Questions tagged [apache]

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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Possible to match special characters with mod_alias and `Redirect` directive?

I’m using Apache 2.4.6 with mod_alias and have a website which is receiving traffic from a link on another website that I have no control over. The other site’s link is poorly formed and it causes ...
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Internal Server Error; enable debugging provides no additional information

I'm working with Mediawiki 1.25.1 on CentOS 7.2 running Apache 2.4.3. I'm working with Mediawiki 1.26.4 on CentOS 7.2 running Apache 2.4.6. I am experiencing an Internal Server Error after editing a ...
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Apache2: create a unique identifier that is actually base64 encoded

Apache has a module called mod_unique_id that generates a unique environment variable (UNIQUE_ID) that is unique across all requests. However, its encoding is over the range [A-Za-z0-9@-] instead of ...
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mod-rewrite - sending any URL with “.php/” to 404

I have a substantial number of rewrite rules in place for a variety of reasons such as: disallow indexes, set custom error pages, force non-www, https, strip trailing slash, redirect index.html or....
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Ignore “HTTP 1.0 OPTIONS” request in GoAccess?

We are analyzing website access with GoAccess web log analyzer. Here's what we see under Requested Files (URLs): > 2 - Requested Files (URLs) Total: 366/66721 ...
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How to make parameters look more attractive

I'm making a blog site and instead of the users blogs being called /blog?display=username I would like it to just be a sub domain such as mysite.com/username How would I be able to make the first ...
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Restrict direct folder access via .htaccess except via specific links

I want to restrict access to a folder on my server so that visitors may only access the contents (a web application) via links in the same domain. Can I do this using .htaccess? To be clear, I simply ...
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Mod Rewrite - directing HTTP/HTTPS traffic to the appropriate virtual hosts

I have an Apache2 web server (v. 2.2.16) running on Debian hosting three virtual hosts. The first two hosts are HTTP only (server1 and server2). The last host is HTTPS only (server3). My virtual host ...
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Gzip compress offline?

I've configured my site to serve compressed content by putting this line in .htaccess AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml text/javascript text/css application/javascript ...
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mod_proxy(_html) and a buggy Webserver (delivers text/html for JSON data)

We've got a Webserver that answers to AJAX requests by sending JSON Data to the client. Problem is that the JSON Data has the content-type "text/html" instead of "application/json" (it's an Oracle ...
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How to use .htaccess to show smarter URLs

I'd like to ask how can I call the page www.domain.com/index.php?page=somepage and make the browser show the user in the URL bar the address www.domain.com/somepage/? How do I do that trick?
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Apache: how to create subdomain on name-based virtualhost?

i have name-based hosting, lets name it my.address.com - my friend have 'white' ip -address.com and gave me virtual machine than i can access via ssh, also, he made some magic with ports and now after ...
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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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Host multiple domains with Apache

Is there a way to host multiple domains with Apache web server without making any changes to the DNS server? I have full control over the Apache server and no control over the DNS server.
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Stopping Apache from serving requests for content from other sites

When looking at my Apache2 access logs, I occasionally see GET requests asking my server for a page on a completely different server. For example: xx.xx.xx.xx - - [18/Jan/2012:07:12:10 -0500] "GET ...
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Abuse on server, thousands of hits on /error/list/socks5.php

For several months now, I've been noticing several IPs randomly hitting our server without providing any virtual host. These hits are all 404 errors and repeat every second for a period of time. ...
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Would changing the expiry header for `analytics.js` from Google Analytics mess things up?

I'm using GTMetrix to help figure ways to speed up my page load times. One of the suggestions is to Leverage Browser Caching, which indicates wanting resources to expire 1 week or longer. One of 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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Port numbers appearing in the URLs on my development site under Apache and Python

I've built a static site. Locally, when I serve the content with python -m SimpleHTTPServer everything behaves normally, but when I copy the HTML onto the server and browse the site at the server's ...
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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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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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403 when query string contains a dot (.) character [closed]

EDIT: did more research, asked new question I dug a bit deeper and realized that the contents of the page are indeed not relevant to this issue. As this question has gotten more and more confusing, ...
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Redirecting IP address to domain address

Google has indexed the IP address of my site rather than the domain, so now I'm trying to set up a 301 redirect that will redirect the IP address and all subsequent pages to the domain. I currently ...

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