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Why is "googlehosted.com" in the DNS records for our website after signing up for DDOS protection?

This is an old question but I recently ran into this issue and see that your question wasn't really answered. The *.dv.googlehosted.com CNAME record is for Google Apps, now known as GSuite, to verify ...
Mike Roberts's user avatar
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500 internal server error when trying to implement reverse proxy under Apache. How do I forward the requests to another server without errors?

Thanks @MrWhite for giving the correct configuration. I needed extra module mod_proxy_http and to change the IP adress of server-B to the hostname as I have multiple vHosts on :80. Here is the ...
wouter205's user avatar
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My website has been cloned without authorization. What can I do?

First, lock down your website to prevent further copying. Then you'll want to contact Google, and then the registrar + host of the domain that the clone is at. It will be between the host and ...
Mike Ciffone's user avatar
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Apache proxy maintenance mode using virtual host and ProxyPass

You can add the following line to your configuration: ProxyPass /maintenance/index.html ! The exclamation point can be read as "NOT" as in: "Do NOT proxy this URL." The directive ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Reverse proxy pass websocket request with PHP in apache

That's exactly the issue. Websockets are a persistent and bi-directional connection, unlike your typical http requests. This means they don't really work with your typical HTTP tools, you need ...
Dmitriy Sokolov's user avatar
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Apache proxypass directive does not recover quickly

When a connection to a back-end server generates and error (default is any 5xx code) Apache marks that connection as in an Error State. Apache will then not use that connection for a period of time ...
Unbeliever's user avatar
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How to setup a duplicate of a site at a different host so if there is an outage at the 1st host - the site will still load at the second host?

If you're tolerant of a bit of downtime, consider saving your backups to Amazon S3 (which can be done easily through cPanel) or another cloud provider in addition to /backup on the local machine. I ...
GeekOnTheHill's user avatar
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Is this Google proxy a fake crawler: google-proxy-66-249-81-131.google.com?

Wanted to provide links to Google docs on this subject. These are Googlebots but there are many different types of bots. Several explicitly ignore the robots.txt when its user initiated (such as Read ...
databyte's user avatar
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Is this Google proxy a fake crawler: google-proxy-66-249-81-131.google.com?

I suspect that some scrapers also use google proxy to get around detection or blocking. I operate a retail site and am always battling to prevent price scrapers. I have noticed that I get continuous ...
Steven I's user avatar
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Is this Google proxy a fake crawler: google-proxy-66-249-81-131.google.com?

I had a similar experience as @James and @FFrewin; when testing a new "secret" app/URL I suddenly saw a bunch of traffic from various Google proxies. After some experimentation, it appears that (at ...
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Is it feasible to use Vary: headers with If-none-match: to improve caching?

Based on your question and your clarification comment you would be better served using the URL rather than a header in order to best deal with downstream caching servers. In other words the first time ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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How to setup a duplicate of a site at a different host so if there is an outage at the 1st host - the site will still load at the second host?

There are multiple ways to do this: 1) Hosting it yourself What would be the cost involved You would need a second server, which would cost about the same as your current server How would I setup the ...
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IIS HTTP/S rewrite with SSL offloading non-standard local port

Change your match pattern to only match the path you're interested in: <rule name="ARR_App3Proxy_loadbalance" enabled="true" stopProcessing="true"> <match url="^app3(.*)$" /> <...
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How do I get a production website to load assets from local web server?

External Redirect If you are OK with editing the production .htaccess file then you could simply redirect requests for the necessary static assets to your local web server. The redirect would be ...
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How do i setup a simple smart dns proxy service using nginx?

You need to ignore the SSL verification by turning off proxy_ssl_verify. Here is an example location / { proxy_pass https://www.example.com; proxy_ssl_verify off; } You can ...
Muhammad Dyas Yaskur's user avatar
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When would you allow proxy access to your website?

Proxies and VPNs are often used by spammers and hackers to hide their true identity. If you're web site sees a lot of malicious traffic, blocking proxies may be a good idea. There are several WP ...
Trebor's user avatar
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Images from googleusercontent.com giving 404

The PHP application was serving a corrupted image when incorrectly handling Accept-Language header which Google Bot sends. Same incorrect handling happened when sending no extra headers to the page. ...
PLANTROON's user avatar
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Would searches from a proxy simulating local country searches be considered legitimate and boost CTR?

Whether it will count as legitimate or not is something under Google’s control, however you should avoid such practices as google is a data company and it has multiple data gathering points, for ...
Shahzeb Qureshi's user avatar
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How to make a website locally hosted behind a proxy to be accessable outside?

Try an ngrok TCP tunnel. This will expose your service directly without any modification of the HTTP data by ngrok. Just run: ngrok tcp 80 ...if your web server is running HTTP on port 80. This ...
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
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Would it be beneficial to proxy and cache Google Tag Manager

As you've already gathered, the potential benefit of proxying gtm.js would be to eliminate an additional DNS lookup, TCP and TLS handshake, and TCP slow start. If your server supports HTTP/2 and you ...
jon_wu's user avatar
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Would it be beneficial to proxy and cache Google Tag Manager

gtm.js is a dynamic library whose contents change with every container version publish. Thus it's not something you should even try to cache, or else your updates to the container might not be ...
Karan Shah's user avatar
1 vote

nginx proxy on domain only

You can do this by having a "URI" in the proxy_pass, which acts a sort of implicit rewrite: location / { # Note the "/" at the end of the proxy_pass, this will cause it to # replace the ...
Joshua DeWald's user avatar
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nginx proxy on domain only

If you want the root URI / to quietly map to /geoserver, then a simple method is with an internal rewrite: location = / { rewrite ^ /geoserver last; } EDIT: If you want an external rewrite, use ...
Richard Smith's user avatar
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Using mod_rewrite to access httpOnly cookie?

On the response, I am not able to see this rule trigger [NewCookie is not set] mod_rewrite only works on the request. So you can't check for the Cookie being set on the response, if that is what you ...
MrWhite's user avatar
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Handling bots that request URLs in paths

The HTTP 1.1 spec is very clear that GET /path/to/resource HTTP/1.1 Host: example.com and GET http://example.com/path/to/resource HTTP/1.1 are equivalent requests. This is because the request ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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If a webpage contains an iFrame, would the iframe be loaded through the proxy server used to view the page?

If you are wanting to create your own proxy script, say in PHP, the way it will work is that when you enter a URL to access the URL will be sent to your proxy script on your server, then the server ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
1 vote

mod_proxy(_html) and a buggy Webserver (delivers text/html for JSON data)

Split your location into two sections: 1. <Location /apex/> - here you should put ProxyPassReverse options. 2. <Location /apex/(?!wwv_flow\.show)> - this one will match everything other ...
Grzegorz Krzyżankowski's user avatar

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