Apache (HTTP Server) /əˈpætʃiː/ is a modular cross-platform web server software with a large variety of features(called modules) including SSL, compression, log, proxy and server-side programming language interfaces like Perl, Python, Tcl, and PHP.

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Make Google index over 90,000 user profiles

I have a large amount of user profiles hosted in this schema https://example.com/stats.php?player=name (It's not the prettiest URL, but .htaccess dramatically slows down my site and I don't understand ...
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How to enable use of .htaccess in Apache on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to enable use of htaccess file in Ubuntu 14.04 (Apache 2.4.7). I know that this question has many possible duplicates, but none of them helped me yet. .htaccess: ErrorDocument 404 /404....
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Applying domain name to a directory

I have a Linode instance of Ubuntu 10.4 using the LAMP stack to host an instance of Magento and a couple other things. I currently have Magento set up at: http://123.459.780.123/magento. When I ...
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How do I capture incoming HTTP requests for analysis?

I have a site that is hit pretty hard by a 'bot script that thinks it is possible to brute-force the Admin password by "trying" out different passwords with the username "Admin". Here is an excerpt ...
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Should 304 Not Modified responses include the “Last Modified” header?

I've been using the most excellent http://redbot.org tool for testing have HTTP headers on my site correct (its custom code in PHP serving dynamic content - wanting to ensure it cached where possible -...
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What measures should I take after I find one of my scripts being vulnerable?

I maintain a few PHP-based websites for a small company on a LAMP server. The scripts include CMS such as Joomla or Wordpress, as well as SilverStripe and Drupal installations. A week ago, I found ...
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How do I block US users from my website without interfering with SEO?

My website uses Apache 2.2.14 (which forwards all requests to Tomcat underneath). I need to block all US users from accessing the website (and potentially users from other countries). But importantly ...
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Apache logs: “::1 … ”OPTIONS * HTTP/1.0" 200 -

Just looking at logs of a not-so-busy site on one of our Apache servers and notice tons of these in the log: ::1 - - [15/Apr/2011:12:11:40 -0700] "OPTIONS * HTTP/1.0" 200 - ::1 - - [15/Apr/2011:12:11:...
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Which is more SEO friendly, redirect or rewrite?

On Apache 2.4, which is better for multiple migrated URLs in terms of SEO, 301 redirect or rewrite? I have ~50 URLs.
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Updated Apache from 2.2 to 2.4 and now my sub domains are broken

Upon trying to visit any of my subdomains here is the error recieve in my error.log file: [Tue Jul 15 11:17:42.924790 2014] [core:alert] [pid 17309] [client 108.162.241.152:26427] /var/www/.htaccess: ...
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Which is more supported by web clients (browsers): SAN (Subject Alternative Name) or Wildcard SSL Certificates?

Which are more widely supported by browser clients, wildcard or SAN certificates? I need to decide between using a SAN cert or a wildcard cert. Client/browser compatibility is my biggest concern.
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What are the most commonly used and basic Apache htaccess redirects?

This question is here so we can offer users who are looking for information on how to make one or more common or basic redirects in Apache using the htaccess file. All future questions pertaining to ...
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apache virtual hosts on LAN

i have 3 domains pointed at my linux box, apache2 virtual hosts is set up so that each domain loads the appropriate webpage when you visit it outside of the LAN. my trouble is trying to view the ...
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Possible to split virtual host definitions into multiple apache conf files?

I have a single server that I use to host a whole bunch of smallish websites. It's recently come to my attention that a service called LetsEncrypt allows me to get an SSL certificate for free. The ...
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What steps are required to enable SSL on Apache2 with Ubuntu?

I am developing a strategy game for web where there there will be a lot of client-server traffic for sending attacks, moves, etc. Right now I send messages from the client to the server via HTTP, and ...
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Are Commercial SSL Certificates (key file, and certificate file) portable when migrating between a new and old Apache2 server?

We have an SSL Certificate that's currently on our Apache2 server for transferring traffic over the https protocol. We are migrating away from this server to at another data center with a different ...
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PHP 5.6.6 loading but not interpreting in Apache2.4 64 bit Windows

I have installed Apache 2.4.12 (Win64) VC11 from Apache Lounge. Typing httpd -M tells me that php5_module is loaded and shared. I have PHP 5.6.6 win32 VC11 Thread Safe installed. The Apache server ...
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Allowing access to an Apache virtual host from the local network only

I have a web page on a Linux server I administer, running Apache 2.2. This server is visible to the outside world for some other services. I would like to configure Apache so that a given virtual ...
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Will using Google's PageSpeed module help to speed up a site with Magento?

I'm considering installing Google's PageSpeed module on a Debian Linux / Apache 2.4 web server to speed up a Magento CE website. Will using Google's PageSpeed module help to speed up a website using ...
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Let apache run perlscripts that don't have an extension

I'd like to use perlscripts without their extension. f.e. "index" instead of "index.pl". Changing the DefaultType-directive from text/plain to application/x-perl didn't do the trick. Instead of ...
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What VPS spec would I require to run WordPress [closed]

I am looking to move an existing WordPress website to a virtual private server (VPS). It will be a Debian (minimal install) running ISPConfig3, Squirrel Mail, and Apache2. The WordPress site ...
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Unable to view 2 local sites over network

I have 2 websites running on my local machine that I'd like to view from other machines on the same network. For /etc/apache2/sites-available/site1.com: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName site1....
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Huge difference between Facebook Ad Click figures and Apache log requests

We're running a facebook ad campaign for our business but there seems to be a huge discrepancy between the number of clicks registered and the number of requests made with "facebook.com" in the HTTP ...
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Configure clean URLs for Laravel using a rewrite rule to index.php

Recently I've started learning Laravel , I have none experience with framework before. I'm encountering the following problem .I'm trying to configure the .htaccess file so I can have clean URLs but ...
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Installing a PHP framework to a host without public_html or www folders (ftp is DocumentRoot)

I've developed a PHP framework that operates with the directory structure of / /classes/ /templates/ /.../ /www/ (public_html) But I've come across a host that only allows ftp to the ...
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Using PHP inside .html files not working as expected

Apache2, Linux, php5 I have added this line to my .htaccess file AddType application/x-httpd-php5 .htm .html running apace2ctl -m, shows this module loaded A php5_module (shared) I have a ...
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Bizarre image loading problem from apache2

Users have complained a few times about seeing a bizarre set of pink or green stripes on our webpage. At first I thought there were a rash of video card outages, but then someone sent me a screenshot ...
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Restrict mod_pagespeed to specific domains on a server

If a server hosts the following domains:- http://exampleA.com http://exampleB.com http://exampleC.com How is it possible to enable mod_pagespeed for only domains http://exampleA.com and http://...
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Apr_sockaddr_info_get() Failed

Today while trying to start apache server I received an error: Apr_sockaddr_info_get() Failed I would like to get opinions / answers to resolve this issue. I would like to know what exactly is ...
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Configure apache to make local website available for external people

I would like to make my local website (running on a virtual CentOs machine) accessible for my mate who is also working on the website. I have created a new line in my router config to forward all ...
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Redirect $.html to $/ mod_rewrite rule clash

I have already remapped URL's from for example /sub/test/ to test.html but I also want to redirect /sub/test.html to /sub/test/ but here seems to be a clash between the rules. .htaccess files is in ...
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Redirect www to non-www using Apache htaccess does not work

I have this in my .htaccess (modified from the default Drupal .htaccess): RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.website.com\.com$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://website.com/$1 [L,R=301] In theory this ...
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Standard Wordpress mod_rewrite rules interacting with one of my own rules are causing all requests for a certain page to be sent to the homepage

I have WordPress 3.5.1 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm running Apache 2.2.22. NOTE: I can't share the domain that I'm working on, and must santize any config files and log outputs. While the ...
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Best practices for serving multiple sites with Apache2 [closed]

I have a server with a number of virtual hosts. Over the last couple of years I have continually been improving on most parts of serving these sites, everything from how and where to do logging, how ...
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prevent hotlinking of off-site content?

I have a www.example.com site where I serve all static content (e.g. http.//www.example.com/image.jpg) off a CDN with URLs like http://static.example.com/image.jpg An Apache 2 .htaccess rule ...
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Mod rewrite - redirecting url with certain parameter to new url

I need some help redirecting a url with particular parameter value to a new url. For example how can i redirect these two urls with id 123 and 345 to a new url? Redirect http://testserver.xyz.com/...
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Configuration-time variables in apache configuration files

I have several virtual host configurations which are stored in files on their own and differ mostly in properties like DocumentRoot, logfile names, ports (for a RewriteRule) and the like. Sometimes ...
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Getting MAMP Pro Apache to Listen on Multiple TCP Ports

I'm running MAMP Pro (Currently 3.5). I would like to be able to run Apache's standard (non-SSL) TCP on multiple ports (80 and 8080) for testing. It doesn't seem to let me do this. Adding a new TCP ...
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Mod-Rewrite content negotiation for mixed Accept header?

I am configuring a lightweight content negotiation mechanism using Apaches's Mod-Rewrite. The configuration should deliver several different data representations (for instance, HTML, XML, RDF/XML, and ...
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debian phpmyadmin - Call to undefined function __()

I recently upgraded my debian installation from wheezy to jessie. Now I get only blank pages when accessing phpmyadmin. The apache log says: Fatal error: Call to undefined function __() in /usr/...
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How RAM is used on CGI query?

The user sends a file via HTML form <input type="file" ... /> CGI script, installed on the server, receives the file and, say, writes it down to the disk. As simple as only possible. As I ...
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How can I make Apache wait for images to be fully written to the storage drive before serving them?

I'm using fswebcam to take pictures from my webcam and write them to /var/www so that anybody can view them from my website. The problem is that my server is a Raspberry Pi with a slow SD card. It ...
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Phpmyadmin error 403 - No matching DirectoryIndex (index.html) found, and server-generated directory index forbidden by Options directive

I installed phpmyadmin over a year ago. I use MAC OS 10.10.4. I don't use Xampp. My installation Folder is /Library/Webserver/Documents/phpmyadmin. Now when I try to access phpmyadmin with that url,...
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Joomla internal only page

I have a LAMP setup and Joomla. I want to have some URLs/pages in my Joomla website only internally to my subnet. Is there a file/URL equivalent for Directory like this? <Directory /usr/share/...
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Enabling SSL on Apache2 causes address already in use error

My server works just fine on a normal Apache2 install. Now, I'm trying to install subversion on this server using a guide I found on the net called: Installation of Subversion on Ubuntu, with Apache, ...
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Using mod_speling with multi-level htaccess and rewriterules

We recently switched formats for managing our 301s. For the most part, everything went well, but it seems to have stopped mod_speling from working properly. Here's what we changed: Old /var/www/html/....
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How to force browsers to always reload xslt files?

Related: Apache: How can I force the browser to reload CSS files? I'm building an xml page (on an apache2) that is supposed to be translated to xhtml by the browser, so my server also serves a main....
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.htaccess mod rewrite sub directories redirect loop

I am trying to setup a sub-directory with individual .htaccess. I want to redirect .html files to url without extensions and also add a trailing slash and redirect all non-slashed urls there. Here's ...
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Reverse proxy apache not working [closed]

I have my subdomain pointing to my server IP. I have enabled sudo a2enmod proxy sudo a2enmod proxy_http sudo a2enmod proxy_wstunnel Here is my virtualhost.conf file contents: ProxyRequests off ...
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How to restrict site access to all countries except mine with .htaccess?

I used this tool to download list in ".htaccess allow" format to allow traffic from my country and restrict all others but it's still accessible when visiting from bunch of foreign proxies. I'm ...