/log/mail.log gave me an idea: I am sending mails to unknown mail addresses: Dec 23 08:21:32 ...
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HOWTO run Wordpress site along with Tomcat web aplication on the same server

I am building a solution where the CMS part of the site (i.e. About US, Contact etc) will be run on Wordpress & the private pages will be a Java-Servlet based stack run on Tomcat 7. Both of these ...
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I've been hacked, and now I'm a bit confused about some things

I noticed yesterday that my site has been hacked, and I'm really confused about some things at this point. All of the files - as far as I can tell - that were edited or added were done so with a ...
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Nginx and Wordpress permalinks are broken if blog is not in root

So I have installed nginx and Wordpress on my server. However, my blog is not in domain root. (e.g. example.com/blog and contents are in /var/www/example.com/blog) I am using settings below in nginx ...
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Wordpress website with extremely slow response (only for the first request)

I've a weird issue with my wordpress website ( http://rohitnair.info/) . The "first request" takes ages to respond. Any subsequent responses behave normally. Things I've observed while debugging ...
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Server hitting high loads and becoming very slow

all. I recently installed WordPress on a server of mine and ever since then my server has been acting very sporadic and becoming extremely slow-- sometimes even hitting a load average of 20!! At ...
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Selinux blocks wordpress in CentOS 6.3

I installed wordpress 3.5 to CentOS 6.3 using command: yum install wordpress and started httpd. Now I can see the following error in apache log: PHP Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening ...
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Removing port from nginx redirect

I have a domain so www.mysite.com running app Django. In this server I created a Blog with WordPress. www.mysite.com/blog Nginx Django app: upstream django { server 127.0.0.1:8001; } server { ...
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Nginx 301 redirection for WordPress after migration

We recently did a migration from a "custom CMS" (coded from scratch) to our current technology news/reviews site, MuyComputerPRO, which we installed in WordPress a couple of weeks ago. The migration ...
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How To Find Reasons of Why Site Goes Online/Offline

Seems today a website I manage has been going online and offline throughout the entire day. I have no idea what is causing the issue so I am seeking guidance on where to start. It is a Wordpress based ...
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DNS issue on Fedora 12? wget wordpress.org fails where wget www.google.com works

I'm administering a Fedora 12 box, but am quite new to networking specifics. Recently one of our WordPress apps hosted on our server has stopped being able to perform its auto-update or auto-download ...
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.htaccess - how to tell wordpress to ignore a directory

My wordpress website has seo friendly urls like http://mysite.com/mywebpage . I installed wordpress in my /var/www directory. However, on my server, I also have a directory called /var/www/mywebpage ...
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High memory usage of WordPress hosted on DreamHost VPS

Recently I see very high memory usage on VPS servers hosting my blog at DreamHost. There is not traffic increase in the recent months, but the memory usage is pushed by 250 MB. I tried looking at most ...
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Mapping godaddy domain with AWS EC2

I have a word-press website running on EC2. I have a domain registered with godaddy. I used the elastic IP from AWS EC2 to set up A record. The problem is, only the main page shows www.domainname....
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Installing Wordpress in Rails /public - missing mysql extension

I'm trying to install Wordpress in my Rails /public folder. I get the following error message: 'Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.' PHP ...
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Error when install Wordpress with mariadb “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.”

rpm -e --nodeps mysql-libs yum install MariaDB-server The above command helped me to install mariadb, also installed Wordpress. This was a great help. My problem now is when I reboot the server or ...
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Prevent server beeing flooded with requests

I'm hosting a Wordpress-blog on an Apache server (shared hosting). For some reasons I've been receiving like 100 requests per second to xmlrpc.php for a few days. The access.log looks like this: ... ...
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My website is infected with JS:ScriptIP-inf [Trj]

I am using Network Solutions hosting. I was recently attacked with JS:Illredir-S [Trj], I asked my hosting providers to clean it and they cleaned it and updated all passwords, but now after a week my ...
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Hosting service with WordPress auto-install [closed]

I recently started a WordPress blog on MyDomain (which offers WordPress auto-installation). Being a newbie to hosted blogging, I prefer using a host service that will have WordPress auto-installation. ...
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My Wordpress site being hack by modifying the .htaccess [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My server's been hacked EMERGENCY I'm going crazy right now and I don't know what to do. I've did a Google search about those hackers where they using .htaccess to ...
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Wordpress + PHP+ apache +mysql, mysql crash every 1/ month [duplicate]

On a server i have multiple rails apache + postgres apps and a mysql + php. The only PHP app is a wordpress. Except for wordpress everything runs fine. Every 40-50 days, mysql stop to work. Here is ...