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Windows is a family of client, server, and mobile operating systems, developed by Microsoft.

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Server error 403 - Forbidden: Access is denied when accessing any page with HTTP

We migrated our website to new windows server with Plesk Obsidian 18 and noticed that we are not able to access website without HTTPS example http://www.example.com/test.html NOT WORKING ERROR Message ...
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How to disable windows login (so that WAMP can auto start)

I have Wamp 3.2.6 installed on a Windows 10 machine. I use it to serve photos and other files, and some apps, to my local community. Its not mission critical, so I don't monitor the machine constantly....
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Do you need to set your network profile as Public or Private when creating your own hosting?

I want to create a Nodejs server on my laptop using my ISP. I have a broadband connection and router. I have WSL Ubuntu installed on Windows 10. I don't need to do anything commercially or for ...
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How to stop backslash working on XAMPP

I have XAMPP installed on my Windows development machine and I always use Linux production machines. The most common mistake I make is to use a backslash for filespec. Either slash works on Windows,...
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Test website can't be reached despite setting up DNS in local hosts file and adding a virtual host to Apache config

I am trying to set up a domain on my development machine so that I cant test slightly more complex htaccess rules. I am trying to set up example.city domain. Following what I find by googling, I have ...
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Problems acessing site via domain

I recently used a windows server to host a node js website somewhat successfully. I then tried to associate the website to the domain name I had on Go Daddy. I just substituted the IP address in the ...
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Why does Pingdom Tools tell me to Compress components with gzip

On Pingdom Tools I get a message to Compress components with gzip. We use asp.net on Windows 2016 server (IIS10). I have set in web.config the following <httpCompression> <staticTypes&...
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Webserver/Minecraft server on same IP address [duplicate]

Here's what's going on. I have a 2019 windows server, and on it Im running a webserver (apache2), and multiple Minecraft servers. I have a domain with multiple subdomains for each Minecraft server ...
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SolidCP – Install successful, but now getting issues with application pool not starting – service unavailable

Here´s my basic setup: Windows Server 2012 2R SQL Server 2016 I’ve managed to install SolidCP on the server. Had a few issues during installation, but solved it. Also completed the extra setting on ...
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New IIS install suddenly giving 500 error on basic static web site

I maintain a basic static website for personal use, and since my ISP stopped hosting it several years ago, I've run it off of my home computer. I just put in a new SSD this week, and installed Windows ...
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How do I make my home web server public when port 80 is forwarded with my CenturyLink router?

I have the latest version of Apache Lounge, and I want to make it accessible to the other people. My Website IP is 192.168.0.61, and in httpd.conf these are the settings I added Listen 192.168.0.61:80 ...
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How to exclude Windows desktop from Google Ads

I have a macOS desktop application that I am trying to advertise using a Google Ads Search ad. The application does not work on mobile and it does not work on Windows. After some research, I have made ...
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Naked domain without any page in url takes too long to load

I have 2 different servers. Old one is Win 2012, new is Win 2016. I shifted a few of domains from old server to new Win 2016 Server. Now the issue I am facing on the new server is that whenever ...
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Htaccess 301 Redirect only not working on Windows 8.1

Here's the code: RewriteOptions inherit RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^old\.olddomain\.example$ [NC] RewriteRule ^ https://newdomain.example%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L] # BEGIN WordPress RewriteEngine On ...
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IIS 10 not showing worker process Current Requests

I have enabled Monitor and Tracing by adding Windows Server 2016 Roles. But IIS not showing me worker process Current Requests when I request a webpage How can I view current requests coming in IIS ...
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Is Apache hosting better for a WordPress site? [closed]

I have a legacy (early 2000s) Windows IIS hosting package on a company that originally was for a static html site. I have since created a WordPress site on a subdomain of the old one. The problem is ...
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Do I need to change the host file of each computer to share a web page on a local network using a hostname?

I want to share a web page on a local network using a hostname. Is it necessary to change the host file of each PC?
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PHP 7.3 doesn't show in Web Platform Installer (WPI) in IIS 8.5

I have 3 Windows servers, two of them are Windows Server 2012 R2 - IIS 8.5 and the other is Windows Server 2012 - IIS 8.0. I wanted to update to PHP 7.3.x automatically through the Web Platform ...
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PHP randomly cannot load classes, causes FastCGI process to crash, and loads normally

I manage the website for the small company I work for, but I’m not an experienced server admin – I just kind of took over as the default IT guy because I knew more than the others. Generally speaking, ...
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Download a File from a URL [closed]

I am trying to download a file from its URL using Windows Powershell as follows invoke-webrequest -uri "http://www.ead.eurocontrol.int/pamslight/pdf/4e415453/EG/C/EN/AIP/AD/EG_AD_2_EGFF_en" -outfile "...
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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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How to approach Let's Encrypt for 180 domain aliases

I have 180 or so websites that all run of a single MVC app. The app runs on a domain, which is not accessible directly by the public, and each of the 180 public facing sites are set up as domain ...
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Associate a domain with a site in such a way that a security certificate can be installed on IIS 8.5

I can not publish my website (created with Drupal 7) with IIS 8.5 (windows server 2012 r2). I'm forwarding my domain example.com as a frame to http://192.0.2.4/mywebsite (i got static ip). Everything ...
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A ghost is propagating an Apache redirect

I have a httpd.conf file with some redirects like this: <Directory "${SRVROOT}/htdocs"> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks ExecCGI AllowOverride None Require all granted Redirect ...
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How to open port 8080 on windows 10, configure firewall and any other settings?

I have a Windows 10 computer. I am attempting to get my WAMP web server on the web but have been and continue to be unsuccessful. I believe I narrowed it down to windows though. My Motorola Cable ...
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How do I log in into Apache web server on Ubuntu from Windows?

I've been given a username and password for an Apache server, that runs on Ubuntu, and belongs to my professor. I do not know how to connect to the server from my machine(windows), and run scripts ...
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Get a Lets Encrypt SSL certificate through ZeroSSL for a .ovh.net subdomain

I'm trying to set up https connection in one of my API. I normally make requests to my API through this address: http://vps******.ovh.net:8090 I'd like to be able to make HTTPS requests. I use the ...
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Is there any way to display windows app available using manifest.json as it is displayed in android?

I use the following manifest.json to display Android users that my website has an app available on Google Play Store and when the click on install they are redirected to the app page on the store. Is ...
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How can I calculate the maximum cost of an instance or prevent clients from exceeding pre-paid limits?

I am considering moving various VPS servers I mange on behalf of clients to AWS (EC2). However, I would require a fixed monthly cost to estimate what I would charge my clients for the hosting/support ...
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Will upgrading Windows Server 2012 R2 to 2016 lose all configurations? [closed]

I want to upgrade my AWS EC2 instance to 2016 to make use of Docker containers. Will I lose my 2012 Server configurations - IIS, etc?
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Apache 2.4 on Windows Server 2012 R2 - Error 1053

I have installed Apache 2.4 on a Windows Server 2012 R2. It starts fine from the command line, and I can view test pages and what not. I then used the command httpd.exe -k install to set it up as a ...
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Add Expires headers to Azure Hosted wordpress

Using Azure Hosted WordPress, I was doing some performance testing for my website via gtmetrix. My reports were suggesting to ‘leverage browser caching’ and ‘add expires headers’ to improve my ...
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How can I get a breakdown of Windows 32 bit vs Windows 64 bit visitors in Google Analytics?

I am trying to find out how many of my website conversions are from users running on 32 bit or 64 bit Windows operating systems. I can't seem to find this in GA no matter how far I drill down. I can ...
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Making a Let's Encrypt-secured site viewable on Windows Mobile 6.5

I operate a web application that I intend to make available through HTTPS to users of barcode-scanning PDAs running Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 Professional, which was Microsoft's branding for ...
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What is the cause of page speed performing extremely poorly on Chrome on Windows and Safari on Linux?

I am more interested in the cause of poor page loading speed on Chrome/Windows, since this combo covers the vast majority of our users. The average page speed in the last month is 55 seconds for ...
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Can't install XAMPP on my Windows XP computer due to httpd.exe and php.exe no being valid win32 applications

Everytime I install Xampp on my computer installation ends with 2 messages. C:\xampp\apache\bin\httpd.exe is not a valid win32 application; C:\xampp\php\php.exe is not a valid win32 application. ...
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Images Clear on Windows but Fuzzy on Mac

So I have a website and it has a carousel on one of the sidebars. On windows, the pictures that flip through are crisp and clear, but I looked at them on a Mac and they're all fuzzy. Does this have to ...
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127.0.0.1 as referrer url

I have written some code to my website that shows some information about online users to admin user. one of these information was the host of referrer url of the user. I saw some 127.0.0.1 in the ...
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How to disable root web.config inheritance on my seekdotnet.com hosting?

How to disable asp.net root web.config inheritance on my seekdotnet.com hosting? For example, my website is www.example.com which already has web.config on it running on ASP.NET 4.5 framework. And I ...
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301 redirecting urls with special characters using web.config

I am trying to redirect some old urls containing some special characters. When I place the url on the web.config automatically it gives me a 500 internal server error. So, how do I translate the ...
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Web page stopped working correctly (with a publisher error). What might be wrong?

I have a complex web page that I created in an n-tiered environment. Users can use drop down menus to create their own customized graphs. The graphs aren't appearing all of a sudden. Users get ...
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PHP 5.6.6 loading but not interpreting in Apache2.4 64 bit Windows

I have installed Apache 2.4.12 (Win64) VC11 from Apache Lounge. Typing httpd -M tells me that php5_module is loaded and shared. I have PHP 5.6.6 win32 VC11 Thread Safe installed. The Apache server ...
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How do I get Windows Server 2012 to prompt me for credentials when I go to a restricted subfolder of my site?

The "Users" group has read access to my entire website so the public can browse my site. Now, I have created an "admin" subfolder which I do not want the public to have access to. So in the ...
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How do I grant security to my site users to be able to upload files in Windows Server 2012

Using Windows Server 2012 and IIS 8, I want my site users to be able to upload pictures and generate eft files and export files etc. All of these tasks require my users to have write permission to ...
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How do I access Windows server on a Microsoft Azure Website?

I need to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) on my Microsoft Azure website in order to get an SSL certificate. I'm attempting to follow this tutorial. Step 1.1 says, On your Windows ...
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Rendering of Raleway (Google Web Fonts) in Google Chrome browser

I am using Windows 7 and I have a problem with one of Google Fonts: Raleway. I checked and this font looks very good in Firefox (ver. 34) but in Google Chrome (ver. 39) it looks terrible on my ...
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What setting allows a PHP to run for more than 60 seconds under Windows FastCGI?

I have a PHP script which is timing out after 60 seconds. I have changed the following config values but they don't seem to have any affect: max_execution_time default_socket_timeout mysql....
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How to redirect a subdomain to the main domain at a different port with IIS

I am trying to set up as following control.domain.com to http://domain.com:8880/ Plesk is running on that port. Infact if I would like any website hosted on the server if accessed with "control.*" ...
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How do I increase the upload size in IIS?

I can't upload more than 2 MB. I read that IIS' max. upload size is 4 (actually 4,2) GB and ASP.NET's is 2 GB. I really can't think of an alternative. I could change the max. upload size in PHP but ...
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I am using PHPCake/cPanel/ HostGator/Win8 OS, How can I search for words/commands within many files at once? [duplicate]

How can I search for a specific string (function name or a variable name) in my files which are in various directories under cPanel file manager? I am a beginner. So please be extra wordy with your ...
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