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Why is it risky to give sudo vim access to ordinary users?

I'd like to create a new user and give him sudo access. To be specific, I want him to use sudo vim and edit httpd.conf. I wrote this in sudoers: user ALL=(ALL) /usr/bin/vim ...
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How to find out if httpd is running or not via command line?

I'm working on a small control panel for my server. I need a command that will say if httpd is running or stopped. Will probably be using the same code for other services as well.
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How can I set up Apache to use port 1 and other ports below 80?

The mysql user cannot use ports below 1024 because these are reserved for the root user. Apache, on the other hand, can use port 80. Apache runs as root before it runs as Apache and thus it can use ...
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apache won't restart after adding VirtualHost conf file, why not?

In a CentOS 7 server, I get the following error when I type sudo apachectl restart after I add an include file at the bottom of httpd.conf: Job for httpd.service failed. See 'systemctl status ...
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httpd memory usage

Having some problems with httpd (Apache/2.2.29) memory usage. Over time, memory usage in the httpd processes creep up until it's eventually at 100%. Last time I restarted httpd was about 24 hours ...
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How to return either “on” or “off” for: chkconfig --list | grep httpd

To ensure httpd is automatically started on reboot. I simply run this command chkconfig httpd on what I am looking for is a way to be told if this setting is on or off instead of this command ...
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SELinux httpd write access to a directory

I am new to SELinux. came from debian. I want to give httpd access to a directory. SELinux Alert Browser suggests: # grep httpd /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol # semodule -i mypol.pp ...
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One of my pdf files in my apache server can be accessed the other can't, with the same permissions and same directory

I have two pdf files in my server: -rwxr-xr-x. 1 apache apache 1422861 Sep 11 2014 file1.pdf -rwxr-xr-x. 1 apache apache 340815 Aug 27 13:06 file2.pdf I can access the first one by going to ...
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Install Apache https 2.2 under Centos 7

I would like to install Apache httpd 2.2 (httpd-2.2.15-39.el6.x86_64) under CentOS 7. The default repositories only have Apache httpd 2.4 available. Does anyone know where there is a CentOS 7 ...
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configuring httpd for multiple domains on same server

A CentOS 7 web server is hosting one public domain, called mydomain.com. The same server also has a separate vpn that hosts two apps for private authorized/authenticated users only. Httpd is set up ...
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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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OpenBSD httpd.conf conditionals

Note: this question is about the built-in OpenBSD http server named httpd and its configuration. It does not apply to any other web servers. Is it possible to make runtime conditional configurations ...
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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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AH00534: httpd: Configuration error: No MPM loaded

I have a CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core) system and I have installed httpd and the corresponding configuration file is : # # This is the main rConfig Apache server configuration file. It ...
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Where is module prefork.c settings in Centos 7?

I used to edit the settings in etc/conf/httpd.conf for better memory performance <IfModule prefork.c> StartServers 2 MinSpareServers 3 MaxSpareServers 3 ServerLimit 15 ...
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Is it possible to set mod_expires directives dependent on REMOTE_ADDR?

Basically I have a bunch of mod_expires directives in my httpd.conf like so: ExpiresByType text/html "access plus 1 hour" I realize that ultimately, the user's browser determines how long to hold ...
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Apache throws 403 Forbidden after moving DocumentRoot (CentOS 6.4)

I installed Apache via yum on CentOS 6.4. I changed the DocumentRoot in /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf to point to /home/djc/www: DocumentRoot "/home/djc/www" <Directory "/home/djc/www"> ...
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evasive module in apache error: “Can't locate API module structure `evasive24_module'”

I wanted to protect my Apache/2.4.6 (CentOS) server in CentoOS 7 from DDOS attacks so after searching for some alternatives I found this page. They go through the installation of the modules evasive ...
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apache failover solution

We have 2 Apache Web-Servers which is getting replicated with rsync command, when the primary host is down, we manually change the IP and make it up. Now we are trying to find way to do an ...
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Restarting httpd kills scripts executed from PHP

My game server has a custom PHP administration interface, which can run the server manually by running the start shell script with exec and sudo -E. However, if I restart httpd using service httpd ...
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HTTPS not working on CentOS Apache 2.4

I have created a key and self-signed certificate and moved them to /etc/httpd/conf/ My ssl.conf is here: http://pastebin.com/gsQbKY67 The ssl_module (shared) is there when I try httpd -M Output ...
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php5.6.2 installation with httpd24 ( apache version 2.4.10 ) on centos/rhel

using this repo : http://dl.iuscommunity.org/pub/ius/stable/CentOS/6/x86_64/ius-release-1.0-13.ius.centos6.noarch.rpm for php installation , and for apache i am using amazon linux repo current ...
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Apache 2.2 and php-fpm directory configuration

I have installed apache 2.2 and php-fpm. In httpd.conf: DocumentRoot "/var/www/local.site/public_html <Directory /> AllowOverride None Order Deny,Allow Deny from all ...
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httpd 2.4.10 in CentOS 7

How can I update my httpd version 2.4.6 to 2.4.10? If I try to update it with yum, it says that I have the latest version. I want to update httpd to 2.4.10 version because a security issue of the ...
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HTTP request failed after listening on multiple ports or after enabling SSL Module on my Linux Board

I have one custom Linux board on which I want to run apache web server to test HTML and other web based services. I have configured, cross compiled and installed default httpd (2.2.24, 2.4.1, 2.4.4 ...
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Test script/program/app to check if my website is live

I just deployed my webserver using Apache in CentOS and I was wondering if anybody has any good ideas in how to check every specified amount of time if the server goes down and then I can use postfix ...
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Why does httpd give an error following a symlink into my home directory on Fedora?

I've just re-enabled an app after OS change. Symbolic link to it is located of course in /var/www/myapp . After changing permissions to 0775 (even 0777 temporary), changing owner to apache:myuser, ...
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One-Liner needed: Stop httpd if running already & Start httpd if not running

As part of a provisioning script for CentOS 7 I am in need to have a one-liner that performs the following. Unfortunately, I have no clue how to achieve that. If httpd is running then stop it If ...
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Difference between ps process httpd and deamon process httpd

When I'm running command ps aux | grep httpd , it shows that httpd is in running state , but on running systemctl status httpd - its inactive and disabled. Why is it so?
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httpd - Redirect all 404 to specific page

I want to redirect visitors who go to pages that don't exist on my httpd server. Lets say http://www.foo.com/wXGoL14445093-BgKb76/SNxM53-FxhsH.html (this page does not exist). Once we go there we ...
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Confusion regarding generating self signed certificate for application portal developed using liferay

We have a Application Portal developed using Liferay bundled with tomcat. There are two application servers running liferay and we use httpd as a front-end which forwards requests to application ...
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Make a deb package that installs data under /var/www/data

I recently set up a PPA on Launchpad for distributing my web application. Since it's a server-app, I need to put my data into /var/www/html which apparently is not wanted by Lintian ...
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Tracking from httpd instance to PHP script when PHP is a module

I'm trying to figure out exactly what's going on that kicks CPU usage in random httpd workers so high but I'm having a little hard of a time figuring out what PHP page is being requested so that I can ...
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Hosted apache2 website visible on internet [closed]

I want to know how do I make a website visible on internet hosted in my local machine using apache2 as a web-server. I'm completely new about this topics, and the thing is (just for practice and learn ...
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Need To grab IP of visitors from the Apache logs , How could I do it?

I want to store the IP of the visitors to my website, I want to use PHP , Should I use cron for it or how will be the visitors IP will be automatically stored ??
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How can I solve “Your connection to 192.*.*.* is encrypted with obsolete cryptography”

I just set up my apache server with SSL installed on it, and everything is perfect except that when I open the page with https:// I get the following message when I click the padlock next to the ...
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chroot cannot find cgi file

I am unable to serve or execute a cgi file, and the cause seems to be that chroot is unable to find the cgi file when the permission is set to executable. $>ls -l /var/www/my/dir/test.cgi ...
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httpd 2.4.6 on CentOS 7 - question related to module config in httpd.conf

I am sorry to post this type of question here but due to the great experience and skillsets here, I hope for your understanding. I am using (unfortunately) httpd package (v 2.4.6). In various guides, ...
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How to find site on shared server that is generating httpd requests

I have a shared server that had a Wordpress site that was compromised. I cleaned out all the wordpress sites on the server and everything seemed to be fine. When I checked today I noticed a large ...
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httpd fails to start after install

While I try to install server through yum install httpd in Fedora 19, enabling and starting it shows errors. I checked httpd status and it's also failed. Can some body explain what the problem is? ...
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Back up script causing issues

I've got this backup script I'm trying to use and I'm having issues with it. #Setup Variables DOMAIN=domainexample.com FILENAME=${DOMAIN}.$(date +%Y%m%d) DBSERVER=localhost DATABASE=databasename ...
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Restart Apache after PHP update?

One of our Amazon Linux servers has php56 installed, which is not the default PHP installation. Quite often I see updates for this package, while on other server PHP is not updated. Do I need to ...
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Install ssl on CentOS Apache server

I installed Apache by using sudo yum -y install httpd instead of using wget and installing that way. This means that it has been set up differently. I'm now trying to install ssl by using sudo yum ...
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httpd and mysqld used out of memory

I choose 512mb ram for my Centos VPS with very low traffic new website .but after 2,3 hours after rebooting, i have only 24mb free memory. when i use top command: 2981 root 20 0 37176 10m ...
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awk regex for apache rewriterule

I have these variant of urls RewriteRule ^/trendy/the-reason-for-example/? http://www.example.com/trendy/the-reason [NC, L, R=301] RewriteRule ^/lol/2015/10..._for-example ...
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Vagrant + CentOS 7 - Apache fails to start, I don't see an error

I'm spending some time trying to provision a Vagrant box running from a CentOS 7 base box. After a fresh install of Apache, I am able to hit the server over http and restart the server, but as soon ...
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Apache Tomcat and Httpd - Sharing common web publication folder - CentOS

Suppose: The Httpd's Web publication folder is assigned according: Edit /usr/local/httpd/conf/httpd.conf file: DocumentRoot "/usr/local/WebFiles/Html" <Directory ...
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Systemcrash suexec forkbomb.sh ulimits

i got this script named fork.sh: #!/bin/sh forkbomb() { forkbomb | forkbomb & } ; forkbomb if i call it trough suexec my whole system will consume 99% cpu. to prevent a normal bash forkbomb i ...