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 does the web server choose between unicode and utf-8 for accented characters?

I have a web server with my ISP which replaces accented characters in URLs with their unicode values: for instance é (eacute) is translated to %e9 (dec 233). For testing locally I use EasyPHP which ...
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Apache, Rewrite Rule and Directories

my sites-available/ file looks something like the following: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@mysite ServerName mysite.co.uk ServerAlias www.mysite.co.uk DocumentRoot ...
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How to avoid “chunked” Transfer-Encoding?

How to avoid chunked Transfer-Encoding ? Is there any benefit with this encoding? Below is what appears as part of Apache Web Server (V2.4) header message: Connection: Keep-Alive Content-Type: ...
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How to get rid of crawling errors due to the URL Encoded Slashes (%2F) problem in Apache

The Google web crawler has indexed a whole set of URLs with encoded slashes (%2F) for our site. I assume it has picked up the pages from our XML sitemap file. The problem is that the live pages will ...
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How to remove /index.html

How to make redirect /index.html -> / in Apache? Redirect /index.html http://domain-name.com/ Is causeing infinite loop when opening home page.
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Enable 'mod_rewrite' Using .htaccess File On cPanel Shared Hosting Server

I'm using cPanel to host my website. I need to enable 'mod_rewrite' on this Shared Hosting cPanel account to run my script. I've tried to Google the solutions high and low but did not find any luck ...
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using .htaccess to redirect .asp to .php?

Ahoy all! I've been racking my brain with this one. I basically just converted all of my pages from ASP code to PHP code. Kept the same filenames. So, here is the htaccess code I have so far, but ...
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Deny access to directory content on shared hosting service

My Website is hosted on a shared Apache server. How can I deny access to directory content pages so if someone goes to the address www.mywebsite.com/directory they don't see the following: Index of ...
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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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SVN Checkout folder as local webroot

I have XAMPP installed and running. I have an SVN working directory (WD) on my local that checks out from the repository. I set up a virtual host in xampp to point to my WD, but my browser (FF) gives ...
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Changing domain name - what are the practical steps involved [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I rename a domain and preserve PageRank? I launched a website a couple of years ago, bright eyed and bushy tailed, with dreams of conquering the world. ...
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Using mod_speling with multi-level htaccess and rewriterules

We recently switched formats for managing our 301s. For the most part, everything went well, but it seems to have stopped mod_speling from working properly. Here's what we changed: old ...
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How do sites avoid SEO issues and legalities with subdomain unique ids?

I was looking through a few websites recently and noticed a trend I'm not sure I understand. Sites are creating unique referral URLs for customers in the form of: http://customname.site.com (If ...
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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 ...
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MAMP not working as 'localhost' but works with “127.0.0.1”

I just installed MAMP on Mac OSX 10.8.2. When it is started, I'm not able to access the server through http://localhost:8888 but when I visit http://127.0.0.1:8888/ and it works fine. Why is it so? ...
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Apache rewrite rule that matches a specific query string

I need to rewrite a specific wordpress url to a 404 error: ?page_id=15 => 404 How can I match the query string? Apparently Apache doesn't feed that to the rewrite mod...
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http request terminating early

I noticed that on some of my sites, images were occasionally not getting downloaded fully. After a bit of investigation it appears that it is not restricted to images - .css, .js etc were also ...
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How to serve WAMP website over internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it feasible to run a public-facing website from my home network? I have just installed a portable WAMP (EasyPHP) in order to test a website. I can access the site ...
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Remove multiple trailing slashes in a single 301 in .htaccess?

There is a similar question here, but the solution does not work in Apache for our site. I'm trying to remove multiple trailing slashes from URLs on our site. I found some .htaccess code that seems ...
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Rewrite in Mediawiki, remove index.php, .htaccess

I've just installed Mediawiki on Apache and I want the URL should be: localhost/Main_Page/ localhost/Special:Recent_Changes ... instead of: localhost/index.php/Main_Page/ ...
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Seeking .htaccess help: Converting multiple subdomains (both HTTP and HTTPS) to www.domain.com using .htaccess

I've been trying to get an answer to this question on other forums (the folks at SuperUser thought this was the place I needed to post) and via my connections, but I haven't gotten very far. Hopefully ...
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Getting fingerprint from Apache certificate (combined with key)

I have just created a certificate for my Apache SSL host using: make-ssl-cert /usr/share/ssl-cert/ssleay.cnf /etc/ssl/private/myhost.crt Now what is the correct way to get the fingerprint out of ...
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Interpretation of empty User-agent

How should I interpret a empty User-agent? I have some custom analytics code and that code has to analyze only human traffic. I have got a working list of User-agents denoting human traffic, and bot ...
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Subdomain In Addon Domain Is Not Working

I added a new addon domain to my cPanel hosting. With the new added addon domain, I try to make some subdomain of it. But, the subdomain is not working like subfolder does. This is my situation: ...
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Stop Apache serving filetypes

Preferably using .htaccess files, though .conf files are an option, is there any way to stop Apache serving certain filetypes? For example, .db shouldn't be served for obvious reason (privacy and ...
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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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The concept of virtual host and DNS

I have a dedicated server and a mydomain.com (bought from a hosting company). I want to host a website from my dedicated server with the domain mydomain.com i.e. when I enter mydomain.com from browser ...
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URL rewriting via forward proxy

I have an app that runs inside my firewall and talks out to multiple end points via HTTP/HTTPS on a non-standard port e.g. http://endpoint1.domain.com:7171, http://endpoint2.domain.com:7171 What I ...
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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 ...
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Apache URL Rewrite

I'm trying and failing to get a URL rewrite working, firstly I'm doing it in the vhost declaration, is that right? What I'm trying to do is take any URL which has; view.php?id=[a 1 or multidigit ...
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Subdomain redirect to WWW

I have the domain example.com and the test.example.com running on apache server. For some reason when I try to visit test.example it is redirected to www.test.example and by consequence a Server not ...
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Password protect an alias virtual directory

I have a main domain being hosted through CPanel. I also have a sub-domain that I would like to appear as a path under the main domain instead of as a sub-domain. So I have: http://example.com/ ...
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Disallow all user agents except one using .htaccess?

I've been struggling to get this .htaccess working. The aim is to disallow all user agents besides my app. The app sends a GET request with a user agent of lets say 'AcmeUpdater'. Whenever I try to ...
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How can I point wildcard domains to a folder in Apache?

I am developing an app using PHP and deploying it on Apache on the Amazon AWS environment. This app requires to be made available to customers from their own chosen domain name? How can I achieve ...
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Use Apache to prevent a PHP script from connecting to a specific domain

Is there a way to prevent apache from connecting to a specific domain e.g. somesite.com? I have a PHP script that trying to connect to specific host, and I would like to prevent that.
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Apache create index for directories without one specified.

Currently, I use a PHP script to list the contents of a directory that does not have an index file, but I don't want to have to copy it to every directory without an index. Can Apache do it ...
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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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Should I upgrade from Apache 1.3.x to 2.x?

We are in the middle of setting up a new container to migrate our ever growing web app onto. Primarily to satisfy a security audit, but also to catch up and implement missing/outdated security. The ...
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Difficulty enabling caching on inherited site

I have been asked to work on a corporate website a previous employee had created. The site is on shared GoDaddy hosting. One of the first things I noticed (after the 140KB JPEG on the front page, ...
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Do Apache virtual hosts perform better when listening to different ports?

I plan to use mod_proxy to route requests to Apache virtual hosts based on the URL. example.com/foo/x is routed to foo.example.com/x, example.com/bar/x is routed to bar.example.com/x, etc. Are there ...
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Hosting an apache server from my mac

I created a website with PHP and JS. I want to send my IP address to a friend who is in another state and let him see it. My site is loaded by xampp. How could I do this?
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How to silently auto-load from a subdirectory, but allow internal paths to think the file is located at site root?

I have files in my site root, and also files in its "Iternet_IE" directory. I need to: 1.) be able to call/include other files (e.g. headers or footers) from within files at either of those ...
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Apache: how to create subdomain on name-based virtualhost?

i have name-based hosting, lets name it my.address.com - my friend have 'white' ip -address.com and gave me virtual machine than i can access via ssh, also, he made some magic with ports and now after ...
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conditional DirectoryIndex based on IP address, using .htaccess

I've got this in httpd.conf: <VirtualHost xx.xxx.xx.xxx> Options All +ExecCGI ServerAdmin hostmaster@thehost.com DocumentRoot /var/www/html/domain.com ServerName dl.domain.org ...
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Is making my PHP files read-only a useful security measure?

Up until now I've been "protecting" my website's PHP files by making them read-only with chmod. Is this a useful security tactic? Or is it some "old wive's tale" and I'm wasting my time? I'm ...
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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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Sitemap file getting double compressed

I have a script that generates my XML sitemap and writes it to the file sitemap.xml.gz - i.e. an XML file, compressed with gzip. This file is definitely written correctly as when I download it via FTP ...
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Using modproxy to get around China's Great Firewall

I'm using WIX service and I like it very much. However, one big problem is that some of my colleagues are in China but their IP is blocked. I'm wondering if modproxy can help me. I would like to ...
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Make Apache treat ASPX as html

I've swapped from ASP.NET to .PHP for cost reasons. As such, I want the people to be redirected from .ASPX to its equivalent .PHP. If I create the .aspx with HTML, the file is simply displayed in ...
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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 ...