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301 Redirect on a server and an ASP page

This question may seem a bit "childish" but I was wondering what a browser would read first if a 301 redirect is implemented. So if a 301 is implemented on an ASP page (script) would the browser ...
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Installing Google Sitemap Generator on Linux

I have a website with httpd (front end) and Apache tomcat (back end). I'm trying to install Google Sitemap Generator and create sitemap for the website. I followed the following link for ...
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How many SSL certificates are required?

I have the following domains, all inside one single VPS (one IP address): www.example.com classmates.com john.classmates.com mary.classmates.com blog.classmates.com If I need https for the ...
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Trouble with pleskrestore “The file you are trying to upload is not a valid backup file”

I am having trouble with pleskrestore on Plesk 10.4.1, CentOS 5. I have 6 files I created (also in Plesk 10.4.1) with pleskbackup, split into 4GB: Here is what I used ... $ /usr/local/psa/bin/...
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Nginx: different content to specific request method

I have the image in the URL (my server): http://www.example.com/example.jpg If my user put this image URL on his site: return the image (normal). If my user put this image URL on his browser: return ...
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Extensive GET /wpad.dat HTTP/1.1 requests

We are having extensive (thousands per minute) GET /wpad.dat HTTP/1.1 requests at our Linux server, causing traffic problems and slowing down access to the websites we host. What does it stand for ...
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Best to archive a website for scholarly purposes?

A non-profit is going through a major website renovation. It's a large website, with about 3,000 pages. These was done using HTML, CSS, JPGs and lots of Adobe PDFs. This was designed long before ...
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Using Photoshop (psd) files in Linux

Web projects offered to freelance web developers and designers often include creating a website using graphics already prepared by an employer in Photoshop .psd files. But Photoshop is not available ...
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What are my options for a hosted vps service with shell access? [duplicate]

Disclaimer (some folks marked this question as a duplicate): I DO NOT want suggestions for things like a hosted wordpress providers, nor am I asking what web hosting is. This question is not a ...
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Redirect *.example.com to example.com

I have some valid subdomains in my httpd.conf file. Now how do I redirect anything that's not a valid subdomain to the main website? What I mean is, if I have a valid subdomain hello.example.com, it ...
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Can you recommend ways to manage code deployment to a Linux based web server? [closed]

I've always used a very simple bash script to deploy code. I'm moving away from using subversion to Mercurial but I don't really think the revision control software matters for deployment. What are ...
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How to run the PHP script at scheduled time

I need a valuable suggestion that I have to run the PHP script at the scheduled time daily to update some fields in database and to send automated email. How I can do this? Is it possible to write ...
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How many connection can my website have? [closed]

As the traffic increased my website hangs quite regularly. The page visit is now averaging 50k per day. The static page loads fine, but when the page has mysql request it takes too much time to ...
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command-line zip not working [closed]

I have a Wordpress site on a Debian/Linux dedicated server, with a Backupbuddy plugin for making automatic backups. The plugin, however, gives an error 'Your server does not support command line ZIP'....
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Grep directory name

Need a script to grep within a directory for folders named by emails (so looking for the @) to then search the apache logs to see if the email address grep'ed has accessed the website today. Then ...
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How to know whether this page has malware or not?

Google adwords is reporting that the following page has malware on it. Can anyone help me how to scan/track it properly? and what to do to remove this malware? http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/...
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How can I make a webmail URL available from any hosted domain?

I run Roundcube webmail on my VPS. At the moment, it is only accessible from one virtual server hosted on the server, unless a separate Roundcube installation is created for other virtual servers. I ...
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About cdn architecture to route way

Our web system, use the third-party cdn service. Assume that the user set the local dns with the googledns or opendns to visit our web sites, so cdn service will select the closest cdn proxy node. ...
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Plesk Migration failure

When using plesk migration manager all content domains and databases seem to be copied to their places but when I log in to plesk I cannot see them. when I try to add them manually it says "domain ...
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Strategies for very fast delivery of webpages

I run a website Cucumbertown with an initial pay load of nearly 9KB zipped. All my js is delayed loaded with requirejs and modernizer is the only exception. Now all my webpages are Nginx cached and ...
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Open source login solution

Authentication is such a general problem, which most websites have to implement. There are a few commercial solutions, but all lack sufficient functionality to customize the registration process. ...
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Why do some Linux VPS host companies restrict access to time/date settings?

Is there a reason on why some Linux VPS host companies restrict access to time/date settings? I had two VPS hosts running on CentOS from two different companies and both were restricted and I had to ...
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Best cheap Linux hosting with LAMP support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for a linux hosting provider that supports LAMP and wondering if the community could recommend one. I was ...
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Ruby 1.9.3 segmentation fault on rackspace [closed]

I'm having a similar problem as "ruby 1.9 segmentation fault on exit." I followed the solution and updated libselinux with yum and have the following version installed: Package libselinux-2.0.96-6....
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how to start sendmail - WP email turned off

I have a WP site on a linux box. Our email was working fine in Wordpress but recently it stopped, I think because of a restart. All I could think of was to restart sendmail. I couldn't find sendmail ...
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How do I transfter files to this SunOS server?

According to the admin of the webserver, I should be able to use Filezilla to transfer files to the server but I am getting an error. First: I'm able to connect to the remote server using X-Win32 ssh,...
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Implement SSL in website

Our company have purchased SSL certificate and installed in linux on Host Server. Can you plz tell me how to make use of this in our website. How to configure it in Website.Is there any need to write ...
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Finding a good CentOS VPS host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking to host a new Wordpress blog/portfolio on a CentOS VPS. I know that a shared hosting account would do for such ...
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How can I choose between Linux and Windows hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am a relative beginner when it comes to choosing web servers and hosting plans. I'm about to signup for a hosting plan ...
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What are dompdf_img_* files?

I noticed recently that my tmp directory is starting to fill up and it seems that it is filling up with file that start with dompdf_img_*. Whatever program that is creating these files is not ...
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Free vector graphics package for Windows OR Linux

What is the most popular and/or feature complete vector graphics package for Windows and/or Ubuntu Linux? I keep finding 'Vector Art' sites but nothing about the software used to create it. Adobe must ...
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Do shared hosting providers typically let users run make?

I had an ersatz build server running on my website, hosted by Network Solutions. Recently, I lost permissions to run make via PHP, presumably because of some silent server move or configuration ...
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I cant get my domain to point to my server

I have bought a domain on Crazy Domains called techitproductions.com And at home i have a Linux Ubuntu Server running Apache, php5, ispconfig, courier mail etc... I have port forwarded port 80, 8888 (...
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How to split apache logfile per Month

I have a quite large apache logfile (2,5 G). Its that big because i havent used logrotate until now. Now the logs get rotated corretly but i want the rotation (one logfile per month) for the time ...
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I have a linux image how can I find somebody that will host it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? The image has a site running on php 4 using some archaic CMS + some version of My Sql + etc. I need to find a host, but I ...
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Connecting oci8 to Apache & PHP

We're building a Debian server to host a website which is built on PHP. It connects to an Oracle database. I need to connect the PHP to the Oracle database using oci8. However, some of the steps I've ...
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Most important linux commands for web development [closed]

What are the most important linux commands to know for development? I currently have the following down ok: cp, rm, mkdir, pwd, ls, scp, ssh, cat, mv, tar, and gzip. What else are commonly used? I'm ...
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.htaccess rule not working without HTTP redirect [R]

I am using the following .htaccess with Wordpress to remove index.php from the visible URL. This works but forces an http redirect so the URL changes in the browser window. If I remove the [R] it no ...
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Generic updater for php-applications and other webapps

I administer a few servers, on some of which are a lot of users which happily deploy mediawikis and oder php-applications. This gives me headaches since there are often old versions of them lying ...
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subdomain to subdomain forward with masking

I want to forward with mask from one server to another server. In Server One: www.abc.com test.abc.com live.abc.com In Server Two: http://ipaddress.com/folder1 http://ipaddress.com/folder2 test....
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DNS configuration on website makes it available only some of the time

The DNS configuration on my website is periodically dropping visitors and I have no idea why. Most of my website's visitors are seeing it fine, but in the last weeks more and more visitors report ...
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Installing ffmpeg-php on Media Temple Server

migrating a Plesk server from 3.5 to 4.0 and reinstalling some apps we use (Tomcat, ffmpeg, etc.). Got all those installed fine, but following the instructions for installing ffmpeg-php (from here: ...
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How many files can I stored in a linux folder?(Amazon EC2)

On Linux systems (Amazon EC2), what is the maximum number of files that can be stored in one directory without slowing down performance? (I know too many files in one directory on Windows systems will ...
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Directory access control with Apache: do I need to use a specific .htaccess?

I have an Apache webserver, and in the Apache configuration, I have Alias /backups "/backups" <Directory "/backups"> AllowOverride None Options Indexes Order allow,deny Allow ...
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Apache redircting when it shouldnt

I have inherited a LAMP server with a lot of customization. I want to enable mod_status in apache to get some monitoring of apache started. Problem is, with mod_status enabled in the httpd.conf, I am ...
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Apache2 and domain name

I have a server running several sites (sites-available/...) which all have a domain name, and are differentiated using their port number(www.xxx.com:8090, www.xxx.com:8091,etc..) I have a domain name (...
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apache2 running but doesnt load my index.html

I have a linux server running apache2, I have my own user folder: /home/me/... I added a .htaccess to my folder with: DirectoryIndex index.html in it and the server IP is: 123.456.789.111 I tried: ...
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Setting file permissions on linux to allow PHP to write to a directory

I have a website built with Codeigniter and hosted on a Linux box. I am trying to follow "best practices" when it comes to my file permission settings, but I'm not sure if I completely understand the ...
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Resolving a security issue with my private virtual server

When I search for "thelab athome-training" on Google, and click on a link that point to my site (thelab.athome-training.com), I am redirected to http://grooogle.osa.pl I googled and found that post: ...
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Mail group managers similar to Plesk

I'm relocating my client's pages to a new server. Their old system was running Plesk and had some email groups and a few mail forwards defined. The new server has no Plesk and I'd really rather not ...