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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Change WAMP root directory for Apache so uses a shared folder from another virtual machine

I have installed Windows on a VMWare workstation and installed WAMP on it. Also I have installed WAMP on the main system. So I have shared c:/wamp/www folder from main system to that Virtual machine. ...
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Access Forbidden XAMPP

Ok so I've been having some trouble accessing a subfolder inside a project folder. I have the following structure: -htdocs -Project -admin The problem I'm havin is when I type ...
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CSS and JS are loaded from the IP address rather than from the appropriate subdomain host name

I have one VM (LAMP) with a static IP. There are two Subdomains configured on this Machine. If i browse one of the subdomains, it executes the files specified in its DocumentRoot. The problem here is ...
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Rewrite in Mediawiki, remove index.php, .htaccess

I've just installed Mediawiki on Apache and I want the URL should be: localhost/Main_Page/ localhost/Special:Recent_Changes ... instead of: localhost/index.php/Main_Page/ ...
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Find domain on access_logs in Apache

I am in charge of a server that is receiving strange requests for a file that doesn't exist and it never existed and I am trying to find which account they are coming from (CentOS + Plesk) The logs ...
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Getting 406 on IE after Google redirects my site

I have a WordPress blog. When I search the posts from my site in Google, the results appear and on clicking the result I can open that particular post on my site. But while doing the same on Internet ...
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Can I manipulate the DNS protocol to host websites across multiple servers and direct users to the geographically closest?

Let's pretend that I'm hosting a very big and popular website. Let's also pretend that I have many web servers spread out all around the world. Each web server containing identical files. If I make ...
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How to deal with URL requests instead of paths from suspicious users

I have a website which has CloudFlare enabled on it (Free plan) and lately I've been getting some really weird requests which instead of GET /some/path were like this: ...
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What memory size per apache process is ridiculous?

(closetnoc, yes I come with interesting and maybe ridiculous questions, but...) I have a question. I'm trying to make my server run as wonderful as possible and I'm in the back-end. Ever since I ...
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Which does google prefer: chained redirects or longer time-to-first-byte?

I'm clearly a webpagetest.org addict now. Once again, I tested my site after optimizing (by eliminating some file scans) and the speed greatly improved. It's now at about 150ms Time to First Byte from ...
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mod_ruid2 not working with apache 2.4.18

I thought I did good service to my server by upgrading everything to php 5.6, and apache 2.4.18 through the easyapache interface, but now, apache won't start. ! Executing custom hook ...
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Replace %26 in htaccess to %2526

I would like htaccess to rewrite example.com/something_%26_else into example.com/something_%2526_else I'm importing a bunch of pages that have ampersands in the title from MediaWiki. These are ...
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Simplify URL rewrites in .htaccess?

RewriteRule ^([A-Za-z0-9_\-]+)$ /userviewproducts.php?category=$1 [L] RewriteRule ^([A-Za-z0-9_\-]+)/$ /userviewproducts.php?category=$1 [L] RewriteRule ^([A-Za-z0-9_\-]+/[A-Za-z0-9_\-]+)$ ...
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Moving rewrite rules to virtualhost tags instead of directory tags

Currently, I have my rewrite rules in what I believe is in the Directory context. My relevant part of httpd config file is similar to the following: <virtualhost nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn:port> ...
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Subdomain htaccess rules

I have the following .htaccess in my root: DirectoryIndex index.html index.php Options +Indexes # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ...
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Can a later DocumentRoot directive override an earlier DocumentRoot directive?

Because I use cPanel, the WHM developers are trying to restrict my subdomain creation to any folder within my user account of /home/username. In order to improve processing speed, I created a ram ...
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Rewrite everything that is not a file

I want to have everything that looks like this: /1/2/3/4/5/[...] to redirect to this: /index.php?u=/1/2/3/4/5/[...] unless the requested string is a specific file. So anything that doesn't have ...
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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 ...
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Wordpress, Apache and Nginx: permalinks and cache

I have a server with Ubuntu 14.04.1, Apache at port 8008 and nginx at port 80 as a proxy for Apache. It runs a website based on Wordpress. I use Wordpress's plugin WP Super Cache with the following ...
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How to redirect URLs with a specific IDs to new URLs on a new domain name?

I want to redirect all pages where there is a specific word inside in the URL. Both websites have the same articles. For example: ...
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Despite adding a CNAME record for a subdoman, the webserver is showing the server's default host

I want one subdomain to point to another on the same domain. DNS Records Type Name Value ----------------------------------------- A s1.example.com 10.20.30.40 CNAME ...
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What causes an empty referrer field in a webserver log file?

Given a log line from Apache such as the following: xx.xx.xx.xx - - [04/Jan/2016:10:42:27 -0800] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 200 6861 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like ...
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Why would a url of example.com/n (where n is the same number repeated 500x) return a 403 error?

I'm trying to add new functionality to my site which involves passing a whole bunch of parameters (could be hundreds of parameters) all encoded in base64 format. When I attempt the new URL I get an ...
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Forcing SSL and www in .htaccess

I'm looking for a way to force SSL and www. I've been able to force both separately but together I keep running into redirection issues. The following code works when handling a URL in this format: ...
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NGINX Rewriting Question

How would I convert the following Apache rule RewriteRule ^watch/([A-Za-z0-9-]+)/?$ watch.php?v=$1 [NC] into the appropriate format for an NGINX configuration file? Further edit: server { ...
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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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Regular expression for Apache redirection

In the .htaccess file I would like to redirect (301): From: http://www.example.com/photo<anything> To: http://www.example.com/blog/ Basically, any URL starting with /photo should be redirected ...
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.htaccess rewrite with % in query string doesn't work

I am trying to do a rewrite of the site from http://www.example.com/folder/site?data%5Bbranch%5D=xyz to http://www.example2.com/test/ Already tried the query string but facing issues with %. Any ...
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How do I get rid of the “www” with mod_rewrite?

I want to get rid of the "www" in front of my domain, and I'm trying the following, but it's not working: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_POST} ^www\.example\.com [NC] RewriteRule ^/(.*) ...
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How to internally rewrite a page when requested from specific HTTP_HOST

I have a Drupal site, example.com, and our client has a campaign that they're promoting for which they've bought a new domain name, campaign.com. I'd like it so that a request for campaign.com ...
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Require domain alias to show in browser address bar

Similar to question posted here (but not related to sub directories): .htaccess redirect of domain name alias to main domain but must show up as the alias domain I am trying to direct traffic from an ...
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Cannot open SSLSessionCache DBM file `/usr/local/apache/logs/ssl_scache' for status retrival

Every now and then when I make a major change with apache, I restart it. Then my error log from ip 127.0.0.1 fills up with: Cannot open SSLSessionCache DBM file `/usr/local/apache/logs/ssl_scache' ...
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X-Robot-tag noindex not appearing in header

I am trying to include the following in my response header to all resources in multiple directories (dirone/dirtwo/dirthree/direfour) from an Apache server. X-Robots-Tag: noindex, nofollow In my ...
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Mod Rewrite question

Is there a way to rewrite http://localhost/embed/player.swf?file=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yKDhm4_-90 to something smaller? or is there a way to change this into ...
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How to block access to a sub-site with mod_rewrite?

Let's say I have the sites siteA.com and siteB.com. They are hosted such that siteB.com actually points to siteA.com/siteB. How can I block someone from visiting siteA.com/siteB using mod_rewrite? ...
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What are the AllowOverride settings if you're hosted on GoDaddy?

I'm looking for the AllowOverride setting for GoDaddy hosting, does anybody know where I can find that?
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PHP webpages in sub-directory cannot be accessed

I've got a university club website at thing.uni.ac.uk/meow/foobar which also has the domain foobar.co.uk. I don't have access to the config. I set up this website using HTML/CSS/JS alone and it's been ...
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mod_php5 as a static apache module in a cpanel environment

One source claims that apache would perform about 5% slower when using modules that are dynamically loaded (shared). Because of this, I want to be able to make PHP on the server run faster by ...
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How can I get a regular expression to only match an empty string? (In a .htaccess file)

I try to make a regular expression in a .htaccess file, that matches only an empty string. I have tried many things, but it seems like it’s impossible. For example, I tried ^$, but it's looking for ...
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Excluding a file from an IP block [duplicate]

I have recently converted a pre-2.4 configuration to Apache's new authorisation configuration but ran into a problem/misunderstanding concerning more than one RequireAll block. What I am basically ...
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Virtualhost config: routing and wildcard usage

My VirtualHost config is below: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName www.example.com ServerAlias example.com DocumentRoot /var/www/example/html </VirtualHost> I ...
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Separate multiple domains with htaccess (solution works on one hosting, not on another)

I have two different domains on one VPS. It's Apache 2.4.7, I remember trying long to set up name based Virtualhosts on localhost to find out Apache Virtualhosts are not supported anymore. (I cannot ...
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Is a blank really a directory when dealing with mod-rewrite?

I spent about 20 minutes wrapping my head around this, and finally came to a solution but did not know why it worked. The important lines (as it relates to this question) in the apache configuration ...
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Wamp Server on local machine responds to ping but port 80 comes up as closed

I recently registered the domain politicsapp.us with GoDaddy and I am trying to set up a server on my local machine with WampServer. I set it all up, but when i type that into a browser, it gives me ...
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how to kill program that displays webpages in fastcgi/apache

I'm beginning to think PHP contributes to extra milliseconds of waiting time. After all, my website is mostly meant for showing photos and I like to have things work fast and so does google. I was ...
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Forcing HTTPS and WWW with apache

Apache does not force HTTPS in a subfolder of a folder, but it works in the first level subfolders. Here are all the HTAccess snippets I have tried: RewriteCond %{HTTP:CF-Visitor} '"scheme":"http"' ...
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Preventing phpMyAdmin hacks

I recently saw an unexpected error in my error log, and upon investigating, found it repeated many times. What are the deviants trying to accomplish, and is there any risk of them accomplishing it. ...
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Godaddy Plesk domain forwarding to apache application

I am trying to configure my domain to forward to my application running on apache server (on the godaddy server). I'm using Plesk control panel to setup my domain forwards. In the Plesk CP, I've set ...
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Remove fb_action_ids of the URL with .htaccess

Sadly my website host will not let me have more than one .htaccess and therefor I am forced to include all rules for path parent and child virtual/physical URLS. My directory tree is as follows: ...
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APACHE mod_rewrite add query string to URL

Using mod_rewrite how can I change the current URL format: From: https://example.com/something/NAME-IN-CAPS/phonebook.xml To: https://example.com/anything/whatever/phonebook.php?name=NAME-IN-CAPS