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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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 ...
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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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Moving subdomain to a different hosting provider

Currently my subdomain is hosted within same webhotel as my main domain. I would like to change it to point another domain (website on Windows Azure). Subdomain should be accessible all the time ...
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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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Brand new domain and server using URL Rewrite flagged by Google for Phishing

I set up a VM with 1and1.com and registered a domain. I'm running an app (Jira) that runs on its own Tomcat instance but I have set up URL Rewriting based on this article so that IIS can handle the ...
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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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I'm only able to reach my site using www, but not non-www

I had a website at example.com. I created another website (example.hotelrunner.com) using HotelRunner and changed domains. I did that by changing the A records and CNAME at Netfirms. Now example.com ...
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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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Problems with apache rewrite

I am running tomcat on centos6. I'm trying to configure Apache as a front end to tomcat so I could access: help-test.example.com:8080/4-3/help help-test.example.com:8080/4-2/help ...
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Apache / cPanel document root for subdirectory

In cPanel, I'm aware how to set document roots for domains, but I'm trying to have different document roots for a domain depending on the subdirectory. URL | Document Root ...
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Redirect :80 to :8080/ui on Apache

I need to redirect port :80 to :8080/ui. I know iptables lets you redirect :80 to :8080 but it doesn't accept the URL part, only the port. How should I do it? It is acceptable to change the URL to ...
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Physical memory usage issues with WordPress plugins

Occasionally, my website that's hosted with GoDaddy is crashing due to physical memory overload. My host told me that PHP processes are overloading the server, and to try to find out which WordPress ...
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mod_ident not to be trusted? [closed]

I'm looking at Apache's mod_ident: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_ident.html However, on this page it has the following disclaimer: The information should not be trusted in any way except ...
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Configure Apache virtual hosts - all subdomains to 404

It's the first time that I try to configure apache so I hope you can help me. This is what I want to achieve: All undefined subdomains should lead to not found if they aren't defined Root folder ...
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Redirecting “ugly” urls to pretty ones?

For example to display /id/123 for /urlugly?id=123 I can do RewriteRule ^id/([^/]*)$ /urlugly?id=$1 [L] and apparently for redirect I can add [R] RewriteRule ^id/([^/]*)$ /urlugly?id=$1 [R,L] ...
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Lowercase 301 Redirects - Site Assets Disappear

I am trying to force all my URLs to be lowercase, but in doing so, I lose the connection to all my site assets. I've added this to my in my .conf file: RewriteMap lc int:tolower And this to my ...
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How can I view the memory size of modules used by Apache?

Ever since I started using my own Apache module on my server, I noticed that each Apache process size now went up from 30-50 MB to 60-70 MB+ I'm not sure if it is my module that is causing it, or if ...
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403 when query string parameter contains an encoded URL

I'm using shared hosting with minimal access to any configuration settings. I've created a more or less empty HTML file, emptypage.html, with the following contents: <!DOCTYPE html> ...
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403 when query string contains a dot (.) character [closed]

EDIT: did more research, asked new question I dug a bit deeper and realized that the contents of the page are indeed not relevant to this issue. As this question has gotten more and more confusing, ...
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Wordpress redirects to ipaddress

I have a self hosted wordpress website hosted on Digital Ocean,setup as a subdomian; ubuntu server running apache. I am trying to setup a development server to test out plugin changes and wordpress ...
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How to allow access to subdirectory in website using htaccess?

I am wanting to create a seperate directory for my analytics program to function. My website is www.loosebruce.co.uk and I want my directory to be accessible as www.loosebruce.co.uk/analytics The ...
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404 not found errors when using Modx CMS in a subfolder

I have installed Modx CMS on my hosting provider, but instead of installing it on my root directory where it usually goes, I put it in a folder on the root directory called makeabio. directory loads ...
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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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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 ...