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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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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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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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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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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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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Apache Unable to open logs: /Applications/MAMP/Library/${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log

I am trying to run a project built in Ubuntu with PHP on fat-free framework. I am using MAMP on macOS Yosemite 10.10.1. I imported a database successfully through phpmyadmin & following these ...
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Sharing CodeIgniter installation between different servers

Current situation: I've got 2 different servers, each one hosting its own CI installation, and everything is working fine, except a lot of code is duplicated (custom libraries, some views, etc) My ...
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Apache Tomcat Password?

I'm using dsBudget to manage my budgeting software. It's an apache tomcat web app. Would anyone know how I can password protect it? Basically it is designed to work on a local machine, but I want to ...
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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 virtual hosts configuration for MAMP results in new sites going to the same folder

I have MAMP installed in my mac. Why is it that every time I create a new site, they all go to the same folder? Here is my /etc/hosts file: 127.0.0.1 localhost 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost ::1 ...
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Unexplained long Time To First Byte

My wordpress blog is getting a grade F for TTFB on webpagetest.org: http://www.webpagetest.org/result/140905_20_PRX/ with a TTFB of over 800ms. I cannot explain it. Indeed, I use a CloudFlare CDN, ...
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Can this be achieved with a reverse-proxy?

I have a website that was developed and is hosted on a Windows server (Server A). We want to have these Windows hosted pages to show up on another website that is hosted on a Linux server (Server B). ...
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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 ...
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How to redirect a subdomain to the main domain so I can use an SSL certificate?

I have an apache server hosting with one IP address hosting a www and a 'sub' domain using <virtualhost>. That worked fine until I needed an EV certificate which works on only 1 domain. It ...
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failed httpd starting on a centos/apache web server

I installed a ffmpeg module on a web server (centos) after that httpd broke. How can I fixed it? when I typed: /etc/init.d/httpd start I got this error: Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 5 ...
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Apache mod_rewrite SSL vs Non-SSL

I have my site setup with two conf files (one for SSL and one for Non-SSL ) The two confs are at this gist -> https://gist.github.com/akinsgre/9645179 The Non-SSL configuration works fine. When ...
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Can't Make Changes via FTP on my Ubuntu Server

I'm very new to server management, I literally just set this up for the first time a couple weeks ago, no idea what I'm doing. In order to allow WordPress to run updates, apparently everything needs ...
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Simplest way to lock down a beta web site but allow paypal payments

Perhaps a strange question, but I have a website that's not ready for production use online in order to test paypal payments. I had locked down the site using a .htaccess file however this also ...
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Remove IP address from the URL of website using apache

I'm on an EC2 instance and have a domain domain.com linked to the EC2 nameservers and it happily is serving my pages if I type domain.com in the URL. However when the page is served it resolves the ...
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Need help writing .htaccess / Apache rule

I have some URLs which are now 404 due to site upgrade. I want all URLs starting with www.example.com/archives/* to point to www.example.com/news (notice that after archives there is a wildcard ...
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Apache htaccess results in files being downloaded instead of displayed

So I had this "beautiful" website that did exactly what I wanted it to do. Then I shut down my PC, reboot and...the pages just download now instead of being displayed. I re-installed XAMPP and ...
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Different authentication for HTTP POST and GET requests in Apache

I want to authenticate for POST requests for http://path/to/logical/abc.xml (but not GET requests to that URL). How do I put constraints like this in place? The paths are logical and location ...
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Restricting post method and authentication to specifc URL paths in Apache .htaccess

I shall start with an example. I want to restrict to POST requests only for http://path/to/logical/abc.xml and restrict to GET only for http://path/to/logical/def.xml. How do I put constraints like ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Show Cloudflare requests in apache log

I have a number of sites using cloudflare as a CDN with the apache mod_cloudflare installed to restore original visitor IPs to my server logs. Does anyone know of a way I can make the logs identify ...
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Setting up multiple domains on one Cpanel account

I set up an account on Cpanel for a domain "abc.com". However, if I wanted to point the A record for "def.com" to abc's existing account, what changes would I have to make server side? I'm aware that ...
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mod rewrite doesn't work when i added multiple domains

i have redhat linux server and i was using /var/www/html to display my site. By using the following directive rewrite mod was working fine. <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> # Enable mod_rewrite ...