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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to investigate TCP, domain socket and similar activity of a process in AIX

I have to collect as much information as possible about a running production system under AIX 5.3. This must not cause any downtime and I may not install any additional software. The final goal is to ...
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Domjudge keeps Not Authenticated

I am trying to install Domjudge in my VPS. After I run ./configure, make and config database I login at /public/login.php with the user/pass: judgehost/judge but it doesn't log me in. I try at ...
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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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Can you have two directory rewrite rules in one configuration?

In /etc/httpd/conf.d for custom conf file where you have multiple sites and databases but with different systems installed in non root folders can you declare more than one rewrite rule like below? I ...
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Unable to start apache

I'm running CentOS7 in virtualbox on a mac (osx 10.9.3). Ultimately, I want to acces the website on my Guest VM from my Host. I can Ping and SSH to VM but I can't acces the webpage when entering the ...
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prefork doesn't appear to be listening to MaxClients in config file

Apologies in advance if this is a stupid question, I'm new to all of this! I have prefork installed on a ubuntu server which I confirmed by running aptitude search apache2-mpm- Which gave me p ...
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Service httpd is failing to start - fcgid can't create shared memory

I'm not sure why, but when I try to start the httpd service, it will not start. Server config: OS: CentOS 5.10 PHP: 5.5.7 Apache: 2.2.3 I built mod_fcgid from source, put it into the ...
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installing apache httpd server on RHEL-6

I have 5 systems running Apache tomcat server, for load balancing i need to install Apache httpd server, how should I do this, please provide me some useful links and your opinions on this. I am ...
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Debian - Apache 2.2 & mod_php - memory usage

I have a memory problem with my servers (Debian 6.0) where is installed Apache httpd 2.2, mod_php and APC. Actually it seems that httpd allocate all available memory (4GB) when is waiting too much ...
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403 Forbidden on Sub-Folders

I am a Linux newbie and decided to do a LAMP install to start getting more familiar with it (as our company is moving more towards nix these days). Everything went great and PHPMyAdmin, MySQL, ...
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Unable to find Red Hat Server

Running into a strange problem. I have a local server running Red Hat on a virtual machine (accessed through putty). I'm using this server to work on a website in Django, which I run with: python ...
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How can I configure my server to avoid information leakage from the SERVER header of its HTTP response

I have a centos 7 server with apache v2.4.6 php 5.4.16 and OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips installed. I was just doing a scan to it to see how secure my server is. I found out that my server is giving out ...
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Why does apache not define where to log by default?

When searching the occurrence of the chain /var/log in default configuration files of apache this cannot be found anywhere. But log files are defined as such # part of httpd.conf ErrorLog ...
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Server returning 'Not Found' for “www.host.com” but not “host.com”

My server is returning the correct paths for all of my domains as long as they are not prefixed with www. The following is one of my domains in it's simplest form: <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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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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error re-installing httpd on CentOS 7, how can I resolve it?

On a CentOS 7 server, I am encountering an error when trying to re-install httpd. How can I resolve this error and get httpd up and running again? Here is the first error that resulted when I ...
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SSL-encrypted proxy server for war files in CentOS 7

How can I configure a CentOS 7 web server to serve only SSL-encrypted content from war files, with tomcat running behind a proxy server? I imagine this involves using firewalld, https, and tomcat. ...
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Configuration of compiled Apache2

When installing a module, I noticed the following: ModSecurity for Apache/2.8.0 (http://www.modsecurity.org/) configured. [Tue Dec 09 19:01:10 2014] [notice] ModSecurity: APR compiled ...
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HTTPD/apache 2.4: strange problem with alias

On httpd 2.4 alias /repo /repos <Location /repos> Require ip 192.168.0.7 </Location> I can reach repos but no repo(403 forbidden) if i use directory instead of location nothing change ...
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How to set & retrieve a cookie via an executable bash script that is on the web

A simple bash script that can set a cookie when executed via web : #!/bin/bash echo "Set-Cookie: eee=1" echo "Content-type: text/html" echo "" echo "test" I replaced the entire codes above with the ...
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Redhat “httpd” start failed showing “ELinks: Connection refused”

I'm on RHEL 6.5 and Apache 2.2.15. And now applying a trusted SSL on the Server. After adding the respective SSL related Certs and files, my Apache is NOT starting up anymore. Here are some outputs: ...