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 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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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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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RewriteRule to send all URLs with `mod` in them to the `moderator` directory

I have a .htaccess file in the root directory of my project, that contains all the rewrite rules for the site to functions. Most of these rules belong to the mod section of the site, and only two of ...
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Can Internet Explorer use the AES crytographic algorithm for HTTPS?

I wanted to disable RC4 and "force" PFS on my website. Without modification, every browser used RC4. As I don't have access to the root directory I did it by modifying the .htaccess file. Note: The ...
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How do you test non-live sites before switching DNS?

I have a few websites that I need to move to a new server - how would I test that they work before switching DNS? What URL would I navigate to?
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Reasons for putting an application platform behind a web server

Application platforms like Node.js and Tomcat can bind to port 80 and serve external requests directly. Alternatively, these application platforms bind to a local port (like Tomcat's 8080) that is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Change name of audio file for download

I have some mp3 files which are named "my-audio.mp3" but now the client wants the visitor to be able to download and save these files to their desktop. He doesn't like the name with the hyphen and ...
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Server responding to request differnetly

I believe as above hosted locally , the long green delay is actually the home page of the website. May i know what causes those delay? Magento is a very CPU intense monster, is it due to the fact ...
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“File does not exist” in Apache error log when mod_rewrite is using

I am getting below error in server log, when re-writing the URLs. [Fri Jan 25 11:32:57 2013] [error] [client ***IP***] File does not exist: ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I make a webmail URL available from any hosted domain?

I run Roundcube webmail on my VPS. At the moment, it is only accessible from one virtual server hosted on the server, unless a separate Roundcube installation is created for other virtual servers. I ...
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Apache (XAMPP 1.8.0) access.log/Intrusion Detection Concern

[I originally posted on SO but it earned me a Tumbleweed badge. This looks like a better venue for the question.] I have Apache (XAMPP 1.8.0) running on Vista Pro x64. A couple times now I have seen ...
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What response headers encourage 304-Not Modified upon reloads?

When looking at the network waterfall in Firebug/Chrome/IE9, I keep seeing "200-OK" instead of "304-Not Modified" for many cache-able files (images, js, css) on this page, for example. I believe it ...
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Should I use mod_wsgi embedded mode if I have full control of Apache?

I'm managing a bunch of sites and applications in a shared hosting, using Django via mod_wsgi. I had planned to use daemon mode from the beginning (to avoid restart problems), but ended up purchasing ...
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URL Rewrite for SSL

I have SSL configured for a cart directory in my website. I'm having a very difficult time trying to configure SSL for a different directory within the same website. I ask the question on SO, and was ...
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.htaccess: allow from - using dynamic IP - defining the static portion of my IP?

I'm looking to secure my phpMyAdmin dir from being accessed from other IPs than my own, albeit dynamic IP, let's say it is 191.164.1.xxx (xxx = being dynamic numbers). Referring to the Apache ...
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How to split apache logfile per Month

I have a quite large apache logfile (2,5 G). Its that big because i havent used logrotate until now. Now the logs get rotated corretly but i want the rotation (one logfile per month) for the time ...
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Apache rewrite to 404 except for matched query

I'm trying to handle logically simple operation, but apache rewrite does not handle my website's query strings requests. I heard it's does not do it eventually. Still cannot understand it's regex ...
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domain.com to www.domain.com .htaccess redirect working except one subdir

I've setup a redirect in .htaccess to consolidate domain.com to www.domain.com traffic on our Apache server. Looks like this: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ...
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Include number and date in Apache log file names

I'm trying to figure out how to include the current date and the IP number of the current host inside the Apache log file names, but I fail how to see how I can do that. Part of that has to do with ...
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Conditional AddHandler Directive

Is it possible to conditionally call AddHandler in the .htaccess under Apache (2.x)? My present situation requires that a certain AddHandler is needed by one production server but that one breaks the ...
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Symbolic link not allowed or link target not accessible: /var/www on Ubuntu 11.04

I am getting a 403 when i access http://mayfieldafc.local/ upon looking in the Apache logs I am getting: [Wed Nov 16 12:32:59 2011] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Symbolic link not allowed or link target ...
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Override .htaccess from parent directory

I have a local LAMP stack (without the MySQL. LAP stack? Anyways..) and I am using this as a development environment for a production website. The site is placed in a sub-directory of the Apache2 ...
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URL Rewrite to subdomains?

say i have a website with /article.php?id=1&category=Minecraft&Name=Lorem+Ipsum and /topic.php?category=Minecraft how would i setup url rewrite to make the topic pages being ...
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How to setup mod_rewrite/htaccess to do url masking and forwarding to a subdirectory?

Its been about three years since I've played with apache and php(I've been using thin and nignx ;). So I've forgotten how to setup a mod_rewrite directive to forward all http requests from root to the ...
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mod_rewrite with Apache -> mod_jk -> tomcat

Related to some of my earlier questions. I now have a setup I quite like; Apache httpd listening on port 80 accepting http and https connections. Several Tomcat instances running on several AJP ...
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Subdomains on WampServer

I'm working on WampServer for development, I've set up the domain tuniguide.local and it works fine with this configuration: DocumentRoot "D:\www\tuniguide" ServerName tuniguide.local But when I ...
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Regex Needed to allow mod-rewrite rule to work either with or without trailing slash?

Given the following rewrite rule: RewriteRule ^user/([^/]*)$ /userprofile.php?user=$1 [L] How can I have it work either with or without a trailing slash? Bonus points, how can I verify ([^/]*) ...
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how can I change cpanel default page to index.php / index.html

I have created a new domain and uploaded index.html to public directory. but it isnt displaying and cpanel default page is displaying instead. how can I change the same??
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What analytics software to use for small Apache served website with banners not from Google

I'm planning to run a small website using Apache (and other) server(s). The website supports configuring different banners for different pages dynamically. The banners are not from Google but ...
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How to identify the client is a search robot?

I have built my entire site using AJAX (indeed it's GWT). I have also implemented AJAX crawling proposed by Google. However, after the implementation, I found that neither Yahoo , Bing, nor Baidu ...
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How to add an exception to this rewrite rule

I need to change this so that one file in wp-admin is not forced through https: # add a trailing slash to /wp-admin RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^.*/wp-admin$ RewriteRule ^(.+)$ ...
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APACHE mod_rewrite add query string to URL

Using mod_rewrite how can I change the current URL format: From: https://example.com/something/NAME-IN-CAPS/phonebook.xml To: https://example.com/anything/whatever/phonebook.php?name=NAME-IN-CAPS
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Default Apache webroot different to what I expect; seems to be /var/www/html rather than /var/www

I have a new installation of Apache in Ubuntu 14.04.2 The /etc/apache2/apache2.conf file contains: <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None ...