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Good idea to reveal server error logs to strangers for help diagnosing?

I have a WordPress website that's being served, but with a 500 status code. I want help diagnosing the problem behind the error, but don't know what information in the logs I should keep under wraps ...
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When will google report correct results with its fetch tool?

I visited Google Webmaster Tools today after resubmitting sitemaps for my website, and while google is happy to index more HTML pages of my site, it however has not indexed a single image yet. So I ...
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What is this bot in server logs?

Noticed this bot in the top ten bots in the server logs: dwbot Coming from the United States. Does any one have any idea what it is?
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Unable to add new host to Apache webserver

I already have two hosts pointing to my machine, and I am trying to add a third "webmail.user.domain.com, but I receive DNS failure lookup. I created a configuration file for "webmail" with the same ...
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Do I have to redirect every page or just the domain?

Say I have a www.example.net and www.example.net and example.com is an Amazon S3 site setup to redirect all pages work fine i.e www.example.com/page1.html redirects to www.example.net/page1.html buy ...
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Using my Home server Mail server and pointing DNS [duplicate]

I have my own webserver on my home PC. I also have a mail server too. I have been pointing my paid server to my mail server and I'm just wasting $15 a month for this, so how can I get my domain to ...
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Multiple Websites on Multiple Servers behind One External IP

Brief I’m currently working on a project to bring two of our hosted servers (one email, one web) in-house to run alongside our other web server. Hosting one web server is fairly straightforward, but ...
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click log / raw click stream data - will it be created automatically by server or do I need to enable any settings?

I need the 'click data' in raw form on the webserver. Due to security reasons I can not give any access of my website to third party. If I get the raw click log somewhere on the server, I can use ...
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Does Server Location matter for SEO if you have a CDN?

I'm looking into specialised hosting for WP, one provider has three different server locations but none in the UK. However, they have over 30 CDN locations. My question is, if I decide to put my site ...
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100% CPU usage while stressing with SIEGE -c5

I've tried apache benchmark and siege for stressing my web server, unfortunately my VPS CPU goes 100% with only 5 concurrent users. I'm also using cache engine for my wordpress site. According to ...
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Enabling URL rewriting for API

I'm new to configuring API web servers and I'm trying to enable URL rewriting for the server so that a user can go to my public DNS.com/getAlbum to access a method within my api.php file (assumption, ...
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Considering what server/cloud service for a responsive website [duplicate]

The website will be internationally used by it's users. The website will have a database containing Images and text. The website is for price comparison between products. Data will be Scraped from 60 ...
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How to test the speed of my server inet connection?

The connection speed our webapp is showing (from my office) is much slower than my connection speed to a SpeedTest.net site in the same city. I can test my internet using SpeedTest.net to Houston ...
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Configure my vps and domain name [closed]

I have a vps set with an padres and i also have a domain name at a hosting provider. I want to connect the domain name to the padres of the vps my hosting provider doesn't give support how to fix ...
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Is there a difference between an empty robots.txt and no robots.txt at all?

On a webserver I now have to admnistrate I noticed that the robots.txt is empty. I wondered if there's a difference between an empty robots.txt and no file at all. Do crawlers behave differently in ...
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Can having domain reg. + hosting with the same company make for a faster loading website?

Curious to know if there is / can be any slowdown from having one's domain name registered with one company, but hosted with another. I'm guessing the answer is either: "Not necessarily", given ...
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How do I determine if a redirection was due to DNS or the webserver?

I had an issue this week where the webhost altered my DNS settings, but the website, whether I typed in example.com or www.example.com would always resolve to www.www.example.com and I couldn't figure ...
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Cannot find index for non www

The domain points to an A-Record name server, and as of now the name servers are defaulted to registrar (GoDaddy). I went into /var/www directory and edited index.html to <meta http-equiv="refresh" ...
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One domain name - two servers? Is It Possible? [duplicate]

I want to use one domain name on 2 servers at a time.If one server is not working then my visitors can see my website without any problem from other server.Can i use one domain name on two different ...
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Error 500 on new sub-domain

I have just uploaded a site on a sub-domain, In fact on the 3rd Sub-domain. All the 4 site ( 1 Main, and the 3 on SUB) are completely separate from each other. Now, the site was developed ...
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Does uploading index.php protect the other files that would normally be visible in that directory?

PHP is a mystery for me. In the FTP main directory of my website, I uploaded 2 files: a.txt and b.txt. If I enter my website address in my browser I can view both a.txt and b.txt. However when I ...
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Dynamic website on a static server [closed]

I plan to design a website with Joomla (requires PHP and MySQL). However on my webserver there is neither PHP nor MySQL available because this is cheaper. My idea: 1.) Design the (dynamic) website ...
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How do I get my website to another server? [duplicate]

My old server will be suspended and I will get another server. I have just WordPress on it. What do I need to do to make a perfect (without problems) switch to the new server? What I already did is, ...
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What's the point of cross-origin resource sharing if there's a bunch of CORS proxies running?

I never really liked the direction CORS (cross-origin resource sharing) is taking. I think there's a misconception how client-server communication should work. The general concept is: User: Hello ...
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How do I get ngix to stop listening on port 80?

I'm running a node.js webserver on an Amazon Linux EC2, but I can't listen on port 80 because there's an nginx server listening on that port: [ec2-user@ip-172-31-39-178 server]$ sudo netstat -tulpn ...
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Which web server should I select during SSL certificate activation if I run a custom Node.js server?

Which web server should I select during SSL certificate activation if I run a custom Node.js server? I need to know to activate my SSL certificate. There are many options such as: Apache cPanel ...
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Piwik not recording site visits on remote server

I have two different web servers at the moment: Webserver 1 is hosting www.example.com, this webserver hosts just basic website files, no databases or anything extra, just the html files. The pages ...
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What would prompt multiple web crawlers to scan a site?

I ask because a few of my servers are currently being scanned by 5+ bots: Bing, Google, Baidu, Sougu, and Yandex, along with Google's mobile bots and others. Is this just bad luck or could something ...
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When webservers send a page, why don't they send all required CSS, JS, and images without being asked?

When a web page contains a single CSS file and an image, why do browsers and servers waste time with this traditional time-consuming route: browser sends an initial GET request for the webpage and ...
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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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Understanding the maximum hit-rate supported by a web-server

I would like to crawl a publicly available site (and one that's legal to crawl) for a personal project. From a brief trial of the crawler, I gathered that my program hits the server with a new ...
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How do I update my DNS server so that it points to my new web server?

I am at a loss of what to do here. I bought a domain name some time ago, but just that. Tonight, I bought a subscription to DemonVPS to use as a web server. Following their tutorial, I put the ...
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Filezilla claims there is not enough disk space on our microsoft azure webserver

We run a website on a microsoft azure webserver, but today we face a problem when trying to upload files to that webserver using Filezilla FTP client. Whenever I try to upload anything, filezilla ...
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Restricting access using IP address / Network Redirection?

I have a situation where we have a web server (lets call it A) that is hosting a set of HTTP based services. Due to some client restrictions, this web server is not open to the outside world but ...
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Can you set custom DNS for a file/directory trailing the TLD of a domain (e.g. domain.com/robots.txt)?

I'm in a situation where I'm looking to set a different DNS record for a certain file on a domain, (specifically www.domain.com/robots.txt), from the root (www.domain.com). (The situation is that ...
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What Webserver Do I Need For A Social App [duplicate]

I am making a social application that its base work is like twitter. When user opens app,it fetches data(texts and images) from server and listitems will be filled and users can be followed and etc. ...
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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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How to execute PHP from TinyWeb

How do I set up my system to get TinyWeb to execute PHP scripts? Mongoose asked me to specify the location of php-cgi.exe, but I'm not sure how to do this for TinyWeb.
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How do I turn 'off' a (hosted) domain's web server while leaving email intact?

I have a web hosting account at HostGator (for a domain registered with Namecheap), where I would like to only use email, and completely turn off the website/webserver (for that domain), such that it ...
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Websites sharing the same IP address

I have always been confused by the idea that multiple websites sharing the same IP address. I mean if there is a webserver out there that has an IP address. I can simply key in this IP address with ...
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Recommendations for small hosting solution with lots of support [duplicate]

I maintain a personal website though have never put much effort in building up the front-end. I really just use it as a testbed for various projects I'm working on or tinkering with. For a few years ...
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Can I rent a multipurpose server for gaming and web hosting?

I am thinking about renting a server. The problem is, there aren't just "servers", like one would build at home, there are game servers, web servers, etc. Now the first question would be: can I rent ...
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High cost of making a website? [closed]

There was a rumor about the US's HealthCare website costing around $600 million to create. I looked online, and found that to be a myth, and the real number to be in the range of $93-175 million ...
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Receving an error when trying to access my site with Opera mini: “could not locate remote server” [closed]

I always receive an error when I try to access my site via Opera mini on Android (version: 7.5 build: 33361): could not locate remote server I've used another browser on the same device and it can ...
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Securing cPanel and WHM

Is there a way I can trace users who log in in my cPanel and WHM? I know about cPHulk but it just records users who attack the server. I just want to record every user their IP address that log into ...
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Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers [duplicate]

I just finished a website that I designed and submitted it to Google PageSpeed Insights for performance reviews, and this is the results I got: It says I need to set expiry date or a maximum age in ...
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GoDaddy/NameCheap servers or my own servers?

I am in Pakistan. Here we have the latest technology but we have frequent electricity loadshedding. If I want to start an online education system catering the students of Pakistan only, should I ...
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Should we allow HEAD requests?

Our web application is predominantly read-only. As such we only allow GET requests. However, we regularly get errors in our logs because of user agents making HEAD requests. I've seen these come from ...
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Still prompted for a password after adding SSH public key to a server

I'm attempting to setup a git repository on my Dreamhost web server by following the "Setup: For the Impatient" instructions here. I'm having difficulty setting up public key access to the server. ...
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What happens when overwriting a static file?

Say you've got a purely static website. It's popular so people are often visiting your index.html. What happens when you use your ftp client to overwrite the file? Will people ever see any odd ...