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Apache (HTTP Server) /əˈpætʃiː/ is a modular cross-platform web server software with a large variety of features(called modules) including SSL, compression, log, proxy and server-side programming language interfaces like Perl, Python, Tcl, and PHP.

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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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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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Geolocalization of my website

I have a big problem with GeoIP. My website has the following structure www.domain.com it.domain.com de.domain.com I use the MaxMind GeoIP module in Apache to redirect users to the appropriate site ...
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Rewrite and virtual hosts for moving subdomains to folder-like requests

I am administering a website that previously had mini-sites set up for various physical locations using sub-domains (city1.site.com, town2.site.com, etc.) and I now need to disable these mini-sites. ...
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URL rewrite to another folder and file for specific requests

I have following directory structure on my local LAMP: www basic app router.php public index.html .htaccess and I can access my index page with localhost/basic/public/ and I am not using any ...
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ProxyPassReverse doesn't keep me on the proxy URL when I click around

I have the following virtual host on my personal web server which runs on my NAS.I have dynDNS setup to redirect both mydomain.com and *.mydomain.com to my NAS. <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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Geolocalization and Redirection

I have a multilanguage website. My project was to add the Geolocalization so base on the country that open the site to redirect in the specific url with the right language. The structure of the ...
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unusual autoindex-like commands

In looking at my logs, I get many GET requests aimed at a directory with what appear to be auto-index parameters. Stuff like ?C=M or ?O=A. I understand those. But I also get many requests with ?N=D, ?...
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What steps are required to enable SSL on Apache2 with Ubuntu?

I am developing a strategy game for web where there there will be a lot of client-server traffic for sending attacks, moves, etc. Right now I send messages from the client to the server via HTTP, and ...
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IP, and page-specific redirect?

I'm trying to send a particular IP, that is trying to get one page on my site, to another page, and do this through my .htaccess file. I've seen many general descriptions of how to do it (in many ...
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What is the precise term for serving internal URLs to external ones?

Consider URLs to a public API: https://api.example.com/items https://api.example.com/add https://api.example.com/remove ... Internally, the calls are being served from local URLs, for example: 1.2.3....
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Apache: redirect URL of internal WSGI server

The following Apache conf file serves a WSGI application via port 9002: <VirtualHost *:9002> SSLEngine on SSLCertificateFile /etc/apache2/ssl/apache.crt SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/...
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Apache: Server the same document root from multiple ports

Consider the following apache site file: <VirtualHost *:9000> SSLEngine on ... DocumentRoot /var/www <Directory ...> ... </Directory> </VirtualHost> ...
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Question about my public_HTML folder permissions

I have a shared hosting account that uses cPanel and I think su_php. By default, the permissions for my public_HTML directory are set to 750, which allows my site and all folders/files inside ...
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Rebranding: how do I redirect my website to a new domain, and blog to a subdomain?

I have a website that I am rebranding and using a new domain name for. Right now it is primarily a blog hosted at the root. I am going to be redirecting from www.old.com to www.new.com, and I also ...
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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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Redirect www to non-www using Apache htaccess does not work

I have this in my .htaccess (modified from the default Drupal .htaccess): RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.website.com\.com$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://website.com/$1 [L,R=301] In theory this will ...
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Rewrite using .htaccess results in too many redirects

I'm currently creating a webpage which requires rewrites to look nice. The URL is: u.{my_site}/get.php?fid={ID}. The URL entered should be: u.{my_site}/{ID}. Because I'm bad (and new) at rewrite ...
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Serve most of a domain with Apache, but use mod_proxy to serve some URLs from Lighttpd

So we wish to host some pages on a new server with apache2, and embed some of our old content & functionality from another server with lighttpd in an iframe. I'm looking at this configuration from ...
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Perl script rendered in browser as code through symlink - fine when accessed directly

I have a Rails 4 app that has some views that post to Perl cgi scripts. The perl scripts are accessed via a symbolic link to a folder called "cgi-bin". When I navigate to a perl script through the ...
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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 app....
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Getting really weird entries in Apache log from Baidu.com?

I was looking through my server logs today, and I noticed this: (it's all one row) 118.244.179.250 - - [16/Oct/2013:20:59:25 +0000] "GET http://www.baidu....
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Using Apache's rewrite module to set up local host names for development

I have several websites on my development machine under Apache's htdocs folder. Apache Directory root is htdocs, but I want to be able to access each different site there by individual domain names. ...
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How to set up a single IP blocklist for multiple sites hosted on the same account

When running multiple sites on the same hosting account, one might find that an attacker has attempted to breach one site. A webmaster may want to block the IP address from all sites hosted in the ...
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Which is more supported by web clients (browsers): SAN (Subject Alternative Name) or Wildcard SSL Certificates?

Which are more widely supported by browser clients, wildcard or SAN certificates? I need to decide between using a SAN cert or a wildcard cert. Client/browser compatibility is my biggest concern.
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What is the purpose of <Directory /> with a local <VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot /var/www <Directory /> </Directory> </VirtualHost> Does the <Directory> tag refer to /var/www on the server, or /? What ...
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index.pl getting downloaded instead of executing on Ubuntu 12.04 and Apache 2.2.22

I have installed Apache 2.2.22 on Ubuntu 12.04. But in browser when I type localhost, it gives index.pl file to download instead of executing it. What I tried: 1. chmod 755 index.pl 2. Adding line ...
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How do I capture incoming HTTP requests for analysis?

I have a site that is hit pretty hard by a 'bot script that thinks it is possible to brute-force the Admin password by "trying" out different passwords with the username "Admin". Here is an excerpt ...
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Linux Mint 15 + Rails with Apache/Passenger

I am only beginner and try to understand how to configure apach web-server for my RubyOnRails app. I have linux, installed apache2, passenger and apache2-module for passenger. While installing i got ...
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Mod-rewrite rule broken after host upgrade to Apache 2.4

I use the following code on my site to remove php extension from links: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.(.+)$ [NC] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{...
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mod_rewrite doesn't work at all

I have my small website (made for study purposes) on localhost and I am trying to get .htaccess working (note that I am a complete beginner to .htaccess). So far, I have discovered that .htaccess is ...
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How do I block a user-agent from Apache

How do I realize a UA string block by regular expression in the config files of my Apache webserver? For example: if I would like to block out all bots from Apache on my debian server, that have the ...
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Standard Wordpress mod_rewrite rules interacting with one of my own rules are causing all requests for a certain page to be sent to the homepage

I have WordPress 3.5.1 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm running Apache 2.2.22. NOTE: I can't share the domain that I'm working on, and must santize any config files and log outputs. While the ...
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Redirecting one page to HTTPS, and all others back to HTTP isn't working as expected

I have WordPress 3.5.1 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm running Apache 2.2.22. NOTE: I can't share the domain that I'm working on, and must santize any config files. While the website is public, ...
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Apache is redirecting all https requests to one vhost

Apache novice here, We run a server with a few dozen vhosted sites, under apache 2.2.22 on ubuntu 12.0.4. None of them had a SSL before. We had a client request one the other day, and shortly after ...
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Configure clean URLs for Laravel using a rewrite rule to index.php

Recently I've started learning Laravel , I have none experience with framework before. I'm encountering the following problem .I'm trying to configure the .htaccess file so I can have clean URLs but ...
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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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Pretending a file is in subdirectory with .htaccess

I have a web application, and it has a RESTful PHP backend that uses Zend framework (which does its own URL rewriting magic). The problem is, my backend's entry-page is api.php and the endpoints look ...
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Automatic redirection from http to https with .htaccess authentication in virtual hosting

Hi I have configured Virtual host on apache with .htaccess authentication with SSL. It's working fine when I typed url https://www.example.com:9004/test.php but when I typed http://www.example.com:...
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SetEnv directive not working for localhost VirtualHost but works for other VirtualHost

I have two virtual hosts declared: localhost and test. Both use the SetEnv directive and point to the same DocumentRoot: NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost _default_:80> DocumentRoot "/...
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How can I set a secure flag on cookies generated from a Python application?

I have an application written in Python running behind Apache and SSL. I am not seeing a secure flag on my cookie: apache Server version: Apache/2.2.15 (Unix) I have added a configuration line to my ...
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Best practices for serving multiple sites with Apache2 [closed]

I have a server with a number of virtual hosts. Over the last couple of years I have continually been improving on most parts of serving these sites, everything from how and where to do logging, how ...
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What are the most commonly used and basic Apache htaccess redirects?

This question is here so we can offer users who are looking for information on how to make one or more common or basic redirects in Apache using the htaccess file. All future questions pertaining to ...
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Can I redirect the HTTP request towards an old folder to the homepage using .htaccess file?

I have to following situation: I had an old blog that was made using Joomla (this blog was indexed well enough by search engines). For some problems I delete it and I have create it again using ...
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PHP not working while selecting multiple columns from a table with MySQL

I am using Apache 2.2. When I am trying to run it my browser is failing to run it, it's showing: This webpage is not available The connection to localhost was interrupted. Error 101 (net::...
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Issue with Apache redirection [duplicate]

I want to redirect mysite.example or http://mysite.example or www.mysite.example or any other format given my user to http://www.mysite.example, I am able to achieve this by rewriting following lines ...
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Web server with or without Panel [closed]

I start a Web server for my company for hosting about 15 website and I didn't install a Control Panel, I do everything by command and i'm pretty comfortable with it but do you think i'm losing time by ...
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Can't Get a Virtual Host to Work

I can't get a specific virtual host to work. This is the first part of my httpd-vhosts.conf file: NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "/Volumes/Data RAID/htdocs/Symfony/...
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prevent hotlinking of off-site content?

I have a www.example.com site where I serve all static content (e.g. http.//www.example.com/image.jpg) off a CDN with URLs like http://static.example.com/image.jpg An Apache 2 .htaccess rule ...
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Apache server not able to read cookies from Browser

I have developed a login authentication page using cookies (with spring security) where for the first time, the user will need to get itself authenticated. Once the user gets successfully ...