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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 do I make Apache stop logging “ ModSecurity: Access denied”?

I have Apache set up on a Linux server and have mod_security enabled. I have a few lines that look like: SecRule REQUEST_URI "^/*admin" drop,phase:1 Because there is no /admin on my website, and I ...
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htaccess redirect pages that don't exist

I have a website that has a little over 100 members. Each member gets a replicated website, and by default the software we use sets up their replicated website at a url like: domain.com/?username ...
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What are best SEO practices when deleting a webpage? What return code should I use? [duplicate]

On a live site, let's say there is a page that is really outdated with old information. Is it ok to just delete it? Or do I have to setup an Apache redirect or do a 404 or something special for the ...
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Is there any way to debug redirection rules in.htaccess?

I have an .htaccess file with over 200 redirection rules. It seems some of them are conflicting each other. Is there any way to find out which one is responsible of redirect on a particular request? ...
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.htaccess redirect of domain name alias to main domain but must show up as the alias domain

I have the following in a .htaccess file: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.aliasdomain\.com$ [OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^aliasdomain\.com$ RewriteRule ^(.*)$ ...
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Serving proper 404/410 error codes on dynamic database driven site

a developer I'm working with is having a difficult time serving 404 errors on dynamically generated pages (they get created when the request is made by querying the database to see if the content ...
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Website hack resulting in auto redirect - where to start looking?

My website is being redirected to a non-existent page (/showpage.php) for some users when they hit the homepage. For other users, the site works fine. I have looked in the index.php files and some ...
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Installing Google Sitemap Generator on Linux

I have a website with httpd (front end) and Apache tomcat (back end). I'm trying to install Google Sitemap Generator and create sitemap for the website. I followed the following link for ...
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Can I configure Apache's HTTP Authentication (.htpasswd) to require the name/password of a local user account?

I'd like to restrict access to a certain directory in my webroot to all users that belong to a specific group. I know that I can create a .htpasswd file that specifies a user, or even several users, ...
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Sendmail encrypted

I manage a website running on Apache. It has public and private areas. When people apply for an account to access the protected portions of the site, they do a TLS/SSL protected POST containing their ...
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Internet Explorer 8, content negotiation and missing file extension

I'm using Apache to serve a webpage that contain some images. I have imags in both SVG and PNG format, and use content negotiation to serve the format that a client understands. As a result, the files ...
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Is my .htaccess rule creating an infinite loop?

Whenever I type a made up address that includes a directory index it removes it. The problem is when the the address includes a forbidden subdirectory. It reduces itself until it hits forbidden. How ...
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Apache returns 304, I want it to ignore anything from client and send the page

I am using Apache HTTPD 2.2 on Windows. mod_expires is commented out. Most other stuff are not changed from the defaults. gzip is on. I made some changes to my .js files. My client gets one 304 ...
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CMS fails at finishing setup with PHP-FPM and Apache, but why?

I have installed Apache and PHP-FPM by following this tutorial. Unfortunately when I try to set up Drupal or PHP-Fusion it simply fails at the end of the setup. I mean it accepts everything and at ...
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Apache virtual host does not work properly

I have read a lot of information all over the Internet regarding this subject, and can not figure out what I'am doing wrong. I'm trying to host two websites under different names locally under Windows ...
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Go up one directory in mod_rewrite

I've got a standard Zend Framework 1 project that looks a bit like this: Project |- public |- .htaccess |- index.php The .htaccess looks like this: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ...
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URL without trailing slash makes Apache look in non-SSL DocumentRoot

I have configured a virtual host in Apache for serving content over SSL/TLS. Since I also want to allow other sites on my domain to use regular http, I have two document roots, one at /home/www/html ...
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Apache 2.4.2 on Windows reveals hidden files in web browser

Even though I have code to block access to hidden files in httpd.conf, the contents of a file such as .htaccess is visible in web browsers. The same effect is present when running the server on ...
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Fastest way to redirect dead URLs to home page

A client of mine scrapped his entire wordpress site of many years for a custom CMS. The URL structures both use the /<post_title> format, so a pattern based .htaccess rule is out of the picture ...
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Getting the masked URL values in Mediawiki

I have successfully masked the URL in Mediawiki. By using the following scripts in .htaccess and localsettings.php files in Mediawiki, i.e.: .htaccess: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on ...
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Apache - directory browsing gives 404

With no .htaccess files and Options FollowSymLinks MultiViews Indexes followed by AllowOverride None in the vhost configuration, I'm getting 404 responses from directory listings. Are there some ...
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Setting up a LAMP VM server for Development and Testing?

Info: I would like to set up a VM server on my local computer which will serve pages in the exact same way as my current hosting (but only to me on my local computer). I currently pay a big web ...
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apache2 subdirectory access

I am setting up an apache server on my linux (debian) machine. I am making a website, with sub directories that contains my css and image file. Here is my config. <Directory /var/www/*> ...
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REST webservice full implementation: server + client

I've spent a week reading about RESTful webservice and searching for a fully example to build my project above. When I reach a fully understanding of the REST webservice, I couldn't find any full ...
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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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Extensive GET /wpad.dat HTTP/1.1 requests

We are having extensive (thousands per minute) GET /wpad.dat HTTP/1.1 requests at our Linux server, causing traffic problems and slowing down access to the websites we host. What does it stand for ...
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Redirect of www vs. “all works” [duplicate]

I was asked a question from a friend if he should redirect his-domain.com to www.his-domain.com. I answered him that it seems more intuitive to just make both work. So if you enter by his-domain.com ...
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Managing Xampp on USB for Mac and Windows machines

I am working on some PHP projects (Wordpress mostly) with MySQL databases and primarily use my Windows Desktop to do the work on whilst running Xampp. This all works great until I need to take my ...
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How to redirect IP to domain?

My IP xxx.xxx.xxx.xx is pointing to example.com at GoDaddy but I just noticed that when I type the IP in browser, it doesn't redirect to the website, how can do this? I am sure this will happen ...
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Virtual host in Apache Zend

I'd like to ask you if you can tell me why I can't get Vhost in Apache to work my Vhostconf is: NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost _default_:80> ServerAdmin ...
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How can you find using apache logs who logged in your server?

I have a application that running on apache web server, is there any way under apache logs i can identify name / ip address of user who logged into the system. And also the date / time of who last ...
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An apache injection attack?

I encountered a novel (to me anyway) form of injection attack in one of my logs login as <!--#exec cmd="ls .."--> Which looks like someone it trying to trigger sever side includes on an ...
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Issues with Apache and loading PHP files [ubuntu]

I just installed PHP and Apache2 on my laptop (ubuntu 12.04), but I can't get my PHP files to load. I have followed this tutorial: ...
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Where does Apache get the 'last modifed' date for its automatic indexes?

I have a Solaris server running Apache, and I am using the following .htaccess to generate automatic indexes. Options +Indexes # SET INDEX OPTIONS IndexOptions +NameWidth=* Where does the "Last ...
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How to make client side and server side communicate? [closed]

I have apache installed, and I would like (using php/and or javascript, html) to do the following but I do not know how. To send my client to the server a value x The server to increase x by one and ...
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Force url to use www [duplicate]

I'm confused about how to force my url to use www in the address. I have a .htaccess code like this: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f ...
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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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Internet Explorer receives 403 Error when viewing dev environment SSL test certificate (using MAMP)

I've been developing a site with MAMP which has a handy way of generating (obviously) unverified SSL certificates for testing purposes. All was well when testing with Chrome, Firefox, Safari you ...
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/var and /var/www permissions

The mode for both these directories is 755. I'd like to restrict permissions to 754. But if I do so, I'm thinking the apache www-data instance won't be able to access the directories to serve the ...
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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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Redirecting previous domain subfolder links

I've recently bought a domain that was unregistered. After looking in Google webmaster tools, Google is trying to crawl random pages that don't exist. Turns out it did have a previous owner. The ...
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Best practices for serving multiple sites with Apache2 [closed]

I have a server with a number of virtual hosts. Over the last couple of years I have continually been improving on most parts of serving these sites, everything from how and where to do logging, how ...
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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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Can I redirect the HTTP request towards an old folder to the homepage using .htaccess file?

I have to following situation: I had an old blog that was made using Joomla (this blog was indexed well enough by search engines). For some problems I delete it and I have create it again using ...
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How can I block a user agent from all sites on my server? [closed]

For the last few days, I've been suffering from what appears to be a (presumably inadvertent) DDOS attack. I've been getting so many requests from an agent identifying as "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; ...
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SSPI Apache2.2 Windows Authentication

I am trying to set up seamless authentication on windows for my intranet site, using SSPI on Apache 2.2 and windows 2008 server. I have installed mod_auth_sspi.so in apache/bin. I have also added the ...
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Login Prompts in mod_auth_sspi showing up for aliased sites only

I've been trying to figure this out off and on for a few days now, and I think I just have a fundamental lack of understanding :) I have Apache2 running in a windows environment serving up our ...
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Turning off Webalizer and/or AW Stats

On our dedicated server, we have AW Stats and Webalizer both running. I see I can turn them off in WHM. We use Google Analytics, but also AW Stats sometimes. We never use Webzlier. My question is: ...
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htaccess doesnt work in subfolder

I'm using xampp with apache on my windows machine. My directory structure is: C:/xampp/htdocs ---------------/Sync --------------------/ProtectedFolderA ...
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How can I force a VirtualHost in Apache to not listen for undefined subdomains on 443?

In /etc/apache2/sites-available/example.com: <VirtualHost *:443> ServerName www.example.com DocumentRoot /var/www/example.com/htdocs SSLEngine on ...