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Unable to edit .NET application startup file in Plesk

I got a problem that I cannot edit path of the .NET application startup file in Plesk although I logged in as administrator. unable to edit application startup file However, it seems like can be ...
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How to get cPanel API to work?

I would like to have a basic code skeleton for doing cPanel API calls remotely but securely, using Windows PHP, to do some maintenance activities. The problem I am facing is that most of the cPanel ...
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How to access Windows XAMPP localhost website using Python

I'm using XAMPP on Windows to work on a new version of my website. I have modified the Windows hosts file and the XAMPP Apache httpd-vhosts.conf file so that my browsers access the version of the ...
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Can I change IP address to domain name inside server system?

I can access my server only by ip:port, because I have some unusual ports open. I can make URL redirect inside the domain service, but on client's browser it will display just ip and port and ...
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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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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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LetsEncrypt certificates not automatically renewed on Windows Server

I am using LetsEncrypt certificates. When I set up my Windows Server 2016, the LetsEncrypt certificates were renewed automatically but now they run out without being renewed. I must renew them ...
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Can a browser render a website and download its content to show without caching or saving anything to the computer? [closed]

Can a browser render a website without caching anything to the computer and just downloading the website ‘live’? I’m not sure if that is how it works, but in other words can a browser show a website ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I hide my domain name or ip from users

I'm developing a windows application in C# along with an accompanying asp.net website. Both are hosted on a web server. I wish to disguise my server ip address and/or domain name so they are not ...
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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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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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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 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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prevent IIS from executing scripts in a specific directory

I have a php web application that allows file uploads to a specific directory. I would like to prevent the execution of any file that is uploaded into that directory whether it is ASP, PHP, or ...
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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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Are there any snippet software app for windows user? [closed]

I'm a web designer, and I'm used to collect snippets of code I find in the internet. I found snippely as a great snippet app but it doesn't have export or import features when I'm going to different ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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.htaccess issue (500 - Internal Server Error) error

I was trying to learn how to edit and make a .htaccess file using a tutorial found at corz.org, I copied an existing .htaccess file from another site on my localhost and pasted the following content ...
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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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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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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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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 ...