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Is it a good idea to put shared files outside public_html / root?

I just figured out that I can place files outside the domain root (outside public_html). The benefit of placing functions outside the domain root is that I can use the same file on multiple domains. ...
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Apache: why always showing files from the same virtual host?

I have set up 2 virtual hosts, sharing the same IP address: <VirtualHost *> DocumentRoot "/var/www/vhosts/website1.com/httpdocs" ServerName www.website1.com </VirtualHost> ...
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Apache serve specific documentroot on IP:PORT

I want to serve a specific documentroot on port 8000 I tried creating a .conf file in /etc/httpd/conf.d: Listen 8000 <VirtualHost *:8000> DocumentRoot "/newwebroot" </VirtualHost> ...
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DocumentRoot takes one argument, Root directory of the document tree error

Ok so I have this linux OS on my pc xubuntu and the external IP is not working via internal or external network, not working either on my pc. Just says 404 not found. What can I do? this is the 000-...
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Accessing phpmyadmin in Nginx directly from IP address (without a subdomain)

In an Ubuntu 16.04 Nginx environment which has some sites working fine, I've installed phpmyadmin: cd /var/www/html wget https://www.phpmyadmin.net/downloads/phpMyAdmin-latest-all-languages.zip find ....
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Duplicated version of a local (WordPress) site isn't available online in an Nginx environment

In my Ubuntu 16.04 Nginx environment I tried to create an online test version of a local WordPress site. The original site works fine and is accessed in HTTPS (the lock favicon is green in all pages). ...
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How to configure nginx to serve one site from two different document root and using different php depending on URL

I'm trying to configure nginx to use two different document root depending on url, so if some one connects to www.example.com will get site from /portal/public_html but if client connect to www....
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Varnish and Apache Document Root

I've inherited a system with a Debian 8 with an Apache installed and multiple VirtualHosts. In my 000-default.conf file I've got /var/www/ as document root, not /var/www/html and I can't found ...
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Name based Virtualhost DirectoryIndex not working

Here is my /etc/httpd/conf.d/other-hostings.conf file. <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "html/lucidaproject" ServerName www.lucidaproject.com <Directory "html/...
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Solaris 11, Apache2.2 webserver is not looking at Document Root

I have Apache2.2 installed on Solaris 11 server. It is not looking at the index.html under webpages folder that I want. Works fine on Solaris10 server with same settings When I only pass the server ...
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Apache ErrorDocument script location

Using apache 2.4 on Linux, with several virtual servers, each virtual server with its own DocumentRoot, I would like for the apache main server ErrorDocument local redirect to execute a single perl ...
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Nginx rewrite root to sub-folder without changing server root

I am trying to move an old app to nginx from apache but I froze on here. The /.htaccess RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^(.*) public/$1 [L] The /public/.htaccess Options +Indexes +FollowSymLinks -...
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nginx 1.8.0 ssl configuration root location behaving unexpectedly

I bump into this problem. I recently install nginx 1.8+ on a centos 6.7 along with PHP-FPM (5.3+). The installation was fine and setting up the virtual host was okay too but when I create a secure ...
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SSL on apache; the requested URL was not found

I am setting up SSL on my Apache/2.4.6 RHEL server. In httpd.conf, have VirtualHosts as shown below... <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName foo.bar Redirect permanent / https://foo.bar </...
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I am unable to deny server filesystem access with a custom DocumentRoot in Apache?

CentOS 7.1 - Apache 2.4.6 Default configuration contains the following: .... <Directory /> AllowOverride none Require all denied </Directory> ... DocumentRoot "/var/www/html" If ...
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HAProxy - backend with subdirectory

I have simple haproxy configuration: two servers, one is frontend, two is backend with jboss application. Here is config: defaults mode http log global ...
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Apache - Difference between VirtualDocumentRoot and DocumentRoot?

I found it very difficult to find this answer, after an hour (yes, an hour) of googling and browsing through several posts on stackexchange and several other forums... even through Apache's ...
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How to disable the default document root in Apache?

I host some websites on my server running Apache Httpd. Each website has it's own domain or sub-domain and virtual host. Therefore, I need no default document root. Is it possible to disable ...
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Nginx not making proxy_pass when getting files (other than index.html) from Apache's Document Root

I think I'm chasing my own tail here and I've decided to ask all you gurus. I have two machines, one has a reverse proxy Nginx and the other an Apache running several virtual hosts. The nginx ...
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WIldcard SSL Subdomain Not Pointing at Correct DocumentRoot 3

I have the same problem than: WIldcard SSL Subdomain Not Pointing at Correct DocumentRoot but the answer does not help me. I have a Wildcard SSL installed on my Apache server. With HTTP : www....
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Apache 2.4 Virtual host apache.conf 403 permission & 404 document root access errors

I know this questions has been raised before, but I swear I have read through the other posts. I am using virtual hosts on Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) server to host multiple wordpress sites. I have one ...
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How to whitelist a directory in apache [closed]

Files that I want to serve via browser are located at /root/my_folder (ubuntu 14.04). I changed a path from /var/www/html to /root/my_folder in /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf, after ...
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Lighttpd static file server 403 forbidden error

I installed lighttpd on Debian Jessie for serving static files, I have a USB drive mounted at /media/storage, with /media/storage/www as my document root and my lighttpd.conf looks like this: server....
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Accessing site after IP redirect

we are using Apache2 to host multiple sites on one system in our local network. One such site is the following: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName wiki.idi.local DocumentRoot /srv/dokuwiki/...
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Security of Apache DocumentRoot

I have a general question about security of Apache DocumentRoot, which comes from a statement I read when installing Galaxy, a bioinformatic web service and infrastructure. The statement says "...
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Apache2 reverseproxy - How to set a DocumentRoot on the server?

I've configured a reverseproxy with apache2. The reverseproxy configuration looks like this: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName someserver.com ProxyRequests Off ProxyPass / ...
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how can i access a directory from network in apache using httpd.conf [closed]

I want apache to access a location which is in network that means instead of specifying a DocumentRoot from withing the server(mine is centos) i want the apache to access a directory which is on ...
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Apache Adding DocumentRoot to URL when www not used - could be rewrite issue

When I visit www.mysite.com all is well. When I visit mysite.com (without the www) I get redirected to http://www.mysite.com/home/admin/domains/mysite.com/public_html which gives a 404 error. /home/...
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Apache doesn't start: syntax error…DocumentRoot must be a directory

I read all the previous answer but I couldn't fix my problem.. I'm changing the server where my website is hosted and I'm setting again apache.. Now, after installing php, fail2ban, etc i have that ...
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set document root for external calls

I'm using mod_userdir to set my document root to /home/user/server/public_html/ I also setup a virtual host that will redirect for the ServerName domain.com to /home/user/server/public_html/domain....
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Apache Serving Wrong Document Root

I have installed SSL on a subdomain of my site. Everything works perfectly, except this strange behavior. If I point my browser at the following locations, these document roots are served: http://...
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Set up instance of Drupal website on fresh Ubuntu server?

I am a brand new to Drupal...and web programming, for that matter. I have set up an Ubuntu 12.10 server, installed Apache, and installed Drupal 7.24 (all through bash...I am working from the server ...
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Apache Virtual host (SSL) Doc Root issue

I am having issues with the SSL document root of my vhosts configuration. Http sees to work fine and navigates to the root directory and publishes the page fine - DocumentRoot /var/www/html/websites/...
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DocumentRoot Directory Apache httpd

I want to make changes over my httpd.conf file of Apache running in Windows, but I want to know why need to use (or declare) the same root twice. DocumentRoot "C:/Apache/htdocs" <Directory /> ...
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Is there anything wrong with making your documentroot tmpfs, if you've got the ram to spare?

As the title says, it strikes me that if I have an old mason webapp which is basically a few hundred perl scripts and components on disk, would it not run quicker if I made the documentroot a tmpfs? ...
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Is there a DocumentRoot naming convention and why do some suggest /var/www/example.com over /var/www/example [closed]

As the title suggest, I was wondering if there is a technical reason behind naming a web application's documentroot with the domain name? From my limited experience, it seems that including the domain ...
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Why can't I change document root in apache without error?

I'm trying to change my document root in apache so I can start a new project and keep an old one available so I can reference the files. Whenever I try to change the document root, though, I get a 403 ...
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Nginx document root owner

I am setting up a django web app using Nginx + Gunicorn. I am using also an Amazon linux instance that is based on CentOS distro. Assuming that Nginx is running with a nginx user what's the best ...
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index.html is not read from the intended directory

I am trying to set up a virtual host on a Fedora 18 installation. This is on Rackspace. Following is my /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf (I deleted all the comment lines for brevity): ServerRoot "/etc/...
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Testing vhost config

I've been battling to get a vhost config working on an internal development server at work. I have found other vhost configs in the site-available directory. For some reason, I can't see why my new ...
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Apache - how do I create an exception for a vhost's VirtualDocumentRoot in httpd.conf?

I'm new to Apache, and I'm wondering if there's a way to configure VirtualDocumentRoot to create an exception for just one of my vhosts on my local server. Currently all of my sites are stored in ...
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Apache, serving a subdomain from a different directory than webroot

I'm trying to serve two projects, separately, from a shared directory on an Ubuntu server via Apache. The directory of the whole kit and kaboodle looks something like: /project /api /app Now, I'...
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setting up a vhost alias with a wildcard for domain and document root - doc root not parsed correctly

I only have a fuzzy idea of the correct terminology to use in this question so please feel free to help me by clarifying it. I have a vhost setup. The idea is that I want a wildcard to route all ...
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How to set PHP root directory?

I've a web server with CentOS and DirectAdmin. I found that php is allowed to ignore the virtual host DocumentRoot. For example the following code: <?php print_r(scandir('/')); ?> Result on a ...
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XAMPP pointing a file outside root folder [closed]

I am using XAMPP for first time in Mac. Running out problems accessing other than root folder(htdocs).when I am placing my web application inside htdocs with default httpd.conf file it works when I ...
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Default DocumentRoot directory redirects to a VirtualHost in Virtualmin [closed]

When I try to access DocumentRoot it redirects to one of my VirtualHosts, I can't see contents in /var/www/html. It's under Virtualmin 3.94 and I think someone else my problem here, but I can't find ...
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setting php.ini to use / for webroot?

New at this, so apologies if I'm not using the correct terminology, but... Locally, in my scripts, I can include scripts using: include('/include/sample.php'); And it will automatically traverse to ...
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Can a S3 mount be used as the document root for Apache?

Has anyone been successful in having their DocumentRoot reside on an S3 mount (using s3fs)? I currently have a mounted bucket at /mnt/s3. I can read and write files to it no problem. In my httpd....
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Cant start apache, says html folder not directory

When I attempt to start httpd: [root@cameronaziz www]# service httpd start Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 292 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: DocumentRoot must be a directory ...
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nginx doesn't find the directory but apache does

I use apache as the backend server and nginx on the frontend. Apache listens to port 8080 and nginx to port 80. What I do is have the root point to the public folder foreach virtualhost: <...