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Set up SSL on NGINX

I'm having difficult setting up SSL on nginx running on Ubuntu. I have a .pfx, .crt, and .pem cert files to work with, but the documentation is for setting it up with .crt and .key files. The code ...
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Apache2 virtual host website redirecting users to router configuration page [closed]

I am running apache2 on Linux Mint Debian Edition 4.0. I am an apache newbie. I have setup a virtual host to point to my url. I am using dynu.com for virtual DNS redirection using the ddclient ...
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Can I legally publish screenshots from Linux apps on my website?

I am planning to open a blog webpage, publish technology-based content on it in Turkish language, maybe in English language later, and make money via blogger earning methods like Google AdSense. In ...
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CPanel Rearrange account can't find home2

I want to move an account using WHM/CPanel from the /home folder to /home2 folder, but the tool does not find the /home2, it says: "The user is already installed on the only usable partition on ...
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What commands does cpanel run on the remote server when you do an rsync backup?

cpanel has an "rsync backup" function which allows you to point backups to a remote Linux system using rsync, over SSH. However, some ssh backup hosts (notably, rsync.net), have restricted ...
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Hostname of server for bulk-e-mail

I am using a VPS that will be sending out e-mails to thousands of (legitimate) e-mail contacts. I have everything about ready, so mail passes various checks for SPF and DKIM. One thing left is the ...
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Command line filtering log by date and legitimate requests in Analog

Is there any way to get Analog to report the number of hits per day and the number of different IP addresses that are from legitimate readers? I define "legitimate" readers as accesses that (1) not ...
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Dealing with a massive images/assets directory in a staging environment

I have a client whose site has an absolutely massive directory of images; some dozens of gigabytes. (No, it's not that kind of site.) I'd like to come up with a good way for the staging copy of the ...
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Separate web hosting and mail server (CPanel)

Currently I am having problems with Email service on the same host as my website, so I want to move whole email server to another linux DigitalOcean server but keep the domain name? My current ...
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Generating the base64 of sha256 of a file for Content Security Policy of a web page

The issue I have a small private Apache2 web server running on Debian 10 Buster with security on my top list. Right now, I'm struggling with: How to generate in the Linux terminal the base64-encoded ...
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Is CloudFlare full SSL less secure than Cloudflace full (strict) SSL?

I have a Linux shared hosting on Hostgator, and am using a Full SSL from Cloudflare which Encrypts end-to-end, using a self-signed certificate on the server. How secure is it? What are different ...
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Emails sent from outsourced app return host error when sent to same domain name they came from

I have a client who has Plesk Onyx and they gave me their credentials to check for issue they are having but cant seem to spot it. I don't know Plesk version due that account I have doesn't have ...
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“mod_fcgid: process graceful kill” and 500 error each time a large SQL file is uploaded to phpMyAdmin [closed]

This is what I'm getting when I tried to upload 19MB SQL file to phpMyAdmin. This is part of my php.ini most important config: php_value session.gc_maxlifetime 10800 php_value max_input_time ...
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Subdomain virtualmin is not working

Hello there and thank you for your time. I have a domain working very well on Linux Server with Virtualmin which is vuelosenglobos.mx. Within vuelosenglobos.mx domain i've created erp....
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Google Pagespeed test, image slowing speed

I have to test the speed from my Website with PageSpeed Insights, it found what slow my sites, I have to try how here to say, but nothing to change... My Website has with SSL, https://linuxusers....
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Server receiving hit from its own DigitalOcean public IP Address. Why is that and how to resolve this?

I have a MEAN Stack application deployed on a Digital Ocean Droplet and I am using Nginx as proxy server to handle the request and redirect to application's particular port. I wrote a short script in ...
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Some users are redirected to cpanel cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi while other don't

I have a website which used to be hosted on a managed Bluehost plan that includes a cPanel by default. for some non-technical reasons, I've decided to move the website from Bluehost to an unmanaged ...
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Log folder permissions in Linux servers: Is it a good idea to use 0666?

Its a well known problem: When migrating or deploying systems often log folders are not writable because of permission problems. But giving 0777 on them can be a security problem in a production ...
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Change server structure to be able to view files/folders in browser (Dedictaed server)

I'm trying to deploy Wordpress on a red hat Linux server (dedicated server). I'm trying to access it using the normal URL structure [IP]/[rootfoldername]/[nameofthefile] but it's not working. Note ...
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HTTPS + IP not redirecting to configured Domain Name and gives “Your connection is not private” [Nginx/Ubuntu]

I am using NGINX for 301 redirects on Ubuntu and reverse proxy for my Web Application and aim is to redirect traffic to non-www url such as https://mywebapplication.example. So with my current ...
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Identify a user agent consuming massive bandwidth downloading and uploading specific files but never sending a referrer

Blank HTTP_REFERER user agents are downloading and uploading a couple specific files to and from our server! This is causing HUGE bandwidth and CPU usage. We blocked blank referers on our CDN and ...
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Server timeout from outside, network unreachable from inside

I have a Linode instance (Debian 7.4) running Apache server (2.2.22) that I mostly use for just storing files that I can then easily link to from elsewhere. I've additionally purchased a domain from ...
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Different cPanel physical memory usage with free -m and top terminal command

So, I have a cPanel access. In the cPanel statistic, I see that my Physical Memory Usage is 2 GB and almost full. When I go to terminal and run free -m I got this: total used ...
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403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument

I am trying to configure Apache HTTP Server by running a web application using Apache's mod_fgcid, a module for FastCGI. I have put a configuration file which allows the interface of my app to be ...
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which image of AWS to choose for PHP? [closed]

I want to set up a linux server that will run moodle (an application in PHP) on AWS. I think the best two images to choose from are: Amazon Linux 2 AMI (HVM) Amazon Linux 2 comes with five years ...
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What command will restart Apache from a PuTTY terminal to manage a cPanel server?

Once when we logged on to the server via putty terminal with authorised SSH credentials What is the command given to the putty terminal for restarting the Apache server after loading some extensions? ...
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503 service unavailable error for ALL files except PHP files when using Apache virtual hosts

Apache 2.4/ PHP 7.0 Virtual hosts setup working correctly. There are no issues loading JPG files when pointing directly to the server using IP address. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName example....
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Why doesn't Apache allow access to files outside the web root --from within index.html?

As the title states.. I have the following organization to my project but am unable to access the related CSS and JavaScript files from within my HTML code --unless I create symbolic links from the ...
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addon domains keeps adding primary domain in URL

I took new vps plan from inmotionhosting.com and moved my host from previous hosting company. I have several cpanel accounts in the whm, imported them all using the migration tool from server to ...
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How do I use URL redirection with reverse proxy?

My requirement is to redirect the URL, which is running on port 80 with reverse proxy. I guess I would have to use URL redirection, reverse proxy together. There is already a web-domain active like : ...
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Proper way of allowing Apache to serve from an encrypted folder (/home dir)

I have a folder in my home folder, /home/user/mywebsite. My home folder was encrypted when I installed Ubuntu. I have a symlink in /var/www/fleet -> /home/user/mywebsite. My configuration file: <...
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Can Linux run ASPX coded websites? [closed]

My website is a set of ASP.NET/ASPX files with C# code embedded in <script runat=server> blocks with some DLLs - all .NET managed code, nothing weird. I wrote it so I'm able to make small ...
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Logged Out Too Soon; PHP Sessions Expire Too Quickly. Is this a Linux, CentOS, Cookies, CPanel problem?

Recently, I've been getting logged out sooner than expected on several websites that I manage on Linux servers. The problem started spontaneously a few months ago. At the time, I had not made any ...
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.htaccess redirect based HTTP_REFERER [closed]

Our webpage was redesigned and moved to a web CMS platform. This means some of our blog posts shared via Twitter just link to a 404 page. I am wondering if it is possible using .htaccess or something ...
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Apache not working on AWS Linux after reboot - 301 Response code

I have setup an EC2 instance with the Amazon Linux image and installed LAMP and Wordpress as per the Amazon docs. It works fine, serves the default Wordpress page, but as soon as the instance is ...
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What does “Require all granted” on Directory / (root) REALY means? (Apache 2.4 on CentOS7

im sure, this question looks really stupid first. but i need a "second opinion" on this, even i did some research on my own but i am still unsure about this. By default the Apache Configuration on ...
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How I give Apache access to users vhosts and keep it secure?

I have 2 RHEL 7 servers running Apache 2.4 behind a load-balancer. Both connect to an NFS data store where web pages are held and both servers run ssh to allow users to put web data on them. The users ...
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Can file encoding change when FTP is used?

I'm developing a web application which downloads a number of web pages using PHP curl. It then uses diff to compare the files as they change each day. I reported a problem a few weeks back where ...
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Some domains defaulting to first hosting package on WHM

Ok so I have a linux hybrid server running WHM/cPanel. I have the slight problem that when someone points their domain at our server, if there is no hosting package set up yet it defaults to the first ...
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Session cookie lifetime in PHP different on RHEL vs Mint?

Sorry if this is long-winded: I have the same site running on two servers (server_old & server_new). It's a hand-rolled PHP & Ajax thing I made for managing my inventory and loaning out ...
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Enable remote access to MySQL server (Linux)

How can I enable remote access to my MySQL Debian server?
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Trying to install web2py on a shared server (Dreamhost)

I've been trying to install web2py on a subdomain on my shared account at Dreamhost. There used to be some info in their knowledge base, but it has been removed for outdated. I've found lots of ...
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File priority in Joomla website

I have a Joomla site which is hosted on a Linux server which has 2 files, sitemap.xml and sitemap.html. When I try to access example.com/sitemap, sitemap.xml shows up instead of sitemap.html. Can ...
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Multiple Web servers on a single IP [closed]

A few other questions on here cover how to do this on a single server but I'm having trouble figuring out how to build this with multiple Web servers behind a single external IP. I have a simple ...
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Cannot access WHM and SSH/root after a configuration in Host Access Control

I added my IP (like 172.32.1.0/255.255.255.0) to allow access for ssh, whm and cpanel in WHM -> Host Access Control. Then, I added all IP to deny access for them. However, after saved changes, I ...
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If i use 301 redirects (to bounce the requests), will the other destination be aware of my Server IP?

(Just for the knowledge) I wonder, let's say one day, when my Site is suddenly having some attacks at the login page (e.g: /login.php). If i don't bother about my Login page anymore, and i want to ...
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Sandbox a folder in linux / CPanel

Is it possible to entirely sandbox a folder on linux? This is because certain users will be able to upload any files they want to this folder and execute PHP scripts (which in turn can execute more ...
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any way I can fix this cphulk situation?

I should probably sue the cpanel guys right about now. The point is, I'm receiving all these strange messages in my logs about cphulk (brute force detection system) not being able to do its job of ...
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installing npm issue

I was trying to install this : Click here but this error shows up consistently .No matter what i try. I have tried other version of npm they are installed but the npm test error shows up . npm ...
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Possibility of creating an Amazon AWS EC2 instance from the Linux command line?

I'm trying to figure out if it is possible to create an EC2 instance (say of OmniOS) from CLI in my Linux. As per my understanding, it is seeming pretty much straight forward to launch an instance but ...