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Proper way to put http-server into background

I'm using raspbian on a pi Zero to serve a simple static HTML page with an index.js and some styling. I'm using the npm package http-server I've installed it globally. https://www.npmjs.com/package/...
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Unable to change owner and group of Nginx error_log and access_log

Unable to change owner and group of Nginx error_log and access_log I want to change the owner and group of nginx's error_log and access_log straight away from nginx (not manually using chgrp and chown)...
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Move to a new server - redirect complete traffic (http + https)

I have a runninig server with multiple services on subdomains running on it (all using https), with nginx as reverse proxy. In some days I will move everything 1:1 to another server (new IP, new ...
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Webpage always takes 5 seconds to load the first time using Nginx

I've deployed a webserver using Nginx. The webserver is under a virtual machine using Virtualbox. Everything seems to work properly. Connections are carried out on a local network context. The problem ...
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Disable https when Nginx reverse proxy to IP address

I configured Nginx as a reverse proxy on my server for a site, say example.com I want the client to access my site using an IP address, something like http://192.0.2.67 The problem is that there is ...
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What is the difference between a proxy server and a gateway server?

From Proxy server on Wikipedia: A proxy server may reside on the user's local computer, or at any point between the user's computer and destination servers on the Internet. A proxy server that passes ...
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Enable HTTPS on a private network

My company is creating presentation software. When in use, presenters sign on through an HTTPS-enabled web site to send text, documents, authentication tokens, etc. How do I enable HTTPS ...
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Reverse proxy with login for redirecting different users to different applications

Im trying to configure the topology you can see in this picture: My question is, having a unique login server acting as a reverse proxy, is it posible to redirect the users to their respective server ...
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How did Alibaba find my server and ping my node instence that I just made?

So I just created a new droplet on DigitalOcean and did a http-server in the root directory. 5 minutes later I see this in the logs: GET http://47.99.121.32:39169/Ip/Up?Ip=[my server ip]&Port=...
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Access windows 7 guest http port from linux host with virtualbox (using redmine and rails)

I've just installed redmine on a Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 running on VirtualBox 5.2.12 r122571 I disabled windows firewall. The host and the guest can ping each other. I start redmine using webrick:...
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How does a typical http(s) load balancer work?

I know that there are some situations that we encounter heavy http(s) load on a server and we should use a load balancer to distribute load among several back-end servers. But I've a confusion here! ...
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Are there any tipping points when compressing contents of web server responses might not be the right choice?

I'm running an API Proxy server and want to compress the (uncompressed) response contents I get from the API endpoints in order to send them faster to the client that initiated the request. However, ...
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I can not start HTTP server Admin on AS400

The error message is... CPF9898 Escape 40 19/03/16 11:11:55.552230 QLWISVRA QSYS *STMT QLWIIHSMOD QHTTPSVR *STMT From module . . . . . . . . : QLWIMSG 5761SS1 V6R1M0 080215 Job Log MLCNAS05 19/...
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Reverse Proxy on ClientHello with bad security (e.g. WinXP)

XP seems to be a lot of "fun", these days with security especially since the security features XP DOES support are being phased out day by day. for all those who want to drop XP there is always the ...
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Is running a HTTP server elevated a security risk? [closed]

I have written my own web server in c++, and now I want it to run with real time priority, but for changing the priority to real time one needs the application to be running in elevated mode. Hence my ...
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serving html remotely from mac os x [closed]

TL;DR: simple HTTP server is accessible locally, but how can I make it available remotely in order to view the served files from another computer on the network? I'm using a zero-configuration ...
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Why does my Apache access log timestamp sometimes go backwards?

I noticed that in my Apache log (actually Oracle's branded HTTP Server, which is really Apache) the timestamp of the lines sometimes goes down, instead of up. Here is an example: 1.2.3.4 - - [16/Dec/...
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What will happen if I force https for my image hosting site via .htaccess but embed an image with an http link? [closed]

I've built myself a small image hosting service for my own projects and I recently switched the site to https which works perfectly. Now I made a .htaccess file with a rewrite rule as described here ...
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lighttpd server not serving images, js or css files

I am given a try to lighttpd. I configured a server with the instructions I found here. Below my configuration file: server.document-root = "<my_site_directory>" server.port = 4000 server....
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Lightweight http server for OSX and Linux? [closed]

I would like to install a lightweight http server that can be configured as simply as going to the directory where I want to start a site, executing a simple command to tell it in which port, and that ...
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Apache in front of Glassfish: mod_jk on https(443)

After the recommendation of using Apache http server in front of glassfish ( check question ), i used the following tutorial and made it work but only on port 80. What i mean is now i can type: www....
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Lightweight Windows HTTP server for static content from CD/DVD

I need a very lightweight Windows HTTP server to put onto CD/DVD. I've tried just using “file:” “protocol”, but there're too many problems: IE disallows JavaScript by default. There's a workaround ...
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Setting up a purely Node.js http server on port 80

I'm using a fresh install of Centos 5.5. I have Node installed and working (I'm just using Node -- no apache, or nginx.), but I cannot figure out how to make a simple server on port 80. Node is ...
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What is the proper HTTP status for "too many connections?"

I am working on an HTTP server which is supposed to only allow a certain amount of connections per user. How do I gracefully tell the user that more than n connections are not permitted. I tried ...
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Real world stats on Web Server Performance for static content (Apache, Lighty, IIS, Cherokee, Tomcat, etc.)

On a project I'm on (private web based application accessed by 1,000s of users) we're looking to shard off the loading of static content to a separate server (e.g. as a CDN) for improved performance. ...
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Change a config file through a http server

hey, first sorry for my bad english, and I do not know if the best place for this is here or stackoverflow :/ - I need to do a webpage on which someone can change a file on a linux machine. Think in ...
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Simple HTTP server for folders

Every once in a while when I'm debugging some web app, it would be useful for me to be able to serve a folder via a lightweight HTTP server. Something along the lines of cd folder httpserve -p 5000 ...
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