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 disallow access to my website by its IP address?

I want my website to be accessible only by the domain name, not by the server’s IP address. How can I configure Apache to achieve this? Below are the VirtualHost configurations of Apache. ...
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In nano 000-default.conf (as root user) in Apache2 on EC2 Ubuntu Instance on AWS page is blank?

When I SSH into my ubuntu server on EC2 in Amazon Web Services, and I change to the root user using sudo su, I navigte to /etc/apache2/sites-available to make changes to the 000-default.conf file ...
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How to redirect if directory does not exist or should not be seen?

I am using Apache and want to modify my .conf file for a website such that: If the request comes from my IP 1.2.3.4, just display the URL/page as requested If the request is not from my IP and the ...
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301 redirect to the new website but without apostrophes in the URL

I am trying to 301 a page that has a ' in the URL and regular redirect 301 doesn't work. Is there a way to match part of the URL until the ' and use that to 301 to a new page? Example URLs are below: ...
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Proxy pass from apache to jetty using localhost

In my `/etc/apache2/sites-enabled file I have two proxy pass statements: one to a Virtuoso server which works with localhost and one to a jetty server on localhost which doesn't, because "Firefox ...
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How to include/install mod_proxy_http.c on JustHost

I'm using a service that requires a URL to be sent to their site so that it can return an HTML snapshot to Googles crawlers. In their .htaccess code it has the line <IfModule mod_proxy_http.c> ...
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Apache, Rewrite Rule and Directories

I'm using the current virtual host: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@mysite ServerName example.co.uk ServerAlias www.example.co.uk DocumentRoot ...
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Only Allowing My IP with .htaccess for Maintenance Mode [duplicate]

I am attempting to redirect all users to a maintenance page, while only allowing myself to use the website. I currently have the redirect working, but cannot seem to allow myself to access the site. ...
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Is there an easier way to implement 301 redirects when converting a site to WordPress

I have just converted a website to WordPress. The old site has hundreds of hard-coded html files, and the new site does not match the old site's directory structure or file naming system (bad SEO in ...
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Remove IP address from the URL of website using apache

I'm on an EC2 instance and have a domain domain.com linked to the EC2 nameservers and it happily is serving my pages if I type domain.com in the URL. However when the page is served it resolves the ...
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RewriteRule to send all URLs with `mod` in them to the `moderator` directory

I have a .htaccess file in the root directory of my project, that contains all the rewrite rules for the site to functions. Most of these rules belong to the mod section of the site, and only two of ...
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Rewrite up to three folders into three query string parameters to a PHP script

I'd like to use mod_rewrite within the .htaccess file to rewrite folders to a var string. Below is examples of current and what I would prefer. Current URL: example.com/main/folder1/folder2/folder3 ...
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Serve most of a domain with Apache, but use mod_proxy to serve some URLs from Lighttpd

So we wish to host some pages on a new server with apache2, and embed some of our old content & functionality from another server with lighttpd in an iframe. I'm looking at this configuration from ...
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Only IPv6 errors in apache error “file does not exist” (while the file exist in IPv4)

Situation: VPS with Apache, multiple websites. Document root is /var/www/html but nothing can be found there because the files of the websites are found in /domains/mywebsite.com/public_html/ ...
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How to block a wildcard subdomain in httpd.conf

So I am able to block specific subdomains like this: SetEnvIfNoCase Referer knownsub\.sorryspammer\.com sorryspammer <Location /> Order Allow,Deny Allow from all Deny from env=sorryspammer ...
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Apache htaccess results in files being downloaded instead of displayed

So I had this "beautiful" website that did exactly what I wanted it to do. Then I shut down my PC, reboot and...the pages just download now instead of being displayed. I re-installed XAMPP and ...
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Where do I create the file .htaccess, in order to serve my HTML5 cache manifest file correctly?

From a post on http://diveintohtml5.org/offline.html (Wayback Machine Copy) Your cache manifest file can be located anywhere on your web server, but it must be served with the content type ...
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IE not using AES on Website

I hope I chose the right topic this time :) So: 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 ...
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“File does not exist” in Apache error log when mod_rewrite is using

I am getting below error in server log, when re-writing the URLs. [Fri Jan 25 11:32:57 2013] [error] [client ***IP***] File does not exist: ...
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failed httpd starting on a centos/apache web server

I installed a ffmpeg module on a web server (centos) after that httpd broke. How can I fixed it? when I typed: /etc/init.d/httpd start I got this error: Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 5 ...
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Determining if a visitor left your server

We have an Apache server running a PHP website. The site is an e-commerce shop. We currently use Barclays as the payment provider but are seeing a lot of customers drop out at the point at which we ...
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How to run WordPress and Java web app running on Tomcat on the same server?

I have to run a WordPress site served via Apache2 & Java-based webapp using Tomcat on the same server. When users come to example.com or example.com/public-pages they need to served from ...
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How do I server multiple domains from the same directory and codebase without my configuraton breaking when apache.conf is overwritten?

I have 20 domains on a VPS running cPanel. One public_html is filled with code, the remaining 19 are symbolic links to that one. (For example, assets is a directory within public_html ... for the 19 ...
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Do PHP-FPM (and other PHP handlers) need execute permissions on the PHP files they're serving?

I read in a post at Server Fault that PHP-FPM needs execute permissions. However, the answer in When creating a website, what permissions and directory structure? only grants read and write ...
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Apache mod_pagespeed ignores redirected pages

Using mod_pagespeed (https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/module) with an Apache Server, I noticed that some pages were not being processed. The pages in question all had one similar ...
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Redirect example.com:81 to example.com

I need to redirect www.example.com:81/site/ to www.example.com. I have used mod_rewrite a few times, is it possible to solve this in a similar way?
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Apache mod_rewrite SSL vs Non-SSL

I have my site setup with two conf files (one for SSL and one for Non-SSL ) The two confs are at this gist -> https://gist.github.com/akinsgre/9645179 The Non-SSL configuration works fine. When ...
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Set the “servername” directive globally to suppress this message

I am setting up PHP for the first time and I am getting this error from the Apache server: Set the "servername" directive globally to suppress this message. This is the content of my httpd.conf ...
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How can I serve all resources under HTTPS instead of HTTP without changing their URLs in the HTML code

I know that by using an .htaccess file I can redirect everyone to https://. However, my SSL certificate complains if all the content isn't served under HTTPS. Is there a way to convert all the ...
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Which domain should I authorize in my .htaccess to let google spreadsheet access files on my site

I use google spreadsheet feature that allows one to let an image be the content of a cell. The cell is defined by: =image("http://www.example.com/my-pics/my-pic.jpg") It works pretty well. But, I ...
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Stop other sites on server from being able to access other sites on server

I am on a friends server and I have found a potential security flaw where I can access other sites files on the server. He says he is on a shared hosting and I am not sure yet if the other sites are ...
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Location of httpd.conf file

I have setup a home server on my PC and I can edit my httpd.conf file on it. When I move to my web server I can't see the location of my httpd.conf file. Is it in the www directory of the website? ...
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How do I temporarily disable a website?

I have to take a website down for a month, which is the least intrusive way to keep achieved SEO optimizations? should I just add in apache config: <Directory ...
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Installing mpm_worker for Apache and configuring pre_main_global.conf doesn't seem to work

I just installed mpm_worker for Apache and added this to pre_main_global.conf: <IfModule worker.c> ServerLimit 40 StartServers 2 MaxClients 1000 MinSpareThreads ...
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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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Why is my subdomain not returning anything?

I've set up DNS record to test out using virtual hosts prior to moving one of my wordpress installs out of a subdomain. I want to move from mysite.com/blog to blog.mysite.com. I've tested the DNS ...
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http header rel=“canonical” through htaccess for dynamic content

I have a large number of URLS where I need to specify rel="canonical", The URL structure is like: example.c.o.m/abcd?q=ccccc&location=ffff&x=pp&y=qq I need to strip the last two ...
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Redirecting subdirectories to new domain [duplicate]

I have a WordPress blog under, let's say, example.com. It has pages under the following structure: example.com/2013/some-article example.com/2014/some-other-article Soon this domain will expire ...
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mod_caching work but file not matching because it adding the 443 port in cached file

The config file: CacheRoot /var/cache/mod_cache CacheEnable disk / CacheDirLevels 5 CacheDirLength 2 CacheMinFileSize 0 CacheIgnoreHeaders Set-Cookie The url EX: ...
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Install my own software on VPS

I didn't have VPS before, I wanna know can I install any software on VPS? For example if I buy Windows VPS can I install Apache on that instead of Microsoft IIS?
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Why do servers need to know their domain?

Besides routing traffic, why do servers need to be configured with the server name? It seems like a waste in all cases except for routing or hosting for a TLD. Nginx example: server { listen 80; ...
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protocol relative URLs from other domains

If I am configuring https://foo.mysite.com where I have an SSL cert with CN=foo.mysite.com, but index.html has includes/images/etc loading from http://othersite.com/cat.png and ...
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Configure Apache HTTP 2.2 for PUT method

I've written code for file upload and download using HttpWebRequest/HttpWebResponse class in C# with Apache 2.2 as a web server. In code I'm using request.method = "PUT". I want to config my HTTP ...
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Placing multiple Apache VHost sites in 'maintenance mode' with 1 rewrite rule

I have an Apache2.2 webserver set up to handle dozens of virtual host sites for our organization. I am looking for a simple method to temporarily 'turn off' all the sites by having all site requests ...
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How do you test non-live sites before switching DNS?

I have a few websites that I need to move to a new server - how would I test that they work before switching DNS? What URL would I navigate to?
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Check to see if emails are getting automatically sent

I have a Drupal site that is supiosed to send emails every time new content is created. The emails are sent to admin users so that they can check the content. None of the emails are making it to the ...
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My Server is returning a 404 instead of 403 when access if forbidden - is it good or bad?

via .htaccess, I forbid access to folders that have no index page inside (domain.com/images for example), and also block my site completely for several user-agents (such as wget). When I test to see ...
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How to eliminate /wiki/ directory in rewrite rule on a site dedicated for a wiki

I have set up a subdomain of my site (for the purposes of this question I'll call it wiki.example.com), installed a wiki there, and set up URL rewrite according to the article on MediaWiki's website ...
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Ditch cPanel / WHM in favour of manual seup

We currently use cPanel / WHM on a reseller account but are looking at getting a dedicated server. My first thought was to duplicate this set up on the dedicated box to allow us to quickly create new ...
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Access site not working for the owner

I made a website, and it works for everyone except for the site owner, who cannot access the site. He gets a "server could not be found" error. I went to his house and the issue occurs for all of his ...