The term web server can refer to either the hardware (the computer) or the software (the computer application) that helps to deliver web content that can be accessed through the Internet.

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Upgrading CentOS web server

Have just taken over control of a CentOS 6.4 web server with Apache. My question is, to update the server software, is it a case of just using yum update and then yum upgrade? Server has been ...
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Why are web servers traditionally started as superuser?

Thinking about a future web server setup, it struck me that for some reason web servers usually start as root and then drop certain rights (setuid) for the worker processes. In addition there is often ...
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Is there a selinux, httpd, or PHP configuration that prevents reading mounted drives?

I'm moving a virtualized centos web server over that has an all-to-small hard drive to a new machine and I hooked up a bigger drive for hosting videos and downloads and stuff. W When I try to run a ...
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Real-World Use of TCP_DEFER_ACCEPT?

I was perusing the Apache httpd manual online and came across a directive for enabling this. Found a description in the man page for tcp: TCP_DEFER_ACCEPT (since Linux 2.4) Allow a ...
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Linux fedora - httpd package and router, how to make it work?

I installed HTTPD package to setup private web server in my house on one of the computers. The server is up and running, but I can't access the server from outside by using my external IP address. I ...
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redirect web server with no-ip and port forwarding in livebox

I want my Apache web server running on a Livebox (home router appliance running Linux) to be accessible from the Internet (WAN). I installed and configured the application noip2 on my Ubuntu PC. ...
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Renaming public_html for main domain to subdomain which is development website

In CPanel I created a subdomain test.mydomain.com under my main domain mydomain.com. Both domains have magento websites. The contents of mydomain.com are stored in public_html and the contents of ...
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configuration of apache on sunfire v880 runing solaris 10

I am runing SunOS 5.10 on Sunfire v880 for my project but I can't run the Apache which is already installed. I have tried svcadm enable apache but it says that apache is not a known service. How do I ...
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Apache fails to reload… Is there a log that I can look in for details?

I have a webserver that I'm working on adding a site to. After running a2ensite, I ran service apache2 reload, and got this: [FAIL] Reloading web server config: apache2 failed! Is there a log ...
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Security for a web server for multiple people?

I have an apache web server set up where multiple people have their websites hosted, mostly php based websites. The problem is, when these people upload their website files, it has read permissions ...
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Get transmission web interface working with web server

I have my working on default port and I want to be able to use the web interface with an URL like http://my.domain/torrents. I tried adding a location and a proxy conf to Nginx but it fail to work ...
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Unable to access page with https

I have configured https on my server with apache2 which is in cloud. The below Listen directives are enabled in it. Listen 80 Listen 443 The port 80 is firewalled in cloud. So I used port 443 to ...
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How do I deploy Node on my domain

I have a remote dedicated Centos machine that uses cPanel and WHM. I know how to use ssh also. I just want to know how I can map my domain to node. I need to know where I put my server.js file, etc. ...
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How to redirect HTTP request to different local web servers

I have a Linux machine and some applications are running web interfaces. I'd like to create a web server, opened to the Internet, in order to access these local web interfaces (or web interface on ...
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Do I need a support contract to test my web application on solaris 10

I need to install Solaris 10 and I'm wondering if I need a support contract, on the download page it says that you need a support contract for production use, but I'm not too sure what production use ...
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My /var/www directory is full

I am using Debian 7 on VirutalBox as my virtual web server. Now, my /var/www directory is almost full. I added 27 GB of space to my VM as a new partition, formatted the partition with ext4 but my ...
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Web server seems to keep serving old images, issue with Apache & VirtualBox?

I'm asking this here because I'm pretty sure it's a Linux issue. I'm running Apache server locally on Ubuntu Server 12.10, which runs inside a virtual machine (VirtualBox) on Windows 7. The "www" ...
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Redirection to services in NAT or Bridged Network only with one subdomain

I have one subdomain (dyndns). xyz.dyndns.com (f.e.) Here my question begins: I have a server for virtualisation. On the server I have multiple VMs where different web-services are available ...
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Specific directory permission for one user using sftp

My web server structure looks like this: /Home/User/Public_Html/Website_one /Website_two /Website_three/Directory_one ...
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How to properly setup web server directory permissions

I'm lost with this, hopefully I can find some help here: I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS webserver. For example I have user "myuser". There is a public directory which is my web root. I chowned it and all ...
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Keeping my production webserver updated

I have a production webserver (CentOS 6.5) and I just wanted to know how do I keep this updated interms of security updates and stable. For example, is it safe interms of not breaking anything on the ...
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Help with directory ownership/permissions for apache

I've been using Ubuntu Linux for a couple years now but I still have trouble with permissions. I need to setup my web server for production. The root web directory should always be accessible by ...
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How can I improve nscd's cache hit rate?

My Goal: Let nscd maintain a fairly large DNS cache in excess memory since I have it available. Description: I have a webserver that has a broadly dispersed but high-repeat user base. It has plenty ...
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Restricting web application access to selected machines

I want to host a web based OpenERP application in a VPS Ubuntu 12.04 OS application. Can I restrict the application access to only assigned machines? In other words, I have 2 offices, and I need to ...
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How to “listen” to nginx writes to a file socket

I'm trying to get uwsgi and nginx to play nice. After moving to "file sockets" (hopefully I'm using the right terminology here) from TCP sockets, the only thing I get from uwsgi is a 400 with no ...
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How to properly setup user/groups/permissions for a web server?

I spent all day figuring this out, but without success, so hopefully I can get some help here: I have Ubuntu 13.10 VPS server with nginx, PHP 5 and MariaDB installed. I created custom system user ...
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Connecting to localhost via system IP address

I am using Linux Mint 15, and I am running a Ruby web server(Thin) on port 3000. I can connect from my machine via localhost:3000, but the moment I type in the system IP address (eg. ...
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Capacities on Load-balancer & Web Servers? Bandwidth + Performance

I'm on DigitalOcean and I have a very simple scenario for my website. Now having 3000 concurrent hits every minutes. (For example) Currently it is directly on 1 only single Apache Server. The ...
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Network issue - only one machine can't access webpage on another machine

I'm trying to figure out why my MacBook is unable to reach the web page served by my Raspberry Pi while other computers on my local network (or on external networks) have no problems seeing the web ...
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set up a proxy in nginx

I'm using amazon cloud. I have configured LB with SSL certificates and LB's port 443 is pointing to 80 to the instance. Nginx is running on instance on port 80. I have configured nginx like if some ...
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Openstack for home cloud hosting

I am experimenting with a couple of technologies that I soon may have to use at work. So for now, I was thinking about duplicating the environment which I may have to create for my office at home so ...
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configure web server in RHEL

I have installed Request tracker in my RHEL 5.6 system. The RT installation succeeded and I have also installed apache web server, mysql, phpmyadmin that is required for running the request tracker ...
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Installing php-cgi under Ubuntu for Cherokee web server

I have set up Cherokee web server on my server, and want to enable PHP and MySQL support for applications like Wordpress and phpBB. I have tried running these commands: sudo apt-get install php5 ...
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Installing Debian without GUI for a web server

I'm unfamiliar with Debian (obviously), so I downloaded the live ISO thinking it might help me out. From the live GUI, I doubled click on the install icon on the desktop and proceeded - it gave me a ...
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Running Apache with Tomcat

I was wondering if it's possible to run a Tomcat server within Apache whilst also running PHP servers under other virtual host instances? And if so, how is this done? Basically, I'm trying to run an ...
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LAMP WordPress site returning 404s

CentOS 6.4 64-bit Apache 2.4.6 PHP-FPM 5.5.4 Homepage from root loads fine http://csillamvilag.com But all other pages return 404 (CMS is WordPress). I am also able to access and log into WordPress ...
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How to copy a public key to your server

I was trying to figure out how to add a new SSH key to my amazon server - I found this question and answer How do you copy the public key to a ssh-server? However I am so new to Linux/Unix and I ...
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How to grep top most frequent error messages in a unix logfile

If I have a file example apache log file How to extract the top most frequent error messages in a unix log file with no timestamps the key is most frequent error message should come on top of the ...
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Linux Distrib with build in Web filter solution

Is there any distribution with a built in solution for web content filtering for my network?
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How to install Cherokee web server on Debian Wheezy?

I'm trying to install Cherokee webserver on Debian Wheezy. All the docs and websites that I've visited suggest that apt-get install cherokee will do it, but when I do that, I see: $ apt-get install ...
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New Server: What things to take care of when setting up a webserver to host multiple websites?

I am setting up my first webserver. On this machine, I want to run a couple of websites. Let xyz.com and abc.com and they will not be on seperate virtual machines. I have a few queries: What should ...
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New webserver: What all user accounts should I create and permissions to provide for

This is a followup on my question here. I am setting up the first webserver and am fumbling with what user accounts to create and permissions to provide for better security. Below is what I have. ...
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PID file not accessible after update of nginx

After I removed the version 0.7.x which was delivered by the Debian standard packages, I installed the version 1.4.1 of nginx by source. It is possible to start nginx with service nginx start and I ...
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Why does my CMS run extremely slow in my workstation (Ubuntu)

For over a year I have been struggling with the response speed on my Drupal v7.2x CMS install. Let me explain. I'm running Drupal 7.2x on an Ubuntu 12.10 (upgrade to 13.xx pending) for the purpose of ...
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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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xampp fail to start, apache running, but apache is not installed!

I am having a strange problem. When I try to start xampp it fails with message: XAMPP: Another web server daemon is already running. When I tried to find out which server is running using ...
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Low-RAM Linux Distro Specifically for serving static sites [closed]

I'm looking for a near-zero-configuration linux distro that is designed specifically for serving static web sites and nothing else on a low-RAM machine (I'm planning on 128MB, but the option of less ...
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visit a website with multiple domains on the same server using the IP address

I've a web server hosting multiple domains, user webmin and virtualmin. How can I view the website for example www.abc.com by IP address? As I remember, something like user mode of Apache can view the ...
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mod-mono-server 4 is not working, while 2 does

I need to deploy an ASP.NET MVC4 (MVC3 at least) application on Centos 6 server. I've installed Mono 3.2.1, XSP4, mod_mono (for use with apache web server) and succesfully ran the test application ...
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How to run a shell command in a server?

I am fairly familiar with computers and web stuff but this is a bit out of my comfort zone. I have a shell script (.sh file) I want to run in a Linux server I have one site hosted (the script is a ...