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Allowing access to protected area for multiple users from one organisation

I have a website which has a password protected area of content. This content can by accessed by a number of employees of a subscribing company. For example, The Acme Widget Co. has 100 employees, ...
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Restrict anonymous access to a Mediawiki site while putting a few pages on a white list of publicly accessible pages?

I have set up a Mediawiki using Bitnami through AWS, I have used the following in an attempt to restrict access unless a user logs in to the wiki. # Disable reading by anonymous users $...
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How to limit requests to certain domain in nginx?

I have a domain like sub.example.com. I'd like to allow GET access to certain paths uploads only through example.com Something like this: location ~ ^/uploads { allow example.com; ...
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Apache FilesMatch to deny access to all “.config” files is working except for web.config

In my apache server I don't want to serve any files with extensions .config because it could contain potentially sensitive information. In my apache2.conf file I added: <FilesMatch "\.config"> ...
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Allow our own systems to use an API and restrict it from the general internet without using authentication

I have an Apache server which is reverse proxy'd to some Java container. In Java container there is an API that we don't want internet to see but expect our own systems to use it without any ...
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How do I give a hired developer access to my bluehost cpanel?

I can't find any way to like "create a guest account" to access my account without just giving him my account credentials. How should this be done? I can't find any help articles on it.
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How to restrict web site/intranet access to company network?

What is the best/most secure way to create a web site or intranet on an externally hosted server, but make it only accessible from within my company's network? I am trying to avoid running my own ...
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Does requiring login to access content hinder SEO?

I am wondering what the SEO effects of a 'Login Wall' is. More specifically, we have content that is region specific, so for instance a URL could look like www.example.com/content/Canada/Ontario. This ...
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Limit Sitemap Access to Search Engines

I have a sitemap file which generates the sitemap in real time and lists every page on the site. Eventually the site will have tens of thousands of pages so generating the sitemap will take a fair bit ...
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How does robots.txt work with sites in subfolders?

I have a single web host with a number of other parked domains/sites in sub-directories, like this: example.com is the primary site and root directory of the web hosting. example.com/www.example2....
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Good Faith contract solidified by joint-dual access to server directory

Our freelance marketing team needs earn a portion of every online sale. They will receive notification via email upon each sale. The trust in the system needs be instilled by a secure and permission ...
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Is there anything unusual or nefarious about private IP addresses in server logs?

A site I help take care of has just started getting crawled by somebody from 172.31.13.241 and 172.31.42.227 . According to WHOIS info, these are part of a block reserved by IANA for special purposes, ...
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Why does my IIS virtual directory serve folders but not files?

I have a network share (say, \\mysite\myshare) being served by an IIS 7.5 virtual directory at (say) http://www.example.com/myshare. From a web browser, I can click & navigate every folder and ...
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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 ...