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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Apache VERY high page load time

My Drupal 6 site has been running smoothly for years but recently has experienced intermittent periods of extreme slowness (10-60 sec page loads). Several hours of slowness followed by hours of normal ...
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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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Clean URLs issue using .htaccess in PHP project

I am working on a PHP laravel project. I am currently facing issues with .htaccess file. I have following .htaccess: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options -MultiViews RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / ...
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301 Redirect from www to non-www without using VHOST

I have my web application running on EC2 with Apache. I want to redirect www to non-www. On searching Google, I used this but it leads to redirect loop: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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apache rewriting url doesn't work(using godaddy hosting)

I'm using a framework to create my website(codeigniter) by default the urls are like this:mysite.com/index.php?/etc/etc/etc. And I'm trying to remove the index.php?, I tried to remove it by doing ...
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Tell apache to point to a subfolder as default starting point for public

What would be the different methods of telling Apache to serve up httpdocs/public instead of httpdocs as the default starting point? I want to be able to have my includes and logs directories behind ...
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Htaccess - Rewrite png to php file

I currently use trans.png.php?id=1&campaign=test to track my newsletter campaigns. I want to use trans.png instead as it's the src of an img tag. How can i do this in htaccess? Also is there any ...
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Is it possible to check the case on Apache redirects or aliases?

I have a big website (15,000 pages) with a log list of redirects (about 800) that have been used in marketing pieces for years. My Apache server has been running mod_rewrite for the past 10 years or ...
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How to manage multiple domains on same server

I have more than one (4 to be exact) domains and only one server host with same ip. How I can run all my domains from same server. All websites are wordpress sites.
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Image Hot-links & Google's Instant Previews

I'm trying to adjust my site: 1. stop Image Hot-links 2. block Googlebot-Image (because I do not want my images to be searchable) 3. allow Google's Instant Previews I've tried this but the Instant ...
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Configuring directory access on a server. .htaccess and alternatives?

I have written a small PHP package/site-template (should I say). It contains a directory data/ that contains some important files that the users should not be able to see. These file should however ...
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Is minimising the number of Include directives in Apache config faster?

In my Apache config file for domains hosted on my site, I have a couple of Include directives containing redirects: <VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:8080> Include /path/redirects1.conf Include ...
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http://www.example.com/http://www.example.com/ in Apache log?

I run a website, let's say www.example.com. On it I have a path and file, say www.example.com/path/file.html. The Apache log lists GET requests like: GET /path/file.html HTTP/1.1 Which is correct, ...
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Redirect all traffic to construction page except my IP in .htaccess

The title pretty much says it all. I want to direct all traffic to an under construction page except for traffic originating from my IP address so I can move a large development site into production ...
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Apache mod_rewrite problem

I try to use Apache mod_rewrite to redirect some pages on my customer's website to the homepage. The .htaccess file is the following: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / ...
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How can I redirect everything but the index as 410?

Our site shut down and we need to give a 410 redirect to the users. We have a small one-page replacement site set up in the same domain and a custom 410 error page. We'd like to have it so that all ...
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How to use .htaccess to show smarter URLs

I'd like to ask how can I call the page www.domain.com/index.php?page=somepage and make the browser show the user in the URL bar the address www.domain.com/somepage/? How do I do that trick?
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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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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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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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Mapping a domain to my virtual server using an A record

I bought a virtual server from Hetzner. It has Debian 7.0 minimal installed, and I also installed Apache server using apt-get install apache2. That's about everything I did on the server. This URL ...
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How should I set up and use a CDN for my web application?

I plan to create and run my own CDN. Currently, media and other static content is being served by the web-servers which are behind a load balancer which is a waste of resources. The network structure ...
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Upgrading Apache 2.2 to Apache 2.4 [closed]

I'm planning to upgrade Apache 2.2 running on my centOS 6.5 server to Apache 2.4, Does the new Apache version worth the update?
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Rewrite one URL to another, and then block the first one using Apache mod_rewrite

Description: I've changed with RewriteRules (no redirect) a typical PHP-like URL: domain.com/script.php?parameter=value to more friendly one: domain.com/script/value But I still can reach the ...
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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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Handling APACHE file caching

I have used .htaccess to cache images, css and javascript files on my server for up to a month. My problem is that some users get updates that I made recently and all works normally while some user ...
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Is it possible to count the number of hits or loads of a webpage without anything fancy?

I know very little, but I do know that I have some server space given by my University with a file called public_html which anyone can load html and other files from. So is there a simple way to add ...
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How should I set the default virtualhost?

I want to run 2 websites. One for www.example.com, and the other for everything else (www.example2.com, www.example3.com) How I do it? I tried: <virtualhost *:80> ServerName www.example.com ...
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How to log username in Apache logs?

I need some help regarding how to log the user-name into apache logs. I'm building a use-case for Security Information Event Management. Is the method the same in case of IIS or just applicable to ...
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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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Tomcat serving static content with directory listings

I have Tomcat 7 configured to serve static contents from a directory: <Host appBase="webapps" name="localhost"> ... <Context docBase="/var/projectA/static" path="/projectA/" /> ...
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Apache2 Unwantingly Allowing Proxy Requests

I'm not sure if this is the right location, but this is fairly urgent. I have completely removed all traces of mod_proxy and the other mod_proxy mods, although the Apache server continues to allow ...
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Help with 301 redirect from subdomain to root domain

I need to forward existing subdomain links to the root domain as the subdomain no longer exists. I have tried so many different lines of code in my .htaccess file and can not get the redirect to work. ...
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getting 500 intenal error when setting 301 redirect using .htaccess

I am trying to use a 301 redirect to direct users and bots to my new site but when I put the .htaccess live i keep getting a 500 internal error shown. The site is actually a subdomain which i want ...
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Under an Xampp install, I modify the apache httpd-vhosts.conf file and then my Apache server will not start

I have read all the articles but still must be doing something wrong... I modified the httpd-vhosts.conf file to access the project I am working on... I have tried many different configurations and ...
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Handling request after installing MAMP (no DNS setup yet)

I've just installed MAMP on my mac machine and checked the server is working by looking at localhost. I looked up my IP address by ifconfig. When I use another machine, I still can't get connected to ...
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Notification for too many Apache connection errors on shared hosting?

My hosting provider specifies how many simultaneous connections the hosting account can handle. The question is how do I know if my site reached this limit and drops connnections? I have a PHP site ...
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Nginx frontend, Apache backend, and Magento

I've got a Magento installation, which works perfectly from a customer's point of view. However, when you try and do batch tasks with the admin, Nginx often closes the connection to the browser early, ...
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Is it possible to force a directory index to display even if an index file exists?

On my Apache server I need to display a directory index of a given folder even if it already contains an index file that has been defined in DirectoryIndex. In this case an index.html file exists, but ...
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Apache2: Deny access for mail.mydomain.com but allow www.mydomain.com, both points same ip

i have a linux mail+http server located throguh Internet at www.mydomain.com. Domain was bought at GoDaddy so after configuring the server and getting the public ip address i went at GoDaddy's profile ...
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Virtual Host under MacOSX not working

I have setup a virtualhost for MacOSX Apache installation. These are my steps: edit /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf removing comment from: Include /private/etc/apache2/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf ...
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Restrict SSL access for some paths on a apache2 server

I wanted to allow access to www.mydomain.com/login through ssl only. E.g.: Whenever someone accessed http://www.mydomain.com/login, I wanted him to be redirect to https://www.mydomain.com/login so ...
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Accessing server stats using PHP

There are over 10 stats packages installed in my server (AWStat, Webalizer, etc) and cPanel has an interface to show them in terms of visitors, bandwidth, popular pages, etc. It is possible to access ...
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Getting 403 Forbidden after changing webroot

I am running Ubuntu with Apache (LAMP stack). When I changed the webroot from /var/www to /media/data/www, I keep getting 403 Forbidden even after chmod-ing the directory + files to 777. What did I do ...
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How do I save user uploaded files outside of the web folder but use them on my page?

I have read that one of the best things to do for security with user uploaded files is to store them outside of the web folder, as there is very little you can do to ensure that that jpg image the ...
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Gzip compress offline?

I've configured my site to serve compressed content by putting this line in .htaccess AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml text/javascript text/css application/javascript ...
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Why is a # sign added to the end of URLS?

Note: I'm asking this from the perspective of the site developers (trying to help someone there). not as a user. Please don't forward this to superuser.com. It's a server admin question. Have a look ...
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Removing the script extension with URL rewriting on Apache

Given a (slightly theoretical) physical disk layout of: \products\cameras\50d.jpg \products\cameras\20d.jpg \products\lenses\18-55.jpg \products\lenses\28-135.jpg \products.php At the moment, I've ...
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Will /sbin/nologin Protect Apache from Bash Exploit CVE-2014-6271 [closed]

It was announced widely today (September 24, 2014) that it is possible to manipulate environment variables to execute approximately arbitrary code on *nix systems where Bash is the default shell. ...
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Apache HTTPS ProxyPass certificate location

I'm trying to set up an Apache server that uses ProxyPass to pass HTTPS requests on to another server. Let's call the proxy server ALPHA and the target server BETA. ALPHA does not run HTTPS, but ...