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Upstream Nginx server is appending port when responding back to load balancer Nginx

We are using the Nginx load balancer that balances the load to our two upstream Nginx web servers. TCP load balancing is done using a server block inside the stream block as below. stream { upstream ...
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How to create socket dynamically on lighttpd server?

We are hosting more than 200 websites/users on the lighttpd web server. When we keep all the socket connection open/active, the memory consumption is very high. We want to create the socket, on demand ...
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why I can't login to cPanel, shows error Maximum Users Exceeded?

When I try to login to cPanel, it shows an error Maximum Users Exceeded. please see the error message below. I didn't do any changes to server. this appears very suddenly. how can I fix this? I ...
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How does the server distinguish between 2 host names being pointed to the same IP address?

How does a Windows server distinguish between 2 host names being directed by DNS to the same IP address? I started a new job recently. We have files.example.com pointing to x.x.x.x IP address. I got ...
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Is It possible to deploy second website on 1 instance in AWS?

In Amazon Web Services, I have added second Network Interface and added Elastic IP and associated it with secondary Private IP. How can I deploy my second website on that Elastic IP?
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Challenges setting up httpd-vhosts.conf Apachev2.4

I will start this by saying that I am educated as a mechanical engineer, working as a Control Systems Engineer (electrical engineering) and I've been tasked with setting up a Web Server for a company ...
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What's the WWW Server/1.1?

I use netcraft.com query a site there shows Web server: WWW Server/1.1. I want to know what is it?
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Why are post, get and put needed on top of HTTPS protocol? [duplicate]

I understand that the HTTP protocol, especially of the secured type, secured with some data encryption method such as TLS and certified with some SSL certification, is the main way to transfer data in ...
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Use .htaccess/SSH/Cpanel to prevent a specific part of a specific PHP script from being processed

I have a website built with MediaWiki CMS which I host on a CentOS based Apache "shared server environment" (SiteGround) in which I can partially control Apache by: .htaccess files SSH Some Cpanel ...
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Why is nginx trying to bind to an IP address that I'm not telling it to, and how can I stop it?

I'm trying to host two separate websites from my VPS. I have two services running on different ports. What I am trying to accomplish is have nginx reverse proxy to Service A if the user types in a ...
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Why might some foreign IP addresses maintain persistent connections to my web server for several days?

I recently noticed a number of foreign IP addresses connected to my web server have remained active for several days (possibly longer). This server only hosts a small number of static files so it ...
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How does the base URL of a website show the contents of home.php?

My server only contains some files like home.php, this.php, that.php, etc. But when I type my website (example.com), how does it show the contents of example.com/home.php?
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Why do we have to pay for web hosting rather than do it ourselves?

I am very unfamiliar with this concept, and have seen something's around the web that just don't make sense to me. I am curious as to how you can build your own website. Then host it on your own home ...
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What are the benefits of utilizing a Web Server vs opening an HTML file directly via your browser

I've just begun coding in Javascript. I'm looking for an in depth answer that explains the features that are available to me when using a web server to serve up my index.html file vs simply opening ...
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What makes Open Graph checkers unable to detect Open Graph data?

My page, after adding SSL certificate, cannot have preview fetched by Facebook or Twitter when sharing the link. I have followed The Open Graph protocol and include the following open graph tags: &...
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buckaroo return url flagged by mod_security

Mod security flagged this buckaroo return url as a possible SQL injection attack Short of excluding /you/pay/buckaroo from mod security rules all together from protections with SecRule ...
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XMLHTTPRequest denied because of Origin mismatch

I get the following error: Access to XMLHttpRequest at 'http://example:8080/*' from origin 'http://example' has been blocked by CORS policy: Response to preflight request doesn't pass ...
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Why does my Route 53 domain say “server transfer prohibited”? It it a problem I need to fix?

So recently I made the switch back and forth from a static website (s3 bucket) to lightsail (so I've had to reconfigure my R53 settings a few times, & of course something had to go wrong in the ...
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How to prevent domain mirroring?

My URL = https://mydomainurl.com/example-post URL B = https://mirroringurl.com/cdn/example-post All HTML code at "URL B" is the same as the one at my URL, and when I change anything at my site, "URL ...
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Possible security issues when running a web server on a home connection? [duplicate]

I want to run a home web server, but I'm concerned this could expose my home network to security issues. The server will run on a dedicated machine, with nothing on it except the os + lamp stack. ...
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Can I use a reverse proxy service to route web requests to some other port than 80 on my home server to avoid breaking my ISP's ToS?

Is there a way to route all requests thru a proxy service, like Amazon Gateway, to specific ports on my home internet? This will increase security at my home and will allow me to operate with the ...
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Redirect users to web server based on user IP

I have a web server that has windows authentication, I want to disable the windows authentication locally, anyone on the local network can access it without authentication. after long research I have ...
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Nginx subdirectory wordpress wp-login redirects to 404 not found

server { location / { try_files $uri $uri/ @extensionless-php; } location /shop { try_files $uri $uri/ /shop/index.php?q=$uri&$args /shop/index.php?q=$uri&$args; ...
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HTTP/2.0 loads resources in parallel, will that change dependency order of CSS and JS in my HTML source code?

I'm willing to use HTTP/2.0 on my apache server. I'm using apache over HTTP/1.1 and I have structured my site like this : <head> sharedJS.js 1.js 2.js sharedCSS.css 1.css 2.css </head> ...
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How can I select server size based on the visitors I am getting on my website?

I am looking for some solid explanation or better if there are any industry standards for choosing the server size as per the number of visitors and page-views? And, should one decide server size ...
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.mht files display as junk text from Jetty server

I have some .mht files which load fine from local files but when loaded from the Jetty web server display as junk text. What can I do to make them work correctly from my Jetty web server? I know ...
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How can I fix two conflicting SSL certificates? (One expired)

Background: I recently inherited management of a web project and ran into an issue with an expired SSL certificate. The site is hosted on AWS with a wildcard certificate generated from ACM, which is ...
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How to run multiple Node.js sites (apps/servers) with separate SSL cert's, on a single IP address?

The desired scenario is as the title suggests: Multiple Node.js servers/apps/websites, on separate domains, each with own SSL certificate, on a single server with a single IP address. So far I have ...
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Will it hurt SEO to remove the '.html' extension from static pages such that they get served as 'text/x-generic'?

If we want to go with static website, we generate static html files of pages with names like contacts.html and we may add to our .htaccess file the lines like RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^(([^/]+/)*[...
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Apache2 failed to restart because of address already in use

Whenever I try to restart my apache2 service it shows an error like this: service apache2 restart Job for apache2.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl ...
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Which server and hosting for streaming video and images? [duplicate]

We are looking for suggestions on which hosting and server to use for our app that allows us to upload content (images/videos) which is viewed by our users on their smartphones. The videos are in MP4 ...
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Performance Issues with Web App [closed]

I'm currently preparing the release of an online tool: example.net/configurator Unfortunately, I've got massive performance issues. I'm currently hosting at A2 Hosting which I actually thought to be ...
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Configure Wordpress to listen on a port other than 80

Looking to set up remote ssh access to a Linux box running Wordpress. That part should be straight forward enough -- just reserve an IP address for the MAC address to that NIC. Once that's ...
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Installing mPDF PHP library for website without root access

I would like to install mPDF for use on my website. However, I don't own my own server, and am using shared web hosting. I can log in using FTP, but AFAIK I do not have access to a terminal nor root ...
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Correct configuration for mail DNS when mail server sends mail, but have zoho accounts for business comms also

I'd like some help sense checking my website email and DNS set up, as well as troubleshooting one issue I have. I have a website with a mail server installed for sending order confirmation emails. It ...
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cPanel, redirection and aliases (forces redirection) [closed]

I have cPanel and I have domain A, Then I created a Domain Alias B, But Alias B has been redirected to A domain, I don't want to redirect it.
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Should anyone be getting this error message from T-Mobile? [closed]

A friend of mine was trying to sign into their T-Mobile account to pay their bill when they saw this strange message. Welcome, first and last_name Method Not Allowed The requested method POST is ...
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When to render/build my html that changes frequently? [closed]

I am building a simple website that will display some information. This information can be retreived from a third-party service and changes on average a couple of days. Thus I need a way to ...
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Handling requests to server's IP address

I have an Apache Web Server running some virtual hosts, site1.com and site2.com. What do I do with requests to the server's IP address? Is it safe to allow requests by IP or do I need block, ...
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IIS server returns “Diese Maschine ist ein microsoft-iis …”

A company I used to work for has just contacted me to say that when they navigate to their web application's url, they see the following: Page title: SHTEMPLATE2016 Test Diese Maschine ist ein ...
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Multiple web hosting for one domain?

I'm wondering how you're supposed to manage a failure from your web hosting provider (server breakdown, ddos attack, server maintenance...) For instance, is it possible to host your website on ...
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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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If I have too many 301 redirections on magento, will it slow down the server?

I'm using magneto and I currently have 70,000 URLs are being redirected as 301 (From Catalog >> URL Redirects). I need to add another 4000 URLs, because every time we run out-of-stock I redirect the ...
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Can I run Nginx and Node.js on same dedicated server?

I have one dedicated server and I do have more than 1 IP address. Could I run Nginx, Apache, LIGHTTPD and Node.js simultaneously? I want to make tests, learn.
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Enabling Multiviews is how you make a web server able to open links with missing extensions?

I'm in the process of switching web hosts. My old host was of the beginner-friendly 'kid gloves' variety. I had less control, but it took care of a lot of things behind the scenes. My new web host ...
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Where can I get the raw web log file in Nexcess C panel?

In Nexcess C panel where can i get the raw web log file which I can download and analyze it with offline web log analyzer tool. In current interface I am not finding the log files.
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Apache uses a lot of CPU when image file is missing [closed]

I'm running MAMP on OSx as a development machine, and I noticed the past few days that httpd processes sometimes would use a lot of CPU, making the fans run high. The only thing that helps is killing ...
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Running Nodejs application and wordpress in same server

I am using one EC2 instance of AWS, I have two domains which I will connect with ec2 elastic ip but one domain will have wordpress running on it and other will have nodejs application running on it. ...
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How to check if a visitor is on my website?

I want to build a website that only one person at a time can visit. How would I accomplish this task? I looked at Web counters built in php, but I don't think this is the right solution. Is there an ...
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is access time of images dependant on number of images on server?

I expect to host a website with many images, and I mean many - around 300-400k. I am wondering if the number of items on my server affects access time? In other words, will GET requests be slower ...

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