A web server is a program that responds to network requests over the HTTP or HTTPS protocol.

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How to host server on local PC(ubuntu) and set up virtual hosts

I am new to Ubuntu and I wanted to host a server on it. I googled a bit and read something about Apache and IIS and I couldn't get much out of it. Right now I am confused about how to proceed. What ...
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How nginx receives requests from client and forwards it to the actual server?

I have installed nginx on RHEL and now I need to configure it to forward the requests to the actual server in the /etc/nginx/nginx.conf. My actual server is using a private IP address, will nginx ...
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Can't list symlinks on apache

So I have an Apache server on my raspberry pi running Raspibian, where its root is at /var/www and I've created a symlink in www called downloads which links to /home/pi/downloads. First of all, I've ...
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Simple http server from the command line that will always cause a timeout

Regarding the question Simple command line http server I would like to know, what is the simplest method for creating a http server listening on a specified port that will always cause timeout (it ...
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New Linux server user permissions

I have been given ssh access to a new Linux server which has nothing more than the LAMP stack installed on it. It's down to me to install things like Drush, phpmyadmin etc and general configuration of ...
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Same website, multiple servers

I have a single server with a folder that contains my website with apache, with a database in mysql that contains some of my website data. Now my question is, say that millions of users are using my ...
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.htaccess is not working in users' public_html directories

I followed a tutorial: http://www.techytalk.info/enable-userdir-apache-module-ubuntu-debian-based-linux-distributions/ but .htaccess is not overriding Apache's configuration. May be "AllowOverride ...
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Invalid IP parameter on nginx setup

I'm currently setting up an an nginx web server with PHP on ubuntu 10.x lastest. I've set it so it will only use my local LAN for testing but it comes with invalid paramter for 192.xxx.x.0/142. My IP ...
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Make LAN Web Application accessible through a outside Server

There's a computer PC1 with web application server that connected to the internet, using private IP (172.16.x.x). I have an outside server (Linux, command line only) PC2 that using real IP ...
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How do I measure the amount of network traffic that passed my debian installation?

So my raspberry pi is acting as a Router and Web/Mail/FTP/SQL/Media/Clash of Clans/Home server right now and I'm looking for a way to monitor the consumed bandwidth, much like NetWorx for windows. I ...
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Moved CGI-Bin folder by mistake, now site won't work

I moved the CGI-Bin folder into a different folder by mistake using ftp, and when I moved it back my website stopped working. Using CentOS6. What should I do?
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stop IP address to land on website home page [closed]

I notices that when i type my VPS IP address in address bar then it display website home page. So it may case duplicate content. Can you please tell me How to stop IP address landing on website home ...
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How to upload to a unix server?

Im a part of a project group, and one of our tasks is to upload some content to a server. I am completely new to this and have some questions. There are content on different servers(distributed on ...
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What should the permissions be for website files?

I've locked down my CentOS web server so root can't SSH in. My website directories, and files are owned by root. So when I upload files, it's a two step process. I upload them with WinSCP to my /home ...
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How to set up custom domain name

Hello I have a Fedora 21 server OS and I would like to host a website on it. How can I configure my customised web address for example isaacme.com. I am using Apache!
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Unknown cause for redirect on 80 port

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server with Apache 2.4.7 running there, hosting one site on 80 port. Today I discovered that every request to 80 port redirects to another website with response: HTTP/1.1 301 ...
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nginx not restarting after changing port

I have tried to change the port in which nginx listens for from 80 to 6000. However I get this when I try to restart it. Restarting nginx: nginx: [emerg] bind() to 0.0.0.0:6000 failed (98: Address ...
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How to restrict restrict remopte administration software to one domain name?

I currently have a server hosting a number of website on a debian server. I understand that all my domain names share the same IP so any of them will grant me access through SSH, but i was wondering ...
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Why won't my BIND / Apache configuration work?

I am trying to set up a BIND configuration with an Apache webserver. What I am trying to achieve is to by using the URL www.exampler.net access the content that can be found on my Apache webserver's ...
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three linux servers serving one website?

My website suffers a lot of DDoS attacks and I was wondering in this technical day and age is it possible to serve one website with three hosts all with the same content so if one server gets taken ...
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Configuring RAID on a running Ubuntu 14.04 Server

First please bare with me as while I'm no total newbie to Linux this is my first venture into running and administering a webserver. I'm currently renting a dedicated server which I thought was ...
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How can I programmatically access the contents of a Dovecot mailbox in CentOS 7?

I just set up postfix and dovecot on a CentOS 7 server using this tutorial. I am able to successfully create a mail record using echo "TEST" | mail -s "testmail" youruser@localhost && tail -f ...
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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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Redirect outcomming traffic to local server

I have a Apache web server set which listens on port 4000 and I want to use this (local) server as a kind of proxy. The idea is to redirect all the local outcomming HTTP traffic (port 80) to my ...
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How do I set up a self-destructing web page?

I'm writing a setup script for a server, and I need to show the user the login details for the server. They can be automatically redirected to a web page and I don't know any other details. I want to ...
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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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How to configure nginx to dynamically read folders, user accounts/domains?

I have cPanel and Apache 2.4 on my CentOS 6.6 VPS. I installed Nginx as a reverse proxy. Everything works fine. I have 2 domains on the VPS & I'm able to configure them both on nginx. The ...
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deploying a war file to a remote centos 7 server

If tomcat is installed in a remote centos 7 dedicated web server, and a war file is placed in the webapps folder, how would you set things up so that http requests originating all over the internet ...
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give group permissions to specific device

I have a panning web camera I built, (future robot arm). The camera pans via a web interface (cgi scripts and JS interface) which access an arduino. To enable sending of commands via the interface, I ...
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Nokia N9 Web-server

I have Nokia N9 phone which is running small web application using web.py. I have an external IP from ISP and on the router I forwarded port 8081 to the phone (which is assigned 192.168.1.22 on LAN). ...
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Server reports incorrect file size when downloading a large file

I have a large tarball file on an OS X web server that I uploaded via sshfs. The file on my computer prior to uploading is 5345834658 bytes. The file after copying is 5345834658 bytes on the server so ...
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How to wrap iptables commands around Ruby webrick server going up and down in a single command/script?

I would like to use this Ruby WEBrick server solution for on-demand showcasing of some random web pages. So I set up some forwarding exception on my adsl modem local web interface(192.168.2.1). Then ...
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Multiple domains with one public IP?

Hosting multiple domains on seperate servers but only one public IP address with ProxmoxVE... How can I do this with an easy and quick solution? The individual servers behind the router should be ...
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Is there a solution for scanning webserver files for malicious code?

I have seen several times people move code into web servers now that had malicious code embedded into their HTML, php and other documents. These then get served up from the new server until they are ...
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HTTPS Webserver Access

I used to use Expression Web on Windows to gain access to my HTTPS Webserver, for class when I was coding sites. What program will do so on Linux? It's like 145.5.67/MyName23 --Edit-- Expression Web ...
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How would I open a site like I would in Expression Web but running on Linux?

In Expression Web, you can simply go to Site >> Open Site and connect to a specific server and updating your site from there, especially used in college. However, I know of NO current Linux ...
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Display hostname in static HTML page on uhttpd

I have a docker container running uhttpd and serving a static HTML page. How can I dynamically insert the hostname of the container into the static HTML page? I want to keep the container as ...
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how to add wamp feature to lamp

I am used to do web development using wampserver in windows but recently I wanted to move to Linux and I am using LAMP now but I found that some useful feature in wampserver are not available in LAMP ...
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Can somebody explain The Debian Apache2 configuration files conundrum?

I am a newbie to Apache2.4. I know I am running the said version because of :- $ sudo apache2ctl -v Server version: Apache/2.4.10 (Debian) Server built: Jul 23 2014 13:15:48 Apparently there are ...
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Where has my RAM gone & how to interpret atop's memory output?

For a while, I encounter RAM-shortages on my Debian webserver (VPS/virtual machine). This would not be unusual, if they happend on a regular basis. But they do not. Here's a chart from Munin: ...
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Create files that both www-data and myuser can edit

I have a directory to store invoices - drwxrwxr-x 2 me www-data 49152 Sep 9 13:38 invoices There are two applications that write files to this dir. PHP web application -rw-r--r-- 1 ...
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Linux basic web server setup and access [closed]

very simple questions: I installed CentOS7 and Apache on my work PC (connected to my company's network with a given IP address). No other OS installed, just Linux. I created a simple hello.html file ...
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can access mysite via mysite.com, but can not access via www.mysite.com

Just migrate one site from one vps to another(ubuntu 14lts) I used virtualmin as control panel I can access mysite via mysite.com, but can not access via www.mysite.com Your comment welcome Updated ...
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Apache web server configuration with a DNS server Linux 14.04 LTS [closed]

I need to configure a Apache web server with a DNS server, it can be a simple local server configuration just to practice and see how a DNS server resolves a URL to an ip address and connects to a web ...
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Webalizer: website/stats doesn't show index.html but directory listing

I'm working with Linux and want to provide my users with up-to-date statistics of their website. ex: user1 has a website on my Linux DNS server: user1.be but when he surfs to user1.be/stats he has to ...
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How to configure Apache Rivet on openSUSE with YaST2

I need to configure my Apache web local server to view Tcl Apache Rivet web dynamic applications. The problem I run into is my browser forces me to download the file, so Apache doesn't interpret the ...
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I think I messed up my Apache on Webmin

Ok, so I'm pretty new to webmin and have been playing around with configuring apache. Today I was constantly getting errors with my virtual host set up, so thinking I had messed up some config file or ...
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Serving webpages with Apache on Ubuntu server

I've set up an old machine running Ubuntu server 13.1. I can access it remotely with webmin and I was able to install apache that way. What I would like to be able to do is to put web pages and be ...
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How can I set up Virtual Hosts in Centos7?

I am trying to set up virtual hosts in Centos7. I followed this guide: http://twohlix.com/2011/05/setting-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-centos/ however I keep getting the following error: Job for ...
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Setting up nginx on Fedora 19

So I had nginx set-up with the default site. I decided I wanted to change because my website is at /var/www/server.nyro.net/... so before I changed again, I went to 127.0.0.1 to see if everything ...