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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Why isn't my PHP file running?

I recently installed Apache and later installed PHP too. When I browse to http://localhost/index.html it displays the default Apache page "it works". But when i try to run http://localhost/phpinfo....
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Get the number of concurrent users in Apache?

We want to know how many concurrent users the apache is serving at one time? Can I do it by installing some statistics tools? I tried webalizer but it only shows hourly hits, not the number of users. ...
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Host multiple domains with Apache

Is there a way to host multiple domains with Apache web server without making any changes to the DNS server? I have full control over the Apache server and no control over the DNS server.
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Why isn't HTTP Authentication working on this Apache HTTPS site?

I have set up a private MoinMoin wiki, accessed through HTTPS, but I cannot get Basic HTTP Authentication to work on it. I have it working on another site, using a similar vhosts file, so I cannot ...
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Apache redirecting: reason unknown

I have a simple php script. The script is not important. It just prints out $_SERVER. When I request an URL like www.server.com/?ref=bar everything is fine. However if the request contains something ...
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Adding 'Last Modification Date' to HTML pages

I have a personal website that has around 4 - 5 HTML pages that I modify on a local editor (Kompozer) and then upload it to my website running on Apache. I have seen many a times, pages have the ...
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.htaccess rewrite with % in query string doesn't work

I am trying to do a rewrite of the site from http://www.example.com/folder/site?data%5Bbranch%5D=xyz to http://www.example2.com/test/ Already tried the query string but facing issues with %. Any ...
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Disable cPanel Apache access logging by cPanel account itself?

Solutions I found through Google to disable access logging of a particular cPanel account seems to be either editing httpd.conf or having access to WHM. Is it possible for the cPanel account itself ...
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Do PHP-FPM (and other PHP handlers) need execute permissions on the PHP files they're serving?

I read in a post at Server Fault that PHP-FPM needs execute permissions. However, the answer in When creating a website, what permissions and directory structure? only grants read and write ...
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Why web hosting providers use Apache for their plans?

As the title says, I see most web hosting companies provide plans that running Apache instead of Nginx. So, what is the reason that makes them stick with Apache? Although, Nginx is much more lighter ...
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Hide a site entirely from search engines (Google, Bing etc.)

My company is running a few internal websites that we do not want indexed by search engines such as Google, Bing etc. However, the websites still need to be accessible for our customers, and ...
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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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Stopping Apache from serving requests for content from other sites

When looking at my Apache2 access logs, I occasionally see GET requests asking my server for a page on a completely different server. For example: xx.xx.xx.xx - - [18/Jan/2012:07:12:10 -0500] "GET ...
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How to force a web browser to interpret other file extension (but contains plain text) as a text file?

I'm currently engaged with a web based application that needs to show text files via directory listing in the web server (Tomcat). The text file has an extension of .inp and .trg, it seems that IE8 is ...
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Redirect to subdomain port 8080

I have my domain registered and running. I have installed lifray which is running on tomcat 7, my site url is iloveliferay.com:8080 and I want this to be at themes.iloveliferay.com, which file I need ...
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How can I fix an Apache redirect loop

I have a strange Apache/WordPress redirect loop that I can't seem to figure out. Here is the relevant logs and other info: http://pastebin.com/E1afW2vw It seems that the page request gets made, and ...
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Rewrite Issue on index.html

I have index.html on my html_directory on my website also I entered a rule as follows: RewriteRule ^index.html$ newindex.php It seems requests to my site is routing to my index.html file , my ...
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Can Apache “Correct” URL Case?

Let's say I keep every word of file names capitalized. For example, Home.php or MultipleWordTitle.html. Is there any way for Apache to redirect requests for incorrectly-cased URLs to the capitalized ...
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What is wrong with this Apache httpd.conf file for vhosts?

What is wrong here? NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName www.apples.co.uk DocumentRoot /var/www/apples.co.uk RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.apples\.co\.uk$ [NC] ...
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Mod Rewrite change extention of a page

i want to mod rewrite change extension of any page to what i want. for ex. i want change index.php to index.abc is it possible with mod rewrite?
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Enforcing a specific order for cookie headers

We have an application that cares about the order of cookie headers. It shouldn't, since this isn't mandated by the standards and indeed we're getting the headers in various different orders So we ...
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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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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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301ing a 301 URL to yet another 301, bad for SEO?

I am working on a website that has a huge amount of 301s in it due to new versions of the website being roled out and thus different URL structures being used. I have noticed that some of the old ...
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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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Site down for some users and I can't find the issue

Hoping to get some advice, I'm getting feedback from users in seveal regions around the world (Asia, Africa) that a site I run is down for them. When I check myself it's fine, checking the server all ...
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301 redirect all pages with a specific extension

I have a website that is not on ASP anymore, it's a Drupal 7 website now. I need to use an .htaccess file to redirect with code 301 all pages with .asp extension to the 404 page or a specific URL. (...
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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 it?...
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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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Redirect everything from old domain to new domain

I need to (permanent) redirect all of the following: www.domain.com www.domain.com/folder sub.domain.com sub.domain.com/folder Basically all URLS that are reachable without being intended to: www....
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www.foobar.com works but foobar.com results in a 'Server not found' error

I have just setup a minimal (hopefully secure? - comments welcome) apache website using the following configuration file: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName foobar.com ServerAlias ...
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How do I set up a “gateway” for a specific subdomain?

I'm looking at setting up a website that will run a few different apps. Most of them can be managed by an Apache server, but I've got one specific thing that will run on a custom HTTP server. ...
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Recommended way on implementing 301 redirects

I am rebranding a website, which involves changing the domain name. I want to know the best way of redirecting traffic to the new domain, using 301. Ideally, I will do this at the webserver (Apache) ...
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getting mod_rewrite to work on Mac OS X

I'm trying to get mod rewrite to work on my Mac. This is the content of the .htaccess file: <Files *\.ini> order allow,deny deny from all </Files> RewriteEngine on RewriteRule .* ...
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How to block malicious requests before they reach Apache?

I have a RESTful web service that gets hit by a large number of requests coming from various IPs with dummy logins and random inputs. I have already denied these requests at the HTTP level (using the ...
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Purposes and priorities of Apache conf files

I've installed an Apache2 server on a Linux Box (Ubuntu 10.04 TLS) and am trying to setup some virtual host and proxies. There is some stuff in the apache2.conf, an empty httpd.conf (which was used ...
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How can I allow robots access to my sitemap, but prevent casual users from accessing it?

I am storing my sitemaps in my web folder. I want web crawlers (Googlebot etc) to be able to access the file, but I don't necessarily want all and sundry to have access to it. For example, this site (...
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Simplify URL rewrites in .htaccess?

RewriteRule ^([A-Za-z0-9_\-]+)$ /userviewproducts.php?category=$1 [L] RewriteRule ^([A-Za-z0-9_\-]+)/$ /userviewproducts.php?category=$1 [L] RewriteRule ^([A-Za-z0-9_\-]+/[A-Za-z0-9_\-]+)$ /...
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Apache Per User Directory Not Found

For some reason the user directory I have for my server has stopped working whenever I go to http://server/~user/public_html/ I get a 404 error. The files are there on the ftp, but they're not showing ...
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Regular expression for Apache redirection

In the .htaccess file I would like to redirect (301): From: http://www.example.com/photo<anything> To: http://www.example.com/blog/ Basically, any URL starting with /photo should be redirected ...
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best apache log file permissions on cpanel server

In an effort to protect my site from bad bots including ridiculous hackers that can login to the server, I want to secure access_log and error_log as much as possible without breaking apache or cpanel....
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Apache .htaccess mod_rewrite: use of [NC]

I see tons of .htacces examples containing the [NC] flag (NoCase = case-insensitive) For example the famous h5bp page use the [NC] flag a lot: https://github.com/h5bp/server-configs-apache/blob/...
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how can i display the MD5 or SHA1 of files in a web server directory?

When you don't have an index.html, most web servers will show a list of files in the directory. Can I get preferably lighttpd (but Apache as a backup) to do show a file's MD5/SHA1 (along with ...
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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 help-test.example....
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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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Remove trailing slash and index.html in .htaccess

I seem to be stuck here trying to figure out how to redirect the following scenarios: /foo/index.html -> /foo (remove trailing slash, index.html as 301) /foo/ -> /foo (remove ...
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Removing trailing slash ONLY for a specific directory

I would like to 301 redirect my URL that has a trailing slash to a URL without a trailing slash. That part is simple (RewriteRule ^(.*)\/(\?.*)?$ $1$2 [R=301,L]) However I only want to do it if that ...
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Can't change HTTP Vary header from PHP

I have a test server running CentOS, and changing the Vary header there through PHP via: header('Vary: Accept'); works as expected (it's added to the Accept-Encoding value that Apache already adds ...
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Need help getting 'www' working for domains and subdomains using Apache & DNS

I've searched through a lot of different posts asking this question and I haven't really seen a straight forward answer on how to get this working. At the moment, with the following settings, adding ...
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Using a .htaccess to RewriteRule and Redirect 301 at the same time?

I have a couple of specific URLs that I want to display differently on my website, like this: RewriteRule ^contact$ contact.php To get ride of the ".php" extension. And to be SEO friendly (to ...