The Apache HTTP Server is an Open Source Web server, which originated from a series of patches to the NCSA HTTPd. Apache is the world's most popular Web server, which is run on 54.90% of all Web servers according to the Netcraft survey conducted July 2010.

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How can I use .htaccess to respond with 403 forbidden status for URLs that contain a query string?

Some bots have been crawling my site for every link that ends with: ?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter I haven't checked out its IP. Then other bots (10+) follow the link rules ...
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How can I rewrite a subdomain to go to a specific file in a specific folder?

I've done searching for my answer and have tested a few solutions, but nothing has worked so far. I'm trying to get a URL like this http://baseball.sports.com to rewrite to ...
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htaccess force HTTPS except one page

This is my current .htaccess file: RewriteEngine On ErrorDocument 404 /404.html # 1 RewriteRule ^extra/([0-9]+)/(.*).html?$ pages.php?do=view&id=$1 RewriteRule ^special-bonus/([0-9]+)/(.*).html?$ ...
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Should Apache's httpd.conf Main Server configuration be used with virtual hosts?

Apache's httpd.conf file has three sections. Section 2 is for the 'Main' server configuration, and Section 3 is for Virtual Hosts. In section 2, one has the option to give their server a name. In ...
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How can I disable the certificate/SSL handshake on the 'www' version of my site served by Apache?

We use SSL on the https://www version of our website. Now I would like to disable the SSL connection on the https://non-www version of our website, so the result is: https://non-www => SSL ...
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Can you rewrite the root?

Not sure how to word this one but will explain most I can. I am trying to make the following happen. Re-write this http://example.com To this http://example.com/home/ Is it possible ? update ...
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HTTPS redirect doesn't appear to follow .htaccess RewriteRule, how can I fix this?

I am redirecting example.com to sample.com/?example, so that I can have a modal popup saying, example has changed its name to sample. It works fine for HTTP redirects from http://example.com, and ...
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Can Internet Explorer use the AES crytographic algorithm for HTTPS?

I wanted to disable RC4 and "force" PFS on my website. Without modification, every browser used RC4. As I don't have access to the root directory I did it by modifying the .htaccess file. Note: The ...
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How to set browser cache to expire after one day?

I'm using the code below in my .htaccess file to enable caching for my website: ## EXPIRES CACHING ## <IfModule mod_expires.c> ExpiresActive On ExpiresByType image/jpg "access 1 year" ...
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Multiple Apache vhosts with Basic Auth & SSL

I'm just getting started using Apache and I pretty much have everything configured the way I want, I'm just having trouble with one aspect. A quick overview: I have a document root of "/var/www", ...
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Multiple level subdomains SSL certificates

I have a need for multiple subdomains to have a SSL certificate. For instance, the following where the subsite number and subsubsite number could go for ever. subsite1.sites.example.com ...
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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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Apache wildcard domains - Restrict number of subdomain levels

I would like to setup a VirtualHost which allows for wildcard subdomains such as foo.sites.example.com and bar.sites.example.com. I do not, however, wish to allow multiple level subdomains such as ...
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Apache 2.4 Loads Image Files Even Without Extension. Why?

I have an HTML page with the following: <img src=J3 width="100" height="150" alt="Student Name" style="float:left;"/> In the same directory there is an image file, J3.jpg. The page ...
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Multiple VirtualHosts with wildcards

I have a three VirtualHosts. The second two utilize wildcards. www.example.com *.sites.example.com (i.e. foo.sites.example.com) *.*.sites.example.com (i.e. foo.bar.sites.example.com) For the ...
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Remove multiple trailing slashes in a single 301 in .htaccess?

There is a similar question here, but the solution does not work in Apache for our site. I'm trying to remove multiple trailing slashes from URLs on our site. I found some .htaccess code that seems ...
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Alternatives to multiple .htaccess files or a gigantic httpd.conf file

When starting off, I used .htaccess files to instruct Apache how to handle a request. Not only have I read that doing so was inefficient, I found having a multitude of .htaccess files located ...
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How can I force my site to serve just HTTPS and non-www?

I have a WordPress install where all the links are https://example.com. So, users that try to access the site via https://www.example.com will see the site, but none of the images and resources will ...
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Setup basic proxypass in Apache

I have a web application that communicates to a web service deployed on the same server. The web app was written with Tibco General Interface and works well only when it is running locally on the ...
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Configure files to come from a central location unless that file has been customized for a specific site

I have an user A on a server, this users has a working set of scripts (html+js+css+everything else). I also have users B-[as much as I want]. I want those to use the exact same files, but if they have ...
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Disable cPanel Apache access logging by cPanel account itself?

Solutions I found through Google to disable access logging of a particular cPanel account seems to be either editing httpd.conf or having access to WHM. Is it possible for the cPanel account itself ...
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Cannot find index for non www

The domain points to an A-Record name server, and as of now the name servers are defaulted to registrar (GoDaddy). I went into /var/www directory and edited index.html to <meta http-equiv="refresh" ...
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Cheap server stress testing [closed]

The IT department of the nonprofit organization I work for recently got a new virtual server running CentOS (with Apache and PHP 5), which is supposed to host our website. During the process of ...
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Baiduspider is crawling my site even when forbidden by robots.txt, how do I prevent it? [duplicate]

My site has heavy traffic because some bot. I checked access_log, some bot Baiduspider go to my site 10-20 times per minute. I do not need Chinese traffic. I have searched and read ...
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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 ...
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Apache: disable PHP in a directory

I want to disable php in a specific directory on my server. I thought that setting Options -ExecCGI in httpd.conf would prevent php scripts from being executed, but obviously I am wrong. So, this is ...
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Apache2: How to host apps at different ports with SSL?

I'm trying to achieve quite simple task actually. I bind application to a port, I enable SSLEngine at each VirtualHost entry for that port. Everything works beside one thing: if you type url that ...
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how to store html files in /htdocs directory?

I am beginner, and i want to store .html files in the /htdocs(root) directory in apache (xampp server). I have server name as example.com (localhost) and I want display login.html file after the ...
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How do I force a www subdomain on both HTTPS and HTTP?

For whatever reason I can’t seem to get this right. I’ve looked at many examples on here and on the Apache website. I’m trying to force www.example.com instead of example.com on both HTTP and HTTPS, ...
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How to redirect a subdomain to the main domain so I can use an SSL certificate?

I have an apache server hosting with one IP address hosting a www and a 'sub' domain using <virtualhost>. That worked fine until I needed an EV certificate which works on only 1 domain. It ...
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Apache Tomcat Password?

I'm using dsBudget to manage my budgeting software. It's an apache tomcat web app. Would anyone know how I can password protect it? Basically it is designed to work on a local machine, but I want to ...
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IE 11 doesn't preserve session between pages in my Java Web Application

I have a Java web application running in Apache/Tomcat. The web application runs fine in the latest Chrome & Firefox builds, and in older versions of Internet Explorer (IE) such as IE 8. The ...
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htaccess execution order and priority

Can anyone explain to me in what order apache executes .htaccess files residing in different levels of the same path and how the rewrite rules therein are prioritized? For example, why doesn't the ...
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Configuring an Apache server to run Python

I currently have a website set up on an Apache server running on Redhat Linux, and am trying to configure it to be able to run Python scripts. Essentially, I want to allow Python to be executable, so ...
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How to add the ‘www’ prefix to my domain

I am trying to add www to my domain. I have the custom PHPcode on live server. I have workout GoDaddy forward options also but still my domain not forward. I have a site designed in Core PHPand was ...
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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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301 redirect all pages with a specific extension

I have a website that is not on ASP anymore, it's a Drupal 7 website now. I need to use an .htaccess file to redirect with code 301 all pages with .asp extension to the 404 page or a specific URL. ...
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mod_cache always stores cached files served over HTTPS with “443” in the file name which causes caching not to work well

The config file: <IfModule mod_cache.c> <IfModule mod_disk_cache.c> CacheRoot /var/cache/mod_cache CacheEnable disk / CacheDirLevels 5 CacheDirLength 2 ...
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Apache Configuration - Directory

I am trying to figure out why i can not access my folder for web-mail yet i have got the correct location and copied a working directory above. Forbidden You don't have permission to access /mail ...
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SSL certificate for server with 2 static ips

We have an apache server in our office premises which is used for some ssl related requests. The office premise has 2 internet connections with static ip address. The internet connections are switched ...
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Set permissions for files uploaded to Apache's web directory via FTP on the Rapsberry Pi

I just set up an Apache web server on my Raspberry Pi, along with MySQL and PHP5. To upload files I set up vsftpd. The ftp connection sent me to my pi user home directory, instead of /var/www. So ...
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Redirect public traffic to a different subfolder, while local traffic remains unchanged

I would like to have local (intranet) HTTP traffic go to the /var/www/html folder while any public traffic goes to the subfolder, /var/www/html/public I've tried this configuration, with some ...
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Apache Unable to open logs: /Applications/MAMP/Library/${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log

I am trying to run a project built in Ubuntu with PHP on fat-free framework. I am using MAMP on macOS Yosemite 10.10.1. I imported a database successfully through phpmyadmin & following these ...
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Port numbers appearing in the URLs on my development site under Apache and Python

I've built a static site. Locally, when I serve the content with python -m SimpleHTTPServer everything behaves normally, but when I copy the HTML onto the server and browse the site at the server's ...
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Sharing CodeIgniter installation between different servers

Current situation: I've got 2 different servers, each one hosting its own CI installation, and everything is working fine, except a lot of code is duplicated (custom libraries, some views, etc) My ...
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301ing a 301 URL to yet another 301, bad for SEO?

I am working on a website that has a huge amount of 301s in it due to new versions of the website being roled out and thus different URL structures being used. I have noticed that some of the old ...
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Can Apache .htaccess convert the percent-encoding in encoded URIs from Win-1252 to UTF-8?

I want to add a directive in my .htaccess, such that if the browser is pointed at a URI containing %E4 (ä) - or any other special character - the .htaccess automatically rewrites %E4 (ä) as %C3%A4 ...
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How to fake domain on OS X?

I have added an entry to my hosts file which allows me to have localhost URLs like the following: http://mydomain.dev/~macuser/mydomain/index.php But I would like to somehow map this host entry ...
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Add domain to VPS (DNS?)

I have a VPS and some domains. I want to add one of my domains to the VPS. My VPS provider has send me his Nameservers like ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com and I changed these DNS records in my ...
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Remove trailing slash and index.html in .htaccess

I seem to be stuck here trying to figure out how to redirect the following scenarios: /foo/index.html -> /foo (remove trailing slash, index.html as 301) /foo/ -> /foo (remove ...