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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Startup Script for LAMP in Google Instance Templates

I am new to Google Cloud and i want to set up an Instance Template and then create an Instance Group using the template. After creating the group, i want to enable "Network Load Balancing". During ...
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SEO advantages of /blog when forwarding via ProxyPass

We've had requests from clients via their SEO companies to host blogs accompanying ecommerce sites on theirdomain.com/blog rather than on - for example - blog.theirdomain.com As we look after their ...
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Ditch cPanel / WHM in favour of manual setup

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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Apache Per User Directory Not Found

For some reason the user directory I have for my server has stopped working whenever I go to http://server/~user/public_html/ I get a 404 error. The files are there on the ftp, but they're not showing ...
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Have UserDir enabled but also want to rewrite url if called differently

I am setting up a new server for our users to use have have personal webspace on. I have in my httpd.conf of apache the directives for UserDir as follows UserDir disabled root UserDir public_html ...
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How to write a generic .htaccess file rule, regarding RewriteBase

The following rule in my .htaccess works just fine for routing calls to index.php: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php [QSA,L] However, this does not ...
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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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Godaddy linux hosting The PDO extension is required for this adapter but the extension is not loaded

I'm getting following error on GoDaddy economy linux hosting. How to fix that. The PDO extension is required for this adapter but the extension is not loaded Error can be found at following ...
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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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.htaccess redirect not working for web alias

I have two domains at one.com: example.com and example.de I would like to redirect from example.com to example.de/en I wanted to use an A record so that example.com points to example.de and then use ...
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apache/php settings to optimize website for long distance clients

Contrary to what many suggest, I decided to increase my keep-alive in apache from 1 to 5 seconds and to a maximum of 100 keep-alive requests per keep-alive connection from any one IP address. I also ...
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Trailing slash on Root folder - Is it possible to remove it without 301?

I have noticed something very strange on the site I'm working on. We currently only show http://www.example.com. The URL http://www.example.com/ (slash at the end) gets 301'd to http://www.example.com....
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ZF Tool 1.6.0 Windows 8 Permissions

I'm currently installing the Zend Framework onto a local 64bit Apache install with appropriate PHP ver. Localhost works fine and Apache Monitor is reporting correctly and identifying PHP just fine. ...
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Internal Server Error 500 .htaccess

For years, I have been using the following .htaccess for PHP to execute within HTML on Apache at GoDaddy: AddHandler fcgid-script .html FCGIWrapper /usr/local/cpanel/cgi-sys/php5 .html A few days ...
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.htaccess file not caching

I have read several guides for how to write the htaccess file for caching but with no success. I asume I wrote something wrong and need some help on finding what i did wrong. Here's my htaccess file: ...
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Apache .htaccess mod_rewrite: use of [NC]

I see tons of .htacces examples containing the [NC] flag (NoCase = case-insensitive) For example the famous h5bp page use the [NC] flag a lot: https://github.com/h5bp/server-configs-apache/blob/...
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Hosting htaccess redirect subdirectory to subdomain

I have simple hosting plan with domains included: Now I have the domain.com and seconddomain.com now I want to use all that domain and give them his own root directory. If I use the controle panel ...
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Vanity URLs with .htaccess and PHP?

I need to create a vanity URL redirect using htaccess and PHP. My requirements are: If a user writes example.com/users/foobar The client will be redirected to for example: profile.php?user=foobar in ...
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how can i display the MD5 or SHA1 of files in a web server directory?

When you don't have an index.html, most web servers will show a list of files in the directory. Can I get preferably lighttpd (but Apache as a backup) to do show a file's MD5/SHA1 (along with ...
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Server does not lookup www or other subdomains

I have some problems, and I think that it's related to DNS Records. I can't open my website by www. or access any sub-domain. These are my DNS settings: example.de. 14400 IN A **.***.**...
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What should I look for when getting a web host for a Wordpress site and php API's for my mobile applications? [duplicate]

I am an iOS developer and I want to expand and get a server (not to buy it, web hosting...i guess). I want a place where to put a site(probably WordPress site&blog), and a place where I can put my ...
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Google PageSpeed Insight: redirecting non-www to www does not use cache version

If I test my website with Google PageSpeed, I get a lower score if I test mydomain.com than if I test www.mydomain.com. In the first case, Google complains my server took too much time to respond. I ...
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redirect 204 with htaccess if url contain certain string

I get tons of url with "undefined" added at the end of url, consisting about 20% of my pageview. I tried to check the troubling script source and can't find it. Tried some solutions but none of them ...
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How to configure mod_bwlimited through htaccess

The mod_bwlimited module in htaccess apparently displays an error if bandwidth is exceeded. Anyone know what options are available for configuring it through htaccess?
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Have disabled apache site config file 000-default.conf, but it still seems active. Why?

I added a file mysite.conf to my apache sites-available folder with the correct settings, then enabled it and reloaded apache, and it isn't working. I want to disable the default site config as ...
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Default Apache webroot different to what I expect; seems to be /var/www/html rather than /var/www

I have a new installation of Apache in Ubuntu 14.04.2 The /etc/apache2/apache2.conf file contains: <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None ...
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http-basic auth, else placeholder-page

Is it possible to show a http-basic-auth, and when someone fails that test, show a certain HTML-placeholder-page? If so, how can I achieve that?
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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 http://pro.sports.com/...
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Bypass all rules and redirect internally to another folder/file

In Apache config file, there are some rules defines like below: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteRule ^(Category)/([^/]+)/(.+)$ index.php?module=$1&id=$2&action=$3 [B,L,QSA] ...
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error.log file in public_html which is publically viewable?

There is a file in my public_html folder called error.log which is viewable by anyone if they just enter the URL in their browser, like: example.com/error.log I'm running Apache. My question is, how ...
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WAMP VirtualHost 403

I recently installed WAMP, and started developing on its Apache server. Given that my text editor (Sublime) didn't have permissions to write on C disk directly, I changed my default DocumentRoot to My ...
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File does not exist from wacky websites?

Our LAMPs website has been running slow as of late, I suspect its a SQL problem but I want to check all the logs. Can somebody explain what the following log means, and give some insight if it is a ...
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In apache, how to map site.example.com to example.com/site

I'm sure there is documentation for how to do this, but I don't know what it's called so I don't even know how to start searching. On my webserver, example.com, i have a site called site. It's ...
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set chrome permission for whole domain?

I have a website running apache. In my conf, I have this at the end: <Directory /usr/local/django/apache> Order deny,allow Allow from all AuthType Basic AuthName "Files Top Secret" ...
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Why can't I redirect www to non-www on my addon domain?

I have a domain example.com in which I'm doing this to redirect all my traffic from www version to non-www: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.(.+)$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://%1/$1 [...
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Is there anything unusual or nefarious about private IP addresses in server logs?

A site I help take care of has just started getting crawled by somebody from 172.31.13.241 and 172.31.42.227 . According to WHOIS info, these are part of a block reserved by IANA for special purposes, ...
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Append encoding information to HTTP response headers

I have an old web application (not maintained anymore) of which a small part is still needed; this is displayed in iframes. Unfortunately, the old application uses ISO-8859-1 encoding (which it doesn'...
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Require valid ServerName in httpd.conf

I have two virtual hosts, and have sites1.com and sites2.com pointing to my server. All works fine. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName site1.com DocumentRoot /var/www/site1/html <...
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In httpd.conf why would you want AddType for phps?

We have an AddType as follows: AddType application/x-httpd-php-source .phps I was wondering what this was, and did some searching. It seems this is barely documented anywhere. Based on a hunch, I ...
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Chrome flags my SSL

Chrome keeps on showing me yellow triangle, 4 days ago padlock was green. I reissued the certificate and every ssl check test i found passed. Domain is buzztera.gr, do you guy know any other tool i ...
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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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Not downloading a file if download URL uses different localhost port

I have a text file and want to download it. I am working in localhost. The HTML page from which I am downloading file, is called from localhost:8080. And the file which I want to download, I am ...
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Is there a free way to SSL certify my local website? [closed]

I'm basically trying to setup my local website with SSL. All I need to do is certify it, but couldn't find a free way to do it. Most websites, like GoDaddy for instance, charge to certify your ...
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Enabling URL rewriting for API

I'm new to configuring API web servers and I'm trying to enable URL rewriting for the server so that a user can go to my public DNS.com/getAlbum to access a method within my api.php file (assumption, ...
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Apache returning incorrect bootstrap.min.css file

Running Apache 2.2 on CentOS 7 I have a bootstrap.min.css file: /css/bootstrap.min.css It is version 2.2.1. However, when I go to http://example.com/css/bootstrap.min.css, I get a bootstrap file ...
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What are spiders trying to achieve on my site by fetching lots of non-existant urls such as various versions of phpMyAdmin?

I've recently set up a build server that compiles Java source on Github webhooks. I created a public page for downloading latest .jars with a top level domain and I'm logging requests to it. What are ...
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Security and Apache Methods

I occasionally get annoying POST requests but one lately caused a 500 error. Not a biggie really, but it got me thinking. My site does not have but one form. Outside of this, POST should not exist ...
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How do I use htaccess to make a short URL to a MediaWiki page?

I'd like to rewrite /liam to /index.php/Liam_Edwards-Playne. I've currently written this below in the appropriate .htaccess file but it is still returning a 404: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^/liam$ %...
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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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What are some great resources for mastering Apache administration?

I've been working with Apache for a couple years now and am comfortable with basic administration and configuration. However, I'd really like to increase my skill set from basic administration to ...