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Scripting htdigest -c /path/to/file/$user $user $password in Bash

I want to be able to script with a password in variable $password. htdigest -c /etc/apache2/pw/$user $user $password At the moment it asks me to manually enter a password, this is not going to be ...
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Giving www-data permision to Dropbox subfolder?

I want to give my website the permission to read files & folders from a Dropbox subfolder. I think I have added the correct permissions, but I can't get the www-data user to get access to the ...
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Apache Virtual Host pointing to wrong DocumentRoot

I operate a VPS on Digital Ocean running Ubuntu 12.04.3, with virtual hosts. I was able to set things up following this tutorial here: ...
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Apache boot without asking for passwd

So I'm maintaining a server which has a verified SSL certificate setup, however there is a password on the private key and so whenever apache is reboot, we get a message asking for the password. This ...
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Apache won't start on Fedora 15

I can't get Apache to start on Fedora 15. I downloaded a project into /var/www/html and changed myself to the owner (recursively), though I don't think I changed any SELinux contexts or anything like ...
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Is giving all permissions to www-data group a good idea?

I constantly have problems with read & write & execute permissions by Apache/me. There is a user "konrad" (it's me) in "konrad" group, and there is a user "www-data" in "www-data" group used ...
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How to allow access to a directory and don't allow access to a sub-directory in Apache?‏

I have asked this question on apache mailing-list but I didn't get the answer I want. I want to allow a directory " /var/www/html/ldap" to two users according to IPs (192.168.1.2 192.168.1.7): ...
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How to manage error_log and access_log of apache?

I noticed my error_log file grows larger and larger. I tried changing the LogLevel in httpd.conf from LogLevel debug to LogLevel emerg But I still see errors being posted about favicon.ico not ...
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How to interpret the following pattern of uptime data?

I have a small web server running mysql and wordpress which after a while appears to stop processing web requests. I can't even log into the server via ssh as ssh client times out when trying to ...
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Apache Request Hangs For 2 Minutes Exactly

I am experiencing some odd behavior with apache. I have requests that are hanging for exactly two minutes. The request could be one file one time, and then a completely different file another time. ...
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How do I find out what file Apache is serving when a port is hit?

I'm working on a server someone else set up. The server is CentOS 4.6 running Apache/2.0.59 (httpd). They have an update service setup on port 8443. I know it is working but I need to find out what ...
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Bot requesting odd resource in apache logs

While studying for the RHSCA exam I set up my first home server and quickly found that bots had already started requesting commonly vulnerable files. It was alarming at first, then just purely amusing ...
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What is the purpose of Apache2's configuration files?

Why does Apache2 have multiple configuration files? What are their roles? I found some information about older Apache versions, but it's usually deprecated, and the official Apache documentation ...
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Checking if Apache requires SSL pass-phrase

I'm thinking about restarting a client's Apache server, but I'm reluctant to do so because I know he's currently running HTTPS and I don't want to get stuck with the server prompting me for the SSL ...
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mod_authnz_ldap bind as authenticating user instead of anonymously

I'm attempting to move as close to single credential as possible. We have a web application that has a fairly limited set of available authentication mechanisms but will (luckily) allow admins to tell ...
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Allow all users can write files/folders of user “apache”?

I run Apache 2.2.15 on CentOS 6.4 When a web local run a function and it created files/folders owned by user "apache". I can read these files/folders via samba but i can't write/delete them. I've ...
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How to allow www-data to create a folder without giving read access to the parent folder

I'm not exactly sure the right question to ask, so I'll try to explain what I'm trying to do. I have an internal web application (in PHP) that I want to be able to create a folder. The trouble is ...
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How to redirect traffic from subdomain to main domain

I have a demo.domain.com and domain.com they both show the same information and point to the same folder. How can I redirect all demo.domain.com visitors to domain.com?
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What commands can I use to enable / disable Apache2 modules?

What are the terminal commands used to enable and disable Apache2 modules? Update: Since the commands appear to differ based on distribution, I have made this question a community wiki where ...
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How to run mod_mono on Debian Jessie (package libapache2-mod-mono missing)?

I would like to run an ASP.net MVC application that requires Mono 4 on Debian Jessie, but Jessie is missing the required package "libapache2-mod-mono" [1]. On [2] I found that the package was removed ...
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Apache : Close entire site to public but display a custom page

Suppose I do not want to delete any files or anything from my web site, but I want to close everything to the public. They simply need to see a custom page. How can one go about this via httpd.conf ...
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How can I debug Apache, not starting upon boot

Apache is already set up as a service, since: $ sudo update-rc.d apache2 defaults System start/stop links for /etc/init.d/apache2 already exist. But Apache isn't starting. How can I start ...
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What should I teach in my Linux class? [closed]

I'm teaching a basic Unix class using Ubuntu. We've already covered basic Unix stuff such as: bash shell scripting file and directory permissions filesystem hierarchy common commands I would like ...
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Apache server 32 binaries vs 64 binaries? what's the difference

For Windows I used to download either 32 bit binaries from ASF site or 64 bit binaries from Apache lounge site (for no particular reason). So - that was the way I new what version I have. I've ...
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Access a file in PHP through a symbolic link from a user that normally doesn't have permission

I have this website, where if the user submits a form, a python script is executed through a php page, and the python script creates a zip file and should offer it to the user for download through a ...
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No packages Apache and mod_wsgi3 have been found in the repositories

I'm trying to instal Apache24 and mod_wsgi3 to my FreeBSD VPS (droplet) with this command: sudo pkg install bash ap24-mod_wsgi3 py27-virtualenv mysql56-server but apparently 'ap24-mod_wsgi3' has ...
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httpd doesn't serve relative url from tomcat, why not?

In a CentOS 7 server, I am trying to set up httpd to act as a reverse proxy for tomcat. I have httpd running perfectly in the sense that I type in http/mydomain.com and it serves up static content ...
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How to set an expired authentication in Apache?

Using a simple virtual host, I've to set a timeout after X minutes (same of set an expired authentication) to force the user to re-insert its credentials. [...] <Directory /home/user1/> ...
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Subdomain for Nagios

I have a subdomain forwarding at ip xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (domain.com) Lets call it nagios.domain.com Nagios worked at xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/nagios but now it's not working due to a fact that app.domain.com took ...
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Apache Server on different disk partitions

I have an Apache server installed with Debian. Later, I partitioned my hard drive and installed Ubuntu on the new partition. Afterwards, I realized I could not access my Apache server while booted ...
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Apache “RSA server certificate CN does not match server name” error

I have an apache installation with some name-based vhosts and a SSL certficate with CN=maindomain.com and DNS Alternative Names for the all the vhosts (sub)domains. However, this setup gives warnings ...
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Daily logRotate for apache at specific time

How can I execute logRotate daily at a specific time (3h30) each day? Specific details on how to do this would be appreciated. I'm on Debian.
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How can I get Apache working (complains about logfiles) on Ubuntu after a distribution upgrade?

I upgraded from Raring to Saucy, and it says it can't open listening sockets: root@ip-10-250-42-219:/etc/apache2/sites-enabled# apache2ctl restart [Tue Oct 22 13:34:05.187996 2013] [core:warn] [pid ...
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Apache config in sites-enabled not being detected?

I'm trying to set up my new redhat server and I have apache config in my /etc/httpd/sites-enabled folder, but when I run /usr/sbin/httpd -S as root to check the syntax, it just returns: ...
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Benchmarking Apache using ab

I was doing some performance testing for Apache using ab. Apache in our case is only working as a load balancer balancing load between two Liferay servers. Initially, I did the testing for 1000 ...
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Where to securely place files needed by PHP in Linux filesystem (according to FHS)

I have a PHP script running on my LAMP server that requires certain files in order to produce HTML content. The script is publicly accessible (i.e. http://example.com/script.php) but the files ...
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Enable .Net 4 Mono on OpenSuse

I have an OpenSuse Linux server and want to run an ASP.net web project. I have installed the apache2 module mod-mono, but when I try to access the ASP web pages it looks as if it is attempting to use ...
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Creating a local in-house testing web server

What we are trying to achieve is to have an in house Linux-based (probably Ubuntu) web server which we can test on before pushing to our remote dedicated hosting server. The problem we are going to ...
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How to configure permissions to allow gedit, apache, and an IDE play together?

I'm using plain Ubuntu Desktop 11.04 and installed my lamp stack using lamp-server. I am trying to use Netbeans as my IDE. Currently, all virtual hosts are being run from /var/www/vhostname -- but as ...
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Running MPlayer through a PHP script

I'm trying to open an MPlayer instance on my server from a PHP script (using PHP's system() function). I've looked into making mplayer a slave ( http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/tech/slave.txt ) but when ...
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Setting SVN permissions with davsvnauthz

There seems to be a path inheritance issue which is boggling me over access restrictions. For instance, if I grant rw access one group/user, and wish to restrict it some /../../secret to none, it ...
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Redirect subfolder to another local IP in apache [closed]

I've got a raspberry pi working and being accessible through a domain, which is asada.net. It serves web pages using apache 2.2.22. Besides, I recently bought a NAS which has a web page in a local ...
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Apache2 Evironment Variables Missing at boot up

How do I fix apache2 so that it starts with its environment variables? My system is Linux Mint 17. I installed Apache2 with this command: sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5 Testing with a ...
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403 Forbidden, Tried everything

So currently I am getting the 403 forbidden error. I have tried everything that I could possible think of. It was working a couple of days ago however it has stopped working now. I have tried ...
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Use of variables in Apache configuration

I have a number of largely identical configuration files in my Apache2 configuration, for configuring various subdomains. In most of these configuration files, only the name of the subdomain itself is ...
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Can /mnt/hgfs/'shared folder' be used as apache root?

I have an Ubuntu Server (12.04) running on my development machine. It is in a VM. I have succeeded with the task of setting up Apache2, MySQL, and PHP. I can access the server from my host browser ...
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can't view images stored on mounted network drive on linux webserver

I have a network drive mounted at /home/lv_admin/uslonsnas001 where I have stored images. The mount point and all sub folders have rwx mod 775 privileges. My PHP script moves the images to this ...
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Writing a bash script for apache conf files

I'm trying to automate creating vhosts on my computer. This is merely a learning experience for bash scripting. I'm currently novice. I'm trying to learn more about awk, sed. No, this isn't homework. ...
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Apache directory configuration when installing nominatim

I have installed a Nominatim server sticking to this excellent walk through. However, I am not able to get the apache configuration to work. my default-conf is specified as follows: ServerName ...
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Debian, Apache, mod_userdir, suexec, php-cgi

I managed to configure Apache with php-cgi and userdir, I can access user home pages with domain.com/~userN/. But everything is run under www-data user. I would like to enable suexec to run .php and ...