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Apache2 and FTP

I just set up an Apache web server on my Raspberry Pi, along with MySQL and PHP5, and to upload files i set up vsftpd. The thing is that the ftp connection sent me to my pi user home directory, ...
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Requests for site not hosted on my server [duplicate]

I am seeing http get requests in my servers access log for a site that is not hosted on my server and also the dns records of the site do not point to my server the domain points to 3 ip addresses in ...
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Managing a large dynamic website [duplicate]

so I just finished making a website and want to ensure that it could support a given amount of users at a time. I built it on a shared hosting account, but the thing is that my web hoster has a ...
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Any negative consequences of linking from a wordpress site to another site that uses ASP pages

A client of mine had a blog that utilized ASP pages for some content. Recently they moved their site to a Linux-based server and installed Wordpress. They did not want to have all the ASP pages ...
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Can I implement IPv6 support on my server using 6to4 address?

I was given an IPv4 address example 192.0.2.4 for my server. To enable clients to reach the server on IPv6 address, I understand that I need to set the AAAA record on my name servers to point to the ...
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Does an increase in bandwidth usage and a down server indicate a DDoS attack?

I have a dedicated server and it went down hours ago. Just wondering if this happened because of a DDoS attack. I got the bandwidth graph from my hosting provider, it clearly shows huge traffic ...
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How to set up a mail server on Linux only for sending admin/debug emails?

I need to send server reports to myself from my remote servers, and I don't mind them going to spam, so I don't need SPF, DKIM, etc. I tried using mailutils to send something like this: uptime | mail ...
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What is the best way to automate “domain parking”? [closed]

Assume I have a domain http://go.example.com/abcdefg when example.com is server running on NGINX. The main task of that server is to proxy pass all visitors to other server and then, this other server ...
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Allowing access to an Apache virtual host from the local network only

I have a web page on a Linux server I administer, running Apache 2.2. This server is visible to the outside world for some other services. I would like to configure Apache so that a given virtual ...
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Best process for upgrading a live server

I just recently started at a new company, and their live server has PHP v5.2.6 (yes, circa 2008). A site I recently designed for them actually wouldn't work on it because PHP is so old, so I've now ...
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What was this hack-bot trying to achieve via directory traversal?

I was walking through my server logs and the following kinda stunned me: ACCESS ERROR 404 from IP 62.112.152.161: Path: /index.php?page=weblog&env=../../../../../../../../etc/passwd%00 ...
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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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GoDadddy Disk Space Usage figure doesn't make sense

I'm trying to figure out how much disk space my website takes up. I'mm looking on cPanel (Linux version) and the Disk Space Usage figure doesn't make sense: Maybe i'm just being stupid but they ...
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How to map requests to an external directory

I have a directory/application that is located outside of the web root directory of my site. Say the site is here: /var/www/site/htdocs/ And the external app is located here: ...
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Apache2 only first virtual host is working

i have a probelm with this configurations, only the first virtual host is working and other under the same domain point to the first www.firebuggger.com). do you guys have a clue? NameVirtualHost ...
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Is it Better to Use a Separate VPS for Each Website or Have One, Stronger VPS? [closed]

In what situations should one purchase multiple VPSes to host multiple websites? For instance, renting three VPSes with 1GB RAM 3 times vs renting one VPS with 3GB RAM? The problem I am currently ...
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How can I check memory usage for each cPanel account?

Currently I have 4 cPanel accounts running on my VPS. I need to check the memory (RAM) usage for each account on the VPS to identify which of them is using high resources in order to ban. I opened the ...
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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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SSL issue and redirects from https to http

I have a site www.example.com for which i purchased SSL cert and installed. And it was working fine, I also have a subdomain with app.example.com which was not on SSL. Both www.example.com and ...
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Domain - who pays? [duplicate]

The companies that deliver domains, who do they pay for having their domain? eg. domain.com is a site(one of many) that creates an url that points to an ip address. I guess I can understand in one ...
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301 Redirect on a server and an ASP page

This question may seem a bit "childish" but I was wondering what a browser would read first if a 301 redirect is implemented. So if a 301 is implemented on an ASP page (script) would the browser ...
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PHP5-FPM reload from web browser: Internal server error 500 [closed]

I am creating a free shared hosting service for fun and learning. I made a simple form where the user enters the subdomain and ftp password. When the user hits submit, a script generates a linux user ...
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Installing Google Sitemap Generator on Linux

I have a website with httpd (front end) and Apache tomcat (back end). I'm trying to install Google Sitemap Generator and create sitemap for the website. I followed the following link for ...
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Check if an image is already optimized for the web

I have found this tool that optimizes images for the web. What is surprising for me (of course, there will be other tools like this :)) is that it only optimizes the uploaded image if it is possible, ...
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Best to archive a website for scholarly purposes?

A non-profit is going through a major website renovation. It's a large website, with about 3,000 pages. These was done using HTML, CSS, JPGs and lots of Adobe PDFs. This was designed long before ...
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Extensive GET /wpad.dat HTTP/1.1 requests

We are having extensive (thousands per minute) GET /wpad.dat HTTP/1.1 requests at our Linux server, causing traffic problems and slowing down access to the websites we host. What does it stand for ...
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How many SSL certificates are required?

I have the following domains, all inside one single VPS (one IP address): www.example.com classmates.com john.classmates.com mary.classmates.com blog.classmates.com If I need https for the ...
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What are my options for a hosted vps service with shell access? [duplicate]

Disclaimer (some folks marked this question as a duplicate): I DO NOT want suggestions for things like a hosted wordpress providers, nor am I asking what web hosting is. This question is not a ...
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How to prevent a specific website from linking to our domain?

We have a landing page which is used only for running an ad campaign. There is a website that has found this link somehow and is linking to it. I've been told by marketing they don't want that website ...
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How many connection can my website have? [closed]

As the traffic increased my website hangs quite regularly. The page visit is now averaging 50k per day. The static page loads fine, but when the page has mysql request it takes too much time to ...
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How to know whether this page has malware or not?

Google adwords is reporting that the following page has malware on it. Can anyone help me how to scan/track it properly? and what to do to remove this malware? ...
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Strategies for very fast delivery of webpages

I run a website Cucumbertown with an initial pay load of nearly 9KB zipped. All my js is delayed loaded with requirejs and modernizer is the only exception. Now all my webpages are Nginx cached ...
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Google bots are severely affecting site performance

I have an aggregate site on a linux server that pulls in feeds from a universe of about 2,000 blogs. It's in Wordpress 3.4.2 and I have a cron job that is staggered to run five times an hour on ...
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Open source login solution

Authentication is such a general problem, which most websites have to implement. There are a few commercial solutions, but all lack sufficient functionality to customize the registration process. ...
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Why do some Linux VPS host companies restrict access to time/date settings?

Is there a reason on why some Linux VPS host companies restrict access to time/date settings? I had two VPS hosts running on CentOS from two different companies and both were restricted and I had to ...
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Problem with missing JSON functions on PHP 5.2.6 / Plesk 8.4

I have a vserver running openSuse 10.3, Apache 2 and Plesk 8.4. I can update/upgrade neither, as it is apparently not recommended to upgrade openSuse 10.3 (and an update to the EOL 10.4 does not seem ...
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Redirect cPanel url to something different

I have masterdomain.com which is the domain that hosts other domains. On cPanel normally you can get to the actual cPanel by visiting cpanel.hosteddomainA.com, hosteddomainA.com/cpanel or ...
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Online Video Platform for own servers

I need an application, similar to Ooyala, Vzaar, Brightcove, that manages & encodes all videos. The only difference, is that I want to host the software and content on my own servers, preferably ...
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How to automatically generate HTML table from image in Linux? [closed]

In Photoshop, you can easily divide the image into zones using point and click and it automatically generates the corresponding HTML with image slices addressed in tables. Gimp also has a Slice ...
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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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Fail2Ban & Port-Scanning

Is there any filter built into Fail2Ban to temporarily ban any IP addresses which attempt port scanning activities (provided that iptables logs these activities)?
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how to start sendmail - WP email turned off

I have a WP site on a linux box. Our email was working fine in Wordpress but recently it stopped, I think because of a restart. All I could think of was to restart sendmail. I couldn't find sendmail ...
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How do I transfter files to this SunOS server?

According to the admin of the webserver, I should be able to use Filezilla to transfer files to the server but I am getting an error. First: I'm able to connect to the remote server using X-Win32 ...
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Implement SSL in website

Our company have purchased SSL certificate and installed in linux on Host Server. Can you plz tell me how to make use of this in our website. How to configure it in Website.Is there any need to write ...
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Finding a good CentOS VPS host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking to host a new Wordpress blog/portfolio on a CentOS VPS. I know that a shared hosting account would do ...
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Use different document root for subfolder of URL

I have an php application that uses an MVC framework. Lets say it lives here http://domain.com on the web and here /srv/www/domain.com on my server. I want http://domain.com/blog to use a wordpress ...
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Migrating Ruby on Rails website to new server (Linux)

I have an existing website that is a Ruby on Rails project. I have another server I need to transfer the existing website too. The server I wish to transfer too was originally hosting the website so ...
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What are dompdf_img_* files?

I noticed recently that my tmp directory is starting to fill up and it seems that it is filling up with file that start with dompdf_img_*. Whatever program that is creating these files is not ...
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command-line zip not working [closed]

I have a Wordpress site on a Debian/Linux dedicated server, with a Backupbuddy plugin for making automatic backups. The plugin, however, gives an error 'Your server does not support command line ...
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I cant get my domain to point to my server

I have bought a domain on Crazy Domains called techitproductions.com And at home i have a Linux Ubuntu Server running Apache, php5, ispconfig, courier mail etc... I have port forwarded port 80, 8888 ...